Science of Trust : Emotional Attunement for Couples

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-05-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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John M. Gottman is one of the world#xE2;#x80;#x99;s leading researchers of why marriages do or don#xE2;#x80;#x99;t work, and he is internationally known for his work with couples. Here he presents his latest groundbreaking findings on how to recognize and nurture the key predictors of a successful marriage: awareness, tolerance, understanding, nondefensive listening, and empathy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Why a Book on Trust?p. 1
The Trust Metric: The Declaration of Interdependencep. 41
The Metrics of Untrustworthiness and Betrayalp. 82
The Physiology of Trust and Betrayalp. 119
When It's Time to Bail Out of a Relationshipp. 146
How Couples Build Trust With Attunementp. 176
How Couples Build Intimate Trusp. 251
The Importance of Repairing Negativity During Conflictp. 269
The Dynamics of Betrayalp. 331
Healing From Betrayalp. 355
The Mathematics of Relationships: Power Imbalance, Trust, and Betrayalp. 391
Epiloguep. 433
Appendixp. 435
Endnotesp. 437
Indexp. 461
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