It was the pain of watching our own relationship crumble that fueled our desire to learn how to succeed in marriage. We quickly realized it wasn’t just our marriage at risk. It was all around us.
The phone rings often at The Gottman Institute. Last week, I answered a call from a young woman distressed about arguments that were ruining what had been, till then, an easy-going relationship with her husband.
Imagine being in the throes of a heated relationship argument, when suddenly you're facing a partner who has turned stone deaf.
A year ago, I set out on a quest to discover what true love looked like. My journey has taken me from coast to coast, and placed me at the feet of some of the world's foremost experts on love, both in study and in practice.
In the world I live in, a highly-educated community in the liberal San Francisco Bay Area, adults come into parenthood with egalitarian ideals.
Today on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we continue our Summer Romance series with a special guest posting from our very own Laura Heck, LMFTA.
Today on the Gottman Relationship Blog, we are excited to feature a guest posting from Jennifer Bingaman, M.A., LMHCA. Jennifer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate in private practice offering individual and couples therapy in the Greater Seattle Area.
Considering that half of all divorces will occur within the first 7 years of marriage, premarital counseling seems like a no-brainer in today's world.