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The Joys (and Tears) of Parenting My Adult Children

I’m enjoying watching my children grow into adults that I can be proud of.

Why Do We Get Jealous in Relationships?

Recognizing and embracing your partner’s enduring vulnerabilities, as well as your own, will strengthen your relationship.

I Quit My Job to Get My Life Back

Don’t just balance your work with your family, build it around them.

Connecting with Your Pain Could Save Your Life

A lack of connection will always yield disintegration in any system—particularly a relationship.

The SimplePractice Story

During his training to become a Marriage and Family Therapist, Howard Spector couldn’t find practice management software that met his needs, so he built SimplePractice.

How to Sail Through Certification in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

If you’re considering your own journey toward becoming a Certified Gottman Therapist, here are some tips to sail through the process.

It’s Okay to Go to Bed Angry

You can love better tomorrow, even if it’s difficult today.

Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence

The capacity to be aware enhances our health and relationships with one another. Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. introduces his pioneering, science-based meditation practice. His new book, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence.

Helicopter Parenting: From Good Intentions to Poor Outcomes

We live in a competitive world and want to give our kids every advantage. But with helicopter parenting, it can backfire big time.

Emotional Intelligence Creates Loving and Supportive Parenting

Parents have to be smarter about teaching their children emotional intelligence, and John Gottman can show you how.

Before You Get Married, Watch This

Prince EA, a filmmaker, activist, and public speaker, created a beautiful video based on some of our core principles.

Turn Toward Your Child to Nurture Intimacy

Intimacy is the glue that holds families together. It’s what connects us over the years and across the miles.

Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Successful Leadership

If leaders fail in driving emotions in the right direction, nothing they do will work as well as it could or should.

Distracted While Parenting? Here’s How to Be More Attentive

Distractions are part of parenting when you so much to do. However, it is the level of distraction that matters.

Why Conventional Marriage Wisdom Is Wrong

After researching thousands of couples for more than 40 years, these are some of the myths we’ve encountered most often.

Emotional Intelligence Will Help You—And Everyone Around You

How does a flight delay reveal emotional intelligence at an airport? And how can emotional intelligence help you?

How Millennials Are Redefining Marriage

Millennials are certainly redefining not only when to get married, but what it means to them.

How New Parents Keep Their Love Alive and Well

A Bringing Baby Home Educator shares relationship enhancing strategies that parents learn in the Bringing Baby Home Workshop.