Audio: The Science Behind Marriage Master's and Marriage Disaster's

Scientifically proven factors behind marriage masters and marriage disasters!
2/21/2012, 12:21 AM

A7 Radio's "The Jewish Home & Family" with Leora Mandel
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Can factors that contribute to successful marriages versus unhappy
marriages that lead to divorce be scientifically studies and proven?

Dr. John Gottman from the University of Seattle in Washington and his
colleagues have scientifically studied relationships and various
aspects of couple interactions for over 30 years.  Listen to this show
to learn about how they do this, and some of their sometimes common
sense and sometimes surprising findings.
Besides for being very interesting, these findings have tremendous
implication for every relationship ----in particular, between spouses,
but also between parent and child.

Learn about 4 behaviors that are most corrosive to relationships and
the best predictions of divorce.
Learn about what element involved in conflict is the most detrimental
to a relationship.
Learn about what is the most important element involved in repair
attempts after a conflict.
Learn about the most important factor in the success of any relationship.
Learn about the 7 elements that are the foundation of any
healthy/strong relationship.


Family therapist, Leora Mandel, is both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).  She was trained in the U.S and has had experience working with individuals, couples and families. Her experience spans working in schools, mental health clinics, and private practice.  She does in-home family therapy and is available for online counseling.  Leora made aliyah to Israel with her husband and children, and today lives in the Jerusalem area where she also teaches Torah classes.  She lectures on marital relationships, child rearing, Jewish holidays and home life, to help you increase the harmony in your home! Email Leora with questions or comments at:
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