Relationships

  • Actually, it is your parents’ fault: why your romantic relationship isn’t working, and how to fix it. Philip Van Munching. 646.78 VAN
  • And baby makes three: the six-step plan for preserving marital intimacy and rekindling romance after baby arrives. John Gottman. 646.78 GOT
  • As time goes by: boomerang marriages, serial spouses, throwback couples, and other romantic adventures in an age of longevity. Abigail Trafford. 306.81 TRA
  • Ask Barbara: the 100 most-asked questions about love, sex, and relationships. Barbara De Angelis. 306.7 DEA
  • Become your own matchmaker: 8 easy steps for attracting your perfect mate. Patti Stanger. 646.77 STA
  • Boys will put you on a pedestal (so they can look up your skirt): a dad’s advice for daughters. Philip Van Munching. Y 305.235 VAN
  • The case for marriage: why married people are happier, healthier, and better off financially. Linda J. Waite. 306.81 WAI
  • Couples with intellectual disabilities talk about living and loving. Karin Melberg Schwier. 306.7 SCH
  • Crossing the tracks for love: what to do when you and your partner grew up in different worlds. Ruby K. Payne. 306.872 PAY
  • Dating makes you want to die: (but you have to do it anyway). Daniel Holloway. 306.73 HOL
  • Do gentlemen really prefer blondes?: bodies, behavior, and brains – The science behind sex, love, and attraction. Jena Pincott. 155.3 PIN
  • Do I have to give up me to be loved by you? Jordan Paul, Margaret Paul. 646.78 PAU
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff in love. Richard Carlson, Kristine Carlson. 306.7 CAR
  • The Dr. Drew and Adam book: a survival guide to life and love. Drew Pinsky, Adam Carolla. 306.7 PIN
  • Elemental love styles: find compatibility and create a lasting relationship. Craig Martin. 158.2 MAR
  • Enchanted love: the mystical power of intimate relationships. Marianne Williamson. 299.93 WIL
  • Fighting for your empty nest marriage: reinventing your relationship when the kids leave home. 306.81 FIG
  • Find a husband after 35 using what I learned at Harvard Business School. Rachel Greenwald. 646.77 GRE
  • The five languages of apology: how to experience healing in all your relationships. Gary Chapman. 158.2 CHA, Spanish Lang. 158.2 CHA
  • The five love languages: singles edition. Gary Chapman. 248.84 CHA
  • The 5 love languages: the secret to love that lasts. Gary Chapman. 306.872 CHA
  • Flings, frolics, and forever afters: a single woman’s guide to romance after fifty. Katherine E. Chaddock. 646.77 CHA
  • The four seasons of marriage. Gary D. Chapman. 248.844 CHA
  • Freedom fences: how to set limits that free you to enjoy your marriage and family. 248.84 FRE
  • Getting naked again: dating, romance, sex, and love when you’ve been divorced, widowed, dumped, or distracted. Judith Sills. 646.77 SIL
  • Getting the love you want: a guide for couples. Harville Hendrix. 306.7 HEN
  • The gift of shyness: embrace your shy side and find your soul mate. Alexander Avila. 155.232 AVI
  • The girls’ guide to guys. Julie Taylor. 646.77 TAY
  • GirlSource: a book by and for young women about relationships, rights, futures, bodies, minds, and souls. 305.235 GIR
  • Grief and sexuality: life after losing a spouse. Rachel Nafziger Hartzler. 155.937 HAR
  • He’s just not that into you: the no-excuses truth to understanding guys. Greg Behrendt. 306.734 BEH, CD 306.734 BEH, Spanish Lang. 306.734 BEH
  • His needs, her needs: building an affair-proof marriage. Willard F. Harley, Jr. 306.81 HAR, Spanish Lang.
  • Hold me tight: seven conversations for a lifetime of love. Sue Johnson. 158.24 JOH, Spanish Lang. 158.24 JOH
  • Hope for the separated: wounded marriages can be healed. Gary Chapman. 248.846 CHA
  • How to stay lovers for life. Sharyn Wolf. 646.78 WOL
  • I don’t care about your band: what I learned from indie rockers, trust funders, pornographers, faux sensitive hipsters, felons, and other guys I’ve dated. Julie Klausner. 306.73 KLA
  • I love you, let’s meet: adventures in online dating. Virginia Vitzthum. 306.73 VIT
  • I love you, nice to meet you: a guy and a girl give the lowdown on coupling up. Lori Gottlieb, Kevin Bleyer. 306.73 GOT
  • If the Buddha dated: a handbook for finding love on a spiritual path. Charlotte Sophia Kasl. 646.77 KAS
  • In the meantime–: finding yourself and the love that you want. Iyanla Vanzant. 158.2 VAN
  • Intimacy ignited: conversations couple to couple: fire up your sex life with the Song of Solomon. 241.66 INT
  • It’s not me, it’s you: the ultimate breakup book. Anna Jane Grossman, Flint Wainess. 306.73 GRO
  • Just your type: create the relationship you’ve always wanted using the secrets of personality type. Paul D. Tieger. 306.7 TIE
  • Lies at the altar: the truth about great marriages. Robin L. Smith. 646.78 SMI, Spanish Lang. 646.78
  • Love & respect: the respect he desperately needs, the love she most desires. Emerson Eggerichs. 248.844 EGG, Spanish Lang. 248.844, CD 248.844
  • Love as a way of life: seven keys to transforming every aspect of your life. Gary Chapman. 241.4 CHA, Spanish Lang. 241.4 CHA
  • The love dare. Stephen Kendrick. 248.844 KEN, Spanish Lang. 248.844 KEN
  • Love is a verb. Gary Chapman. 177.7 CHA, CD 177.7 CHA
  • Love talk: speak each other’s language like you never have before. Les & Leslie Parrott. 306.7 PAR
  • Making marriage work for dummies. Steven Simring, Sue Klavans Simring. 306.81 SIM
  • Making sense of the men in your life. Kevin Leman. 305.31 LEM
  • Marriage confidential: the post-romantic age of workhorse wives, royal children, undersexed spouses, & rebel couples who are rewriting the rules. Pamela Haag. 155.645 HAA
  • The marriage of sex and spirit. 128.46 MAR
  • Mars and Venus on a date. John Gray. 646.77 GRA
  • Mars and Venus starting over. John Gray. 158.2 GRA
  • Mixed matches: how to create successful interracial, interethnic, and interfaith relationships. Joel Crohn. 306.84 CRO
  • The Mr. & Mrs. Happy handbook: everything I know about love and marriage. Steve Doocy. 306.81 DOO
  • The Nest newlywed handbook: an owner’s manual for modern married life. Carley Roney. 646.78 RON
  • A practical handbook for the boyfriend. Felicity Huffman, Patricia Wolff. 646.77 HUF
  • Praying through the deeper issues of marriage. Stormie Omartian. 248.844 OMA
  • The proper care and feeding of husbands. Laura C. Schlessinger. 306.81 SCH
  • Quest for love. Elisabeth Elliot. 248.4 ELL
  • Ready or not?: a girl’s guide to making her own decisions about dating, love, and sex. Tina Radziszewicz. Y 613.907 RAD
  • Receiving love: transform your relationship by letting yourself be loved. Harville Hendrix. 646.78 HEN
  • Red-hot monogamy. Bill & Pam Farrel. 248.844 FAR
  • Relationship rescue. Philip C. McGraw. 306.7 MACG, Audio 158.24 MACG
  • Rescue me, he’s wearing a moose hat: and 40 other dates after 50. Sherry Halperin. 306.73 HAL
  • The rules: time-tested secrets for capturing the heart of Mr. Right. Ellen Fein. 646.77 FEI
  • Secrets of a fix-up fanatic: how to meet & marry your match. Susan Shapiro. 646.77 SHA
  • Secrets to lasting love: uncovering the keys to life-long intimacy. Gary Smalley. 646.78 SMA
  • Seniors in love: a second chance for single, divorced and widowed seniors. Robert Wolley. Large Type 305.26 WOL
  • September songs: the good news about marriage in the later years. Maggie Scarf. 306.81 SCA
  • The seven principles for making marriage work. John M. Gottman, Nan Silver. 306.81 GOT, Spanish Lang. 306.81 GOT
  • Simple loving. Janet Luhrs. 646.78 LUH
  • SMART man hunting. Liz H. Kelly. 646.77 KEL
  • Stop spoiling that man: turn your needy guy into an equal, loving partner. John B. Arden. 306.7 ARD
  • The surrendered wife: a practical guide for finding intimacy, passion, and peace with a man. Laura Doyle. 306.81 DOY
  • Surrendering to marriage: husbands, wives, and other imperfections. Iris Krasnow. 646.78 KRA
  • Ten stupid things men do to mess up their lives. Laura Schlessinger. 155.632 SCH
  • Ten stupid things women do to mess up their lives. Laura C. Schlessinger. 155.633 SCH
  • Toward commitment: a dialogue about marriage. Diane Rehm, John B. Rehm. 306.81 REH
  • True love in a world of false hope: sex, romance & real people. Robbie Castleman. 248.84 CAS
  • What husbands wish their wives knew about men. Patrick M. Morley. 248.842 MOR
  • What men say, what women hear. Linda Papadopoulos. 646.77 PAP
  • What Shamu taught me about life, love, and marriage. Amy Sutherland. 158.2 SUT
  • What women want men to know: the ultimate book about love, sex, and relationships for you, and the man you love. Barbara De Angelis. 306.7 DEA, CD 306.7 DEA
  • What’s your story: an interactive guide to building authentic relationships. Toben & Joanne Heim. 302 HEI
  • When God writes your love story. Eric & Leslie Ludy. 248.4 LUD
  • When opposites attract: right brain/left brain relationships and how to make them work. Rebecca Cutter. 158.2 CUT
  • Why him? why her?: finding real love by understanding your personality type. Helen Fisher. 155.264 FIS
  • Why Mars & Venus collide: improving relationships by understanding how men and women cope differently with stress. John Gray. 158.2 GRA, CD 158.2 GRA
  • Why men never remember and women never forget. Marianne J. Legato. 155.33 LEG

SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS

  • The commitment: love, sex, marriage, and my family. Dan Savage. 306.766 SAV
  • The full spectrum: a new generation of writing about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other identities. Y 306.76 FUL
  • Together forever: the gay man’s guide to lifelong love. Martin Kantor. 155.3 KAN

SINGLENESS

  • Better single than sorry: a no-regrets guide to loving yourself & never settling. Jen Schefft. 306.815 SCH
  • The bridal wave: a survival guide to the everyone-I-know-is-getting married years. Erin Torneo. 395.22 TOR
  • The joy of not being married: the essential guide for singles. Ernie J. Zelinski. 155.642 ZEL
  • Keeping the love you find: a guide for singles. Harville Hendrix. 155.642 HEN
  • Living solo. 305.906 LIV
  • On my own: the art of being a woman alone. Florence Falk. 306.815 FAL
  • Quirkyalone: a manifesto for uncompromising romantics. Sasha Cagen. 155.642 CAG
  • Single again and secure in God’s love: inspirational meditations. Jim Smoke. 248.846 SMO
  • Unhooked generation: the truth about why we’re still single. Jillian Straus. 306.815 STR
  • Why you’re still single: things your friends would tell you if you promised not to get mad. Evan Marc Katz, Linda Holmes. 646.77 KAT

UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS (See also Domestic Violence)

  • But I love him: protecting your teen daughter from controlling, abusive dating relationships. Jill Murray. 362.829 MUR
  • Dragonslippers: this is what an abusive relationship looks like. Rosalind B. Penfold. Graphic 616.8582 PEN
  • Help! I’m in love with a narcissist. Steven Carter, Julia Sokol. 158.2 CAR
  • Saving beauty from the beast: how to protect your daughter from an unhealthy relationship. Vicki Crompton, Ellen Zelda Kessner. 362.829 CRO
  • When something feels wrong: a survival guide about abuse for young people. Deanna S. Pledge. Y 616.8582 PLE
  • Women who love too much: when you keep wishing and hoping he’ll change. Robin Norwood. 155.333 NOR

DVDS & AUDIOBOOKS

  • Fireproof. DVD Drama F
  • Love smart: find the one you want– fix the one you got. Phil McGraw. CD 646.77 MACG
  • Talk to teens about dating and sex: the best of the Dr. Laura Berman Show. CD 305.235 BER
  • The way to a woman’s heart: a road map to a successful marriage. Chuck Snyder. Audio 248.842 SNY

ONLINE

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EL AMOR Y EL MATRIMONIO EN ESPAÑOL

  • Abrazame fuerte: siete conversaciones para un amor duradero. Sue Johnson. Spanish Lang. 158.24 JOH
  • Ama de verdad, vive de verdad. Alberto Cutie. Spanish Lang. 305.3 CUT, Spanish Lang. 305.3 CUT
  • Amor astuto: encuentra al hombre que quieres, conserva al que tienes. Phil McGraw. Spanish Lang. 646.77 MACG
  • Amor, sexo y noviazgo. Sixto Porras. Spanish Lang. 248.84 POR
  • Amor y respeto: el amor que ella mas ansia, el respeto que el desesperadamente necesita. Emerson Eggerichs. Spanish Lang. 248.844 EGG
  • Amores que duran — y duran — y duran. Jesús Miguel Martínez. Spanish Lang. 306.81 MAR
  • ¿Casada o cazada?: una mirada autentica a loque significa ser una esposa: cristiana, moderna y feliz. Silvia Bolet Fernandez. Spanish Lang. 248.844 FER
  • Los 100 secretos de las parejas felices. David Niven. Spanish Lang. 302 NIV
  • El desafio del amor: atrevete a amar. Stephen y Alex Kendrick. Spanish Lang. 248.844 KEN
  • Después de la boda: meditaciones para parejas. H. Norman Wright. Spanish Lang. 248.844 WRI
  • Los 10 mandamientos del matrimonio. Ed Young. Spanish Lang. 248.844 YOU
  • Jóvenes, enamorados y en peligro: una guía para los adolescentes para librarse de una relación abusiva. Barrie Levy. Spanish Lang. 362.88 LEV
  • Lo que él necesita, lo que ella necesita: edificando un matrimonio a prueba de relaciones extramatrimoniales. Willard F. Harley. Spanish Lang. 306.81 HAR
  • El matrimonio que siempre ha deseado. Gary Chapman. Spanish Lang. 248.844 CHA
  • Los misterios del amor y el sexo. Silvia Olmedo. Spanish Lang. 613.96 OLM
  • Las mujeres que aman demasiado. Robin Norwood. Spanish Lang. 155.633 NOR
  • Los ocho consejos para mantener un matrimonio feliz. William Glasser. Spanish Lang. 646.78 GLA
  • Que les pasa a los hombres. Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo. Spanish Lang. 306.734 BEH
  • Los siete principios para hacer que el matrimonio funcione. John M. Gottman, Nan Silver. Spanish Lang. 306.81 GOT
  • Sopa de pollo para el alma de la pareja. Spanish Lang. 158.24 SOP
  • Su matrimonio siempre puede ser mejor: salve su matrimonio sin necesidad de separarse. Michele Weiner-Davis. Spanish Lang. 158.24 WEI
  • ¿Te amo–para siempre?: como lograr, mantenar o rescatar el amor. Mabel Iam. Spanish Lang. 306.7 IAM
  • Te desafío a potenciar tu vida afectiva y sexual. Carlos Cuauhtémoc Sánchez. Spanish Lang. 306.7