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I Met The Woman of My Dreams, She Lives 2,400 Miles Away

Real Relationships  //  

Thanks to a combination of sobriety, introspection, therapy, and Kate’s support, I’m feeling more comfortable showing up authentically both inside and outside this relationship.

I Found Myself When I Lost My Ideology

Real Relationships  //  

Everything I thought I knew about myself, my faith, my friendships, and my family was put on tilt when I decided to be true to who I am and pursue that woman.

Betrayal Trauma in Addiction

Anna Aslanian, LMFT  //  

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

My Marriage Beyond the Binary

Real Relationships  //  

Sometimes, we are a hetero couple, sometimes a gay couple, but most of the time we live outside of the established labels altogether.

Weathering the Winter of Our Marriage

Kristen Manieri  //  

Commitment doesn’t inoculate us against marriage atrophy. In fact, some would argue that it’s the cause of it. But it’s the thing that keeps us in and has us weather the droughts that are an inevitable part of a long marriage.

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Teens and Technology

How are you staying connected with your teen in our new attention economy?

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The Four Horsemen

Dr. Gottman uses this metaphor to describe communication styles that can predict the end of a relationship.

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The Mindful Marriage

Discover how to have a mindful and intentional marriage from Toni Parker, Ph.D.

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Bringing Baby Home

Learn how to improve your relationship while welcoming a new baby to the house.

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Featured Bloggers

Read guest postings on various topics of interest from influential relationship experts.

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Professional Development

Experts in the field share their insights on how you can further your professional development and understanding of the Gottman Method.

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State of the Union

Learn how to work together to find solutions to disagreements that work for both of you.

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Emotion Coaching

Discover how to use emotions as opportunities for connection and teaching with your child.

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What Makes Love Last

Gain insight into the underlying mechanisms of trust and commitment between partners in a relationship.

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The Research

Explore Dr. John Gottman's four decades of breakthrough research with thousands of couples.

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The Interviews

Read what the thought leaders of this generation have to say in exclusive interviews with The Gottman Institute.

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#AskGottman

Certified Gottman Therapists answer your relationship questions.

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Relationship Quizzes

Assess the strengths in your relationship and identify areas that may need attention with these quizzes.

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Real Relationships

Stories from real people about living and loving in the world today.

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The Sound Relationship House

Learn the seven essential building blocks of strong relationships as discovered by John Gottman's research.

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The Digital Age

Develop strategies for countering the difficulties of connection that technology brings into our lives.

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