In our work with relationships, experience teaches that struggles and challenges are a natural aspect of relating… even the most successful ones. Our differences with one another is a given. Avoiding and running away from conflict particularly in loving, intimate relationships never works. It will somehow always catch up to us.
I’m a big fan of John Gottman. He is a professor of psychology known for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis through scientific direct observations. He runs his work through the Gottman Institute in Washington. His work is well known in the field.
A recent article I read featured his work. It was so well written and so I wanted to share it with you. In a nutshell, this article emphasizes how the spirit of kindness and generosity can impact the quality of your relationship for a long lasting, loving connection. Here’s the article: Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits
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