Men: Social Bonding & Purpose in Life (Part II)

In a previous blog post, we looked at the attachment domain of social bonding and how it affects men. Attachment is viewed on an affect level and descriptive of emotional closeness to peers, friends, and family. In this post, we will discuss commitment. James Chriss (2007) views commitment as cognitive […]


Black Friday: Bringing Presents with Presence.

Yet another Thanksgiving is in the books. Millions will hit the stores for black Friday deals, hoping to get the best Christmas presents at the lowest cost. Others will lounge and continue to digest the food from yesterday. Photo courtesy of Pixabay. Shopping. There is nothing inherently wrong with Christmas […]


Take Control of Your Life (Part Four: Strengths)

In a previous blog post, I wrote about the importance of asking yourself why the goal you have set is a goal. Ideally, that goal should build up to your vision, but it should also make you feel or experience something positive. It is important to recognize your own strengths, […]


Men: Social Bonding & Purpose in Life

In an earlier post, I wrote about social bonding and the importance of the local church. This post will seek to expand on the attachment element of social bonding, and relate it to fatherhood and masculinity. Photo courtesy of Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas Social Bonding: A Review. It operates in […]