Archive for April, 2004

A Gift

Wednesday, April 28th, 2004

Since last Thursday, my personal life is topsy-turvy, with many heavy questions and choices pressing in and refusing to give way. Life can be such a challenge when one is walking the path with someone, trying to negotiate the turns. Work, love, progeny… We live in a world of innumerable choices, and I think that […]

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I Think He’s A Roommate Of Mine

Tuesday, April 27th, 2004

I remember one evening when Ambivalence and I sat down to enjoy a nice dinner on the porch. The phone rang, and he jumped out of his chair to answer it. When he came back to join me at the table, the soup was cold, and his mind was preoccupied with programming details. It was […]

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Existential Theory

Saturday, April 24th, 2004

One of my favorite therapists and writers is Irvin Yalom, a man of great insight who tells captivating stories. I’ve read nearly all of his books, one of which briefly discusses the aspects of existential psychology. He wrote quite a tome dealing with it in great detail, but I’ll be quoting from the prologue of […]

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