The list below is by no means an exhaustive list and we are constantly adding and changing items, so check back often. If you've read a book you think belongs on this list, please email us with the title and author!

 

Must Reads for the Basics

The areas of gender roles, chores, communication, personality differences, family of origin, and conflict resolution are covered in these resources

The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

His Needs, Her Needs by Willard F. Harley, Jr.                                                                                                        

Ten Great Dates Before You Say “I Do” by David & Claudia Arp

Fit To Be Tied  by Bill Hybels

The Most Important Year in a Woman’s/Man’s Life: What Every Bride and Groom Need To Know by Wolgemuth & DeVries         

 

Blended Families

The Smart Stepfamily by Ron L. Deal

 

Conflict Resolution

The Anger Workbook by Minirth & Mieir

The DNA of Relationships by Smalley & Paul

 

Finances

Financial Peace Planner by Dave Ramsey

The Complete Financial Guide For Young Couples by Larry Burkett

 

Parenting

Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel

Sacred Parenting by Gary Thomas

The Strong Willed Child by Dr. James Dobson

Creative Correction by Lisa Whelchel

Making Your Children Mind Without Losing Yours by Dr. Kevin Leman

 

Sex

Sheet Music by Dr. Kevin Leman

Intended for Pleasure by Dr. Ed Wheat

Pillow Talk by Karen Scalf Linamen

 

Spiritual Growth

Marriage on the Rock  by Jimmy Evans

Starting Out Together: A Devotional for Dating or Engaged Couples by H. Norman Wright

The Power of a Praying Wife/Husband by Stormie Omartian

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