May was another busy month at The Gottman Institute. We were featured by Oprah.com, Dr. John Gottman spoke to a sold out crowd at Town Hall Seattle, and the revised edition of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work reached #2 Best Seller in Marriage on Amazon.com in its first week.

“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 May, including mentions in the media, important announcements, blog postings, class photos, and more.

FEATURED ARTICLE

Couples who have detailed love maps – my term for that part of your brain where you store all the relevant information about your partner’s life – are far better prepared to cope with stressful events and conflict. When couples are already in the habit of keeping up to date and are intently aware of what each other is feeling and thinking, they aren’t thrown off course.

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THE 2015 SUMMIT

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for The 2015 Summit! 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.


The SEVEN PRINCIPLES FOR MAKING MARRIAGE WORK – REVISED EDITION

The completely revised and updated version of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is now available! We are thrilled to have the #2 Best Seller in Marriage on Amazon.com.

To order your copy, click here.


NEW ON THE GOTTMAN RELATIONSHIP BLOG

Once you accept that 2/3 of marital issues are about perpetual problems, you can turn your attention toward the next essential skill in conflict management: learning to Dialogue About Problems.

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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!


PARENT MAP LECTURE SERIES – MAKING LOVE LAST AND MARRIAGE WORK

On Monday, May 18th, Dr. John Gottman presented to a sold out crowd at Town Hall in Seattle, WA as part of the 2015 ParentMap Lecture Series. Click below to watch a short recap video.


FEATURED CLASS PHOTO

This month’s featured class photo is from a Level 1 Training presented by John Gottman, Ph.D. and Julie Gottman, Ph.D. in Long Island, NY. To see more photos from professional training events around the country, click here.


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Michael Fulwiler is the Editor in Chief of The Gottman Relationship Blog and Director of Marketing for The Gottman Institute. A proud University of Washington graduate, Michael is an avid fan of love, live music, and Seattle sports teams.