Relationships & Family

Is building romance, passion, and love a choice? Dr. John Gottman, cofounder of the Gottman Institute and cocreator of the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, says yes—and we all can learn how to make the best choice.

 

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Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood? 

Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t...

“The future of humanity will be decided not by relations between nations, but by relations between men and women.” Whether or not D. H. Lawrence was overstating the case in making this prophetic pronouncement, he was pointing to something very...

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour conversation, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

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Serves 6

Ingredients
1 bunch kale, chopped
1/2 red cabbage, shredded
sea salt 
1 cucumber, chopped
2 carrots, shredded
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1/2 cup sunflower seeds...

On Cultivating a Compassionate Understanding of Family Conflict

Half the homeless in Orange County are children. And the root of homelessness for many adults lies in childhood—things that didn’t happen that should have,...

Banish phones from the bedroom. Use a dedicated clock for your alarm. If you need to have your phone in your room—for example, you may be in a profession that really does require you to be reached at any hour—pledge not to check...

Strengthen Your Love Map

The Love Map, is a road map of one’s partner’s inner psychological world. It involves the couple knowing one another and periodically updating this knowledge. Allocate “cognitive room” for your...

Dearest Bette,

You are so young, so before all beginning, and I want to beg you, as much as I can, to be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves...

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