There’s a lonely kind of craziness in falling out with people who have no idea you’ve fallen out.

Just because they haven’t replied to your texts doesn’t mean they’re ignoring you We live, according to the cliche, in an age of “instant communication”. Only we don’t. The truth is the sense that everyone could get back to you immediately, if they wanted to – and the anxiety that follows when they don’t. Emails, … Continue reading There’s a lonely kind of craziness in falling out with people who have no idea you’ve fallen out.

Do you find yourself often feeling besieged by idiots?

Do you think it’s possible you might be a jerk? It’s a rude question, I know, but not a totally absurd one. After all, we’re surrounded by jerks – if you don’t believe me, glance at the headlines, drive home during rush hour, or check Twitter – so, statistically, it’s entirely plausible that one of them is you. I’m sure you don’t feel like a jerk, of course. But nobody does. Partly that’s because few of us like to believe anything negative about ourselves.