Recommended Reading

Early Relationship

We Do by Stan Tatkin

1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married by Monica Mendez Leahy

Essentials for Every Couples Bookshelf

Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson

Love Sense by Dr. Sue Johnson

Wire for Love by Stan Tatkin

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John Gottman

The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

Tell Me No Lies by Ellen Bader & Peter Pearson

10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives by Joe Kort

Intimacy & Sexuality

Passionate Marriage by David Snarch

Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski

The New Male Sexuality by Bernie Zilbergeld

Mating in Captivity Esther Perel

Betrayal & Infidelity

What Makes Love Last by John Gottman

After the Affair by Janis Abrahms Spring

Healing from Infidelity by Michele Weiner-Davis

The State of Affairs by Esther Perel


Between Parent and Child by Dr. Haim G. Ginott

Parenting from the Inside Out by Dr. Daniel Sielgel

Other Good Reads

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel VanderKolk

Good Morning, I Love You by Shauna Shapiro

The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs