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It’s got to end

By Anna Blundy   211

I am not good at endings. During the “endings seminar” on my psychotherapy course I had to move my car, take the dog home and buy some salted dark chocolate. I was, therefore, sadly unable to attend the end. Like a lot of people, I defend myself against even the most mundane endings by getting out first, practically leaving my car running outside restaurants. A man on my course once said to me: “I have tried to talk to you but you always run away.” I was standing in a lecture theatre at the time, wearing my running gear. I…

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