Retrouvaille Resources


Reading List

The Love Dare

40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love
Alex and Stephen Kendrick

Focus on Marriage

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert
John M Gottman, Ph.D. and Nan Silver

The Five Love Languages
How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
Gary Chapman

We Can Work it Out
Resolving Conflicts Peacefully and Powerfully
Marshall B. Rosenberg

Making Marriage Simple
10 Truths for Changing the Relationship You Have into the One You Want
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D.

understanding your spouse

Women Only
What you need to know about the inner lives of men
Shaunti Feldhahn

What a Husband Needs from His Wife Physically. Emotionally. Spiritually. Melanie Chitwood 

Men Only
A Straightforward guide to the inner lives of women
Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

What a Wife Needs from Her Husband
Physically. Emotionally. Spiritually.
Melanie Chitwood

faith and self help

The Power of a Praying Wife
Stormie Omartian

God and You
prayer as a personal relationship
Margaret J. Wheatley

How Can I Forgive You
The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To
Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D. and Michael Spring

Anger, Affair, Addiction

Getting Anger Under Control
Overcoming Unresolved Resentment, Overwhelming Emotions, The Lies Behind Anger
Neil T. Anderson and Rich Miller

Working With Anger
Thubten Chodron

After the Affair
Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful
Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D. and Michael Spring

Not “Just Friends”
Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity
Shirley P. Glass, Ph.D.

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
Gabor Maté

A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery
Erica Spiegelman

Retrouvaille Reading List

Reading List (pdf)


Catholic/Christian Marriage Counselors

Find link below for the Catholic/Christian Marriage counselors list.  These individuals have been vetted by the KCK Archdiocese.

Marriage Counselors