As a child, I always had a fear of someone under the bed at night. So I went to a shrink and told him: I’ve got problems. Every time I go to bed I think there’s somebody under it. I’m scared. I think I’m going crazy.”
“Just put yourself in my hands for one year,” said the shrink…. “Come talk to me three times a week and we should be able to get rid of those fears.”
“How much do you charge?” “
“Fifty pounds per visit,” replied the doctor.
“I’ll sleep on it,” I said.
Six months later the doctor met me on the street. “Why didn’t you come to see me about those fears you were having?” he asked.
“Well, £50 a visit, three times a week for a year, is £2,600. A bartender cured me for £10.00. I was so happy to have saved all that money that I went and bought a brand new set of golf clubs.”
“Is that so?” With a bit of an attitude he said, “and how, may I ask, did a bartender cure you?”
“He told me to cut the legs off the bed. Ain’t nobody under there now.”
It’s always better to get a second opinion