Amber Heard: Love Is Violence

Two simple concepts can explain the cycle of violence that existed between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Various aspects of human behaviour on display during this trial has left many viewers pondering “why”. The compulsion to lie, the compulsion to minimise the unflattering and magnify the flattering, the compulsion to maintain illusions, the compulsion toContinue reading “Amber Heard: Love Is Violence”

The root of social anxiety

My previous post addressed why intimate relationships fail, focusing on the lack of fulfilment. However, it is not just intimate relationships that have anxiety and stress associated with them. As much as 15% of the population will report social anxiety during their lifetime, and its prevalence is increasing. On the surface, it is easy toContinue reading “The root of social anxiety”

Why your relationship failed

Why does a beautiful love fall apart into hate and misery? How did the love of your life turn into your opponent? Once upon a time you were happy and gentle, then one day you wake up and it’s like it was all a dream. Where did you go wrong? How could you have beenContinue reading “Why your relationship failed”

Help! I want to kill myself!

Suicidal? Scroll down to get straight to the advice. For years, in my darkest moments, I would type those words into a search engine. Every time, the same advice would come up, no matter what website I opened. I am sure if you have found this page, you have already read the standard advice fromContinue reading “Help! I want to kill myself!”