It’s no secret that the transition to parenthood is a challenging one with all the physical, psychological, and relational changes that occur in a relatively short period of time. With sleep deprivation, it’s no wonder that many parents experience a shortness in temper or/and a lack of patience. If you’re a parent, you’re familiar with these challenges. If you’re expecting for the first time, you may be wondering how to navigate this unknown, upcoming transition, how a new baby will impact your lifestyle and relationship, and what kind of parent you will be.
When we fall in love with our spouses or partners, we never imagine that someday the honeymoon phase might end. The truth is, all couples have their fair share of ups and downs. Healthy relationships require a lot of work. But sometimes it can be difficult to do this work when communication has completely broken down and/or there is a blatant lack of trust and respect. Enter the Gottman Method.