“The Shack” wants to be a sincere exploration of faith and forgiveness .
We shouldn’t give up on love; we should just recognize that it’s a skill, not an emotion.
We are much less fragile than we’re often led to think. In reality, we are very robust; we need surprisingly little in our lives to get by, and are able to sustain an awful lot of hits and still, somehow, keep going. Focus on this truth; remind yourself of your ability to persevere.
“Compulsive use of dating apps can change your focus to short-term hookups instead of developing long-term relationships. And this behavior has a direct correlation with dopamine and other hormones. People now are seeking fast validation and fast love creating poor connections.”
“Within your conflicts, lies the greatest opportunity for intimacy.” – Dr. John Gottman