BROKEN UP WITH GIRLFRIEND; FEELING BURNT OUT

Dear Ella and Suse, 
I just broke up with my girlfriend of two years so i can go on exchange to
stockholm and find out if i want to be with her for longer.
I still love her, but i don't know if i miss her or just the companionship
she provides.
I feel like a horrible person when I even think about being with other
people here. But then again, everyone is very attractive (but also very
shallow).
I'm here to work out what i want, but i can't clear my mind. I've been
drinking a lot too, not towards alcoholism, but just towards feeling burnt
out.
Dear Burnt Out,
You need some time to take stock, and the best way to do that is to sit in the company of a great and wise author. It sounds like you don't know what you want in terms of love or work, and turning to drinking as a means to distract yourself. The History of Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding, will help you to work out what it is you really want from this relationship, and in your life. It's a long read, a romp through a young man's life, and it has many lessons on the way - but it's a lot of fun, but will make you question your motives. For a lighter read, try Richard Mason's The HIstory of a Pleasure Seeker, which will give you much pleasure, make you laugh and illustrate the potential pitfalls of living an entirely hedonistic life.
We prescribe - The History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard mason

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