Boundaries, Communication, Dating, Marriage, Marriage and Family Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Relationships, Vulnerability
Join in the conversation with Elizabeth Earnshaw, LMFT + Gottman therapist. What are the benefits of premarital counseling? How can we best deal with our partner’s differences? What is the science behind flooding and its effects on emotional communication? Elizabeth shares how you can have a long-lasting relationship by consciously navigating the relationship obstacles we all experience.
Elizabeth is a renowned Gottman therapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Clinical Fellow of The American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy (MA), author, and influential Instagram therapist who has helped transform countless relationships. She is a co-founder and the Head of Relationship Health of OURS, a virtual premarital counseling service that provides accessible and destigmatized couples counseling for the young, modern couple.
Grab your journals and soak up new skills that you can immediately implement to take your relationship to the next level!
01:11 Redefining traditional premarital counseling with OURS
05:41 Navigating perpetual differences in relationships
09:19 Finding richness in our differences
12:49 Overcoming resistance to premarital conversations
18:22 Flooding and its effects on emotional communication
22:15 How to have difficult conversations
27:52 Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, and Stonewalling
51:21 The silent killer in relationships
55:35 Can a fractured relationship be healed?
1:01:47 The Imago Framework