Why Insecurity Kills Relationships

As a licensed psychotherapist, I’ve treated hundreds of individuals, couples, and families. By far the most foundational issue I’ve helped people face is damaged attachment. The core of the human experience lies in connecting with others. We’re social animals. It’s what we do. And we need to feel securely connected. We want to know people […]

The Christian View of Transactional Relationships

Balancing forgiveness with accountability is challenging for many Christians. The same goes for getting our needs met by others. Most of us feel we need to emulate the stories of saints and martyr ourselves without asking anything in exchange for our time, services, and hard work. But healthy and explicit transactions are part and parcel […]