When we quit sabotaging closeness in our relationships by demanding unconditional love, we discover something much greater—the deeply satisfying, transformational love that is companionship.
About The Author
Who is Kelly?
Dr. Kelly Flanagan is a clinical psychologist, author, consultant, and speaker who enjoys walking with people through the three essentials of a truly satisfying life. He is the founder of Artisan Clinical Associates in Naperville, IL. His blog writings about those three essentials—worthiness, belonging, and purpose—have been read by millions and featured in Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, and The 5 Love Languages. In 2014, he and his daughter appeared on the TODAY Show together. In 2017, Kelly published his first book, Loveable, which debuted as the #1 New Release in Interpersonal Relations on Amazon. In 2021, his second book, True Companions, debuted on Amazon as a #1 New Release in several categories related to friendship, marriage, and ethics. He lives with his wife and their three children—Aidan, 17; Quinn, 13; and Caitlin, 11—in a small town outside of Chicago.