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Sex and Love Addiction
Do you have codependency issues?
Are you ready to commit?
Does your relationship need a check-up?
Are you a romantic or a cynic?
Are you giving your loved one the space he needs?
Adventures in Dating
A savvy guide to courtship and communication.
Sean M. Horan, Ph.D.
All About Us
The Science of Social Behavior
Richard J. Crisp, Ph.D.
All in the Family
Mental Illness and Caregiving Across the Generations
Rachel Pruchno, Ph.D.
Insights for the deeply romantic and deeply skeptical
Jeremy Sherman, Ph.D.
Band of Brothers, and Sisters
The most lasting and enduring of relationships.
Avidan Milevsky, PhD.
Between You and Me
Why some relationships work—and others don't
Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D.
Why Conversations Go Wrong and How to Fix Them
From close relationships to online behavior
Gwendolyn Seidman, Ph.D.
Whether you should stay or go
Susan Pease Gadoua
Degrees of Freedom
Exploring the complexities of modern relationships.
Kelley Quirk, M.A.
How families are changing and not changing in our multicultural computer-centric world
Field Guide to Families
Nurturing strong relationships—one issue at a time
Lynne Griffin, R.N., M.Ed.
A new map of the path to intimacy
Ken Page, LCSW
Tools for walking the intergenerational tightrope
Robert Taibbi, L.C.S.W.
Give and Take
The path from interdependence to success
Adam Grant, Ph.D.
Happiness on Purpose
Strategies to create a life you love to live
Russell Grieger, Ph.D.
Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy
Merging sense and sensibility in modern relationships
Jill P.Weber , Ph.D.
He Speaks, She Speaks
A gender communication specialist unravels the mystery of how men and women communicate.
Audrey Nelson, Ph.D.
Hope for Relationships
The whole-person approach to healing
Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D.
Hurt People Hurt People
Helping Abusive Partners Change
Carrie Askin, LCSW
In the Name of Love
A philosopher looks at our deepest emotions
Insight Is 20/20
Exploring the pervasive, and unperceived, patterns that govern our lives
Seth Meyers and Katie Gilbert
Intimacy, A Path Toward Spirituality
Relationships and mindful living.
John Amodeo, Ph.D., MFT
Coercive control in relationships
How to Stop Using Dysfunctional Relationships to Hide From Satisfying Ones
Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D., Grant H. Brenner, MD, and Daniel Berry, RN, MHA
Lessons for Loving
Practical wisdom on love, relationships and marriage
Karl Pillemer, Ph.D.
Plumbing the depths of the psychology and neurobiology of love.
Frances Cohen Praver, Ph.D.
Where romantic relationships meet internet behavior
Martin Graff, Ph.D.
What pulled you together may be pulling you apart.
Stephen J. Betchen
Me Before We
Learn to love yourself first
Suzanne Lachmann, Psy.D.
Me, You, & Us
Examining the interplay between our love lives and our identities
Erica B. Slotter, Ph.D.
Meet, Catch, and Keep
A scientific look at the complexities of romantic relationships
Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D.
Passive Aggressive Diaries
Understanding passive aggressive behavior in families, schools, and workplaces
Life in full circle
Judith Lipton, M.D. and David Barash, Ph.D.
How to identify behaviors that undermine love—and how to avoid drifting apart
Randi Gunther, Ph.D.
Principles that create more resilient teams
Madelyn Blair, Ph.D.
Using science to understand and improve relationships.
Craig Malkin, Ph.D.
Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Making sense and bouncing back when the one you love leaves
What we can learn from the trials and triumphs of celebrity relationships.
Skills for Healthy Relationships
Skills to have the relationship you want
Joanne Davila, Ph.D. and Kaycee Lashman, EMBA
Sliding vs. Deciding
Observations on Love, Sex, and Commitment
Scott Stanley, Ph.D.
So Happy Together
Tips for Building a More Satisfying Marriage
Rob Pascale & Lou Primavera, Ph.D.
Happily ever, after divorce.
Stronger at the Broken Places
How challenges can strengthen your relationship
Linda Bloom, L.C.S.W., and Charlie Bloom, M.S.W.
Relationships in the digital age
The Attraction Doctor
How persuasion research can help you get a date
The Dance of Connection
Rescuing women and men from the quicksand of difficult relationships.
Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.
The Distracted Couple
The Impact of ADHD on Adult Relationships
Larry Maucieri, Ph.D.
The Ecstasy of Surrender
The secret key to manifesting power, happiness, and success: letting go.
Judith Orloff, M.D.
The Freedom to Change
How to manage relationships at home and work
Hal Shorey, Ph.D.
The Friendship Doctor
Send in your friendship questions and quandaries and get expert answers and solutions
Irene S. Levine, Ph.D.
The Heart of Autism
Successful Strategies for Relationships and Life
Eva A. Mendes, LMHC
The Human Experience
Creating a more meaningful life
Robert Firestone, Ph.D.
The Intelligent Divorce
And further unorthodox advice on relationships, marriage and parenting
Mark Banschick, M.D.
The Legacy of Distorted Love
Recognizing, understanding and overcoming the debilitating impact of maternal narcissism
Karyl McBride, Ph.D.
The Middle Ground
The creative way to enriching your relationship.
The Mysteries of Love
Insights into the psychology of love
Berit Brogaard, D.M.Sci., Ph.D.
The Polyamorists Next Door
Exploring the world of consensual non-monogamy
Elisabeth Sheff, Ph.D.
The Puzzle of Love
At the heart of it
Stan Tatkin Psy.D.
Under a Friendly Spell
How friends influence us, for better and for worse, throughout life.
Unpacking Social Relations
Examining close relationships, intergroup relations, and interpersonal aggression
Colleen Sinclair, Ph.D.
Mind-Body Wisdom and the Modern Gay Man
Rick Miller, LICSW
Valley Girl With a Brain
Questioning, like, everything
We Are What We Make
Communication, Relationships, and Meaning
Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Ph.D., CCS
What Is He Thinking?
Decoding the male psyche.
Michael Bader, D.M.H.
Wired For Love
Strengthening the brain for better, closer relationships
Amy Banks, MD
Women Who Stray
Notes on the history and current practice of female infidelity
David J. Ley, Ph.D.
Low Sexual Desire