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Taking Care of the Caretaker in Your Life

Show your love and support for the one who helps everyone else

Conversational Boundaries without Stonewalling

Difficult conversations can lead to flooding. Here are steps to remain calm while staying present for yourself and your partner.

Mindfulness Tips for Hard Conversations

You can do more than “agree to disagree.” Learn how to communicate with shared humanity and boundaries in mind.

Under Stress, We All Regress

A story of how compassion helped a family find relief when stressful conditions activated trauma triggers and coping mechanisms.

How to Heal from Past Relationships

What role did the Four Horsemen, relationship phases, flooding, and perpetual problems play in your past relationships?

How to Use Mindfulness to Strengthen Your Relationships

No matter how versed you are in the art of awareness, your sincere efforts to explore the present moment go a long way in bringing you and your partner closer.

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

Betrayal Trauma in Addiction

Betrayal trauma hits the foundation of the person and the relationship—trust.