The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

Author(s): John Gottman


The revolutionary guide to show couples how to create an emotionally intelligent relationship - and keep it on track Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making their marriage work. Gottman has scientifically analysed the habits of married couples and established a method of correcting the behaviour that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples focus on each other, on paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship. Packed with questionnaires and exercises whose effectiveness has been proven in Dr Gottman's workshops, this is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain its highest potential.


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National newspaper serial 'An eminently practical guide to an emotionally intelligent - and long-lasting - marriage'- Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence Contradicts the Mars-Venus school of relationship theory Author's groundbreaking research featured on top US TV shows including Oprah, Good Morning America and 20/20 Rights sold in US (Crown), France (J C Lattes), Italy (Rizzoli), Spanish (Plaza j Janes), Brazil (Objetiva)

John Gottman revolutionised the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples. He is a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and co-founder and co-director of The Gottman Institute.

General Fields

  • : 9780752837260
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : August 2004
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Gottman
  • : Paperback
  • : 1-Jan
  • : en
  • : 306.81
  • : 288
  • : Popular psychology; Family & relationships; Family & other relationships