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: 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. […]
Four Horsemen and Michelangelo
In this article, Heather Edwards sheds light on what makes relationships thrive – and what makes them destined for doom. It was originally published on her blog, New York Psychotherapy and Life Coaching. She is a Psychotherapist and Life Coach, and the Blog Editor in Chief of Couplewise. […]
Transition to the Five-to-One Ratio
The following is from the book “Fire Up Your Communication Skills” (ISBN 09657620-6- 8) by Fire “Captain Bob” Smith. He is a recognized expert and speaker/author on stress, communication and relationship skills. He is a humorist, coach, entrepreneur and frequent talk show guest. He also produces customized presentations for career and personal growth. To book […]
REPORT: “What Works in Marriage and Relationship Education?”
If anyone still has doubts that short-term, inexpensive, skill-building, educational interventions can be powerfully effective in improving and even saving marriages, we at couplewise.com believe you will find this read a powerful inspiration. Give it read and post a comment or two. Start by clicking the image below. Don’t forget to come back and comment. […]