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    The Gottman Institute | 7/24/17 | 4 min
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    • Raven2 weeks ago

      Thanks I appreciate the logical message of giving and receiving attention, I’m trying to learn how to not say the wrong things at the wrong time. Maybe I’ll try to use a”bid” to try to regain connection after my misspoken words.

    • jayvidya2 weeks ago

      Rare to have such a complex thing distilled to its essence and so simply put. Beautiful.

    • EZ19692 weeks ago

      Great article for a marriage or any relationship. Friends need this too. And children. Being mindful, paying attention, staying in the moment with the other person. Even strangers. Everyone always has their head in a device. We are missing all kinds of opportunities for connection.

    • Pegeen
      Reading streak
      2 weeks ago

      It comes down to paying attention to every aspect of your life. If you want a really fantastic partner, be one yourself. Like attracts like. Communication is the bedrock, the foundation.

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      2 weeks ago

      Excellent article for a successful relationship

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      2 weeks ago

      small, intentional moments hold more weight than isolated, extravagant gestures when it comes to building emotional longevity in your relationship