Ep. 7 of The #staymarried Podcast: Are You Accepting Each Other’s Influence?

The #staymarried PODCAST - a brand new series featuring The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John GottmanWe have made it to Episode 7 of The #staymarried Podcast! In this episode we’ll dig into another DO of The Seven Do’s and Four Don’ts for a Long and Happy Marriage.

If you’re a little behind, here’s what we’ve covered so far…

♥ Ep. 1 – Intro to The #staymarried Podcast and The Gottman Institute
♥ Ep. 2 – Do #1 – Exploring Love Maps
♥ Ep. 3 – Do #2 – Nurture Fondness and Admiration
♥ Ep. 4 – Don’t #1 – Criticism is a Relationship Killer
♥ Ep. 5 – Don’t #2 – Contempt is Sulfuric Acid for Love
♥ Ep. 6 – Do #3 – Finding Romance in the Little Things

Today, in Episode 7, we are going over another DO. The fourth principle for making your marriage work according to The Gottman Institute is: Accepting Your Partner’s Influence.  Today we’ll talk about how to go from having my way or your way to discovering OUR WAY.

As always, this series is based on the New York Time’s Bestseller The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work because those researchers are smart and they know what they are talking about.
Ok, go ahead and have a listen…

The #staymarried PODCAST - a brand new series featuring The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John Gottman

If you’re in a pattern of making decisions individually instead of as a team, it’s likely caused a lot of fights. So, here are some rules to consider for having a fair fight while you learn this new way of accepting each other’s influence… (PIN IT so you can come back to it later)

10 Rules for Fair Fighting - a #staymarried blog for couples

 

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The #staymarried PODCAST - a brand new series featuring The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John Gottman

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One thought on “Ep. 7 of The #staymarried Podcast: Are You Accepting Each Other’s Influence?

  1. How do you survive and get up every day knowing he’s having an affair and has been for over a year. But he’s too sneaky to catch. I won’t leave him but he denys it.

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