I have a lot of confusion regarding atomic orbitals and I don't know if what I am having in mind is even correct or not.
The bond dissociation energy of H-H is greater than that of Cl-Cl and as far as I can make out, it is because in H-H, there is an s-s overlap whereas in Cl-Cl, there is a p-p overlap. Because s-s is more compact, therefore more energy is required to break the bond.
Assuming what I wrote above to be correct, this means an s-s bond is stronger than p-p bond. But then, bond strength of p-p is more than that of s-s because of greater extent of overlap.
So there is definitely something/everything wrong in what I am thinking.
In short, how is the bond strength related to other things like stability, energy, bond length (bond length of s-s < s-p < p-p?).
Kindly help because I cannot find any of my queries anywhere else.