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The Therapist Will See You Now #3

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Gareth always uses a length of toilet paper to rescue the odd spider from his imposing cast iron bath.

Depending on its degree of fatigue, (God knows how long the hapless creature had been trying to scale the smooth cliff face towering above) the spider would invariably wait before climbing up and out to freedom, even though now certain of its foothold.

It is with a similar sense of renewed confidence that Gareth now pauses before making his own escape from what hitherto had seemed a hopeless situation.

Immersing oneself in that final moment of captivity gives freedom greater currency.

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    This is just wonderful, so full of life and purpose and positivity. Love the analogy (and love it as a committed spider-rescuer, too)

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    shaun over 1 year ago

    As with all good fiction, it's the strands of truth that give it gravitas.

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    Jamie Clapperton over 1 year ago

    Good for Gareth! Nice one Shaun! ☺

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    shaun over 1 year ago

    Cheers, Jamie

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    Love the title!

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    shaun over 1 year ago

    Cheers, Christopher. I thought a touch of appropriate humour wouldn't go amiss.

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