• The biggest sign your marriage won't last, according to a couples therapist

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    A divorce is likely when one or both partners in a marriage feels hopeless.
    That's according to both couples therapists and scientific research.
    People who feel hopeless about their relationship have come to terms with the fact that nothing can be done to save it.
    "When you're in a healthy relationship," said Rachel Sussman, "it can throw a little sunshine on everything in your life."
    Even when you've had a harrowing day at work, or an argument with a friend, you know you'll come home and get to hang with the person who makes you the happiest.
    "You feel hopeful," said...
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  • This man has studied relationships for 40 years and claims he can determine the success of a marriage in 15 minutes - here's how

    This man has studied relationships for 40 years and claims he can determine the success of a marriage in 15 minutes - here's how

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    John Gottman is a psychological researcher who has spent 40 years studying relationships.
    He evaluated how couples discuss conflict as a means to predict divorce.
    Gottman found that he could predict whether or not a couple would get divorced with 83% accuracy.
    However, Laurie Abraham writes in "The Husbands and Wives Club" that Gottman may have overestimated the accuracy of his formula because of the way he analyzed his data.
    Psychologist John Gottman has spent 40 years studying relationships. Malcom Gladwell wrote in " Blink " that Gottman says he can overhear a couple's conversation at a...
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