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The #1 Thing Couples Fight About Based On 40 Years Of Research

The #1 Thing Couples Fight About Based On 40 Years Of Research

Most often couples fight about nothing

This article was originally published on the Gottman Relationship Blog.

Do you know Angelina Jolie?

She’s that beautiful actor who adopts Asian babies, and married the world’s most gorgeous man. They even had their own movie, Mr. and Mrs. Smith.… Continue reading Here

8 Profound Lessons Intimate Relationships Teach Us

8 Profound Lessons Intimate Relationships Teach Us

Intimate Relationships

Our intimate relationships teach us more than about the hearts of the ones we love. They teach us about ourselves. There is no greater people growing machine than that of love.

Our culture often views love as some fuzzy thing that gets passed around and makes you feel warm inside.… Continue reading Here

6 Steps To Becoming An Emotionally Available Lover

6 Steps To Becoming An Emotionally Available Lover

Hey Kyle, I read your last few articles about emotionally unavailable partners. It makes a lot of sense that you recommend others to avoid those of us with those flaws. Personally, I don’t want to be this way, but my childhood experiences, failed relationships, and lack of growth in becoming more emotionally available is downright depressing.Continue reading Here

How To Fight If Your Marriage Matters

How To Fight If Your Marriage Matters

Tough marriage conflicts can turn into a perfect storm.

Marriage conflicts can be nastyThey can flood the streets of love with the sewage of personal attacks. From what I’ve learned, beating up a loved one is never a fair fight. You know their deepest vulnerabilities, their most important values.… Continue reading Here

The Story of Us. The Difference Between Happy & Unhappy Couples

The Story of Us. The Difference Between Happy & Unhappy Couples

Every relationship is bounded in the pages of stories.

The chapter when John was late for date night, embarrassing you as you sat alone in a romantic restaurant by yourself. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her “no sex” sweatpants to tell you she’s off limits.… Continue reading Here

3 Powerful Ways to Overcome Emotional Blocks in Love

3 Powerful Ways to Overcome Emotional Blocks in Love

Our emotions are the roots to the tree of love.

When we lose control of them, we lose control of ourselves.

We scream. We hurt people we care about. We make decisions that we deeply regret.

From relationship researcher John Gottman to Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages, many love researchers agree on one thing: the biggest struggle between couples is an inability to understand the different needs of each other.… Continue reading Here

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