/Tag: Gottman
15 05, 2013

The Positive Perspective: Dr. Gottman’s Magic Ratio!

By |2019-03-03T22:26:53+00:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Gottman|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wouldn't it be helpful if there was a mathematical formula that couples could shoot for as they consider their negative and positive interactions? Dr. Gottman, known for his careful research into couple interactions, has found [...]

27 10, 2009

Counselling Success Story: Loneliness & Disinterest in Sex*

By |2019-02-24T23:01:10+00:00October 27th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Featured, Sexuality|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Sherri is tired of fighting and the increasing distance between her and Jason. Jason is frustrated by Sherri’s lack of sexual desire. Sherri & Jason have been married 14 years, have 3 children ages 6-11. Jason is successfully employed in the information technology business. Sherri runs a rapidly expanding [...]

26 10, 2009

From Two to More: Children and Marriage!

By |2019-02-24T23:03:42+00:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Featured, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I recently received this email: After five years of marriage, my husband and I had a baby boy one year ago. Our first five years were wonderful, but this past year has been a disaster. We used to be in love, but now we argue ...

26 10, 2009

Taming the Tiger: Finishing fights well

By |2019-02-24T23:05:35+00:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Think back to the last fight you had with your spouse. Put aside the “what” you were fighting about and zero in on how you felt.

Were you “flooded” with intense emotion? Did you feel physically overwhelmed? Were your [...]

24 10, 2009

Living Your Marriage Abroad: Conflict

By |2019-02-24T23:15:31+00:00October 24th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Gottman|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict is every marriage’s bedfellow. Unfortunately, conflict can become so intense that some couples eventually retreat behind walls of silence and isolation in the hope that this will resolve the conflict. It won’t [...]

24 10, 2009

Maintaining Marital Friendship

By |2019-02-24T23:43:08+00:00October 24th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Gottman, Successful Relationships|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Have you ever wondered what, exactly, makes for a good marriage? John Gottman, a researcher and marital therapist from the University of Washington, has for many years been studying what he calls the “Masters and Disasters” of marriage. He describes three features that good marriages have in common. I’d like to describe ...

15 10, 2009

Stay Connected: Glub!

By |2019-02-24T23:49:40+00:00October 15th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Comunication, Successful Relationships|Tags: , , |1 Comment

My husband sent me a text message recently. It read, “237 glubs for you.” I have no idea what a glub is. But I smiled anyway! I sent him a message back: “237 x 4.5 glubs back to you.” We’ve been sending each other silly glub messages ever since...

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