In Chapter 8 of 13 in his 2010 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, executive and private life coach Garren Katz provides his take on why people struggle to connect emotionally with others. Hugging and outward expression often are not rewarded in society and as a result can be scary to undertake. Additionally, Katz notes how people struggle to connect with their own emotions. This, in turn, affects how they can or cannot connect with others. Garren is a graduate of Western Michigan University and coaches clients on areas such as entrepreneurship, relationships, and personal finances. Learn more about Garren at http://about.me/garrenkatz .