By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team
As a recovering Romantic Self-Saboteur, Raquel understands how wonderful it is to break the cycle and have a loving, caring and positive relationship.
She has been married since 2012 and have the most amazing relationship with her husband, Matt. Now, we are not saying this to showoff, but instead to say it is possible to find the an amazing relationship!
We want to give you some tools to either help with your already amazing relationship, or (if you are like Raquel) to STOP the cycle of self-sabotage.
Let these articles be a staring point, wherever you are in your journey...
In his TEDx Talk, Dr John Gottman explains how his scientific research has created a new understanding of love relationships.
Over four decades ago ,Dr Gottman set out to understand love through the lens of science.
He measured the behavior, perception and physiology of couples over time in his research lab (dubbed the 'Love Lab') at the University of Washington. Using the data collected, he was able to create equations for love and discern the mathematical dynamics of a relationship.
Surprisingly, even to him, he was able to predict with over 90% accuracy whether couples would stay together or break up.
In this article Dr Sue Johnson breaks down the Netflix film Marriage Story and explains the nuances of an unraveling bond. She explains that it is not always the 'big things' that cause the issues.
Have a look at this article (and watch the movie, if you wish). You might get insight to work on yourself and your relationships. Read Article Here.
Dr Patrick Wanis looks at how to accelerated intimacy with 36 questions to make you think and look at your relationships deeper.
You can answer these questions by yourself and access your own understanding of your relationship or together each of you can answer them and discuss the results. The choice is yours! Read Article Here.
Let these articles help you build better, stronger and longer lasting relationships that ROCK!