Financial Dificulties and Mental Health Problems

Yet another radio programme about personal debt, the scale of the problem, the help available and so on.  Dramatic tales of people whose debt has spiralled out of control.  The ease of running up unmanageable debt on credit cards.  An MP calling for greater measures to protect the public from feeling forced to resort to loan sharks.  Continue reading Financial Dificulties and Mental Health Problems

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Whatever Love Is* On The Rebound

Lately I have found myself speaking on the phone at some length to a couple of men who are going through divorce.  Both have immediately started dating, using whatever means they could to find a new partner.  ‘Boing!’ I am thinking.  ‘Rebound’. Continue reading Whatever Love Is* On The Rebound

Contempt: the Relationship Canary

I froze.  The man on the radio said his research enabled him to predict, within half an hour of listening to them talking, which couples would split.  And the killer clue was: contempt.   Continue reading Contempt: the Relationship Canary