Marriages are becoming less common: in most countries the share of people getting married has fallen in recent decades. However, this is not true across all countries.
The video “A Tale of Two Brains” by marriage expert Mark Gungor explores the differences between men and women. It is one of the best and funniest videos I ever watched on the subject.
The problem with criticism is that it attacks a person’s character. On the other hand, a complaint focuses on a specific behavior.However, the antidote for criticism is to complain without blaming our partner by using a soft or gentle start-up.
Certain negative communication styles are so lethal to a relationship that Dr. John Gottman calls them the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. They predict relationship failure with over 90% accuracy if the behavior isn’t changed.
Some of these quotes about marriage and love are positive and uplifting, some are funny, some are romantic and some are sarcastic or comical. They all reflect the experiences or ideas of the writer, not necessarily mine
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman describes seven principles that can guide a couple toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship.