The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

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Crown Publishers, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 271 pages
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Drawing on groundbreaking research into the dynamics of healthy relationships, a study of the basic principles that make up a happy, long-lasting marriage shares easy-to-understand, helpful advice on how to cope with such issues as work, children, money, sex, and stress. 35,000 first printing. Tour.
 

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I bought this book as a gift for my best friend. Im not sure if she read it yet but I read it got really great reviews elsewhere and Overstock offered the best price online. If you are looking for a bridal shower gift this is a good idea. Read full review

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Gottman is a pre-eminent and world-reknown researcher on marriage. I have yet to read a book that covers all of the topics necessary to have a thriving marriage but this book addresses a number of ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page Dedication Acknowledgments
The Truth about Happy Marriages
How I Predict Divorce
Enhance Your Love Maps
Nurture Your Fondness and Admiration
Turn toward Each Other Instead of Away
Let Your Partner Influence
The Two Kinds of Marital Conflict
Solve Your Solvable Problems
Coping with Typical Solvable Problems
Overcome Gridlock
Create Shared Meaning
What Now?
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John M. Gottman, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute and a professor of psychology at the University of Washington. His previous books include The Heart of Parenting and Why Marriages Succeed or Fail.

Former magazine editor Nan Silver is a writer living in New Jersey.

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