Marriage is the most risky and yet the most rewarding relationship in life. Taking time to tend that relationship is the key to making it last. The most important way to make this happen is communication.
I have compiled some of my most recommended books on marriage that are certain to help your marriage grow.
In this book, 100 conversation starters are already provided for you and your spouse. These starters go beyond surface discussion and help you achieve a deeper conversation with your spouse. Each chapter explores a different topic to help nurture your relationship as you continue to learn more about one another.
If you’re looking to change some things and spice up the bedroom, this book is for you. Each chapter contains erotic questions that are sure to not only spice things up but create a deeper intimate relationship with your spouse.
6 truth cards and 6 dare cards are contained in each chapter. You can play the game any way you want. At the end of each chapter, you can choose to end the round or move on to the next one.
Contrary to popular belief, bad girls do not have more fun with sex. In her book, Sheila Wray Gregoire addresses how sex within marriage is beautiful and enjoyable. Sex doesn’t need to be dirty to be fun. This book focuses on God’s design for sex and answers the hard questions women struggle to discuss.
If the idea of being frequently intimate with your spouse overwhelms you, this is a great book to read. Sexual intimacy is vital to the life of marriage, but is can become mundane. This book presents 31 days of reading and activities to draw spouses closer together and ignite some passion.
We all want to have “the perfect marriage.” The problem is that no perfect marriage exists. A good percentage of marital issues occur because of unrealistic expectations. In this book, the authors speak honestly and offer personal experiences of their marriage struggles.
They demonstrate how expecting perfection damages marriages. But, they also demonstrate how to have the right mindset of focusing on intimacy to prevent those struggles.
Today’s culture degrades God’s design for sex. Husbands and wives often don’t even know how to enjoy sex the way God beautifully designed it. J. Parker enlightens readers with the use of humor and Scripture to demonstrate how spouses can enjoy intimacy according to God’s design.
Do you often crave practical ways to love your spouse? This book is a great place to start in understanding how to continually show love to your spouse. Even if your relationship is the best it’s ever been, showing love to your spouse keeps your marriage blooming. Dr. Gary Chapman uses a practical approach to discovering the love language of your spouse and how to use their language to deepen that relationship.
It’s no secret that husbands struggle to understand their wives. This is often true because women struggle to know what they want. Society’s thoughts and feelings on this subject just confuse spouses even more. This book contains advice and experience from a marriage coach as well as advice from other wives. It contains helpful advice and tips on communicating with your spouse and protecting your marriage.
Keelie is a mother of three amazing boys and married to her high school sweetheart, Austin. She spends her days running R5 Website Management, taking care of the home, and investing in her children. In her spare time, she loves to encourage married couples to grow deeper in their relationship and find joy in their marriage.