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Couples

Books

Aston, M. (2009). The asperger couple’s workbook. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Baer, G. (2006). Real love in marriage: The truth about finding genuine happiness now and forever. New York: Penguine Group.

Bloom, L. & Bloom, C. (2004). 101 things I wish I knew when I got married: Simple lessons to make love last. Novato, CA: New World Library.

Chapman, G. (2004). The five love languages. Chicago, IL: Northfield Publishing.

Chapman, G. (2005). The four seasons of marriage. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale Publishers, Inc.

Chapman, G. & Thomas, J. (2006). The five love languages of apology: How to experience healing in all your relationships. Chicago, IL: Northfield Publishing.

Emery, R. (2004). The truth about children and divorce: Dealing with the emotions so you and your children can thrive. London: Viking Publishing.

Feldhahn, S. (2004). For women only. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Publishers.

Feldhahn, S. & Feldhahn, J. (2006). For men only. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Publishers.

Harley, W. (2011). His needs, her needs: Building an affair-proof marriage. Grand Rapids, MI: Revell.

Heitler, S. & Hirsch, A. (2003). The power of two workbook: Communication skills for a strong & loving marriage. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publication, Inc.

Johnson, S. (2008). Hold me tight: Seven conversations. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Johnston, G. (1998). Preparing for marriage. Washington, DC: The Morlley Institute, Inc. & CatholicCulture.org

McKay, M., Fanning, P. & Paleg, K. (2006). Couples skills (2nd ed.): Making your relationship work. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publishing, Inc.

McWade, M., (1999). Getting up, getting over, getting on: A twelve step guide to divorce recovery. Beverly Hills, CA: Champion Press, Ltd.

Neuman, M.G, (2001). Emotional infidelity: How to affair proof your marriage. New York, NY; Three Rivers Press.

Shirer, P. (2015). Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan to Serious, Specific and Strategic Prayer. Nashville, TN; B & H Publishing Group.

Smalley, g. & Trent, J. (1993). The gift of the blessing. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishing.

Webb, M. (2000). The romantics guide. New York, NY: Hyperion.

Wilson, K. (2003) Transformational divorce. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

 

Websites

Before Couples Counseling (assessments)  http://www.b4couplescounseling.org/

Black and Married with Kids https://blackandmarriedwithkids.com/

Family Resource-Divorce and Separation http://www.familyresource.com/relationships/divorce-and-separation

Forever Families http://www.foreverfamilies.net

Gottman Institute – Research based skills for a great sex life  www.gottsex.com

National Family Resiliency Center, Inc.-Family Matters http://www.divorceabc.com

National Stepfamily Resource Center http://www.stepfamilies.info

PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills) – Fun Apps to try designed to enhance your relationship.  http://apps.pairs.com/

PAIRS USA on Youtube with skills to practice

 

Movies

War Room – T.C.Stallings and Priscilla Shirer

Not Easily Broken — Morris Chestnut and Taraji Henson

The Break Up — Jennifer Aniston

The Story of Us — Bruce Willis

Why Did I Get Married (the first movie) — Tyler Perry and Janet Jackson (by the way, in the movie her name is Dr. Agnew)

Fireproof

Our Family Wedding – Forest Whitaker and America Ferrera

Jumping the Broom – Angela Bassett

Hope Springs – Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones

Everybody’s Fine (a father’s relationship with his children) – Robert DeNiro and Drew Barrymore

Games

Ungame for Couples

Ungame for Families

Getting to Know You Better – http://www.timefortwo.com

An Enchanted Evening – http://www.timefortwo.com