Tune in as the guys kick around Gottman’s Four Horsemen of the Marriage Apocalypse. Watch Josh treat Jimmy with Contempt, Criticism, Stonewalling, and Defensiveness!
Links to information discussed in the show:
The Four Horsemen:
Criticism - Complain about a person's behavior while attacking the person
Contempt - Overall vindictive and hateful attitude toward the person
Defensiveness - Self protection through righteous indignation or playing the victim
Stonewalling - Stop fighting and not seeking resolution
Take a Seat on the Couch:
If this episode hits home for you. If you believe you and your family struggle with this particular area, read below for next steps for you and your family:
1. Shoulder some of the blame in every argument; find where you have fault.
2. Realize your spouse is not the enemy; he/she is on your same team.
3. Don't react, respond to your spouse's mistakes/sin.
4. If you'd like more help in this area, contact Jimmy and Josh at The Timothy Center. Just go to www.timothycenter.com.