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Sex Intimacy Marriage Books for Married Couples

Are you looking for the best sex books for married couples to read? Or intimacy books that will strengthen your marriage?

Below, you will find 13 sex and intimacy books that every married couple will enjoy reading.

The best part is that they are inexpensive, so make sure you get a copy to read today. Alternatively, you could borrow them from your local library.

Please note: We haven’t read all of these books about sex and intimacy, but selected them based on the positive feedback of others.

Best sex and intimacy books for married couples

1. Emotional and Sexual Intimacy in Marriage: How to Connect or Reconnect With Your Spouse, Grow Together, and Strengthen Your Marriage by Marcus and Ashley Kusi

Lack of intimacy in your marriage often times will lead to anger, resentment, and neglect.

So if you are looking to improve or strengthen all the different types of intimacy in your marriage, this book is the perfect intimacy book for you. Written from our own experiences, we believe any couple can rekindle intimacy.

In it, you will learn how to build or rebuild your marriage through intimacy, and fall in love with your spouse all over again. We can’t wait to hear how this book impacts your marriage!


2. She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman by Ian Kerner

Sexologist Ian Kerner’s She Comes First is an insightful look into pleasuring and understanding women.

It’s a must-read book for men (and women) who have sexual intimacy issues. You won’t regret reading this book!


3. The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex: (And You Thought Bad Girls Have All the Fun) by Sheila Wray Gregoire

Our culture’s idea of sex is shallow and physical only. This book is written from a Christian perspective in what the author believes sex was intended for, to be an intimate connection physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Sheila Wray Gregoire, in her humorous yet touching book, will guide you through these three aspects of sex and how to overcome any roadblocks in your way.


4. Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski

A New York Times Bestseller, Dr. Emily Nagoski’s book spills all on the science of women’s sexuality.

The key is that every woman experiences sexuality differently, and the context of that sexuality matters greatly. To know all about the science of sex and how women can have a better experience, read this sex therapy book!


5. Sex-Starved Marriage by Michele Davis

On estimate, one out of every three married couples struggles with varying and often mismatched sexual desires. Don’t settle for anything but the best in your marriage and bring the spark back into the bedroom.

Bestselling author Michele Weiner Davis will give you and your spouse the encouragement and answers you need in The Sex-Starved Marriage.


6. The Cookie Sutra: An Ancient Treatise: that Love Shall Never Grow Stale. Nor Crumble by Edward Jaye

In this wild little book, the kama sutra meets the joy of cooking.

Never go hungry again with this book full of delectable and daring sexual positions for you and your spouse to enjoy. It’s a recipe for pleasure.


7. Red-Hot Monogamy: Making Your Marriage Sizzle by Bill and Pam Farrel

Bill and Pam Farrel reveal the truths of a sexual relationship in marriage and what couples need to know about keeping the fire lit.

With humor in the mix with personal experiences, this book will inspire all couples – from newlyweds to fifty years together – to live romance and passion-filled lives.


8. Intimacy Ignited: Conversations Couple to Couple: Fire Up Your Sex Life with the Song of Solomon by Joseph Dillow

Another religious based book about sexual intimacy.

This detailed, verse-by-verse study of the book of Song of Solomon from the bible will help strengthen your relationship and sexual desires.

The book includes discussion questions for you and your spouse to analyze on a deeper level.


9. The Seven Levels of Intimacy: The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved by Mathew Kelly

At the beginning of any relationship, fear can grab hold of us and prevent us from fully giving ourselves to those we care about and love, and ultimately preventing us from the intimacy we so desire.

In this book, author Matthew Kelly will help you overcome and navigate those fears and nurture intimacy in all of your relationships, whether it be with your spouse, your children or a partner you haven’t met yet.


10. Questions for Couples: 469 Thought-Provoking Conversation Starters for Connecting, Building Trust, and Rekindling Intimacy

Get this book to discover 469 thought-provoking conversation starters for couples.

Questions that will bring you closer and get you talking for hours, so you can get to know each other intimately.


11. Tantric Massage For Beginners, Discover The Best Essential Tantric Massage And Tantric Love Making Techniques by R. L. Riley

Wondering what Tantric sex is? Are you longing for a deeper, more intimate sexual experience without the pressures of more ‘vanilla’ sex?

This guide is just the thing to get you on your way to learning what tantric sex and massage is, plus how you can do it.


12. Intended for Pleasure: Sex Technique and Sexual Fulfillment in Christian Marriage by Ed Wheat

A sex book rare in its kind, Intended for Pleasure combines biblical teachings on love and marriage with medical knowledge of sex and sexuality.

Author Ed and Gaye Wheat remind couples to enjoy the gift God intended for pleasure.

This entire sex manual comes complete with basic facts, illustrations and frank discussion on everything about human sexuality. This book is perfect for newlyweds or a great resource for seasoned couples.


13. Guide To Getting It: A Book About the Wonders of Sex by Paul Joannides Psy.D

This is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know about sex and human sexuality.

A “bible” of all sex books, this is one that you will actually want to sit down and read.


Add these sex books to your reading list

As a married couple, we know sex plays an important role in marriage.

In fact, sex is an amazing and pleasuring experience. So reading these books on sex will definitely come in handy especially when you want to improve intimacy or spice up your sex life.

Choose one of the intimacy books above and add them to your reading list. More importantly, read them with your husband or wife. Don’t be shy. 😉

Even though some of these marriage books are written for Christians, you will discover new things that you can apply to your relationship.

Final thoughts

Learning the impact of sex in your marriage will certainly help improve your marriage. So get one of these sex books to read today.

We hope you found this list helpful.

Your turn

What’s the best sex book you highly recommend for married couples to read? How did it impact intimacy in your relationship?


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Best 13 Sex and Intimacy Books for Married Couples to Read Together