Do you know what the all-time most popular post on our blog is? It’s called Motivating Your Partner to Improve the Relationship. Month after month, this post is #1… which can only mean that this question is really important to you. So of course we asked Dr. John Gray for his thoughts on the matter. […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: his take on COVID-19 and its impact on relationships
I don’t know if you’ve looked out your window lately – but we’re in something of a tight spot. A few simultaneous, overlapping, cataclysmic tight spots, actually. COVID-19, an increasingly bitter election cycle, nationwide protests, the west coast is on fire… all of these things have been on our minds, and we knew they’d have […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what can we do to improve our communication skills? (Parts I – IV)
We believe in a lot of stuff here at CoupleWise – the slimming power of a good pair of pants, that Al Green’s pharmacy meme (look it up), a thing called love – but top of the list has to be COMMUNICATION. We’re almost never taught how to do it very well – there’s no […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: is there a right way to apologize? (Parts I & II)
Everybody knows: for whatever reason, apologizing is tough. But, we have to do it – sometimes, we have to do it a lot – and usually, we do it the wrong way: We try to spread the blame around, or say those terrible words, “If what I said upset you, then I”m sorry” (which, of […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what is the foundation of a long-lasting relationship?
We’re back with Dr. John Gray (author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus), and we gave him a total softball question this time: What is the foundation of a long-lasting relationship? He makes it look as easy as pie. Namely, that we need to better understand the roles we’ve chosen, and learn […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what impact did “Men are from Mars…” have on relationships?
One of Dr. John Gray’s best-selling books is Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, which is one of those books that even if you haven’t read it, you’ve heard of it. So today’s question is pretty straight forward: What changed in relationships after Men are from Mars? The answer might surprise […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: what is the role of forgiveness in a relationship?
We’re back with another Q&A with Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus author Dr. John Gray! Today’s question is a big one: What is the role of forgiveness in a relationship? With his answer, John takes us through the emotional, practical, and even spiritual dimensions of forgiveness – all in like, 4 minutes. […]
Q&A with Dr. John Gray: How do men and women differ in how they approach romantic relationships?
Today, we’re excited to launch a new series of Q&A videos with Dr. John Gray! You know John, because he wrote the most popular book on relationships of all time (Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus). You might also know that he is a member of our Advisory Board at CoupleWise. […]
10 Ways to Resolve Marital Conflict
Who doesn’t love a wedding? But with months and months of planning, it only lasts a short while – and then there’s the marriage. If history is prologue, neither former first daughter, Chelsea Clinton, nor longtime boyfriend, Marc Mezvinsky, had great role models for marital bliss. And that’s even without the religious issues – she […]
Got Relationship Blues?
Hint: Stop Criticizing Why endless criticism is doomed to failure. Published on April 4, 2014 by Mark Banschick, M.D. in Psychology Today Look at your relationship. The problems seem obvious. But, what are the solutions? This guest blog by Heather Edwards, breaks down relationship problems into a digestible form,making it easier for you to do what’s needed to be happier. The Good […]