And so we think it’s safer to stay in the relationship than to chance not having a chance at a relationship again.
It’s the idea that something is better than nothing.” Several years ago, “Jessica,” a visual artist (who asked that her real name not be used), was involved with a guy she describes as “perfect.” He was older, smart, charming, successful and extremely nice.
The incredible thing wasn’t that I had tackled a small section of that notorious motorway, but that I had admitted – at the HQ of UK motorsport – that I was overcoming a driving phobia.
According to Joanne Mallon, a recovered phobic and author of a new book How to Overcome Fear of Driving, the number of people scared about taking to the road is unknown.
“Think of happiness on a scale of one to 10,” a friend once told me.