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Small Things Often

Welcome to Small Things Often, a podcast from The Gottman Institute Successful long-term relationships are created through small words, small … Continued

The Sound Relationship House: Build Love Maps

Love Maps help you develop greater personal insight and a more detailed understanding of each other’s life and world.

Summer Romance: Love Maps

As promised in last week’s posting on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we continue ourSummer Romance blog series today with an exercise to help you build connection with your partner by updating your “Love Maps.”

L is for Love & Like

“Love” is the obvious word here. But with all due respect to love, it’s probably a little too obvious for my tastes. Don’t get me wrong, I love love, but it often clouds the real issue at the heart of a relationship.

Build Love Maps

Dr. Gottman’s term for getting to know your partner’s world is called Build Love Maps.

Premarital Relationships: Building Love Maps

Here are examples that will help you build a love map to your partner’s heart.

To Love, or to Like?

”Like” is a word that is underrated, while the word “love” steals all of the attention.

Develop Colleague Maps

When you build Colleague Maps with co-workers, you develop a deeper understanding of who they are.

Love Map Building

Learn the inner world of your partner by building love maps.

5 Premarital Conversations to Help You Sustain Love

Engagement is such an exciting time, but you should have these five premarital conversations before you tie the knot.