Unoffendable: How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better
This book has been a game changer on how I view people, forgiveness, and how not to be so hyper-sensitive in my communication and feelings that I don’t receive the true message being sent by another human being who is just trying to do life. I highly recommend this book if you have ever been in a relationship with someone who keeps hurting your feelings unintentionally.
The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God
Timothy Keller does a great job of showing what marriage should be like and why. Lots of practical ideas.
Bonding with Your Child through Boundaries
If you are co-parenting, this book is wonderfully useful in showing you how to create a cohesive parenting plan with love and logical steps to help your child understand the predictable way of a parent.
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Lisa Damour, Ph.D., director of the internationally renowned Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls, pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter’s erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, necessary, and natural. Untangled explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry.
Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder
The title says it all. There are not too many books that talk about how to provide your self with self care techniques and how to know that you are not the “crazy” one. This author does a good job of explaining some helpful boundaries if you have been partnered with a person who has a personality disorder.
Healing from Hidden Abuse: A Journey Through the Stages of Recovery from Psychological Abuse
This book clearly lays out what emotional abuse is, and a pathway to recovery.
Additional Books We Recommend
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by John Elder Robison
Unmasking Male Depression
by Archibald D. Hart
When Love is Not Enough
by Nancy L. Thomas
The Oak Inside the Acorn
by Max Lucado
Boundaries with Kids: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Help Your Children Gain Control of Their Lives
by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
Victorious Emotions: Creating a Framework for a Happier You
by Wendy Backlund
Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths And Realities of Alcoholism
by James Robert Milam & Katherine Ketcham
Victorious Emotions Journal:
A 30-Day Journey to Rewire Your Brain
by Wendy Backlund
I’ll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment
by Vernon E. Johnson
Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself
by Shahida Arabi
The Business of Honor: Restoring the Heart of Business
by Danny Silk & Bob Hasson
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny
InCourage: Raising Daughters Rooted in Grace
by Terra A. Mattson
Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No
by Dr. John Townsend
The Chronicles of Narnia
By C.S. Lewis