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“Because of my pride in my Scottish heritage, I used to say things like 'I don’t mind buying a round of drinks but I don’t buy two’.
“My assumption was that I was finished as a songwriter,” he admits.
“I was trapped down all sorts of unhelpful mental alleys.” But working on the book unlocked something.
In the same regard, when a relationship ends, it is much much harder for a guy to go back and discuss and revisit and talk through and explain, etc. In fact, guys like to keep their emotional spectrum focused on a tight range of emotions – somewhere between amusement and contentedness.
So any interaction that a guy knows will bring him out of that sweet range of emotions is an interaction he’s going to do everything he can to avoid.
“It’s the heartbreak for the kids that does me in,” he says.