Posts Tagged ‘Gottman’

The Glue to Healthy Relationships

In our last newsletter (January/February 2015) I wrote about John Gottman’s work with couples and his research that allows him to predict with 94% certainly whether couples will stay together. Gottman merely looks at the interactions couples bring to the relationship to come up with this prediction. The specific interactions he looks at are kindness…[ Read the full article ]

Two Traits that Make a Lasting Relationship

Relationships can be complicated.  Although many people marry, the majority of marriages fail by ending in divorce and separations or falling into a pattern of relating that carries resentment and dysfunction.  Only three out of ten marriages remain healthy and happy.  (Tashiro, 2014) As a society, we first got alarmed about divorce rates escalating in…[ Read the full article ]