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The 5 Love Languages
The Secret to Love that Lasts
Gary Chapman - 2015-01-01 (first published in 1990)
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In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting ...
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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
John Gottman - 2015-05-05 (first published in 1999)
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Just as Masters and Johnson were pioneers in the study of human sexuality, so Dr. John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage. As a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and the founder and director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute, he has studied the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over the ...
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Mark Manson
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Attached
The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love
Amir Levine - 2012-01-05 (first published in 2010)
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We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle? According to psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller, the answer is a resounding...
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Hold Me Tight
Sue Johnson - 2014-04-15
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Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond.This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Sue Johnson...
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Mark Manson
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Mating in Captivity
Unlocking Erotic Intelligence
Esther Perel - 2017-10-10 (first published in 2006)
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A New York City therapist examines the paradoxical relationship between domesticity and sexual desire and explains what it takes to bring lust home.One of the world’s most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Mating in Captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of ...
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The Relationship Cure
A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships
John Gottman - 2002-06-25
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A groundbreaking, practical program for transforming troubled relationships into positive ones“This is the best book on relationships I have ever read. . . . John Gottman has decoded the subtle secrets that can either enrich or destroy the quality of our ties with others.” Daniel B. Wile, Ph.D., author of After the Fight: Using Your Disagreements t...
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Getting the Love You Want
A Guide for Couples
Harville Hendrix - 2019-01-22 (first published in 2007)
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The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a new forward and a brand new chapter.Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of people experience more satisfying relationships and is recommended every day by professional therapists and happy...
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The Mastery of Love
A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
Don Miguel Ruiz - 1999-03-30
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In The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Using insightful stories to bring his message to life, Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and store the spirit of playf...
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I Love You But I Don't Trust You
The Complete Guide to Restoring Trust in Your Relationship
Mira Kirshenbaum - 2012-02-07
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A guide to restoring trust in broken relationships from a renowed couple's therapist. Is my relationship worth saving?Will the trust ever come back?How can things be good between us again?Whether broken trust is due to daily dishonesties, a monumental betrayal, or even a history of hurts from the past, it can put a relationship at risk. This is the...
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I Hear You
The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships
Michael S. Sorensen - 2017-06-19
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What if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life? In this 3-hour, conversational read, you'll discover the whats, whys, and hows of one of the most valuable (yet surprisingly little-known) communication skills-validation.Whether you're looking to improve your relationship with your ...
Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum
Love, Sex and Staying Warm by Neil Rosenthal
The Sex-Starved Marriage by Michele Weiner Davis
Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone
Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas
Codependent No More by Melody Beattie
Eight Dates by John Gottman
Deal Breakers by Bethany Marshall
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski
Conscious Loving by Gay Hendricks
Couple Skills by Matthew McKay
The Highly Sensitive Person in Love by Elaine N. Aron
The Science of Happily Ever After by TY Tashiro
Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
The State of Affairs by Esther Perel
Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
How to Be an Adult in Relationships by David Richo
No More Mr Nice Guy by Robert A. Glover
When Sorry Isn't Enough by Gary Chapman
The High-Conflict Couple by Alan E. Fruzzetti
Course Of Love by A. de. Botton
Loving Bravely by Alexandra H. Solomon
47 Little Love Boosters for a Happy Marriage by Marko Petkovic M. Sc.
No More Fighting by Alicia Muñoz Lpc
Listen, Learn, Love by Susie Albert Miller
You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
Why We Love by Helen Fisher
Love At The Speed Of Email by Lisa McKay
The Love Dare by Alex Kendrick
Models by Mark Manson
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
The Wisdom of Sundays by Oprah Winfrey
Boundaries by Henry Cloud
Soppy by Philippa Rice
Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
All About Love by Bell Hooks
I'll Push You by Patrick Gray
His Needs, Her Needs by Willard F. Jr. Harley
Mr. Unavailable and the Fallback Girl by Natalie Lue Nml
Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul T. T. Mason Ms
Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin Mft
Why Marriages Succeed or Fail by John Gottman
The Man's Guide to Women by John Gottman
To Date a Man, You Must Understand a Man by Gregg Michaelsen
The New Rules of Marriage by Terrence Real
When the Past Is Present by David Richo
Date Night In by Ashley Rodriguez
woulda. coulda. shoulda. by Jennifer Hurvitz
Communication Miracles for Couples by Jonathan Robinson
Love Is Never Enough by Aaron T. Beck
We by Robert A. Johnson
Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman
The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
Intellectual Foreplay by Eve Eschner Hogan
Not Nice by Aziz Gazipura
201 Relationship Questions by Barrie Davenport
Love More, Fight Less by Gina Senarighi Cpc
The Marriage Counseling Workbook by Emily Cook Lcmft
Marriage Rules by Harriet Lerner
Why Him? Why Her? by Helen Fisher
How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky
Happiness Is a Choice You Make by Leland
The All-or-Nothing Marriage by Eli J Finkel
How to Fall in Love with Anyone by Mandy Len Catron
Fed Up by Gemma Hartley
Become Your Own Matchmaker by Patti Stanger