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After The Affair by Janice Abrahms Spring
Keepnng The Love You Find: A Guide for Singles by Harville Hendrix
Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix (speaks to both partners deepest needs and choices in a non-judgmental, compassionate way)
Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley P. Glass

Getting the Sex You Want by Leiblum and Sachs
Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
How Can I Forgive You?: The Courage To Forgive, the Freedom Not To by Janis Abrams Spring (relationships)
Make Up Don't Break Up by Bonnie Eaker Weil with accompanying DVD, Falling in Love and Staying in Love
Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel (saving a marriage after an affair)
Surviving the Break Up by Judith Wallerstein
The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner
The Dance of Intimacy: A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships by Harriet Lerner
The Good Divorce by Constance Ahrons 
Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Ann Lawson
Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents by Jane Isay

 

ILLNESS & AGING

Alzheimer's Early Stages: First Steps in Caring and Treatment 
by Daniel Kuhn et al.

Is It Alzheimer's?  by Roger Granet, MD 
Ordinary Life by Kathlyn Conway (memoir of breast cancer)
Psychodynamic Perspectives on Aging and Illness 
by Tamara McClintock Greenberg


The 36-Hour Day : A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
by Nancy L. Mace et al.;

The Wisdom of Menopause by Christiane Northrup, MD
There's Still a Person in There : The Complete Guide to Treating and Copnng With Alzheimer's by Michael Castleman et al.

OTHER...

Where's My Sanity?: Stories that Help by Dr. Claudia Sheftel Luiz

Children of the Holocaust by Helen Epstein

Children of the Self-Absorbed, A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents by Nina W. Brown, Ed.D.
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High 
by Patterson et al.


Difficult Conversations:How to Discuss What Matters Most by Doug Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen (communication in family)

Getting Through the Day: Strategies For Adults Hurt As Children by Nancy Napner

I Can Finish College: The Overcome Any Obstacle And Get Your Degree Guide by Marcia Cantarella
Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapnsts and Patients by Owen Renik 
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness  by Elyn Saks (the true story of a law professor/scholar's experience of dealing with her schizophrenia)

The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography  by Wendy Maltz and Larry Maltz (self help)

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