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Book Recommendations

See below for a list of our favorite books related to faith, marriage and relationships that our team frequently recommends to other married couples. 

Dr. Andrew and Sarah Swafford

The newest book from authors Andrew and Sarah Swafford, Gift and Grit inspires a deeper look at the healing, forgiveness, and transformation we so desperately desire not only in our own lives, but in all of our relationships as well.

Willard F. Harley

Time after time, His Needs, Her Needs has topped the charts as the bestselling marriage book available. In this classic book, Willard F. Harley, Jr., identifies the ten most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to make their marriage sizzle by satisfying those needs in their spouses. He provides guidance for becoming irresistible to your spouse and for loving more creatively and sensitively, thereby eliminating the problems that often lead to conflict and even extramarital affairs.

Gregory Popcak

In these pages, acclaimed author and psychotherapist Gregory Popcak shows you how to heal the hurt in your marriage and develop the crucial habits necessary to resolve conflicts, renew the love you once had, and discover the passion you always wanted.

Dr. Allen Hunt

In The 21 Undeniable Secrets of Marriage, best-selling author and communicator, Dr. Allen Hunt, shares the life-giving principles that are necessary for success in your relationship.

Fr. Robert Altier

In this thought-provoking and uplifting book, Fr. Robert Altier unpacks the theological significance of the Sacrament of Marriage and brilliantly explains how it has been a part of God's plan from the beginning — and will eventually be fulfilled at the Marriage Banquet of the Lamb in Heaven. Teeming with practical wisdom and clear examples, these pages delve into the surpassing dignity of marriage as a covenant and a sacrament — and a call to holiness.

Gregory Popcak

Holy Sex! reveals the shocking truth about what Catholicism REALLY has to say about sex. Unblinking candor, practical advice, faithful insights, & respectful humor illustrate how the Theology of the Body can transform your marriage.

Milan & Kay Yerkovich

In this book, relationship experts Milan & Kay Yerkovich draw on the powerful tool of attachment theory to show how your early life experiences create an “intimacy imprint” (or love style); this blueprint shapes your behavior, beliefs, and expectations in all your relationships, especially marriage.

Dan and Amber DeMatte

In The Three Secrets to Holiness in Marriage, the DeMattes walk you through a thirty-three -day retreat that culminates in consecrating your marriage to Christ. They will help you achieve perfect love for each other, your family, and God by incorporating the virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience into your life. This retreat will help you fall deeper in love with Christ, your spouse and children, and the world God calls you to serve.

Each chapter includes discussion questions and a prayer for couples.

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