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.

“Month in Review” is a new monthly feature on The Gottman Relationship Blog gives you the opportunity to recap the news and events of the last month. Below you will find useful information and links from April, including mentions in the media, new products, blog postings, class photos, and more.


Every couple argues. The difference between a happy couple and an unhappy couple is the way in which they argue. In fact, according to relationship expert John Gottman, the single strongest predictor of whether or not a relationship will succeed or fail lies in the way the couple deals with conflict. (The Mind Unleashed)

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The Gottman Couples Retreat Board Game 

The world’s best relationship tools just got fun! The game sold out on Amazon in under two hours, and currently has a 4.8/5 star rating.

Click here to learn more!

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – Revised Edition

The New York Times bestseller, which has sold over a million copies, is now completely revised and updated. Available May 5th everywhere books are sold.

Click here to learn more!


While I may be massively unqualified to give advice about marriage,
who more qualified to give advice than Dr. John Gottman and The Gottman Institute?

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Comment on our weekly #SmallThingsOften post on Instagram with a small thing that your partner does that makes a big difference in your relationship. Each week we choose our favorite submission and the winner receives a surprise from the Gottman Store!


This month’s featured class photo is from Level 1 Training presented by Don Cole, LPC, LMFT in Las Vegas, Nevada. To see more photos from events around the country, click here.

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April 2015

Michael Fulwiler is the Editor in Chief of The Gottman Relationship Blog and Director of Marketing for The Gottman Institute. A proud University of Washington graduate, Michael is an avid fan of love, live music, and Seattle sports teams.