That said, Cuddy doesn't break up with him because he took one pill.
Most directors couldn't accomplish that, let alone have each sequence be better than the last.
Our hats are off to Greg Yaitanes, our super-talented and resourceful exec producer director and our stellar crew for that.
He's spent so much time and energy trying to insulate himself, but being in a relationship basically means making yourself twice as vulnerable. He won't let himself really experience what Cuddy's going through; selfishly, he uses the drug to protect himself, and that leaves her--in any real emotional sense -- alone.
Maybe Cuddy thinks she doesn't need him to change, but she does at the very least need him to be . Whose decision was it to incorporate the dreams/nightmares as a plot device?
As a long-time horror film fan, I had the best time writing House vs.