What to Do After an Affair (part 1)

Brandon Leuangpaseuth  //  

After coming clean about an affair, Brandon and his partner learn how to rebuild their relationship.

Build a Culture of Appreciation

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Negative Sentiment Override can kill any appreciation you have for your partner. Learn how to develop an eye for your partner's good characteristics.

Expressing Compassion and Empathy

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Intimate conversation requires you to lean into your partner's pain before you offer advice or try to help.

Building Bridges

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

If partners build habits of turning towards each other in simple everyday moments, they build bridges of affection, fondness, and admiration.

The Zeigarnik Effect

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

A theory discovered in 1922 by a psychology student named Bluma Zeigarnik has an enormous capacity to destroy human relationships.

‘Sliding Door’ Moments

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Sliding door moments are the seemingly inconsequential everyday moments that make or break the most important relationships in our lives.

The Three Boxes

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Drs. John and Julie Gottman divides the behaviors of conversing couples into three clear boxes: Nice, Neutral, and Nasty.