"The Meaningful Marriage Workshop has the power to transform a once-broken, painful marriage by breathing NEW LIFE into the relationship and filling it with CONNECTION and HOPE."
"This workshop shows husband and wife how to build true friendship that will carry them through every transition in their marriage"
The Meaningful Marriage Workshop is an intensive 6-hour retreat that is based on the principles of John Gottman's "Sound Marital House" and the tools to build it.
You'll learn how to:
make your spouse your best friend
recognize patterns in marriage, both positive and those that need tweaking
build love maps of your spouse’s world
identify and incorporate "Turning Towards"
build fondness and admiration
identify both of your individual conflict styles
avoid the four empirically-based "Marriage Destroyers"
incorporate six skills of managing conflict & the art of compromise
apply time-tested Jewish wisdom combined with research-backed evidence
Who should attend?
Couples who are looking for a new spark in their marriage
Newly retired or "Empty-Nesters," suddenly spending more time together
Couples going through transition
This is NOT a group therapy session.
Privacy will be maintained throughout the workshop. Couples will receive a workbook that they will complete and process with their spouse, along with the guidance of the facilitator. This is a workshop where you and your partner will learn and practice techniques under the guided supervision of trained therapists.
This is a closed group, limited to a maximum of 8 participating couples.
What is the Gottman approach?
The Gottman method to studying and enhancing relationships has been developed from over 40 years of research with more than 3,000 couples—the most extensive study ever done on marital stability.
10 am - 12 pm: Part 1 -- Unresolvable Conflict
12 - 1 pm: Lunch Break
1 - 4 pm: Part 2 -- ????