Laura Heck and Zach Brittle

Laura and Zach have a research-based approach to relationships. Join us in our conversation with them on red flags in marriages, if marriage is worth saving and what single people should be looking for in a spouse. We learned SO much and know you will too! Here are a few topics that we cover: 0:00 introduction 4:00 what is the Gottman Institute? 8:20 the most common piece of advice for couples 12:36 why is marriage worth saving? 15:45 advice for single people searching for a spouse 25:35 separating the identity of being parents vs being married 31:28 the four horsemen of the apocalypse 34:40 defensiveness 41:52 strategies for dealing with conflict 47:07 practicing emotional intelligence  1:03:03 importance of switching things up during a rut You can follow them on Instagram here ▶ https://www.instagram.com/gottmaninstitute/ The Gottman Institute’s website here ▶ https://www.gottman.com ANDD....WE ARE GOING ON TOUR!! Check out the link below to see if we are coming to a city near you in 2022! Click here to get your tickets now ▶ https://www.couplethingspod.com/ We are sponsored by these companies that we love. Check them out below: SlingTV ▶ Go to slingtv.com/EASTFAM to sign up now and get your first month for just $10!  Bite ▶ Go to trybite.com/EASTFAM or use code EASTFAM at checkout to get 20% off your first subscription order! If you haven’t yet, please rate Couple Things and subscribe to hear more. Follow us on Instagram to keep the conversation going at https://www.instagram.com/couplething... And if you have suggestions/recommendations for the show, send us your ideas in a video format – we might just choose yours! Email us at couplethingspod@gmail.com. Subscribe for more! http://bit.ly/3rnOdNo Follow My Instagram ▶ http://www.instagram.com/ShawnJohnson Like the Facebook page! ▶ http://www.facebook.com/ShawnJohnson Follow My Twitter ▶ http://www.twitter.com/ShawnJohnson Snapchat! ▶ @ShawneyJ Follow AndrewsTwitter ▶ http://www.twitter.com/AndrewDEast Follow My Instagram ▶ http://www.instagram.com/AndrewDEast Like the Facebook page! ▶ http://www.facebook.com/AndrewDEast Snapchat! ▶ @AndrewDEast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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