Reflections

Perfectionism Part 2: Mormons and the Pursuit of Perfection

This post will make more sense if you’ve read my last post “Perfectionism Part 1: A Problem on the Rise.” Though perfectionism is on the rise across the culture, some subcultures have long been especially vulnerable. Children of service members, commonly known as military brats, … Continue readingPerfectionism Part 2: Mormons and the Pursuit of Perfection

Men Talk about Sex Addiction, Recovery, and the #MeToo Movement

Introduction When the #MeToo Movement took off in October of 2017, one group of men immediately saw themselves in the stories women told. Whether personally guilty of sexual harassment or not, they recognized the underlying dynamic by which a human being reduces another human being … Continue readingMen Talk about Sex Addiction, Recovery, and the #MeToo Movement

Brené Brown’s “The Call to Courage”: Notes for Survivors

Best-selling author, TED-talker, Instagram star, and celebrity pal Brené Brown has a brand new special on Netflix. Titled The Call to Courage, it’s a 75-minute talk at UCLA’s Royce Hall, though the talk seems shorter because Brown is so engaging, a fine storyteller whose self-deprecating … Continue readingBrené Brown’s “The Call to Courage”: Notes for Survivors