Relationships: How to stay connected (Guest Blog)

I’m happy to introduce Amber Tucker, LMFT. She’s a fellow licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Gainesville, FL. Amber and I went to graduate school together and I’ve invited her to share some of her knowledge…

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Fondness and Admiration

Daily Thoughts and Tasks to build connection and intimacy in your relationship Fondness and admiration are vital to happy relationships. By remembering your partner’s positive qualities, you can strengthen the bond between you, even as you are struggling with each…

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Just 6 Hours a Week to a Better Relationship!

Marriage Enrichment: The Magic 6 Hours In his book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, Dr. John Gottman discusses the magic six hours-six hours you can spend every week to connect with your partner. The magic six hours consists…

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What to do after a fight-Part Two

What to do after a fight? – Part Two You’ve just had another screaming match with your husband and now your googling relationship counseling as your mascara runs down your face…. You found “What to do after a fight-Part one” …

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What to do after a fight?- Part one

What to do after a fight? – Part One You’ve just had another screaming match with your husband and now your googling marriage counseling as your mascara runs down your face…. If this is a typical night for you, then…

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How to Fight Fair

How to Fight Fair Conflict in any relationship is inevitable. Research by The Gottman Institute shows that 69 % of conflict in relationships is about unsolvable, perpetual problems. 16 % of those perpetual issues involve gridlock couple conflict. So, with…

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Co-parenting: 3 tips on Email Communication

3 tips on email communication with co-parent Communication with a co-parent is hard enough without the complications that technology may add. Emails, text, and social media messages create misunderstandings that brew conflict within a co-parenting relationship. Because of the wide spread…

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4 things to do differently to save your marriage

You don’t need a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy to know that marriage is hard. My guess is that if you’re married, have every been married, or in a relationship; you’ve already figured this out. Relationships can be…

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What is the Gottman Method?

The Gottman method is a therapy model based on research by Dr. John Gottman. Combining the knowledge and wisdom of nearly forty years of studies and clinical practice, Gottman Method Couples Therapy helps couples break through barriers to achieve greater…

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