QUESTION: Joe, my spouse does not share my dream. My dream is to travel with my spouse. but she hates travel. We have the means and the time now that kids are in college, I can’t imagine growing old with her and not being able to share this passion. What do I do?
ANSWER: In his book 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work John Gottman refers to something he calls gridlock. Gridlock occurs when a couple faces a perpetual conflict that appears unsolvable. He writes Continue reading