Dropping the struggle with contradiction

A few months ago, when I was struggling to get over the Whippersnapper, I downloaded a self-help app called Mend. It’s designed to help people get over breakups. As a therapist, I half-expected I’d pour scorn over it and focus on how I could have designed it better, but actually, it was bloody good. One…

The ex returns

A while ago, I wrote about  living with my ex-boyfriend, after we’d split up. Then he moved out for a month, to house-sit for friends who were travelling. It was perfect timing, as things were just starting to heat up with the Whippersnapper. Then, as quickly as the month arrived, suddenly it was over. Shortly…

Living with my ex

I thought I’d say more about how I ended up still living with my ex-boyfriend, and what it’s been like. It started as a temporary solution, due to extortionate London rent prices. We both have plans for moving out, but neither plan can be put into action yet. I’m buying a flat, which inexplicably takes longer…