Tag Archives: emotional vampire

Signal boost: Save the Drake

Here’s a random story and a call to arms for my 1,999th blog post. Back at the end of the last century, I was running wild and free on a Usenet newsgroup called alt.fan.robert-jordan. I’ve talked about it a lot … Continue reading

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Back In My Day, Getting Stuck In A Toxic Friendship Was The Price You Paid For Being Too Wussy To Tell Your Friend He Was Being A Cunt.

Day 59. 148 pages, 70,017 words. And frankly I feel justified simply resting on my laurels after coming up with that post title. But okay. Quick show of hands. How many of you think that depression, Asperger’s, OCD, bipolar disorder … Continue reading

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On being an Emotional Renfield

It recently occurred to me that a lot of people, myself included, fall at one time or another into a category very much under-utilised in the field of armchair psychoanalysis in favour of the larger and more popular concepts. And … Continue reading

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