Emotional Bids and Trust

Dr John Gottman is world renown for his work on marriage. His research spanned 40 years and followed over 3.000 couples. Couples were invited to spend a weekend at his famous “Love Lab”, a kinda staycation. During the weekend the couples would do what they always do on a weekend: cook, eat, watch TV, do…

Marriage takes more than Love

“Marriage takes more than love” is the title of a book on marriage that was published years ago. (1978, to be exact.) Back then, I didn’t fully agree with what the author Jack Mayhall was trying to tell couples. But now, knowing better, I do wholeheartedly. “I love my wife” is a common refrain you…