Dr. Kelly Flanagan’s heart sank as he considered what would someday happen to his daughter in the make-up aisle.
Boys are taught to suppress emotion. They are taught to act out aggressively. This is not the way to raise good men.
After stumbling across destructive advice, licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Kelly Flanagan writes a letter to his daughter about what really matters in a relationship.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan says marriage can’t make you un-lonely. It’s a place where two humans can share the experience of loneliness.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan finally gave up on the quest for perfection. What was it that pushed him over the edge?
Dr. Kelly Flanagan explains that marriages aren’t healed with big things; they’re healed with small things done every day. You can do it.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan knows a little something about marriage, and what he wants his son to know may surprise you.
Saying goodbye is a rite of passage but our children still look to us for leadership, inspiration, humanity and the power of story.
“Dear Masculinity, Who are you? Because no one seems to know for sure.” Dr. Kelly Flanagan’s letter to a man who’s impossible to know.
When destruction threatens our ability to hope, gratitude is a balm.