"Someone else's love story is never going to be yours. True love is woven out of honoring and understanding each other's unique gifts, vulnerabilites, and…
Roughly 15-20% of people are considered neurodivergent. Some of the biggest conflicts in neurodiverse relationships down to differences in how each partner processes information. On the Gottman Relationship Blog, Yolanda Renteria discusses how conflict resolution can look different in neurodiverse relationships. Please note: This post is not intended to address situations of abuse, and social media is not a replacement for individualized support.
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Turning towards is about the everyday efforts you make to connect with your partner and accept their bids for connection. Looking for research-based relationship tips? Sign up for the Love Notes newsletter and download our free Gottman backgrounds for your desktop or mobile device!
Pride is about self-love. It’s about being comfortable in your skin and allowing others to see your truth. Certified Gottman Therapists and cofounders of Gay Couples Institute Salvatore Garanzini, MFT and Alapaki Yee, MFT share the importance of self-love on the Gottman Relationship Blog.
An interesting thing happens when someone shows interest in you by asking a question: the areas of your brain that are associated with pleasure and reward light up. That means asking open-ended questions of the people you care about helps them feel loved, cared for, and appreciated.