John M. Gottman, Ph.D. has given me fantastic advise this semester. Every chapter in The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work has introduced me to a marriage concept that I know I can improve on. This weeks topic was turning toward my spouse. I learned that I can do this by watching for bids from my husband. “In… Continue reading ATTENTION!
In my Marriage class, my assignment for week was to go on a date with my husband. I thought sarcastically “That must be real hard.” But as I started thinking about it… we haven’t been on a real date, I mean something other than dinner or a movie, in… I don’t even know how long… Continue reading Cognitive Room for the Relationship
In my marriage class we are reading a book called The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman Ph. D. and Nan silver. In this book Gottman shares the six signs he watches for when predicting divorce. They are: Harsh Start-up: when a discussion leads off with criticism and/or sarcasm. The four Horsemen… Continue reading Warning Signs
I am so grateful form my temple marriage. It is more than just a civil marriage where two people can jump in and out of a relationship at will. A temple marriage is a covenant between a man, a woman, and God. Not only am I married for this life, but I am married for… Continue reading Temple
I am taking a marriage class in school. In this class we have been discussing defending marriage. This video was shared in class: Every week for class I get to write in this blog and when this topic was introduced, I panicked a little bit. I was afraid that if I shared my thoughts… Continue reading The Family