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A Reading List: 7 Books on Marriage, Relationships and Love

We’ve put together a list of 10 great books that make perfect bed-side reading leading up to the day:

10 Keys to Happy & Loving Relationships

By Krystal Kuehn

A selection of tools to help make relationships more fulfilling, harmonious and successful. The book helps you uncover how you communicate the 10 key attributes of love as you relate to others. The tools empower you to replace unhealthy patterns with new, healthy and effective ways of communicating and connecting.

What is marriage for?

By EJ Graff

This book follows the history of marriage and how the social rules change with time. It’s a fascinating tour of marriage in the West, revealing it to be a social battleground, with rules that consistently change to fit each era and economy, exploring the marriage debates of each era.

The Soulmate Experience: A Practical Guide to Creating Extraordinary Relationships

By Mali Apple and Joe Dunn

This is a guide to help you create and sustain a relationship that is intimately connected on all levels – emotional, intellectual, sexual and spiritual and includes chapters on ‘loving your body’, ‘reducing your baggage’ and ‘raising your soulmate potential’.

Why Men Don’t Have a Clue and Women Always Need More Shoes: The Ultimate guide to the Opposite Sex

By Allan and Barbara Pease
Your answer to the top seven things men do that drive women nuts, the real reason women cry more than men, and what men really look for in a woman. The authors discuss the very real and often funny differences between the sexes. It looks at the issues that have confused men and women for centuries.

The Engaged Groom: You’re Getting Married. Read this Book

By Doug Gordon
One for him. This book explores the role of today’s groom and the expectation that he will take on a larger and sometimes equal role in the planning of the big event. For the groom who wishes to be actively involved.

The Feast of Love: A Novel

By Charles Baxter

Exploring the myriad manifestations of extraordinary love between ordinary people, a novel that is a delight. Little scenes take place in a coffee shop. The stories are crafted into a tapestry about love, with subtlety, grace and power. A wonderful read.

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By Elizabeth Gilbert

Not strictly about marriage, but definitely about love. If you haven’t already read this memoir that was also made into a movie, then do. The author sets out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature in three different cultures – the art of pleasure in Italy, the art of devotion in India, and then a balance between the two in Bali.

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