The Importance Of Moving Towards Your Partner Instead Of Away From Them

Relationship expert John Gottman explains how to build and maintain trust with your partner by moving towards each other during “sliding door moments."

Sliding door moments refers to moments when you have the opportunity to either connect with your partner or disconnect from your partner.

Gottman suggests that making a habit of choosing to connect, i.e. have a conversation, listen to your partner's concerns, or resolve an issue, not only builds trust, it acts as a preventative measure against taking your partner for granted as well as reduces the chances of future betrayal.

Watch his talk at the Greater Good Science Center:

– Nikita

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