Month: February 2015

Why Couples Therapy?

By Lianne Avila / February 23, 2015 /

Everyone always says a relationship takes work. Dr. John Gottman has been studying couples for four decades. The truth is relationships do take work, but not in the way you may be thinking. We can all learn a lot from Dr’s. John and Julie Gottman. They have dedicated their lives to studying couples and what…

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Sex Is Still Spoken Here

By Lianne Avila / February 16, 2015 /

That’s right you heard me. You don’t have to become one of those married couples that doesn’t have sex anymore. The research at The Gottman Institute has found having sex keeps a couple in close emotional contact. The research has also found that 70% of couples report a decrease in sexual satisfaction after having a…

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Spread The Love

By Lianne Avila / February 9, 2015 /

Valentine’s Day is almost here. Unfortunately, a lot of people think it is a Hallmark Holiday. We, at The Gottman Institute know that’s not true. This is a chance for you to celebrate love. Make it special and plan a date with your partner. Be adventurous, this will add to your emotional bank account. It’s…

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

By Lianne Avila / February 2, 2015 /

We all want to love and be loved. We may not all want to admit it, but it’s true. Does this mean you are needy as a human being? Yes, it does. Don’t confuse needy with desperate. I was having a glass of wine the other night with a colleague of mine, she happens to…

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