Resources

This is a living, updating list of resources I work from and/or my clients find useful.

 

Polyamory and Non-monogamy

Barash, D.P. & Lipton, J.E. (2001). The myth of monogamy: Fidelity and                  infidelity in animals and people. New York: Holt Paperbacks.

 Benson, P.J. (2008). The polyamory handbook: A user’s guide.                  Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

 Chapman, M. (2010). What does polyamory look like? Polydiverse                   patterns of loving and living in modern polyamorous relationships.                       New York: iUniverse, Inc.

 Easton, D. & Liszt, C. (1997). The ethical slut: A guide to infinite sexual   possibilities. Eugene, OR: Greenery Press.

 Labriola, K. (2013). The jealousy workbook: Exercises and insights for        managing open relationships. Eugene, OR: Greenery Press.

 Labriola, K. (2010). Love in abundance: A counselor’s advice on open    relationships. Eugene, OR: Greenery Press.

 Matik, W. (2002). Redefining our relationships: Guidelines for responsible         open relationships. Oakland, CA: Defiant Times Press.

 Ryan, C. & Jetha, C. (2010). Sex at dawn: The prehistoric origins of                  modern sexuality. New York: Harper Collins.

 Schnarch, D. (2009). Passionate marriage: Keeping love & intimacy alive in committed relationships. New York, NY: W. W. Norton and Company.

 Taormino, T. (2008). Opening up: A guide to creating and sustaining open relationships. San Francisco, CA: Cleis Press.

Relationships

Firestone, R. W., Firestone, L., & Catlett, J. (2002). Conquer your critical inner voice: Counter negative thoughts and live free from imagined limitations. New York, NY: Barnes & Noble Books.

Fishman, B. M., & Ashner, L. (1994). Resonance: The new chemistry of love. San Francisco: Harper Collins.

Johnson, S. (2008). Hold me tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love. New  York, NY: Little, Brown & Company.

Levine, A., & Heller, R. S. (2010). Attached: The new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find—and keep—love. New York, NY: Penguin Group.

Schnarch, D. (2009). Passionate marriage: Keeping love & intimacy alive in committed relationships. New York, NY: W. W. Norton and Company.

 

Communication

Chapman, G. (2004). The five love languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate. Chicago: Northfield Publishing.

Fruzetti, A. E. (2006). The high-conflict couple: A dialectical behavior therapy guide to finding peace, intimacy, & validation. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Gottman, J., Notarius, C., Gonso, J., & Markman, H. (1976). A couple’s guide to communication. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Gottman, J. (1994). Why marriages succeed of fail: And how you can make yours last. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Gottman, J., & DeClaire, J. (2001). The relationship cure: A 5 step guide to strengthening your marriage, family, and friendships. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2005). Crucial confrontations: Tools for resolving broken promises, violated expectations, and bad behavior. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Rosenberg, M. B. (2003). Nonviolent communication: A language of life. Encinitas, CA: Puddle Dancer Press.

Savage, S., & Boyd-MacMillan, E. (2010). Conflict in relationships at home, at work, in life: Understand it, overcome it. Oxford, England: Lion Hudson.

Scott, S. (2002). Fierce conversations: Achieving success at work & in life, one conversation at a time. New York, NY: Berkeley Books.

Stone, D., Patton, B., & Heen, S. (1999). Difficult conversations: How to discuss what matters most. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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