You may not even be aware of how you are acting or speaking out of contempt—often it can feel like you are being genuine. Dr. John Gottman realized there needs to be a path that leads to a culture of appreciation, and that is by expressing your feelings and longings.
Try these relationship recipes out at home—you probably already have all the ingredients you need!
In her new book, co-founder and CEO of the Mindsight Institute Caroline Welch takes readers on a mindfulness journey to help them de-stress and cultivate inner peace.
There are more layers and complexities to contemporary attachment theory, but for the moment, let’s just say there are four main attachment styles — secure, insecure-avoidant, insecure-anxious and disorganised.
There are telltale signs that signal you and your partner could benefit from couples counseling.
We asked our followers to share some of the “small words, small gestures, and small acts” their partners do for them. Our hearts were so warmed by the responses, we’d love to share some of them with you.
While all couples need autonomy and closeness, many partners struggle with the pursuer-distancer dance and feel chronically dissatisfied with their degree of intimacy. When the pattern of pursuing and distancing becomes ingrained, the behavior of one partner provokes and maintains the behavior of the other.
What role did the Four Horsemen, relationship phases, flooding, and perpetual problems play in your past relationships?
How two Certified Gottman Therapists created a follow-up workshop to The Art and Science of Love.
Never underestimate the power of making a few small, simple changes within your relationship to develop the skills needed to make your love flourish for many years to come.
If I’m looking to build the ultimate passionate relationship, a love affair filled with joy, intensity, loyalty, and desire, a relationship that becomes deeper and sexier as time goes on, then I want to build that on a very strong foundation.
In 2019, we took a look at the things that challenge relationships, and ways to ultimately make the relationships we choose stronger.