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
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.
Lots of love!