Nick Averbuj

Psychological and personal development is my writing focus, though I just can’t help blending it with philosophy or mythology or fiction. I’m a freelance writer for TC, I’m a perennial student and a therapist influenced by Carl Jung.

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Nick Averbuj

Thought Catalog: A Critique

I have articles published on TC, I’m a frequent commenter on TC and I also share TC’s articles on Facebook and talk about them with friends: it’s a little awkward, but I have to admit that I contribute in a…

Why We Need To Speak About Paedophilia

If you agree that this is an issue, then I encourage you to bring it up with people. Can you imagine how hard it is for paedophiles who want help? Who could they even talk to?

A Dark Cloud

Mark squeezed the newspaper and shut his eyes even tighter. The wave of sadness was unstoppable. People died babies died – and people carried on anyway. He moved quickly through the crowd towards the door, choking back tears. Maybe I will go back to my room and die.

“You’re Wrong And I Can Help You”

It doesn’t even matter how you’re arguing. Even if you’re just asking the other person questions in a very civil way, if underneath that is the thought “they’ll benefit from me saying this,” then it’s time to back off.

Don’t Tell Me You’re An Addict

I provide therapy for people with dependence issues. Commonly, they’re known as “addicts.” But I’ve got a real problem with that word.