When it comes to communication in marriage, the sad truth is this: Most married couples find it difficult communicating with each other.
And like many couples, we used to have difficulties communicating with each other too.
In our case, we felt frustrated, angry, and had some heated arguments whenever we communicated.
We no longer experience these anymore.
It doesn’t mean we don’t ever argue. We are not perfect. However, our communication for the past five years has been very effective, peaceful, and calm.
And we share all our communication strategies and lessons in our communication in marriage book.
We also did some research and found other great books and workbooks about communication in marriage, that we want to share with you.
Your marriage will benefit immensely from reading them.
That being said, below are 5 marriage communication books that will help you communicate better with your spouse.
All you have to do is get one or two of the books from your local library or buy online. Then read and apply what you learn in your marriage.
Best marriage communication books and workbooks for couples
1. Communication in Marriage: How to Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fighting by Marcus and Ashley Kusi. (We authored this book.)
For the couple who feels like they can’t communicate with their spouse without fighting – or communicate with each other at all – this book is for you.
We have been there, so we wrote a book from our own experiences to help you develop a healthier marriage through effective communication.
No matter your communication struggles and needs, this book will be right for you. Even better, get it’s companion workbook (below) too.
This communication workbook for couples is the workbook for the Communication in Marriage book above.
Specifically, it has different communication exercises for couples to practice what they learn from the companion book.
Also, it has enough space for couples to comfortably write their thoughts and answers to questions from the companion book
Most couples may not readily admit it, but they have all felt blamed and misunderstood, and they have all caused their partner to feel the same at some point.
Psychotherapist, Jonathan Robinson wrote this book to help couples communicate more effectively. This book will provide you with listening tools that get’s you and your spouse to not only really hear each other but to understand one another better.
This book will provide you with listening tools that get’s you and your spouse to not only really hear each other but to understand one another better.
Best-selling author, Gary Chapman, states that communication and intimacy are the keys to a healthy marriage.
In this book, you will learn to encourage your spouse in spiritual growth, deepen your intimacy, and communicate better.
5. Communication: Key to Your Marriage: The Secret to True Happiness by Norman Wright
If you’ve read on this far, we know you want better communication with your spouse.
This book focuses on understanding the different ways in which men and women communicate so you and your spouse can understand each other.
Norman Wright will teach you to listen to each other, encourage one another and communicate effectively.
6. The Power of Two Workbook: Communication Skills for a Strong & Loving Marriage by Susan Heitler
This couples communication workbook to the book, The Power of Two, will guide you through each step and teach you and your spouse how to evoke interest in sensitive issues. And listen without getting defensive.
The workbook comes with exercises for each step so that you and your spouse can practice the tools you need for effective communication in your marriage.
Bonus: Questions for Couples: 469 Thought-Provoking Conversation Starters for Connecting, Building Trust, and Rekindling Intimacy by Marcus and Ashley Kusi.
To break the chains of daily routine, pull out these thought-provoking conversation starters to learn all over again your spouse’s hopes and dreams.
Each question will help you get a deeper and better understanding of each other.
Please note: We have not read ALL of these marriage communication books yet.
You can improve communication in your marriage
Yes. You can do it.
What’s more, we know it’s possible for you to communicate effectively with your spouse, even if you feel there is no communication or lack of communication in your marriage.
You see, communicating with your spouse shouldn’t be difficult. It should not be filled with anger, frustration, fighting, and heated arguments.
It should be fun and something you look forward to, so check out some of these books on marriage communication today. And improve communication in your marriage.
If there is a marriage communication book we did not include, please send us an email to let us know. We will love to check them out.
What are some of the best books and workbooks for effective communication in marriage?
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