Suggested Reading

The Gottman Marriage Minute:

The Marriage Minute is the email newsletter from The Gottman Institute that will improve your marriage in 60 seconds or less. Over 40 years of research with thousands of couples has proven a simple fact: small things often can create big changes over time. 

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert (2000) John Gottman, Ph.D., and Nan Silver

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last (1995) John Gottman, Ph.D.

What Makes Love Last?  How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal (2013) John Gottman, Ph.D., and Nan Silver

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus (1993; 2012) John Gray, Ph.D.

Men, Women and Relationships: Making Peace With the Opposite Sex (2002) John Gray, Ph.D.

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions To Ask Before - and After - You Marry (2006) Les Parrott and Leslie Parrott

The Love List: Eight Little Things That Make A Big Difference in Your Marriage (2002) Les Parrott and Leslie Parrott

Becoming Soulmates: How to Share a Deeply Passionate Journey Where Challenges Strengthen Love (2002) John Grey and Bonney Grey

The Truth About Love (2001) Dr. Patricia Love

12 Hours to a Great Marriage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Love Last  (2004) Howard Markman, Scott Stanley, Susan Blumberg, Natalie Jenkins, & Carol Whiteley

The Essential Humility of Marriage (2000) Terry Hargrave


His Needs, Her Needs: Building An Affair-Proof Marriage (2011) Williard F. Harley, Jr.

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It (2008) Patricia Love and Steven Stosny, Ph.D.

Love Without Hurt: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship into a Compassionate, Loving One (2008) Steven Stosny, Ph.D.

Take Back Your Marriage; Sticking Together in a World that Pulls Us Apart (2013) William H. Doherty, Ph.D.

Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity (2004) Shirley Glass, Ph.D., and Jean Coppock Staeheli

After the Affair: Healing the Pain & Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful (2012) Janice Spring, Ph.D., with Michael Spring

And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives (2008) John Gottman, Ph.D., and Julie Schwartz Gottman

Love Life for Parents: How to Have Kids and a Sex Life Too (1998) David Arp and Claudia Arp

Becoming Parents: How to Strengthen Your Marriage as Your Family Grows (1999) Pamela Jordan, Scott Stanley, & Howard Markman

Fighting for Your Empty Nest Marriage (2000)
David Arp, Claudia Arp, Scott Stanley, Howard Markman, Susan Blumberg