The Importance of Communication in Marriage

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Essay #: 071035
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The Importance of Communication in Marriage
Good communication is the most probably the most essential cornerstone of a strong, healthy, and intimate marital relationship. Marriage experts John
Gottman
and Janice Driver wrote in 2004 that “couples build intimacy though hundreds of very ordinary, mundane moments in which they attempt to make emotional connections” (p. 301). Making positive emotional connections can be particularly challenging when married couples are facing a crisis such as an illness, a problem with one of their children, job-related stresses or having to move. The case study that this paper will examine is one where a married couple is arguing about whether a husband should take a promotion to further his career even...
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