Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
This book is designed for couples seeking a practical route back to intimacy and a passionate friendship. Dr. Hendrix helps you breakfree from those patterns in your parents' marriage that you have unknowingly accepted as your relationship model. He also assists you in developing communication skills to turn conflict into contact -- and togetherness. At the end of the book, he provides exercises to improve your relationship. I recommend this book to every married couple that walks into my practice.
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide
Dr. Gottman offers strategies and resources to help couples collaborate more effectively to resolve any problem, whether dealing with issues related to sex, money, religion, work, family, or anything else. This book is packed with new exercises and the latest research out of the esteemed Gottman Institute.