A few weeks ago I spoke to college students at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. I love speaking to and working with college students. It's such an amazing time of life...so many opportunities and roads to journey down, but also lots of fear and anxiety over which possibility to choose and which road to journey on. It's a perfect collision of feeling excited and scared at the same ti[...]
In this clip, marriage researcher and therapist John Gottman talks about the "four horsemen of the apocalypse" -- which are predictors of divorce.
In this video he deals specifically with the issue of contempt.
Gottman states that not only is contempt corrosive of love, but it is also corrosive of one's immune system.
"Do you want your marriage to get well?" is the question we ask the four couples that are present. Just because they are there doesn't mean they want their marriage to get well.
I used to think that the question Jesus posed to the man at the pool was a dumb question. It just didn't make sense to me.