Recommended Books

These are our favorite books about love, sex, relationships, and marriage. We hope you find them enriching and helpful. Couples Counseling Associates does not receive any commission from these sales—they’re just here for you to learn from and enjoy!

Chapman, G. (2004). The Five Love Languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate. Chicago, IL: Northfield. Buy now →

Gottman, J. (1998). Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And how you can make yours last. New Ed. ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Buy now →

Gottman, J., & Silver, N. (2004). The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. New Ed. New York, NY: The Crown Publishing Group. Buy now →

Katherine, A. (1991). Boundaries: Where you end and I begin. New York, NY: Parkside Publishing Corporation. Buy now →

Love, P. (2001). The Truth About Love: The highs, the lows, and how you can make it last forever. New York, NY: Fireside. Buy now →

Perel, E. (2007). Mating in Captivity: Unlocking erotic intelligence. New York: Harper. Buy now →

Real, T. (2002). How Can I Get Through To You?: Closing the intimacy gap between men and women. New York, NY: Fireside. Buy now →

Weiner-Davis, M. (2001). Divorce Remedy: The proven seven step program for saving your marriage. New York, NY: Fireside. Buy now →

Kirshenbaum, M. (1997) Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay. New York, NY: Penguin Group. Buy now →

Wallerstein, J., Blakeslee, S., & Lewis, J (2001): The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce. New York, NY: Hyperion. Buy now →

Real, T. (1997). I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the secret legacy of male depression. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Buy now →

Rubin, T. (1997). The Angry Book. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Buy now →

Raffel, L (2011). Should I Stay or Go? How controlled separation (CS) can save your marriage. Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books. Buy now →

Weiner-Davis, M (2003). The Sex-Starved Marriage. New York, NY. Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Buy now →

Grenier, G (2008). The 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married (and how to have them). Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books. Buy now →

Leahy, M. (2004). 1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married. McGraw-Hill Companies. Buy now →

Green, Jennifer & Wisdom, Susan (2002). Stepcoupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today’s Blended Family. New York, NY: Crown Publishing Group. Buy now →

Glass, S. & Staeheli, J.C.(2004). Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Buy now →

McKay, Matthew & Rogers, Peter (2000). The Anger Control Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications. Buy now →

Carter, Les (2003). The Anger Trap: Free Yourself from the Frustrations That Sabotage Your Life. San Francisco, CA: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated. Buy now →

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