5 Great Couples Tools To Help Make Love Last

Has the energy gone from your relationship? Do you both need help getting closer to each other? Want to improve the romance and passion in your life?

These super modern Gottman couples tools have been developed especially with you in mind. Gottman Method Couples Therapy is a unique way of helping couples to improve their relationship together by building friendship, creating shared meaning together, developing intimacy and resolving conflict. The Gottman Relationship Check-up allows couples and Gottman trained therapists to clearly identify all the strengths and weaknesses of each unique couple who start relationship therapy. They are encouraged to also use these five tools together outside of the therapy room between sessions.

If you or your partner are not quite ready for couples therapy just yet, that’s OK! These easy to use everyday Gottman tools for all couples will help you focus on your relationship together – giving it the attention it deserves.

“Make love last by learning how to get the best out of each other and not the worst with these great Gottman tools.


Download the free Gottman Card Deck App in an instant on iTunes and Samsung Play and take time out with your partner to go through all the unique app features.  Each section helps couples reconnect and get to know each other at a deeper level by suggesting open ended questions to ask your partner and discuss together.

The app prompts users to learn how to be more appreciative, develop listening skills, talk about sexual intimacy and be more empathetic towards each other. This is a great simple app to use at any stage of your relationship or just for fun.


This New York Times bestselling relationship book by Dr. John Gottman published in 2018 gives couples a road-map to help improve their marriage on 7 different levels. Find out the secret to a happy marriage. Each of the seven principals are important aspects of healthy happy fulfilling relationships. You can purchase this relationship book at good book stores and online or download the audiobook and start listening and learning together.


Need help with intimacy, no problem! The gottsex.com website hosts The Art and Science of Lovemaking video series, the perfect took kit for couples needing help to reignite their sex life and make real love. Two hours of online video streaming dedicated to teaching couples how to reconnect romantically and build sexual intimacy together. When you purchase the Gottsex video series it includes simple downloadable exercises to practice together with handbook. The gottsex.com website is a good resource for couples who are experiencing blocks with sex and intimacy or those who want to develop a deeper understanding of passion and intimacy. It is also helpful for anyone who feels they may have developed an unhealthy perception of sex and love or who want to re-learn more about deep and meaningful intimacy.


The Art & Science of Love is a revolutionary live workshop run by the Gottman’s and other certified Gottman Therapists around the world. This two day workshop is for couples to learn how to be better partners and have a healthy long lasting and successful relationship. You can find out more about attending these live workshop on their event listing page at www.gottman.com. Now you can watch a live recorded workshop webinar in the comfort of your own home, webinars come with downloadable exercises and guides.


Improve you marriage in 60 seconds! The Gottman Marriage Minute email is dedicated to helping you constantly learn about healthy relationships and motivate you to try out new things.  The email gives short regular insights and advice into all aspects of long lasting happy relationship. You can sign up for the marriage minute email here.

All of these great Gottman tools are suitable for both individuals and couples. I sincerely hope you find these resources helpful. Enjoy reconnecting!

If you would like professional help with sex, dating and relationship problems you can book an appointment with Orlagh Reid a Gottman trained couples therapist. Appointments are available online  via DOXY a secure telemedicine platform and can be booked at www.orlaghreid.com

Orlagh Reid Psychotherapy

Orlagh Reid

Orlagh Reid is an IACP accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Addiction Counsellor, Gottman Couples Therapist and Fertility Counsellor in private practice based in Co. Kildare, Ireland and worldwide online via DOXY. She specialises in addiction, recovery, well-being and clinical sexology. To find out more or to book an online consultation visit www.orlaghreid.ie

Orlagh Reid Psychotherapy MIACP Therapy Ireland

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