The Question of the Hour…
When you communicate with your partner, are you lifted up or are you left angry, hurt, and defeated?
The top predictor of divorce is when one or both partners show contempt in their relationship.
After twenty years of research, Dr. John Gottman of the University of Washington, concluded that the single, best predictor for divorce was when there was contempt expressed in the relationship.
Contempt is the opposite of respect.
Contempt is often expressed as criticism or sarcasm. Basically, it is when one partner puts down, or undermines the worth of the other partner. Continue reading How to Prevent the Top Predictor of Divorce!