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A list of books on psycholoy, relationships, mental health, and more.

Recommended books on mental health 


  • Hold me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson

  • Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship by Stan Tatkin

  • The State of Affairs by Esther Perel

  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman

  • After the Affair by Janis A. Spring

Sex & Intimacy

  • Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski 

  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel

  • Becoming Cliterate by Laurie Mintz

Trauma & PTSD

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet Woititz

  • The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

  • When the Body Says No by Gabor Mate

  • The Myth of Normal by Gabor Mate and Daniel Mate

  • Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, Or Self-Involved Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson

Self-Compassion & Self-Knowledge

  • Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution. by Brene Brown

  • Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle

  • Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

  • The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

Mental Health

  • Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul Mason and Randi Kreger

  • Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Amelia Nagoski and Emily Nagoski 

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