“I loved it! Happy Together is a pioneering book filled with helpful advice and engaging exercises that will make your relationship stronger and more fulfilling. Every couple needs to read it!”—Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership
“The Pawelskis have done the seemingly impossible: They have shown us how to realistically build long-lasting love, despite the inevitable hardships of relationships. Equipped with the tools of positive psychology and the philosophy of Aristotle, you will be able to have relationships that are deeper, wiser, more mutually inspiring, and of course, happier.”—Scott Barry Kaufman, Director of the University of Pennyslvania’s Imagination Institute and author of Wired to Create
“Reading Happy Together is like a visit to a romantic relationship gym. The book is a beautifully written guide on how to use the principles of positive psychology to develop and to enhance intimate relationships. The authors, both expert positive psychology coaches, also frankly share their own marital experiences to show, rather than tell, couples how to grow together. This book will make an imaginative gift to any couple planning on making a life together or wishing to enhance an already established relationship.”–George E. Vaillant M.D., Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of Triumphs of Experience
“Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the right person is harder. And staying in love is harder still. But it’s possible. In their clear, engaging, and thoughtful book, Suzie and James Pawelski combine the wisdom of Aristotle with the empirical research of modern psychology to show us how. Combining poignant anecdotes (including many tales from their own relationship), research findings, and lots of very practical advice, in Happy Together, the Pawelskis provide both a “how to” and a “why to” guide that will help people nurture and sustain lasting loving relationships. It takes work to stay in love, but it’s worth the effort, and Happy Together is a luminous roadmap for that effort.”–Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice, Why We Work, and Practical Wisdom with Kenneth Sharpe.
“Happy Together presents a powerful case for ‘finding and feeding the good in ourselves and our partners’ to build satisfying, sustainable relationships. I especially enjoyed the exercises included throughout the book. This message aligns perfectly with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where we consider positive relationships a crucial and primary food for health and happiness.”–Joshua Rosenthal, Founder and Director, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
“Suzie and James beautifully weave ancient wisdom with modern research, personal stories with universal truths, the art of love with the science of love. Relationships are potentially the number one predictor of happiness. This book can help you to realize–to make real–this potential. Read it, together or alone, read it now.”–Tal Ben-Shahar, bestselling author of Happier and Being Happy and Harvard University lecturer
“Couples the world over fall in love and then fall into normality and taking each other for granted. Many relationships wither and some die. But it doesn’t have to be that way. As this book so powerfully shows, we can all learn how to retain the vitality in our relationships and make them thrive. Suzie and James beautifully demonstrate through scientific research and engaging anecdotes that the true joy of a good relationship is to value one another, grow as individuals, and become stronger together. This book will change lives for the better.”–Sir Anthony Seldon, author, co-founder of Action for Happiness, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham