June was an active month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by Politico Magazine and The Washington Post, presented 21 couples workshops and professional trainings around the world, and released a teaser video for The 2015 Summit!
“Month in Review” is a feature on The Gottman Relationship Blog that gives you the opportunity to recap the news and events of the last month. Below you will find useful information and links from June, including mentions in the media, important announcements, blog postings, class photos, and more.
Ask any husband and wife and they’ll admit that marriage is hard—but social science is beginning to discover that part of the challenge of marriage stems from the fact that most couples choose to marry a member of the opposite gender. Mixing a man and a woman in a marriage, it turns out, makes a union harder
- Business Insider: A Mathematical Formula Reveals the Secret to Long Lasting Relationships
- New York Times: The Thrill of Political Hating
- Huffington Post: Why Couples Fight: The Top 5 Issues
- Psych Central: The Fallacy of Unconditional Love: Why Selfless Loving Doesn’t Work & What Really Does
- Yahoo Finance UK: Psychologist Says These 2 Patterns of Behavior are the Most Common Signs That a Couple is Going to Divorce
- Washington Post: When Three’s not the Charm: How to Manage the Higher Risk of Divorce When Baby Comes Along
THE 2015 SUMMIT
Have you registered yet? Come learn with us as Drs. John and Julie Gottman convene with the world’s most renowned researchers and leaders in the fields of emotion and the treatment of severely distressed clients.
To secure your seat, click here.
LOVE IS LOVE
History was made on Friday, June 27th, when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide.
Did you know that Dr. Gottman and his colleagues conducted a twelve-year study of same-sex couples? The research demonstrates that all couple types have many of the same problems and the same paths to staying happy together.
NEW ON THE GOTTMAN RELATIONSHIP BLOG
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FEATURED INSTAGRAM POST
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!
FEATURED FACEBOOK POST
Next time you are on lunch or enjoying your morning coffee, scroll through our Facebook page. You will find interesting articles, inspirational quotes, and useful tools that will make your life more meaningful.
FEATURED CLASS PHOTO
This month’s featured class photo is from a Level 1 Training presented by Michael McNulty, Ph.D. in Chicago, Illinois. To see more photos from professional training events around the country, click here.