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The Most Attractive Characteristic in Relationships

I recently read an article, Masters of Love by Emily Esfahani Smith. The article was an interview with John Gottman comparing his research on the couples labeled as masters or disasters. Masters were defined as couples who reported marital satisfaction after five years while “disasters” were couples who reported chronic breakups or unhappiness in their […]

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What is Relational Maturity?

          An added benefit to using the LIMRI in premarital preparation and marriage enrichment is its ability to identify healthy relationship factors such as relational maturity.           Relational maturity denotes one’s ability or willingness to connect on both emotional and cognitive levels with their fiancé or spouse. There are twenty-one statements in the LIMRI that […]

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