July was another busy month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by AARP and Yahoo Health, presented 14 couples workshops and professional trainings all over the world, and hosted a very successful Seven Principles Program Educator Training in Seattle, WA.
June was an active month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by Politico Magazine and The Washington Post, presented 21 couples workshops and professional trainings around the world, and released a teaser video for The 2015 Summit!
May was another busy month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by Oprah.com, Dr. John Gottman spoke to a sold out crowd at Town Hall Seattle, and the revised edition of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work reached #2 Best Seller in Marriage on Amazon.com in it's first week.
April was an exciting month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by The New York Times and Forbes, we launched a board game for couples, and we announced a completely revised and updated edition of The Seven Principles.
We received many great (and difficult) questions about sexual desire, infidelity, and intimate communication.
We understand that money is a tough issue for most couples. Hopefully our answers will help you in your own relationship.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the barrage of "quick fix" relationship advice offered by books, magazines, blogs, and daytime TV talk shows?
2014 has been a great year at The Gottman Institute. What was your most memorable moment or experience with us this year?
In celebration of 2,000,000 page views, we decided it was time to give our blog a new look. After months of hard work, we are excited (and proud) to share it with you.
As Zach Brittle explained in his “R is for Repair” column on Tuesday, in relational terms, repair is less about fixing what is broken and more about getting back on track. Dr. Gottman refers to repair attempts as “the secret weapon” of emotionally intelligent couples, even though many of these couples aren’t aware that they are doing something so powerful.
Ask parents what their favorite part of summer is and you’re likely to hear "having fun with the kids!"
At the end of yesterday's poston the 3 Skills (and 1 Rule!) of Intimate Conversation, we promised to follow-up with your Weekend Homework Assignment.
It had been a while since we last discussed sex on the blog, and as Dr. Gottman recommends making a habit of talking about the subject, we decided it was time to sharethis quizwith you on Wednesday!
Today on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we share an article written by Theo Pauline Nestor of Match.com that offers to help you "find out how just a few minutes a day doing little things differently — like saying 'hello,' 'goodbye' and sharing a kiss — can change the course of your relationship for the better."
Many couples fail to make headway on solvable problems because they don't know how to compromise. To learn compromise, you must accept influence.
According to Dr. Gottman, sharing humor with your partner is one of the most effective ways to strengthen your relationship.
Since the dawn of the Digital Age, humans have been puzzling over their electronic devices and asking themselves basic questions, like:
This Friday on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we reach the end of our series on The Four Horsemen and Self Care!
Like the rest of us, "Masters" of relationships are only human. There are moments at which they feel driven to distraction by their partner's personality flaws, and the little hairs on the backs of their necks stand up (yes, they have those t00).
We've spent a lot of time this week on The Gottman Relationship Blog discussing conflict in relationships from a theoretical perspective, focusing particularly on the destructive nature of contempt and criticism.
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."