Social Clout: 8,000+ Twitter Followers Twitter Handle: @karen_ehman URL: “The Way We Never Were” gets real about perceptions of marriage.
Stephanie Coontz challenges the idea of a “traditional” home and how those gender roles and expectations throw off what modern couples expect today.
This book is about learning what exactly a marriage means and how to ditch those rose-colored glasses.
Couples can take this book to heart by applying the exercises and support suggested by Dr. His wife and he have been married for more than 30 years, so he has had his fair share of figuring out the love that lasts. John Gottman outlines a systematic way to approach love and relationships so they last a lifetime.
Twitter Handle: @Harville Hendrix URL: The secret to love? “The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work” is a compilation of Gottman’s work, including many scientific studies he conducted on married couples.
Social Clout: 15.3K Twitter Followers Twitter Handle: @Gottman Inst URL: Are you always speaking before you think, spilling feelings you never really meant to release? This book explores how to express your words in a way and at a time that is constructive — and when silence might just be the better option.
Marriage is the ultimate consecration of love, but its challenges are abundant and have shown no sign of getting any less complicated.
Our 10 Best Marriage Books of 2015 might just be what gets you through your marital woes — whether you’re worried about weddings or lasting love. “Daring Greatly” is another great pick that supports vulnerability in creating lasting relationships.
Brene Brown is a researcher who has spent her life looking at meaningful partnerships.
In this book, she reveals how to be courageous in relationships and how it makes love last.
Social Clout: 224K Twitter Followers Twitter Handle: @Brene Brown URL: When it comes to love, Dr. His series of “The Five Love Languages” provides a glimpse into the different facets of love.
The original, one of his bestsellers, is all about continuing to express your love for your partner long after the honeymoon ends.
He also hosts marriage conferences, for those looking to get a little more hands-on in their approach to love.
Social Clout: 42.9K+ Twitter Followers Twitter Handle: @Dr Gary Chapman URL: 5This New York Times bestseller is fit for the couple who needs direction.