I communicated irregularly with a tendency to criticize, but learning how to communicate assertively ended that pattern.
A look at three “conflict blueprints” to help you and your partner constructively manage conflict around unsolvable problems.
For conflict conversations to succeed, you must state your feelings as neutrally as possible and transform any complaint about your partner into a positive need.
You don't have to agree, but you do need to show respect for your partner's opinions.
Here's how to get your partner to attune to you during conflict.
Dr. Gottman has discovered that successful marriages use repair attempts like golfers use mulligans.
Here’s how to make everyday conflict less draining.
The success of a repair attempt has a lot to do with how well it's tailored towards your partner.
Dr. John Gottman has refined the skill of effective complaining down to a simple, three-part formula.
Intimacy and independence require each other to make a whole.
Silence is destructive.
Next time you get angry, stop and think about why you’re angry.