Couples and individuals who want to work on a healthier relationship can always benefit by augmenting their work in the office with books and videos to support their goals. Although there are many resources available, these are the ones I recommend:

  • Love Sense

    by Dr. Susan Johnson

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

    by Dr. John Gottman

  • What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal

    by Dr. John Gottman and Nan Silver

  • And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

    by Drs. John and Julie Gottman

  • Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs

    by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

    by Dr. Harville Hendrix

  • Not Just Friends

    by Shirley Glass

  • Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

    by Sharon Salzberg

A cost-effective way to learn more about healthy relationships is to look on YouTube for any clips from Dr. John Gottman or Dr. Sue Johnson. They are the master teachers in the field of couplehood and can offer tips that will enrich your relationship as well as your curiosity about the latest science of love.