I'm doing some research for a story about a broken marriage, and I was wondering if anyone knows of a Studs-Terkel-esque oral history containing interviews with people about their deteriorating relationships or the lies they would tell themselves to keep a marriage together? Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
Please suggest in-depth, emotionally intelligent, not overloaded with cliches and gender stereotyping, books about: marriage, marriage therapy, the psychology of relationships etc. [more inside]
My wife told me last night that she has lost interest in sex. We'd like to go see a couples sex therapist, but that's not something we can afford at the moment. Until that changes, can you recommend books or online resources that might be able to help us?
I'm looking for recommendations around novels that feature female characters who are conflicted about desire and involve sexual betrayal. [more inside]
What are some good SECULAR reads (books or websites are both great) on getting engaged, marriage, etc.? Particularly for those who are not engaged but would like to get engaged in the (maybe not-so-distant) future. Also, some relationship-specific questions inside. Primarily, when's a good time to get engaged? [more inside]
Need book recommendations for improving communication in marriage as a substitute for therapy [more inside]
I just realized i am dumb. will you please help me? [more inside]
What are some novels in which the plot primarily revolves around a marriage? [more inside]
What should I (a late-marrying, book-crazy, somewhat institution-of-marriage-wary bride) read on my honeymoon? Inspired (in a way) by this question, I'm looking for novels to help me reflect on, process, and understand marriage. [more inside]
Inexpensive marriage counseling or self-help book suggestions? [more inside]
Can you help me with titles, online shopping sources for 1950s tongue-in-cheek sex/marriage manual? [more inside]
Stories about healthy, "normal" marriages? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good relationship book for a marriage on the rocks? [more inside]