(John Gottman, Ph.D) – Recommended by Amy Manuel Weins
This book is a practical application of tools and techniques that couples can do on their own to help enhance and ‘save’ their relationship. Dr. Gottman is well known for his research in couples’ relationships, and he has put together seven principles to help retrain couples on how to deal with each other and with their probems in a way that is easy to understand and worth trying. This book explains what happens when we do not feel validated by our partners and some of the most common mistakes made by us all. He discribes the four major ‘Don’t’s’ in any relationship and how to change those behaviours into relationship ‘Do’s’. Lastly, this book comes with built in exercises that you and your partner can do to improve the dynamic of your relationship.
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