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Recommended Reading Lists

Infidelity and Divorce Recovery

  • After the Affair – Janis A. Spring

  • My Husband’s Affair Became the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me – Anne Bercht

  • How to Help Your Spouse Heal From Your Affair: Manual for the Unfaithful – Linda MacDonald

  • The New Monogamy – Tammy Nelson

  • The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity – Esther Perel

  • Healing from Infidelity – Michelle Weiner-Davis

  • Not “Just Friends” – Shirley Glass

  • The Monogamy Myth – Peggy Vaughan

  • I Love You But I Don’t Trust You: The Complete Guide to Restoring Trust in Your Relationship – Mira Kirshenbaum

  • The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary – John W. James, Russell Friedman

  • Rebuilding: When your relationship ends – Bruce Fisher, Robert Alberti

  • The Good Divorce – Constance Ahrons

  • Conscious Uncoupling – Katherine Woodward Thomas

Couples/Relationships and Sexual Health

  • The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman

  • The Seven Principles That Make Marriage Work – John Gottman 

  • Getting the Love You Want – Harville Hendrix

  • Mating in Captivity – Esther Perel

  • Couples Skills: Making Your Relationship Work – Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning

  • Love and Respect Workbook – Emerson Eggerichs

  • His Needs, Her Needs – Willard F Harley

  • 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great – Terri Orbuch

  • Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship – Terri Orbuch

  • Boundaries- Henry Cloud and John Townsend

  • Video: “Empathy vs. Sympathy” by Brené Brown​

  • The Sex Starved Marriage – Michelle Weiner Davis

  • Come as You Are – Emily Nagoski

  • The Guide To Getting It On – Paul Joannides

  • Arousal: The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies – Michael Bader

  • The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and Fulfillment – Jack Morin

  • The New Male Sexuality, Revised Edition – Bernie Zilbergeld

  • She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman – Ian Kerner

  • ​When the Earth Moves: Women and Orgasm – Mikaya Heart

  • The Multi-Orgasmic Couple: Sexual Secrets Every Couple Should Know – Mantak Chia, Maneewan Chia, Douglas Abrams, Rachel Carlton Abrams

Depression, Anxiety, and Mood

  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy-David D. Burns, M.D.

  • Learned Optimism- Martin E.P. Seligman

  • The Anti-Anxiety Workbook- Martin M. Antony & Peter J. Norton

  • The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness- Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • First We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story About Anxiety: Sarah Wilson

  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think- Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky

Women’s Reproductive Health Books

  • Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods- Lara Briden ND

  • Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill-Dr. Jolene Brighten

  • Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 20th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health- Toni Weschler, MPH

Self-Actualization Books for Adults

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life- Mark Manson

  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business- Charles Duhigg

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way Live, Love, Parent, and Lead- Brene Brown

  • A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose- Eckhart Tolle

  • What Should I Do with My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered The Ultimate Question- Po Bronson

  • The Gifts of Imperfection- Brene Brown

  • You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living An Awesome Life- Jen Sincero

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Stephen R. Covey



This page is for informational purposes and is not intended to diagnose or treat any mental health or medical issues.

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