For full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, divine companionship should be considered on at least two levels, explained Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
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.
Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. This book explains how to achieve marital happiness: Love is not about better communication. It’s about connection.
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.