The Secret to a Lasting Relationship? It’s All About Playfulness

Bookmark Article



Bookmark Article


On “What’s Trending,” hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss a study that reveals the key to keeping a relationship happy and healthy: playfulness!

The Power of Play

Couples who laugh together, stay together! Engaging in fun activities and using humor strengthens the bond and creates positive memories.

Mundane Matters

It’s not just about the big talks; how you handle everyday moments with your partner significantly impacts the health of the relationship.

Gottman’s Secret Ratios

World-renowned relationship researchers, The Gottmans, suggest aiming for a 5:1 positive to negative interaction ratio during conflict and a 20:1 ratio the rest of the time.

Editorial Team
Editorial Team
At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Read more


Related Articles