The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work

I love this book by John Gottman.

I didn’t realize that by age seven, boys almost never play with girls. While a third of preschool friendships are between sexes, by age seven, there are almost no best friendships between boys and girls.

Read On

I’ve been on this huge kick lately reading about marriage.

Well, I’ve been on a huge kick reading about marriage for the past 20 years.

I’ve never been married but I am fascinated by marriage. By jove, I’m gonna be prepared when I marry.

I also loved the book “Passionate Marriage” by Dr. David Schnarch.

It’s all about differentiation. Great word, great concept.

Here’s some info on Dr. John Gottman:

Dr. John Gottman is world renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, involving the study of emotions, physiology, and communication. He was recently voted as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the past quarter-century by the PsychoTherapy Networker publication. Dr. Gottman

About Luke Ford

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