Ever wonder what professionals think makes for a good relationship? Well, I dug through some information and found answers for us!
We discussed it in chat, learning through discussion and by taking a quiz together about our attachment styles. We were silly about it, but we also learned about what a "bid" is as we followed more of John Gottman's work to learn about what makes a relationship thrive. Whether romantic or platonic, the answer, of course, is 'kindness' and more...
For a quick bite, check the "Just The Facts" 10 min episode where I focus on 4 things that make up a healthy relationship based on all the information I looked through.
What to know what information that is? See the references used below. Then, let me know what you think! Would you add something? Remove something? Think something's not for you? Let me know in the comments below!
With Bright Smiles,
ALTSCHULE, SARA Oct 27 2014; 10 Habits of Couples in Strong and Healthy Relationships By
Attachment Style Quiz From Psychology Today
Encyclopedia Britannica: Attachment theory
LoveIsRespect.org - tons of resources on domestic abuse
ESFAHANI, EMILY SMITH JUN 12, 2014 Masters of Love Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.
Firestone, Lisa Ph.D., Jul 30, 2013 How Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship
Sarkis, Stephanie A. Ph.D. Jan 02, 2012 7 Keys to a Healthy and Happy Relationship