Saturday, May 16, 2009

How to: successful marriage

Dr John Gottman, who is in Sydney this week, is apparently famous for his longitudinal research into marriages. Amongst other things, after watching couples interact for 15 minutes, he could tell with 90% accuracy whether they would divorce within six years.

One of his findings is that a strong predictor of a happy marriage was a husband's willingness to compromise in disputes, and accept his wife's influence.

So it's up to you, blokes.

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