Books we love

These are books we've read, used in therapy, lended to many, and highly recommend.


Shirley Glass, Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity.


John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman, Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.

                          and What Makes Love Last: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal.

Susan Johnson, Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love.

Markman, Stanley and Blumberg, Fighting for Your Marriage.


Dan Allender, The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse.


Brene Brown, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler, On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss.

Elizabeth Lesser, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow.


David Seamans, Healing for Damaged Emotions.

David Stoop, Forgiving Our Parents, Forgiving Ourselves.

John Townsend and Henry Cloud, Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life.


Doug Rosenau, A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God's Gift of Sexual Intimacy.

Cliff and Joyce Penner, Restoring the Pleasure.


Sexual Addiction

Patrick Carnes, Facing the Shadows.

                           and The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships

                           and Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction.

Mark Laaser, Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction.

Debbie Laaser, Shattered Vows: Hope and Healing for Women Who Have Been

              Sexually Betrayed.

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