Books we recommend

Books we recommend

The Matchmaker’s Reading List:


Books books books! Here are some of the books that are (usually) in our office library (but often missing because we keep giving them away to people we meet).

We can highly and wholeheartedly recommend getting stuck into these books to learn about and develop your relationships.

Read ya’ll. The library is opened.


Why Him, Why Her, Helen Fisher – Personality in relationships

Attached – the new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find – and keep – love, Levine & Heller – Attachment Theory in romantic relationships 

Getting the Love you Want OR Finding and Keeping the Love you Want, Harville Hendrix – IMAGO therapy 

Mindsight or any other book by Daniel Siegel on interpersonal neurobiology

Love 2.0, Barbara Fredickson – the new science of love 

Hold me tight, Susan Johnson – Emotionally Focused Therapy 

7 principles for making marriage work, John Gottman – Gottman Technique 

ACT with love, Russ Harris  – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Relationships 

The Course of Love, Alain de Botton – philosophy of love 

The Mastery of Love, don Miguel Ruix – spiritual approach to love 

The five love languages, Gary Chapman – meeting each other’s differences in giving and receiving love 

Reinventing your life, Jeffrey Young – Schema Therapy, breaking your life and love traps. 

The happiness trap, Russ Harris – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. 

Feeling Good – David Burn, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

Mindset, Carol Dweck – Fixed versus Growth mindset. 

This is by no means a complete list, so please get in touch if you think there are others we should add. We want to know what books have impacted your relationships.

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Lots of love!

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