Marriage therapists make the most of the sessions they have with clients who are trying to work through some weighty issues: communication breakdowns, sexual dry spells, emotional labor falling on one spouse’s shoulders.
But a couple’s work doesn’t end the second those sessions are over. Often therapists assign homework, asking their clients to read books that could give them a better understanding of any longstanding marital problems.
HuffPost asked therapists across the country to share the books they recommend most often ― or find themselves returning to in their own relationships. Check out their recs below.