Men, Relationships, Marriage and Sex
Our Top 5 this week is sure to connect with many guys with its’ focus on relationships and marriage advice. According to the National Survey of Family Growth, it is estimated that the probability of a marriage ending in divorce is about half. While that number is frequently under scrutiny due to it’s problematic method of calculation, the fact remains that marriages are ending in divorce or are often under duress often so we have selected the best 5 books out there now to help strengthen your relationship, build trust and intimacy, have a fulfilling sex life, navigate modern dating, and avoid stepping out.
Sometimes couples drift apart physically and emotionally. This book focuses on the value of a sound physical relationship to keep partners engaged. With recent research showing that people are having less sex, Nan Wise uses her vast experience to help readers regain a satisfying sex life and understanding anhedonia, which is the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable.
This book is the product of a world-renowned expert in relationships, celebrated research psychologist and couples counselor John Gottman. His aim was to do a deep dive and discover where love comes from, why some love lasts, and why some fades away. Beyond that, this book is excellent for readers hoping to find a way to keep love alive and well in their homes. The book expertly shows readers how to identify signs, behaviors, and attitudes that indicate a fraying relationship and provides strategies to improve their relationships.
If you’re like the billions of people on the planet wondering what their partners are thinking, this book is for you! Tatkin brings together recent research relating to how and why love lasts by looking at the subject through the lens of neuroscience, attachment theory, and emotion regulation. Beyond gaining a better understanding to your partner’s mindset, this book also includes 10 principles that can improve any relationship.
When a comedian who’s routines frequently target the state of relationships, dating and love in today’s society writes a book about the subject, you’re in for great insight and hilarious material. This book does not disappoint in either of those elements. Ansari teamed up with NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg to put together the book and subsequent research project, featuring hundreds of interviews and focus groups conducted all over the world.
This book analyzes love and relationships and uncovers a crisis that has lasted more than a generation, yielding divorce rates of 40 to 50 percent. The author argues that while the way we lead our lives guides us to fall in love, it doesn’t empower us to stay in love or maintain a healthy relationship with our partners. This book endeavors to provide a new vision of love in today’s society and the practical tools everyone needs to achieve it.