Author(s): John M. Gottman
Psychologist and top marriage guru John Gottman has spent twenty years studying what makes a marriage last - now you can use his tested methods to evaluate, strengthen and maintain your long-term relationship. This ground-breaking book will enable you to see where your strengths and weaknesses lie, what specific actions you can take to improve your marriage and how to avoid the damaging patterns that can lead to divorce. It includes: * Practical exercises and techniques that will allow you to understand and make the most of your relationship * Ways to recognise and overcome the attitudes that doom a marriage * Questionnaires that will help you evaluate your relationship * Case studies and anecdotes from real life throughout
John Gottman, PhD, is co-founder of the Gottman Institute, an emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Washington and, since 1979, the holder of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Award. Why Marriages Succeed or Fail is based on his authoritative study of 2,000 married couples over two decades. He is the author of The Heart of Parenting amongst many other titles.