According to Dr. Gottman, straight couples may have a lot to learn from gay and lesbian relationships.
Men, you have the power to make or break a relationship.
Being open to influence requires a man to let go of avoidant strategies like distancing, attacking, and defensiveness.
Both husbands’ and wives’ presence or lack of “we-ness” during an oral history interview is a strong indicator of whether a couple will divorce or not.
What factors can impact relationship satisfaction? The Gottman Relationship Blog explores the research and what you can do.
A fundamental principle of maintaining The Positive Perspective in your relationship is to let your partner influence you.
Drs. Carrère and Gottman found that the startup of the conflict discussion was key to predicting divorce or marital stability.
When David is tempted to say, “I’ll do it myself!” he reminds himself to ask the question, “How can we do this together?”
How to spot contempt and what to do when it shows up
From power struggles to shared power and values
“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.
After recognizing that one has made a mistake, it is important to make a repair with your partner.