Some favorite
"go to" books
for couples

American Couples; Philip Blumstein PhD; Pepper Schwartz, PhD     

The Seven Principles of Making a Marriage Work John Gottman

Commitment and Healing ..Gay Men and the Need for Romantic Love; Richard Isay, M.D.                                                                                          

The Guide to Getting It On; Paul Joannides,PsyD                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love; Sue Johnson

Hot Monogomy; Patricia Love, MD and Jo Robinson, PhD                                                

The Truth about Love; Pat Love, EdD                                                                        

Fighting For Your Marriage; Howard Markman (1994)                                        

Can Love Last?;  Stephen A. Mitchell, PhD                                                     

Mating in Captivity; Esther Perel, PhD                                                                               

Dreams of Love and Fateful Encounters- The Power of Romantic Passion;   Ethel Person, MD

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work: Terrance Real

After the Affair; Janis Spring, PhD

Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship; by Stan Tatkin PsyD MFT and Harville Hendrix PhD


Additional Couples Therapy Articles

in Psychotherapy Networker

Removing the Masks, by David Schnarch

A Matter of Choice – Deciding Whether to Be Right or Be Married, by Terry Real

In or Out? – Treating the Mixed-Agenda Couple, by William Doherty