Modern life often stabs at our happiness. Love and harmony are not always easy to achieve, especially when so many things are eager to take their place. How does one distinguish hidden dangers, false idols, and destructive habits from fulfilling relationships and true happiness? Seasoned clinical psychotherapist Jade Mangus analyzes different types of dysfunction and alienation and explains how certain patterns become problematic and destructive. Mangus guides the reader through the emotional reefs of overcoming dread, shame, pain, and fear to achieve and reclaim a healthy relationship with self, others, and God. with helpful tools and a no-nonsense approach, this book is sure to open doors to healing emotionally.