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Two new tools for couples

posted Apr 29, 2017, 4:54 PM by Tim Isbell   [ updated Apr 30, 2017, 2:29 PM ]
Because of recent premarriage counseling projects, I added two new resources to the Advice for Couples toolbox.

The first is "Responding to Conversation Bids." It explains how best to respond when your partner tries to open a conversation with you. Research shows that your response is crucial to the long-term success of the relationship

The second is "The Mathematics of Love." This one offers and explains an equation to help couples understand how conversations spiral into trouble. It suggests, surprisingly, that couples with low "negativity thresholds" are more likely to have lasting relationships than those with higher thresholds.

To access these resources, click on the above link and browse down in the table to locate these two new resources - then click on them. You may also find other useful tools there, too.

Blessings, Tim