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Jon Beaty

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Jon Beaty is a licensed clinical social worker and blogs weekly here. He’s author of the book If You’re Not Growing, You’re Dying: 7 Habits for Thriving in Your Faith, Relationships and Work. Married for over 27 years, he and his wife live near Portland, Oregon, raising their children, goats, honeybees, fruit and vegetables on their hobby farm.

Jon 's Posts

3 Steps to Renewing Dialogue in Your Marriage

3 Steps to Renewing Dialogue in Your Marriage

Jon Beaty

Most couples can follow these same steps to begin to restore a broken connection. ...

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Rescuing Your Relationship from Stress

Rescuing Your Relationship from Stress

Jon Beaty

When individuals and couples discover functional ways of coping with stress, they can restore emotional closeness, renew intimacy, and revive romance. ...

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2 Biases That May Be Hurting Your Relationship

Jon Beaty

Dr. Gottman has identified five tools that couples can use as effective antidotes to confirmation bias and negativity bias in their ...

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Mastering Marriage Conflict with Mulligans

Jon Beaty

Dr. Gottman has discovered that successful marriages use repair attempts like golfers use mulligans. ...

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A Couple’s Guide to Complaining

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Dr. John Gottman has refined the skill of effective complaining down to a simple, three-part formula. ...

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4 Negative Behaviors That May Be Making You Sick

Jon Beaty

Research finds that being in an unhappy marriage can increase your chances of getting sick. ...

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A Couples Guide to Handling Holiday Conflict

Jon Beaty

Learn how to manage conflict this holiday season so you can savor the opportunity to celebrate, give thanks, and enjoy peace ...

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How to Rescue Your Marriage from Empty Nest Syndrome

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One chapter has ended but another has just begun. ...

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