Do you remember when you were at school and your friends all appeared to know something that you did not? They gave each other knowing looks, made sideways references to “this thing” and smiled and giggled. Unsettling wasn’t it? You asked them to tell you, you pleaded and you may even have become upset […]

Hiding From Yourself

  Another session with Dr E. As I sat down in his consulting room I wondered how much had been spent so far with regards to this supposed treatment. A few thousand pounds no doubt and I imagined that both Dr E and Dr O would be more than content to continue these consultations given […]

The Narcissist and Calculation – Part One

  I often read comments along the lines of “I am ensnared by a narcissist and he knows exactly what he is doing, he is calculating it all and is determined to destroy me.” I have no doubt that such belief is honestly held, but it is usually incorrectly held. Why is that? It is only Greater […]


  Dr E explained that he wanted to discuss with me the issue of regret. “Have you ever regretted anything?” he asked. “No,” I answered promptly. “I see. What do you understand by regret?” “It is a feeling of sadness or perhaps disappointment over something that you have done or failed to do.” “When have […]