Popular Relationship Advice Books
This self-reflection often includes reading up on love and relationships to This is the number one selling relationship book of all time. The author understands that women and men are very different in The Love Magnet Rules: Tips for Meeting, Dating, and Keeping a New Love by Chad Stone. Relationship and Dating Advice for Women (20 book series) Kindle edition Read more. Price: $ Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. For those of us who cringe at the thought of reading a self-help book, Jen to their relationships with themselves, could use a little advice.
Put this book where you will see it often, then pick it up and quickly read a short, two-page chapter. It's staying in love that's the tricky part. Chapman has identified what he calls the five love languages: Knowing how different people show and express their love is a good first step toward understanding them--and appreciating their loving behaviors.
The Love Magnet Rules: As I always say, "It's never too late to find your soul mate," and following the tips in this book will help lead to relationship happiness.
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He advises women to act like women--and don't give up your "cookie" too soon. The authors describe five "money personalities" and show how these different types can interact with each other in a harmonious relationship. How to Talk to Anyone: Want to learn how to make a good first impression? It's in the book. Want to know how to work a party like a politician works a room? Getting Over Getting Mad by Judy Ford You've been in relationships, so you know that fighting and arguments are sometimes part of the deal.
But most of us don't get any advice on how to deal with anger, and this book helps you productively deal with anger and conflict.
A Practical Guide to Creating Extraordinary Relationships by Mali Apple and Joe Dunn The ideas and techniques in this book will help you identify and clear away any obstacles that are keeping you from finding your soul mate. Then you're ready to create a relationship filled with love, inspiration, and joy. Getting to "I Do": Patricia Allen Not everyone wants to get married again after they've been divorced. Lots of dudes are embarrassed about reading relationship advice books, or self help books in general.
Nobody is born with all of the necessary wisdom you need when you're making your relationship work. There's nothing wrong with seeking outside help to improve your relationship.
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In truth, there are times in all of our lives when we stumble around helplessly, wondering "what is a normal relationship supposed to be like? There are sappy, treacly marriage help books, and badly-edited compilations of bizarre sex tips.
But the best relationship books offer real insight. We've read a whole bunch, and we've weeded out the saccharine nonsense so you don't have to — we've assembled some of the best relationship books of all time.
These will help you. Everyone This is one of the top relationship books, and for good reason. Gottman isn't some wacky, hippy-dippy relationship blogger — he's a legitimate scientist who has carefully studied the psychological underpinnings of successful relationships. Repeatedly he's demonstrated that he has the ability to predict the long-term health of a relationship with scary accuracy.
Although his advice is all-around solid, he's especially known for identifying the kinds of healthy communication that can help you avoid divorce.
You can't really go wrong with John Gottman books, but this is a good place to start — it's a concise summary of his most important findings. May keep you out of marriage counseling. This is undoubtedly our editor's pick. Robert Glover - No More Mr.
Nice Guy Best for: Guys who need to be more assertive This is a great one for guys. Although its title might make it sound like a book about how to be a chest-beating, selfish jerk, it's actually not like that at all.
Glover shows that many men who act like "nice guys" are really men who ignore their own needs — which makes you prone to codependency, manipulativeness, and resentfulness. If so, he shows you how to break out of those patterns, and be a decent person without being a doormat.
It's pretty unique among books on relationships, and even codependency books specifically. Given its male appeal, this is our runner up.
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Confused couples This is a cliche among books about relationships. But there's a reason why it's one of the best selling relationship books of all time. Although it consists of generalities about gender that aren't necessarily true of everyone, its central thesis is totally reasonable — that men and women tend to be different, and that you'll have a better relationship if you acknowledge these differences and work with them.
This is a good one for couples to read together.