How my brain healed itself

I had the most incredible experience the other day. It felt almost other-worldly. I feel like superwoman. I’m a Cognitive Behavioural therapist (CBT), but two weeks ago I started some training, to learn how to do a different type of therapy – Eye Movement Desensitisation and Re-processing (EMDR). It’s a different type of therapy for trauma. I…

Breakup apps

This week, I came across something I didn’t know existed: Breakup Apps – self-help apps to guide you through a breakup. The one I stumbled across was ‘Mend‘, mentioned in this post in Jill’s Adventures in Dating. I tried to find out more about Mend, and came across ‘Breakup Boss‘ as well. It feels particularly relevant to me,…

Giving up on dating

Recently I had another False Start date, and I concluded I need a break from dating. This guy was a year younger than me, and had a job involving writing. We met on OkCupid, and arranged a date for just a few days after Rockstar-Film-Guy. He suggested we meet in Soho, about 50 metres from…

Whippersnapper’s phased return

I keep writing this post and then scrapping it and starting over. This is because I keep completely changing my mind about what I think. The last thing with Whippersnapper was that I told him I still loved him. He said he felt the same but still couldn’t be with anyone because of his body…

Cuntgate

(I apologise in advance for all the cunts in this story. It’s just hard to tell it without quoting the source directly). After our breakup, and all the confusing messages from Whippersnapper, I was only certain of two things I was worried about him I was still bananas about him I was worried because he’d…