CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – They say knowledge is strength, and that is especially true when it comes to a marriage! Dr. Rob Robinson, Clinical Director of Family Care Counseling Associates in Wilbraham joined us to share ways to update your marital “software”.
“Knowledge is Strength when it comes to a Happier Marriage”
Listen and Learn: Here’s a Gottman exercise you can do at home or the next time you’re out to dinner (without the kids of course!):
Ask about: The cast of characters in your partner’s life: friends, potential friends, rivals, competitors and enemies.
Ask about: Recent important events in your partner’s life
Ask about: Upcoming important events in your spouse’s life.
Ask about: Current stressors and worries.
Ask about: hopes, dreams and aspirations.