The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

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Orion Books Limited, 2000 - Marriage - 271 pages
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Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making their marriage work. Gottman has scientifically analysed the habits of married couples and established a method of correcting the behaviour that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples focus on each other, on paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship. Packed with questionnaires and exercises whose effectiveness has been proven in Dr Gottman's workshops, this is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain its highest potential. 'An eminently practical guide to an emotionally intelligent - and long-lasting - marriage'Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

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Review: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert

User Review  - Tamara Lehmann - Goodreads

I really enjoyed that this book came from a scientific perspective as opposed to the 'This worked for my marriage' perspective I seem to find in any type of relationship book. The author did a study ... Read full review

Review: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Now I love a good self help/relationship book but honestly this is probably the best marriage book I have ever read. Basically he says you need to be each other's best friend and that communicating ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

John Gottman, Ph.D, 56, is the founder director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute and Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Co-author, Nan Silver, is a writer living in New York

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