Read The Natural Principles of Love — John & Julie Gottman

 

 

 

 

In this article, John Gottman asks us whether science can tell us about love…

“Can science bring clarity where artists have tried so hard and failed? Is there wisdom to be learned at all? Do empirical findings hold? Do they replicate? Can we understand our results? Can we discover truths that may hold everywhere on our planet? After four and a half decades of research on relationship stability and happiness, we believe that the answer to these questions is yes. This article is about our understanding of what makes relationships long lasting and happy. We use the term love in the narrow sense, to mean the primary emotions that draw people together to form a lasting, committed relationship between lovers, regardless of sexual orientation.”

read more:  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jftr.12182/full


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