Case Study, Learning Forgiveness: Peacemaking Skills for Couples
Luskin, Frederic, Silvestri, Ken, Rosen, Jed, Psychotherapy Networker
Case Study By Frederic Luskin, Ken Silvestri, and Jed Rosen
Learning Forgiveness Peacemaking skills for couples
John Gottman, in his often-cited marital research, found that 70 percent of the problems that couples complain about are present from the beginning of their relationship. Too often, these problems devolve into years of criticism and contempt--which, Gottman found, destroy marriages in the long run. Fortunately, Gottman and other researchers have discovered that, even when partners can't change each other, they can forgive each other. In fact, forgiveness, even in the absence of behavioral change, is a key to sustaining a successful long-term relationship. Since …
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Publication information: Article title: Case Study, Learning Forgiveness: Peacemaking Skills for Couples. Contributors: Luskin, Frederic - Author, Silvestri, Ken - Author, Rosen, Jed - Author. Magazine title: Psychotherapy Networker. Volume: 33. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2009. Page number: Not available. © Psychotherapy Networker, Inc. Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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