Rekindle Romance with a Kiss

Rekindle Romance with a Kiss

You may have heard a “six second kiss is a kiss worth coming home to.” So says Dr John Gottman award winning researcher, author and expert on relationships.  What does he really mean by that? Gottman suggests a six second kiss is “long enough to feel romantic yet it...
Refresh Your “Story of Us”

Refresh Your “Story of Us”

Most couples have a “story of us” that forms the basis of family myth and legend. Couple Jordan and Riley have a negative story that tends to predict the way they view their interactions and relationship. Dr John Gottman calls this ‘negative sentiment override’. It...
36 questions, do they lead to love?

36 questions, do they lead to love?

You’ve probably heard of the 36 questions that lead to love recently made popular by a New York Times columnist and featured in many places since then. And you might have scrolled through some of the questions; you probably scoffed a little (as if this could really...
How well do you really know your partner?

How well do you really know your partner?

“What do you mean you don’t like word games?” I asked my husband last week.  “We used to play Scrabble a lot when we met. What’s changed?”   When we first meet our partners, we usually spend a lot of time getting to know each other. Time on the phone, time...
23 Low-cost At Home Date Night Ideas

23 Low-cost At Home Date Night Ideas

23 Low-cost At Home Date Night Ideas Date nights are a great way to build a solid friendship base after the heady days of falling in love. How do you keep the fun and romance alive in your marriage? Research by the Gottman Institute for their Bringing Baby Home...

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