Valentine's Day is coming up and what better way to think about your significant other than reading about how to better your relationship. Below are a few books that are centered around the idea of bettering your relationship and growing closer to your significant other.
1.) #Staymarried: A Couples Devotional by Michelle Peterson
#Staymarried: A Couples Devotional is a book written by Michelle Peterson that aims to help couples grow in faith and joy in their marriage. The book includes 30-minute weekly devotions that couples can do together to deepen their connection and strengthen their relationship. The devotions are designed to be completed in just a half hour, making them a convenient and accessible way for busy couples to stay engaged with each other and with their faith.
The devotions in the book may include reflections on scripture, prayers, and exercises for couples to do together. The focus of the book is on helping couples to grow in their faith and to find joy in their marriage. It might include topic like communication, love, forgiveness, and many more that commonly encountered by couple in their daily life.
2.) Couples Therapy Workbook for Healing: Emotionally Focused Therapy Techniques to Restore Your Relationship by Lori Cluff Schade
Couples Therapy Workbook for Healing: Emotionally Focused Therapy Techniques to Restore Your Relationship is a book written by Lori Cluff Schade that provides couples with techniques for healing and improving their relationship using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). EFT is a form of therapy that focuses on helping couples to improve their emotional connection to each other and to create a more secure and stable bond.
The book includes exercises and activities that couples can do together to learn and practice the EFT techniques. These exercises are designed to help couples identify and understand their emotions, as well as to learn how to communicate more effectively and to build trust and intimacy in their relationship.
3.) Love More, Fight Less: Communication Skills Every Couple Needs: A Relationship Workbook for Couples by Gina Senarighi
Love More, Fight Less: Communication Skills Every Couple Needs is a workbook written by Gina Senarighi that helps couples to improve their communication skills and to build stronger and more loving relationships. The workbook is based on the idea that many conflicts and problems in relationships stem from poor communication, and it aims to provide couples with the tools they need to effectively communicate and to resolve conflicts.
The book includes a variety of exercises and activities that couples can do together, such as role-playing, journaling, and self-reflection, designed to help couples understand and improve their communication patterns. It might also provide examples on how to constructively express and how to understand emotions, as well as how to active listening and validate each other.
4.) The Couple's Activity Book: 70 Interactive Games to Strengthen Your Relationship by Crystal Schwanke
The Couple's Activity Book: 70 Interactive Games to Strengthen Your Relationship is a book written by Crystal Schwanke that provides couples with a wide variety of interactive games and activities that they can do together to build stronger and more fulfilling relationships. The book is designed to be fun and engaging, while also providing opportunities for couples to learn more about each other and to improve their communication and problem-solving skills.
The activities in the book are designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time, making them convenient for busy couples. The activities are divided into several categories such as: Communication, Understanding each other, Fun & Adventure, and Conflict Resolution.
The games are designed to be interactive, allowing couples to work together and to learn from one another, in a comfortable and non-threatening way. They might also be used as conversation starters for couples who want to improve their communication and build a deeper understanding of each other.
5.) The Ultimate Relationship Journal for Couples: Prompts and Practices to Connect and Strengthen Your Bond by Miriam Torres Brinkmann
Connect on a deeper level with this couples journal You always want your relationship to thrive, whether you’ve been together for two months or 20 years. Of course, to have a healthy partnership, you need connection and communication. This journal is designed to fuel both, helping you and your partner get to know each other on a deeper, more profound level. Written as a companion to The Ultimate Relationship Workbook for Couples, it offers plenty of bonding opportunities to nurture your relationship.
What sets this apart from other relationship books for couples: Probing prompts—Kick-start important conversations with thought-provoking prompts that ask you and your partner to reflect on everything from what your greatest fears are to what most excites you sexually. Insightful exercises—Grow closer as you tackle a number of fun and engaging activities, such as playing truth or dare or practicing loving-kindness meditation. Room to reflect—Find plenty of space for you and your partner to record your thoughts and feelings. Strengthen your communication skills and deepen your bond with this standout among relationship books.