would accept hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees from Europe. The two became, and remain, best friends. Use Gottman's work extensively, and Drs. Appalled at the state of race relations in the South, the family headed to New York and took up residence in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn. In 1986, Gottman moved to the University of Washington in Seattle. His mother was a good woman whose high ideals sometimes grated on her husband. I didnt know what to look for, what dimensions were important, what the experience is like when a relationship is working well. Thats because even the best of partners miss little attempts at connection all the time. It is the single most important factor that takes a beyond the fabled seven-year breakup point. They have been doing couples work for decades and still find it challenging and full of learning experiences. Ramsey, Angela Voegele, lisa Lund and, stacy Hubbard are one of about 300 a Certified Gottman Couples Therapists in the World. At the "Love Lab based at the University of Washington in Seattle, couples spend time hanging out in a naturalistic setting while their behavior is monitored.