The Greater Good Take on Family & Couples

The GGSC is committed to nurturing kindness and happiness in our communities, and that often begins with nurturing kindness and happiness at home. Doing so requires that couples practice empathy, gratitude, forgiveness, and other positive skills—and when partners become parents, these are essential skills to model and teach to their children.

This can be easier said than done, especially when families are feeling extra squeezed and stressed. But we believe that research can offer help and relief, illuminating the path to greater well-being for adults and kids alike. That's why we translate new scientific studies into practical lessons for improving relationships with partners, children, relatives, and other loved ones.

This work stems from one of our core beliefs: that to nurture compassion and resilience in society as a whole, we must support those people directly responsible for shaping the well-being of others, starting with the people tied to one another through bonds of love or blood.

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