“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.
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.”
Dr. Gottman’s term for getting to know your partner’s world is called 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!”
As our own Laura Heck, MA, LMFTA mentioned in her guest posting on Monday, almost half of marriages end in divorce.
We build stronger connections with the people around us when we speak in words that arouse positive emotions.
”Like” is a word that is underrated, while the word “love” steals all of the attention.
When you build Colleague Maps with co-workers, you develop a deeper understanding of who they are.
Discover The Art and Science of Love at our world-renowned weekend workshop for couples created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman … Continued
Get your relationship off to a healthy beginning and keep it healthy.
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.
These tips will help reignite the spark in your marriage.
Engagement is such an exciting time, but you should have these five premarital conversations before you tie the knot.
We are proud to share this new promotional video from The Gottman Institute!
These cards enable partners to connect emotionally, and increase intimacy and understanding in a fun, gentle way.
Find out how well you truly know your partner.
When asked what advice he would give his younger self, Dr. Gottman said “Get out of bad relationships sooner.”
The simple truth is relationships take work.
Access the level of positivity in your relationship.
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.