Relationship Books


Books can be a great place to start! Reading one or two of the following books can give you a good idea of the issues you want to discuss with your partner and/or your counsellor.


After the Affair – Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Abrahms Spring and Michael Spring

Divorce Busting – A Step-by-Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again by Michele Weiner-Davis

The Five Keys to Mindful Communication by Susan Gillis Chapman

Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

The Hard Questions – 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do” by Susan Piver

Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson

I Don’t Want to Talk About It – Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real

Intimacy After Infidelity – How to Rebuild and Affair-Proof Your Marriage by Steven Solomon and Lorie Teagno

Mating in Captivity – Unlocking Erotic Intelligence – Esther Perel

Not Just Friends – Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley Glass

The New Rules of Marriage - What You Need to Know to Make Love Work by Terrence Real

Nonviolent Communication – A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Saying What’s Real – 7 Keys to Authentic Communication and Relationship Success by Susan Campbell

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M Gottman and Nan Silver

Tell Me No Lies: How to Stop Lying to Your Partner - and Yourself - in the 4 Stages of Marriage by Ellyn Bader and Peter T. Pearson with Judith D. Schwartz

Why Talking Is Not Enough – 8 Loving Actions That Will Transform Your Marriage by Susan Page