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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.

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.”

The Sound Relationship House: Build Love Maps

Today on the Gottman Relationship Blog, we are happy to announce the beginning of a new seven-week series: “The Sound Relationship House!”

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

As our own Laura Heck, MA, LMFTA mentioned in her guest posting on Monday, almost half of marriages end in divorce. 

Build Stronger Family Connections by Speaking Love Languages

We build stronger connections with the people around us when we speak in words that arouse positive emotions.

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.

The Art and Science of Love is for Everyone

Get your relationship off to a healthy beginning and keep it healthy.

Love Map Building: Weekend Homework Assignment

In Wednesday’s blog post, we walked you through the debunking of some common relationship myths. Personality problems don’t ruin marriage, common interests don’t necessarily keep couples together, and no, men and women aren’t from different planets.

16 Ways to Fall in Love All Over Again

These tips will help reignite the spark in your marriage.

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.

The Art and Science of Love Workshop

We are proud to share this new promotional video from The Gottman Institute!

Love Quiz: Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship?

When asked what advice he would give his younger self, Dr. Gottman said “Get out of bad relationships sooner.”

The Sound Relationship House: The Positive Perspective

Build Love Maps, Share Fondness and Admiration, and Turn Towards Instead of Away build the fourth story of the Sound Relationship House: The Positive Perspective.