The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert


John Gottman studied couples for years and observed habits that can make or break a marriage. His research showed seven principles indicative of couples that have a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. You’ll learn how to resolve conflicts, create common ground and move toward deeper levels of intimacy, whether you are dealing with problems related to money, sex, religion, work or family.  With more than a million copies sold worldwide, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work will revolutionize the way you understand, repair, and strengthen your marriage.



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JOHN GOTTMAN, a leading research scientist on marriage and family, is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Washington; executive director of his laboratory, the Relationship Research Institute; and cofounder of the Gottman Institute. He held an NIMH research scientist career award for twenty years. Dr. Gottman is the author of more than two hundred professional journal articles and forty-two books, as well as the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his extensive contributions to marriage and family research.

NAN SILVER is a former editor in chief of Health magazine and coauthor, with Dr. Gottman, of What Makes Love Last: and Why Marriages Succeed or Fail.

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