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Hope for a Culture of Contempt

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Noted marriage therapist John Gottman, who has observed thousands of couples in his Love Lab at the University of Washington, claims he can predict with 94% accuracy which relationships are headed for divorce. What’s the number one predictor?  Gottman votes for contempt. Contempt is anger mingled with disgust – the settled conviction of someone… Read more »