Gottman Therapy and 7 days

Happy couple

I just read a New York Times article on the book from the Gottman institute titled “The Love Prescription: Seven Days to More Intimacy, Connection, and Joy”.  I thought- “really 7 days” -but as I read I realized the purpose of the article was to share some very helpful information to encourage couples in their…

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Marriage Therapy and Time

marriage repair

Now – Not Later I just read a good article on marriage therapy from the Gottman Institute.  For my blog this week I will summarize a few of the key points from the author. 6 Years for help The first point I have heard before but he helped me see it in a new light:…

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Even celebrities need help

marriage miscommunication

Marriage Relationships need work “We don’t need couple’s therapy. We have a good marriage relationship.” The general feeling in the United States is that couple’s therapy is for couples with problems, when in reality, prevention is much more effective than intervention. Research from the Gottman Institute found that couples wait an average of six years…

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Marriage Miscommunication

marriage miscommunication

Communication in Marriage With all of the discussions on marriage and divorce today, many agree that there are four marriage miscommunication signs that a marriage may be in serious trouble. The Gottman Institute in Seattle, Washington identified four deadly communication styles that can be deadly to a marriage. They called these communication styles “The Four…

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