Connection. In the very wiring of our DNA, we long for it.
Regardless of the common American ideologies of the self-made man or the independent woman — of which one could argue don’t really exist — in actuality, we are all extremely dependent creations. We need each other.
We have been wired for relationship.
But here’s the thing: not all community, relationships, friendships, or social networks are equal. Not all of them have the same impact. In fact, some actually bring more harm than good.
As parents, we often worry about our children being corrupted by the wrong influences, yet…