61 Karl Pillemer, Ph.D.

04.14.2021 - By Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew

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We are so excited to have our first solo episode! Today, we talk to Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. Karl is a professor of human development at Cornell University and a professor of gerontology in medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College. An internationally renowned gerontologist, his research examines how people develop and change throughout their lives. He has authored five books and over 100 scientific publications and speaks throughout the world on aging-related issues.
He has interviewed hundreds of couples to learn why they fall in love and why they stay in love. We have read all of his books and have learned so much. This episode was so fun!
Here are few things we cover:

Karl Pillemer’s mission and passion behind his books

Dealing with difficult political conversations

Honesty within marriage

Communication in marriage

Three buckets of family estrangements

How to deal with differing values in marriage

Is finding your spouse: luck or choice?

How people change within marriage

How money can cause estrangements

Hardest conflicts in marriage

Can there be a perfect marriage?

Qualities to develop for healthy conflicts

You can learn more about Karl here ▶ https://www.karlpillemer.com/
You can check out his books here ▶ https://www.karlpillemer.com/books/

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