Additional Resources: Marriage

This week, we heard stories from women who have experienced trenches in their marriages—stories of shared struggles and shared healing. We hope these additional resources offer strength and encouragement to those who are also sharing a trench with a spouse. Please feel free to leave additional suggestions in the comments!


Books

Hope After Betrayal: Healing When Sexual Addiction Invades Your Marriage, by Meg Wilson (Amazon, B&N)

The 5 Love Languages, by Gary Chapman (Amazon, B&N)

Rebuilding a Marriage Better Than New, by Cindy Beall (Amazon, B&N)

Love & Respect, by Emerson Eggerichs (book: Amazon, B&N; workbook: Amazon, B&N)

Boundaries in Marriage, by Henry Cloud (Amazon, B&N)

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Sue Johnson (Amazon, B&N)

7 Days to a Stronger Marriage, by Dave and Ashley Willis (wives: Amazon, B&N; husbands: Amazon, B&N)

The Seven Laws of Love, by Dave Willis (Amazon, B&N)

Men Are Clams, Women Are Crowbars, by Dr. David Clarke (Amazon, B&N)

What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage, by Paul David Tripp (Amazon, B&N)

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott (book: Amazon, B&N; women's workbook: Amazon, B&N; men's workbook: Amazon, B&N)

The Husband Project, by Kathi Lipp (Amazon, B&N)

31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, by Arlene Pellicane (Amazon, B&N)

Websites

Focus on the Family: Marriage →

This page is regularly updated with "articles, broadcasts and resources to help you and your spouse build a thriving relationship that will last a lifetime."

Stronger Marriages (Facebook Page) →

Dave and Ashley Willis, the authors of 7 Days to a Stronger Marriage, use this Facebook page to share "practical tools, encouraging humor, and Christian Resources to help people prepare for marriage and strengthen their marriages."

Marriage & Relationship Tips (Facebook Page) →

This Facebook page is "dedicated to help you build a strong relationship with your partner. We provide daily marriage and relationship tips and advice."

Mend Our Marriage →

Subscribe to the site for regular blog posts, podcast episodes, and practical resources from David and Amanda Taylor, whose focus is "destroying divorce by strengthening, uniting and restoring marriages.

Marriage Fitness | Mort Fertel →

"Mort Fertel is a world authority on the psychology of relationships and has an international reputation for saving marriages. In addition to working with couples, he teaches individuals how to single-handedly transform their marital situation."


Music

"Something I Need," by One Republic

"Stay," by Rihanna, Mikky Ekko

"Bless the Broken Road," by Rascal Flatts

"Marry Me," by Train

"It’s Not Over," by Secondhand Serenade

"Fall For You," by Secondhand Serenade

"Ships In The Night," by Mat Kearney

"Stay With Me," by Sam Smith

"Love Me Now," by John Legend

"A Thousand Years," by Christina Perri

"I Will Survive," by Gloria Gaynor