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One of the hardest things to do in any relationship is to be nice to someone when you're upset with them. You can throw hurtful words at someone, or you can explain why you're hurt and angry.
How To Be Kind When You're Upset with Your Partner
One of the hardest things to do in any relationship is to be nice to someone when you're upset with them. You can throw hurtful words at someone, or you can explain why you're hurt and angry.
Are you finding it challenging to achieve deep, meaningful connection with your partner? Consider nurturing deeper, more intimate conversations. Encourage open dialogue and aim to understand each other better, fostering intentional and reciprocal communication. Remember, the objective of these conversations is to build understanding rather than solve immediate problems.
Intimate Conversations
Are you finding it challenging to achieve deep, meaningful connection with your partner? Consider nurturing deeper, more intimate conversations. Encourage open dialogue and aim to understand each other better, fostering intentional and reciprocal communication. Remember, the objective of these conversations is to build understanding rather than solve immediate problems.
Next time you find yourself taking a contemptuous approach, stop and take a breath. Remember the fondness and admiration you hold for your partner. Try to express yourself with feelings and needs that can unite you, rather than judgments that can divide.
Feelings and Needs
Next time you find yourself taking a contemptuous approach, stop and take a breath. Remember the fondness and admiration you hold for your partner. Try to express yourself with feelings and needs that can unite you, rather than judgments that can divide.
Communication builds connection. Try a stress-reducing 20-minute conversation with your partner. This dedicated time lets you connect face-to-face amid daily distractions, share laughter, vent about challenges like annoying coworkers, and simply check in emotionally. Feelings, Annoying Coworkers, Gottman Institute, John Gottman, Communication, How Are You Feeling, Let It Be
One Ritual You and Your Partner Need to Feel More Connected
Communication builds connection. Try a stress-reducing 20-minute conversation with your partner. This dedicated time lets you connect face-to-face amid daily distractions, share laughter, vent about challenges like annoying coworkers, and simply check in emotionally.
How long do you usually kiss your partner? You’ve probably never timed it before. Try setting your phone’s stopwatch for six seconds. Does it feel longer than you expected? John Gottman recommends couples share a six-second kiss each day. He calls this a "kiss with potential" because research shows it can often lead to deeper intimacy. A Kiss, Each Day, Kiss, Benefits
Gottman Six Second Kiss
How long do you usually kiss your partner? You’ve probably never timed it before. Try setting your phone’s stopwatch for six seconds. Does it feel longer than you expected? John Gottman recommends couples share a six-second kiss each day. He calls this a "kiss with potential" because research shows it can often lead to deeper intimacy.
Ways to express love
Today, challenge yourself to be intentional about expressing love. Take a moment to reflect on the people in your life who mean the world to you. How can you show them that you care? How can you make their day a little brighter, a little easier?
Tips to improve intimacy
Unlocking true intimacy is all about fostering connection, mutual pleasure, and feeling deeply desired. Enjoying a fulfilling sexual experience hinges on genuinely liking and connecting with our partner. Without this foundation, the quality of intimacy suffers.
Empathy in Relationships
Empathy is generally understood as the capacity to identify and share someone else’s emotions and experiences. By having empathy for your partner you can build trust, which is the most important ingredient in a healthy, happy relationship.
Empathy is generally understood as the capacity to identify and share someone else’s emotions and experiences.  By having empathy for your partner you can build trust, which is the most important ingredient in a healthy, happy relationship.
Empathy in Relationships
Empathy is generally understood as the capacity to identify and share someone else’s emotions and experiences. By having empathy for your partner you can build trust, which is the most important ingredient in a healthy, happy relationship.
Gottman Phases of Relationships
Have you ever been so infatuated with someone that you can't help but see them as flawless? This phase is often referred to as "limerence" in a relationship, also known as the honeymoon stage.
How can I be a better partner?
Remember, you and your partner are unique individuals with different habits and personalities. Embrace these differences while appreciating what your partner brings to the relationship. Focus on the positive aspects, express gratitude for what they do right, and encourage them to do more of those things. #GottmanMethod #RelationshipScience #Gottman Orginal Creator: @therapyjeff
Summer Date Ideas
Now that summer’s here, what better time to heat up your relationship? Summer lovin' awaits! Let's turn up the heat with our sizzling date ideas designed to ignite that summer romance. Whether you're seeking to rekindle a flame or spark a new connection, we've got the perfect date ideas for you to make this summer the hottest one yet!
Have you heard of the acronym ATTUNE? Don’t miss out on this essential concept from Dr. John Gottman. ATTUNE is especially helpful during conflict conversations, where staying connected to your partner can be challenging. Healthy Relationships, Social Work, Self Development, Tips And Tricks
Gottman ATTUNE
Have you heard of the acronym ATTUNE? Don’t miss out on this essential concept from Dr. John Gottman. ATTUNE is especially helpful during conflict conversations, where staying connected to your partner can be challenging.
Authentic Dating
Navigating the modern dating world can feel overwhelming with its fast pace and endless swipes. It's easy to lose sight of the goal: genuine connection. Swipes and matches dominate, making it seem like fleeting encounters are all there is.
Take a moment to envision: How would you like someone to treat you? Recognizing your desired treatment and the emotional connection you seek in a partner is crucial for your comfort and security, especially as you consider moving forward with those individuals. Identify the traits you admire most in your date, and keep them top of mind during your outings. Take note of what truly matters to you. Communication Relationship, Like Someone, Future Career, Treat You, Emotional Connection, Liking Someone, Moving Forward
How would you like someone to treat you?
Take a moment to envision: How would you like someone to treat you? Recognizing your desired treatment and the emotional connection you seek in a partner is crucial for your comfort and security, especially as you consider moving forward with those individuals. Identify the traits you admire most in your date, and keep them top of mind during your outings. Take note of what truly matters to you.