The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

The Seven Principles Program for Couples curriculum is based on the internationally acclaimed research of Dr. John Gottman as presented in his New York Times bestselling book—The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. This educational workshop is designed to help couples improve their friendship and conflict management skills. The Seven Principles Program includes lectures and exercises.

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What You Will Learn

  • Improve friendships, fondness, and admiration

  • Enhance romance and intimacy

  • Manage conflict constructively

  • Gain skills to address perpetual and solvable problems

  • Create shared meanings

  • Maintain gains throughout a lifetime

The Seven Principles Program is appropriate for:

  • Couples contemplating engagement

  • Pre-marital couples

  • Newlyweds

  • Couples married for decades

The Seven Principles Program is Inappropriate for:

  • Couples in severe relationship distress

  • Significant emotional or physical abuse

  • Mental health problems

  • Relationships where one or both partners are addicted to drugs, alcohol, or other compulsive behavior

Class Materials

Class Materials

Each couple participating in a group workshop or a private couples class will receive a box set including The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work book, card decks and two workbooks.

All Couples are Welcome

All Couples are Welcome

OutspokenC2 provides a safe and nurturing space for all individuals couples and families to reach their goals!