when we dont have sex. September London meetup Open Thread: Flood Fire #1020: Is this relationship doomed or do I just need to put in more work? (Question #146) Derailing: How not to talk to people who are telling you something sad. #587: Renegotiating a friendship with Velcro Victor #586: Splitting the bill with people who always forget their wallet. November London meetup #1045: Boyfriend is overly concerned about who I hang out with. Confirmation bias is the strong human tendency to dismiss or distort evidence contrary to our beliefs and readily seek out evidence that supports our views. Question #159: Should I date the gentleman dun certain age who asked me out? #878: My nephews have frozen me out, what can I do about it? To close the gap and relieve this tension humans often revise their thoughts to support their actions.
How awkward can you be in 140 characters or less? Catastrophizing: You anticipate an unreasonable disaster based on a small problem. #249: How do I reclaim my awesomeness? Can men and women be friends? #817: Death, strained relationships, and what if?
Constructing a logical justification for a decision that was originally arrived at through a different mental process. Reader Question #21: Why dont my friends-with-benefits like being told that they are friends-with-benefits? Exercise impulse control while enjoying the constructive passions of life. November London meetup #917: How to set boundaries with people who think boundaries and hurt are manipulative? (spoiler, you probably cant) One-Sided Conversations on a Train Thank you #351: Fans.
Short essay on let bygones be bygones