Love Life: The Seven-Year Itch

Love Life: The Seven-Year Itch

Posted by on February 11th, 2016 with Comments Off on Love Life: The Seven-Year Itch

This is the thirtieth post in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE (continued)…What Gottman found out is that couples that divorce somewhere between year 5 and year 9 of their marriage, which he calls the seven-year itch, tended to predominately have turning away responses to bids. Turning away is marital poison He also found out that people who

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Love Life: How Happy Couples Talk

Love Life: How Happy Couples Talk

Posted by on January 28th, 2016 with Comments Off on Love Life: How Happy Couples Talk

This is the twenty-ninth post in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE Small Talk (continued)…This is how they communicate: it’s a bid (a bid for intimacy) and it’s not asking for sex, it’s simply a conversation starter. It’s a small talk conversation starter. The most important thing that Gottman found out was that healthy communication among couples starts

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