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Marriage, Couples & Partnerships

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

by Sue Johnson

How Can I Get Through to You? Closing the Gap between Men and Women

by Terrence Real

The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work

by Terrence Real

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

by Harville Hendrix

Keeping the Love You Have: A Personal Guide

by Harville Hendrix

Try to See It My Way: Being Fair in Love and Marriage

by Janet Hibbs

Fighting for Your Marriage

by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley and Susan Blumberg

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond

by Patricia Evans

What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal

by John PhD Gottman & Nan Silver

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America’s Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Marriage

by John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan Declaire

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships

by John Gottman

And Baby Makes Three: The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives

by John Gottman Ph.D. and Julie Schwartz Gottman

Fighting for Your Marriage: A Deluxe Revised Edition of the Classic Best-seller for Enhancing Marriage and Preventing Divorce

by Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley and Susan L. Blumberg

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

by Patricia Love and Steven Stosny

His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage

by Willard F. Jr. Harley

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

by Gary Chapman

Sexuality & Passion

Guide to Getting It On

by Paul Joannides

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

by Esther Perel

For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy

by Lonnie Barbach

The Enlightened Sex Manual: Sexual Skills for the Superior Man

by David Deida

Hot Monogamy: Essential Steps to More Passionate, Intimate Lovemaking

by Dr. Patricia Love and Jo Robinson

469 Fun Sex Questions for Couples: Ignite Your Desire With Hot Talk

by Michael Kortekaas and Barbara Kortekaas

The Sex-Starved Wife: What to Do When He’s Lost Desire

by Michele Weiner Davis

The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple’s Guide

by Michele Weiner Davis

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships

by David Schnarch

Rekindling Desire: A Step-by-Step Program to Help Low-Sex and No-Sex Marriages

by Barry McCarthy and Emily McCarthy

Coping With Premature Ejaculation: How to Overcome PE, Please Your Partner & Have Great Sex

by Barry W. McCarthy and Michael E. Metz

Coping with Erectile Dysfunction: How to Regain Confidence and Enjoy Great Sex

by Barry W. McCarthy and Michael E. Metz

I Love Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide

by Dorian Solot, Marshall Miller and Shirley Chiang

Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex

by Joan Price

Intimate Communion: Awakening Your Sexual Essence

by David Deida

Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex and How to Get It

by Marty Klein

Infidelity & Affairs

Emotional Infidelity: How to Affair-Proof Your Marriage and 10 Other Secrets to a Great Relationship

by Gary Neuman

The Truth about Cheating: Why Men Stray and What You Can Do to Prevent It

by Gary Neuman

The Anatomy of Love: The Mysteries of Mating, Marriage and Why We Stray

by Helen Fisher

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful

by Janis Spring

How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To

by Janis Spring

Transcending Post-Infidelity Stress Disorder: The Six Stages of Healing

by Dennis Ortman

Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal, and Move On — Together or Apart

by Douglas K. Snyder, Donald H. Baucom and Kristina Coop Gordon

Private Lies: Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy

by Pittman, Frank

Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity

by Shirley P. Glass

Living & Loving after Betrayal: How to Heal from Emotional Abuse, Deceit, Infidelity, and Chronic Resentment

by Steven Stosny

Healing from Infidelity: The Divorce Busting Guide to Rebuilding Your Marriage After an Affair

Michele Weiner-Davis

The State of Affairs: ReThinking Infidelity

by Esther Perel

Marital Separation & Divorce

Divorce Busting: A Step-by-Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again

by Michele Weiner-Davis

How to Make Any Divorce Better: Specific Steps to Make Things Smoother, Faster, Less Painful, and Save You a Lot of Money

by Ed Sherman

How to Do Your Own Divorce in California: An Essential Guide for Every Kind of Divorce

by Ed Sherman

The Smart Divorce: Proven Strategies and Valuable Advice from 100 Top Divorce Lawyers, Financial Advisers, Counselors, and Other Experts

by Deborah Moskovitch

Good Parenting Through Your Divorce: The Essential Guidebook to Helping Your Children Adjust and Thrive

by Mary Ellen Hannibal

Taking the High Road: How to Cope with Your Ex-Husband, Maintain Your Sanity, and Raise Your Children in Peace

by Nailah Shami

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart

by Constance Ahrons

Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends

by Bruce Fisher and Robert Alberti

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive through Divorce

by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage

by Michele Weiner Davis

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce

by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies

by Genevieve Clapp

Divorce Poison New and Updated Edition: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing

by Dr. Richard A. Warshak

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

by Edward Teyber

Families Apart: Ten Keys to Successful Co-Parenting

by Melinda Blau

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life, Revised Edition

by Abigail Trafford

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method that Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court

by Stuart G. Webb and Ron Ousky

The Smart Divorce: Proven Strategies and Valuable Advice from 100 Top Divorce Lawyers, Financial Advisers, Counselors, and Other Experts [Paperback]

by Deborah Moskovitch

How to Know If It’s Time to Go: A 10-Step Reality Test for Your Marriage

by Dr. Lawrence Birnbach and Dr. Beverly Hyman

Contemplating Divorce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go

by Susan Gadoua

Should I Stay Or Go? : How Controlled Separation Can Save Your Marriage

by Lee Raffel

Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life

by Pauline H. Tesler and Peggy Thompson


Conscious Dating: Find the Love of Your Life in Today’s World

by David Steele

Love & Intimacy

The Truth about Love: The Highs, the Lows, and How You Can Make It Last

by Pat Love

Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart

by John Welwood

We: Understanding the Psychology of Romantic Love

by Robert Johnson

The Truth About Love: The Highs, the Lows, and How You Can Make It Last Forever

by Patricia Love

Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You?

by Jordan Paul and Margaret Paul

The Five Languages of Apology: How to Experience Healing in all Your Relationships

by Gary D Chapman

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Harville Hendrix

Conscious Dating: Finding the Love of Your Life & The Life That You Love

by David Steele

Daring to Trust: Opening Ourselves to Real Love & Intimacy

by David Richo

To Love and Be Loved

by Sam Keen

Family Issues

The Attuned Family: How to Be a Great Parent to Your Kids and a Great Lover

by Keith Witt

How’s Your Family Really Doing? 10 Keys to a Happy Loving Family

by Don MacMannis and Debra Manchester MacMannis

Messages: The Communication Skills Book

by Matthew McKay, Martha Davis and Patrick Fanning

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

by Daniel Goleman

The Book of New Family Traditions (Revised and Updated): How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day

by Meg Cox

The Fragile Bond: In Search of an Equal, Intimate and Enduring Marriage

by Augustus Y. Napier

Parenting Issues

Who’s the Boss? The Win-Win Way to Parent Your Defiant Strong-Willed Child

by Don MacMannis and Debra Manchester MacMannis

What Children Learn from Their Parents’ Marriage

by Judith Siegel

Parenting Your Emerging Adult: Launching Kids from 18 to 29

by Varda Konstam

Co-Parenting Tool Kit

by Isolina Ricci

Childhood Unbound: Saving Our Kids’ Best Selves: Confident Parenting in a World of Change

by Ron Taffel

Raising a Self-Disciplined Child

by Robert Brooks

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate

Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child

by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Between Parent and Child: The Bestselling Classic That Revolutionized Parent-Child Communication

by Dr. Haim G. Ginott

Positive Discipline

by Jane Nelsen

Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems (Positive Discipline Library)

by Jane Nelsen Ed.D., Lynn Lott and H. Stephen Glenn

Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child

by Maurice J. Elias, Steven E. Tobias, Brian S. Friedlander and Daniel Goleman

How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding and Changing Problem Behaviors

by C. Drew Edwards

Optimism & Happiness

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

by John J. Ratey and Eric Hagerman

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

by Martin E. P. Seligman

Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual

by Dennis Prager and Jeff Riggenbach

Personal Growth

The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

by M. Scott Peck

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are: Your Guide to a Wholehearted Life

by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead

by Brene Brown

I Thought It Was Just ME (But It Isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough”

by Brene Brown

The Drama of the Gifted Child: In Search of True Self

by Alice Miller

How to Be an Adult: A Handbook on Psychological and Spiritual Integration

by David Richo

Flourish: A visionary Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

by Martin Seligman

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: Five Keys to Mindful Loving

by David Richo

Shame & Courage

The Gift of Shame: Why We Need Shame and How to Use It to Love and Grow

by Keith Witt

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead

by Brene Brown

Grief & Loss

Seven Choices: Finding Daylight after Loss Shatters Your World

by Elizabeth Harper Neeld

Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow

by Judith Viorst

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

by Pat Schwiebert, Chuck DeKlyen and Taylor Bills

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One

by Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief

by Martha Whitmore Hickman

Anxiety, Worry & Fear

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

by Edmund J. Bourne

The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life

by Susan M. Orsillo, Lizabeth Roemer and Zindel V. Segal

Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: The 4-Step Plan to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want

by Tamar E. Chansky

Sleep Disturbance

The Promise of Sleep: A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night’s Sleep

by William C. Dement

Self-Concept Issues

The New Psycho-Cybernetics

by Maxwell Maltz and Dan S. Kennedy

Critical Inner Voice

Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice: A Revolutionary Program to Counter Negative Thoughts and Live Free from Imagined Limitations

by Robert W. Firestone, Lisa Firestone, Joyce Catlett

Little Voice Mastery: How to Win the War Between Your Ears in 30 Seconds or Less – and Have an Extraordinary Life!

by Blair Singer

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

by Bessel van der Kolk

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth

by Glenn Schiraldi

Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender & Queer

This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life

by Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo

A Queer History of the United States

by Michael Bronski

10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives

by Joe Kort

She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders

by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

by Janet Mock

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper

Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue

by Nicholas M. Teich

Transgender Explained for Those Who Are Not

by Joanne Herman

Cancer & Caregiving

How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter

by Sherwin Nuland

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

The Art of Caregiving: How to Lend Support and Encouragement to Those with Cancer

by Michael Barry

Cancer as a Turning Point: The Handbook for People with Cancer, Their Families, and Health Professionals

by Lawrence LeShan

Radical Remission: The Nine Key Factors that Can Make a Real Difference: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds

by Kelly Turner

Living Fully Dying Well: Reflecting on Death to Find Your Life’s Meaning

by Edward Bastian & Tina Staley

Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine, and What Matters Most

by Atul Gawande

The Four Things that Matter Most: A Book about Living

by Ira Byock

Caretaking for Elders & Children

A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents–and Ourselves

by Jane Gross

Coping With Your Difficult Older Parent: A Guide for Stressed-Out Children

by Grace Lebow, Barbara Kane and Irwin Lebow

The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent

by Barry J. Jacobs

The Special Needs Parent Handbook: Critical Strategies and Practical Advice to Help You Survive and Thrive

by Jonathan L. Singer

Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs: Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful

by Jane Nelsen, Steven Foster and Arlene Raphael

Behavioral Health Collaboration

The Collaborative Psychotherapist: Creating Reciprocal Relationships with Medical Professionals

by Nancy Breen Ruddy, Dorothy A. Borresen and William B., Jr. Gunn

Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Step-By-Step Guidance for Assessment and Intervention

by Christopher L. Hunter, Jeffrey L. Goodie and Mark S. Oordt

Divorce Collaboration

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method that Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court

by Ron Ousky and Stuart Webb

Collaborative Divorce: The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life

by Pauline H. Tesler and Peggy Thompson

Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution Without Litigation

by Pauline H. Tesler

Resiliency Information

Transforming Tragedy: Finding Growth from Life’s Transition

by Edward Hickling

The Resilient Self

by Steven Wolin and Sybil Wolin

The Resiliency Advantage: Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back from Setbacks

by Al Siebert

Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, and More Skillful at Handling Life’s Difficulties… and How You Can Be, Too

by Al Siebert

Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child

by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life

by Dr. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Identity, Purpose & Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning

by Viktor E. Frankl

True Purpose: 12 Strategies for Discovering the Difference You Are Meant to Make

by Tim Kelley

Inner Archetypes

Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World

by Carol S. Pearson

Values to Live By

What Matters Most: The Power of Living Your Values

by Hyrum W. Smith and Ken Blanchard

Men's Issues

I Don’t Want to Talk about It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression

by Terrence Real

Women Can’t Hear What Men Don’t Say: Destroying Myths, Creating Love

by Warren Farrell

The Myth of Male Power

by Warren Farrell

Men on Strike: Why Men Are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream

by Helen Smith

Why Men Are the Way They Are

by Warren Farrell and Howard Roffman

Father and Child Reunion: How to Bring the Dads We Need to the Children We Love

by Warren Farrell

Man, Interrupted: Why Young Men are Struggling and Want We Can Do About It

by Philip Zimbardo

He: Understanding Masculine Psychology
by Robert Johnson

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Me

by Leonard Sax

Man Enough: Fathers, Sons, and the Search for Masculinity

by Frank Pittman

Keys to the Kingdom

by Alison A. Armstrong

Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man

by Sam Keen

Iron John: A Book About Men

by Robert Bly

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

by Robert Moore, Douglas Gillette

The 5 Love Languages Men’s Edition: The Secret to Love That Lasts

by Gary D Chapman

I Don’t Want To Talk About It

by Terrance Real

Coaching and Performance

The Sky is Not the Limit – You are!

by Bob Davies

Coaching for High Performance: Eighteen Essential Elements of Personal and Professional Coaching

by Bob Davies

Business & Entrepreneurial Success

Think and Grow Rich

by Napoleon Hill

The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful

by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter

The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

by Brian Tracy

The Way to Wealth: Success Strategies of the Wealthy Entrepreneur

by Brian Tracy

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It

by Michael E. Gerber

Sales & Marketing

The Psychology of Selling: Increase Your Sales Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible

by Brian Tracy

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

by Robert B. Cialdini

The Power of Will: Key Strategies to Unlock Your Inner Strengths and Enjoy Success in All Aspects of Life

by Anthony Parinello


Conscious Finance: Uncover Your Hidden Money Beliefs

by Rick Kahler & Kathleen Fox

Wired for Wealth: Change the Money Mindsets That Keep You Trapped and Unleash Your Wealth Potential

by Brad Klontz, Ted Klontz & Rick Kahler

The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge: 5 Principles to Transform Your Relationship with Money

by Brad Klontz, Ted Klontz & Rick Kahler

Mind Over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders that Threaten Our Financial Health

by Brad Klontz & Ted Klontz

Personal Health

Living to Be 100

by Michael Howard

UnDo It! How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases

By Dean Ornish & Anne Ornish

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