Are Your Relationship Conflicts Unsolvable? (b201)

Are Your Relationship Conflicts Unsolvable? (b201)

Today’s relationship nugget for #marriagemondays is a break in the series of the seven principles, but is still drawn from Dr. John Gottman’s book, “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.” If you haven’t read them, you should read the previous four principles I’ve covered in my blog (click on the title to read the post): 1: Enhance your Love Maps 2: […]

In Marriage, You Win by Yielding (b200)

In Marriage, You Win by Yielding (b200)

Today’s relationship nugget for #marriagemondays is the fourth principle from Dr. John Gottman’s book, “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.” Dr. Gottman says that to make your marriage work, you need to: Let Your Partner Influence You If you haven’t read them, you should read the previous three principles that I covered in my previous three #marriagemondays posts (click on the […]

One Little Habit That Will Nurture Health (and Romance!) in your Marriage (b199)

One Little Habit That Will Nurture Health (and Romance!) in your Marriage (b199)

Today’s relationship nugget for #marriagemondays is the third principle from Dr. John Gottman’s book, “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.” Dr. Gottman says that to make you marriage work, you need to learn to Turn toward Each Other Instead of Away If you haven’t read them, you should read the previous two principles that I covered in my previous two […]

3 Bible Verses You Need the Day After the Election (b198)

3 Bible Verses You Need the Day After the Election (b198)

This post is directed mostly at my Christian brothers and sisters, but much of it holds true for anyone willing to accept it. One things is a near certainty on Wednesday, November 9. In our seriously divided country, approximately half of the people will see their candidate headed for the White House and half the people will see their candidate […]

One Crucial Key for Healing – and Growing – a Marriage (b197)

One Crucial Key for Healing – and Growing – a Marriage (b197)

Last week I wrote about the importance of enhancing your “love maps” in your marriage. (CLICK HERE for that blog post.) This series of #marriagemondays blog posts is drawn from Dr. John Gottman’s book, “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.” This week I would like to introduce you to principle #2: Nurture Your Fondness and Admiration. On first glance, this seems […]