John Gottman

John Gottman

MD, a psychiatrist
When a couple gets to the last stage, one or both partners may have an affair. But an affair is usually a symptom of a dying marriage, not the cause. The end of that marriage could have been predicted long before either spouse strayed.More John Gottman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marriages are much more likely to succeed when the couple experiences a 5 to 1 ratio of positive to negative interactions whereas when the ratio approaches 1 to 1, marriages are more likely to end in divorce.More John Gottman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gay and lesbian relationships operate on essentially the same principles as heterosexual relationshipsMore John Gottman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In order to get to a healthier and more productive place, we need to give up our fear of conflict, turmoil and resistance.More John Gottman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thus, the critical dimension in understanding whether a marriage will work or not, becomes the extent to which the male can accept the influence of the woman he loves and become socialized in emotional communication.More John Gottman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Miranda July He pulled away, but his eyes held my eyes like hands. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Zig Ziglar Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


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Cole Younger I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Pat Metheny I think jazz is actually quite unforgiving in its disdain for nostalgia. It demands creativity and change at its highest level, [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More