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Self-help for the helplessWhat is it that is so appealing about a man sitting alone in a cafe ponde$ Absolutely nothing at all, says Paul McDermott
In a coffee shop crowded with cooing couples, a gentleman sits stoically $ over Turkish bread, his face is buried in a book. Sunday morning oozes in$ furrowed, his eyes moist with tears. The attention of everyone in the cof$ sucked into the black hole of his pathos.
His fingers are splayed out over the the edge of his book. They are tortu$ physiological deformity and more to with displaying the title. He holds t$ was suspicious, one might say e held the book so that everyone could read$ Love Again". Whilw beneath in smaller print: "A guide for generous loving$ wily women".
If he had been reading the memoires of Churchill or the "Debbie Does Dall$ was, that book made him seem interesting (not interesting enough for anyo$ book). He became a riddle that needed a solution. Who hurt him? Would he was, that book made him seem interesting (not interesting enough for anyo$ book). He became a riddle that needed a solution. Who hurt him? Would he $ on earth was he reading such tripe in a public place? Still there was som$
A tiny voice inside me cried out in sympathy. Here's a troubled man who i$ strangers in a coffee shop on a Sunday morning. Sadly, that tiny voice wa$ shouting and hurling abuse. This was a manipulative and insideous display$ trapdoor spider to lure an unsuspecting female fly to its doom.
That book sickened me. With the soothing pastel toning, it appeared like $ books. There was nothing on the cover apart from words, big words. There $ and the title screaming out in block letters. The subtext of which was: "$ bearable".
The day turned cool as evening approached. I had run up a bill of over $1$ that fabulous book into the warmth of his jacket making sure to keep the $ see if anyone would take the bait. There were no nibbles. He sauntered of$
As the street lamps obscured him from view, I wondered: "What's more path$ coffee shop or, a man watching a man reading a self-help book in a croded$ What was so facinating? It wasn't War and Peace. Why does there have to b$
Here's the solution to the question in two lines. "How to overcome hurt?"$ "Learning to love again"- give it a shot! As the night swallowed me I had$ another self-help book: "How to Cope with Rejection After a Day of Lookin$ get a Bit of Attention."