Recommended Marriage Books
Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
By Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott
One of today’s most trusted resources for engaged, newlywed, and long-time wed couples – now expanded and updated! Relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott offer time-tested principles to help couples debunk the myths of marriage, establish lines of communication, fight a good fight, master money management, and become true “soul mates.”
The 5 Love Languages
By Gary Chapman
Words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, physical touching – learning these love languages will get your marriage off to a great start or enhance a long-standing one! Chapman explains the purpose of each “language” and shows you how to identify the one that’s meaningful to your spouse now.
Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships in today’s world, this new edition of The 5 Love Languages reveals intrinsic truths and provides action steps in each chapter that will help you on your way to a healthier relationship. Also includes an updated personal profile.
The Meaning of Marriage
By Timothy Keller
Are you and your spouse struggling to keep your marriage alive? You’ll welcome Pastor Keller’s wise insights about love and commitment. Drawing from his sermons, he and his wife frankly discuss difficulties couples experience and show how God’s Word can provide a blueprint for a healthy, loving lifelong relationship.
Highly Happy Marriages
By Shaunti Feldhahn
“Where does ‘highly happy’ come from—and can we have some too?!”
Have you ever looked at a blissfully married couple and thought, I wish I could know their secret? Now you can. After years of investigative research, Shaunti reveals twelve powerful habits that the happiest marriages have in common. Packed with eye-opening research and practical help, this book delivers relationship insights that will take your marriage from “just fine” to “just the marriage we’ve always wanted.”
You and Me Forever
By Francis Chan & Lisa Chan
In his latest book, Francis Chan joins together with his wife Lisa to address the question many couples wonder at the altar: How do I have a great marriage? Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls.
Jesus was right. We have it all backwards. The way to have a great marriage is by not focusing on marriage. Whether you are single, dating or married, You and Me Forever will help you discover the adventure that you were made for and learn how to thrive in it.