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Additional Resources

Terry Real

  • Fierce Intimacy

  • Us

  • How Can I Get Through To You? Reconnecting Men and Women

  • I Don’t Want to Talk About It

  • The New Rules of Marriage

Essential Christian Books on Marriage

  • The Meaning of Marriage by Tim & Kathy Keller

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

  • How We Love by Milan & Kay Yerkovich

  • Boundaries in Marriage by Dr. John Townsend and Henry Cloud

  • The Great Sex Rescue by Sheila Wray Gregoire

  • Loving Your Spouse When You Feel Like Walking Away by Gary Chapman

  • The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Veronica

  • 101 Questions To Ask Before You Get Engaged by H. Norman Wright

  • Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex by Sheila Wray Gregoire

  • 9 Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage by Sheila Wray Gregoire

  • You and Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan

  • Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction by Mark R. Laaser

  • Unwanted by Jay Stringer

Dr. John and Julie Gottman
Relationship Research that is biblically aligned


  • The Relationship Cure

  • Eight Dates

  • Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work

  • The Science of Trust

  • 10 Lessons to Transform Your Marriage

  • The Man’s Guide to Women

Additional resources:

  • Podcast: Small Things Often from The Gottman Institute

  • Date night exercise: “Gottman Card Decks” App

Sexual Trauma | Sexual Betrayal | Sexual Addiction

  • Reclaiming Pleasure by Holly Richmond

  • The Wounded Heart by Dr. Dan B. Allender

  • Intimate Deception by Dr. Sheri Coffer

  • Going Deeper by Eddie Capparucci

Emotionally Focused

  • Calming the Emotional Storm by Sheri Van Dijk

  • Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson

  • Permission to Feel by Marc Brackett

  • Scary Close by Donald Miller

Pain Cycle | Peace Cycle

  • The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson

  • Anatomy of the Soul by Curt Thompson

  • The Soul of Desire by Curt Thompson

  • The Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser

  • You Are the Beloved by Henri J. M. Nouwen

  • Life of the Beloved by Henri J.M. Nouwen


  • The ADHD Effect on Marriage by Melissa Orlov

  • ADHD 2.0 Effect on Marriage by Margaret Hampton

  • ADHD 2.0 by Edward Hallowell

  • Married to Distraction by Edward Hallowell


  • In His Image by Jen Wilkin

  • Mama Bear Apologetics by Hilary Morgan Ferrer

  • Brain-Body Parenting by Mona Delahooke

  • Risen Motherhood by Emily Jensen

  • Parenting is Hard and Then You Die by David E. Clarke

Marital, Couples, Individual, Family, & Teen Counseling in Marietta, Georgia & Teletherapy in Illinois

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