22 best books on relationship psychology

Review of the best according to the editorial board. About selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Relationship problems between a man and a woman are always relevant. Any person who is interested in their self-development, maintaining family harmony sooner or later turns to the advice of psychologists. Today there are many books that have a great impact on people and can replace a session with a specialist. We will find out which works deserve to be in the rating of the best publications on the psychology of relationships.

Rating of the best books on psychology

Nomination a place Name of product rating
Rating of the best books on psychology 1 Act like a woman, think like a man 4.9
2 7 principles of a happy marriage, or emotional intelligence in love 4.8
3 Men are from Mars, women are from Venus 4.8
4 Right to 'left' 4.8
5 The paradox of passion 4.7
6 The art of love 4.7
7 Five languages ​​of love 4.6
8 Mask, or Formula of the Ideal Wife 4.6
9 Hug me tighter 4.5
10 Women who love too much 4.5
11 Psychology right through 4.5
12 Love. Defrosting secrets 4.5
13 Faithful and caring husband 4.5
14 Be afraid i'm with you 4.5
15 Bitch getting married 4.4
16 The world of the narcissistic victim 4.4
17 Love addiction: how to get out of unhealthy relationships 4.3
18 Bed wars. Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Relationship Evolution 4.3
19 Feminine dignity is the power of attraction for men 4.3
20 Men love bitches. A Guide for Women Too Good 4.3
21 Boy made of cubes 4.3
22 You don't know anything about men 4.2

Act like a woman, think like a man

Rating: 4.9

Act like a woman, think like a man

In the honorable first place in the ranking is the book by Steve Harvey. It is read in one breath. This is confirmed by rave reviews from fans of the writer's work. The piece is a classic guide that allows you to understand your companion.

The book attracts the reader by the fact that it is written in an accessible language and presented by a man who, from his point of view, makes it clear why certain things happen in relationships. It contains a lot of useful and interesting information. Some readers found it funny, because there is a grain of humor in it. There are practically no negative reviews about the book. It is recommended for reading by all modern women.

7 principles of a happy marriage, or emotional intelligence in love

Rating: 4.8

7 principles of a happy marriage, or emotional intelligence in love

The next book in the ranking is a clear and articulate study of relationships in different families. She was born thanks to the work of the professor of psychology at the University of Washington John Gottman. The author conducted his analysis and made conclusions about the main reason for a successful marriage. All the techniques suggested in the book are real and doable. They foster respect, patience, and friendship between loved ones. The union of two people becomes successful, productive and interesting.

On the Internet, you can find reviews of professional psychologists who recommend the book to read. They claim that she really helps to deal with family problems. Everyone will find something important for themselves in it.

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus

Rating: 4.8

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus

Few ratings are complete without a book by John Gray, an outstanding American psychologist and specialist in family relations. His work has been translated into more than 15 languages ​​worldwide. The bestseller sold millions of copies across the countries. From the name of his creation alone, it is clear that ladies and representatives of the stronger sex are completely different creatures. They think, feel, and perceive reality in different ways.

In his book, the author makes it clear that the union of a man and a woman requires hard work, patience and understanding. The writer forces the reader to act right after reading, pushing him to positive changes. With the help of this book it will be possible to understand the train of thought of the 'Martians' and 'Venusians', to find an approach to their soulmate.

Right to 'left'

Rating: 4.8

Right to 'left'

Why do lovers cheat on one another? What makes a man have an affair on the side and live in two families? Practicing psychotherapist Esther Perel has her own answers to these questions. Her point of view is based on the study of the desires of the two sexes. It is backed up by non-fictional patient stories. The author proposes to consider your relationship in a new way, to make them more sincere.

Many readers disagree with the writer's statements, but it was very interesting to read non-fictional stories, because they make it possible to understand someone else's logic. In addition to betrayal, the book contains chapters on culture, history, and various types of relationships. In any case, everyone will learn something new from it.

The paradox of passion

Rating: 4.7

The paradox of passion

In the book Passion Paradox, everyone will find lines about themselves, if they have ever loved. The work tells about the main steps in the development of relations between a man and a woman, it helps to find a way out of a difficult situation when it seems that nothing can be done. Authors K. Phillips and Dean K. Delice offer readers ways that have been tested over the years. They will help revive feelings, return romance and improve family relationships.

These methods will tell you how not to fall into the trap of passion, when one person is madly in love, and the other wants to leave. The relationship of several couples is taken as a basis. Judging by the reviews on the Internet, the book is a real guide to action, it contains a lot of life tips.

The art of love

Rating: 4.7

The art of love

German sociologist and philosopher Erich Fromm was born back in 1900. He published several books after 50 years, including The Art of Love. She is suggestive and looks at the essence of such a thing as 'love'. A huge number of books have been written on this topic. How does Fromm's creation differ from them? First, the author refers to the psychological maturity of the people and culture. Second, he portrays the marriage of a man and a woman as an “energy gain” from the loneliness of two people.

There are many more amazing and original sayings, discoveries and well-known truths in the narrative that modern people should think about. The book has 88 pages. This may seem very little to some, but the theme of love, albeit succinctly, is fully disclosed with elaboration of details.

Five languages ​​of love

Rating: 4.6

Five languages ​​of love

The book '5 languages ​​of love' will help you to competently express your feelings for your loved one. It was written by family counselor and philosophy professor Gehry Chapman. The work is based on five simple methods that will tell you how to find the key to family happiness. Since the book's release, many couples have learned to love and be loved. The publication made a splash.

The entire text is written in clear and simple language, it reads like fiction. Five languages ​​of love will help you to understand yourself and understand the actions of your soul mate. This is confirmed by numerous reviews of Gary Chapman fans.

Mask, or Formula of the Ideal Wife

Rating: 4.6

Mask, or Formula of the Ideal Wife

Next in the ranking is a love story with erotic content. It helps to free the inner demons and aims at individualizing the personality. Some readers believe that this book is about how to powder the brains of the weaker sex. But this is far from the case.

Judging by the reviews, there is a lot of unnecessary information in it, among which you can still find practical advice and some benefit. Others say that 'The Mask, or Formula of the Ideal Wife' is an excellent erotic reading material that awakens desire. Thus, opinions about the publication are contradictory. It remains only to make your own conclusion by reading the creation of Andrey Ryder.

Hug me tighter

Rating: 4.5

Hug me tighter

The following book is suitable for couples of all ages and interests. It is written for men and women of different religions, walks of life. Author Sue Johnson has developed an innovative approach to solving problems between men and women. It is called Emotionally Focused Therapy. Several couples took part in a unique project. Correction of their behavior has shown stunning results.

You can learn more about this therapy in the book Hold Me Tight, which is divided into three chapters. They explain what love is and what its power is. Obvious definitions will help you understand the glossary at the very end of the work. Readers consider the book to be unique and recommend purchasing it.

Women who love too much

Rating: 4.5

Women who love too much

Next in the ranking is the psychological book by Robin Norwood. She will tell you why you cannot completely give yourself to a man. It is very interesting to read it, the thoughts are set out competently, but not everyone is able to bring them to life. The main idea of ​​the work is that you cannot love in spite of it. Such a feeling will sooner or later destroy a person from the inside.

The author tries to convey to the reader that too strong love is associated with a habit or any fears. The pages contain many different stories, and at the end of each there is a breakdown. Women Who Love Too Much is a guide for girls who make a lot of mistakes in relationships and don't know how to get out of a difficult situation.

Psychology right through

Rating: 4.5

Psychology right through

The author of the book is Pavel Zygmantovich. The psychologist relies on the fundamental knowledge of scientists and new research. No false theories, your own guesses and fantasies. The book is written in a simple and understandable language, it is read in one gulp in one evening. I am pleased with examples of real people with various difficulties in relationships. Each reader will find an exhaustive answer to his question.

Reviews about the publication are rather contradictory. There is no point in writing about subjective impressions. They each have their own. There are also those who were able to save the marriage with the help of the writer's creation. After reading, indeed, life becomes lighter and warmer.

Love. Defrosting secrets

Rating: 4.5

Love.  Defrosting secrets

Many modern men and women cannot build normal relationships. They are looking for their soul mate for a long time among colleagues, on the street, in cafes and on the Internet. Why is everything so difficult? What are lonely hearts to do? The answers to these questions can be found in the work of the psychologist Marina Komissarova.

It turns out that even the closest and dearest person living next to you remains a separate world. He will never truly be your half. Why the author thinks so, and how to live with this truth, you can find out by reading 'Love. Defrosting Secrets'. Judging by the reviews on the Internet, the creation of the writer will be interesting to everyone, without exception.

Faithful and caring husband

Rating: 4.5

Faithful and caring husband

It is impossible to imagine this rating without the book 'Faithful and Caring Husband'. This is a guide for those girls who dream of a successful marriage, long and happy relationship. Its author was Satya Das, a lecturer who knows how to present the most serious things in a humorous form. It makes you think about important moments and everyday actions. The work saves you from mistakes, sets you up for a long-term union.

The author's creation is called 'useful' and 'entertaining'. Readers do not regret a bit about their time and recommend the book to read. They note that the narrative is well revealed the theme of civil marriage, and its obvious truths will help those who are just starting a relationship. If you are not lazy and follow the advice of Satya, you can change your inner world.

Be afraid i'm with you

Rating: 4.5

Be afraid i'm with you

Tanya Tank is not a professional psychologist or a great writer, but her work is worthy of being among the best books on relationships. Among the advantages of this work are the clarity, the effectiveness of the instructions, a lot of examples. 'Fear, I'm with you' is a warning to women.

The book describes in detail the behavior patterns of manipulators who want to fool their prey. Even sensitive intuition and wisdom cannot guarantee that a girl will not fall for such a man. Therefore, the publication is a must-read for those who were already closely acquainted with daffodils. It has all the truth about the fatal and irresistible.

Bitch getting married

Rating: 4.4

Bitch getting married

The author of this best-selling book, Sherri Argov, focuses on the relationship between a man and a woman before and after marriage. The book deals with many questions, for example, 'how men choose their spouse', 'what to do if a guy drags on with a marriage proposal', 'how to rekindle passion in a relationship'.

Some readers believe that the advice of an American writer is unlikely to help an ordinary woman from the Russian hinterland. Most likely, the author's vision is related to her mentality. After all, not every man will appreciate if his chosen one leaves to have fun with her friends for the whole night without a call and pretends that she has cooled down to her partner. Perhaps, upon returning, the young lady will not find the things of the faithful in the apartment. Thus, opinions about the book are fundamentally different.

The world of the narcissistic victim

Rating: 4.4

The world of the narcissistic victim

The book The World of the Narcissistic Victim tells how to recognize in yourself the signs of narcissism, find your true self and learn to communicate well with others. The publication consists of three parts. The first 'Masochism' identifies the reasons for this behavior. The second chapter, Narcissism, raises the issue of victims of narcissism. In the last part, 'Trauma', you can learn how the therapy for a psychological disorder works.

The work of Anastasia Dolganova helps to identify the factors that provoke dissatisfaction, overcome the feeling of helplessness, and realize the problem. It is noteworthy that this is the first book about the narcissistic victim, which has been published in Russian, and its author is one of the three most famous specialists in the pathology of mental activity in our country.

Love addiction: how to get out of unhealthy relationships

Rating: 4.3

Love addiction: how to get out of unhealthy relationships

Psychologist Andrei Nosov in his book describes the causes and consequences of addiction to love. He offers effective techniques to help build your boundaries, achieve harmony in your soul, get rid of fear and guilt, painful memories. Thanks to this edition, you can not only forget about the person to whom you are indifferent, but also create a new mature relationship.

The book is very easy to read, all techniques are described in simple language. The above exercises help to increase self-esteem, revise your behavior. With this book, you can learn to love yourself, and this is perhaps the most important thing.

Bed wars. Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Relationship Evolution

Rating: 4.3

Bed wars.  Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Relationship Evolution

Each chapter of this book is a separate story from the sexual life of partners. The sections examine the behavior of people, there is a discussion on how this or that behavior is acceptable in today's society. Author Baker Robin gives his opinion on the topic of walking men. It turns out that males, who are constantly looking for new connections, thus unconsciously maximize the chances of extending their kind, give an evolutionary advantage to the hereditary material.

The book helps to look in a new way at the most ordinary things, to gain knowledge in the field of sex. It is especially recommended for those who have problems conceiving a child.

Feminine dignity is the power of attraction for men

Rating: 4.3

Feminine dignity is the power of attraction for men

The next participant in the rating is ideal for girls who want to raise their self-esteem and make the stronger sex respect themselves. The book contains a lot of useful information, it is easy to understand. Readers liked the writing style. The publication will be an excellent assistant for young ladies who recently parted with a young man and found themselves in a difficult situation.

The author Mila Shevchuk tells the story based on personal experience. The writer has come a long way and happily shared practical advice with other women. Readers say that the book can replace the psychologist. They regret that she did not get to them earlier.

Men love bitches. A Guide for Women Too Good

Rating: 4.3

Men love bitches.  A Guide for Women Too Good

This book is a must-read for those who have had to worry about a sick relationship with a man. Her main secret is that representatives of the stronger sex do not like correct and diligent ladies. No, there is no need to rush into all serious and rude guys. We need to start loving ourselves and improve in this art.

Sherri Argov will tell you how to do this and give many examples of how not to do it. He encourages women to seek out their interests. It may be a favorite hobby that will captivate you more than finding out with your partner. You can become a person and not dissolve in a man by reading this guide.

Boy made of cubes

Rating: 4.3

Boy made of cubes

Unlike previous ratings, Keith Stewart's The Boy Made of Cubes is a full-fledged novel with a plot that motivates and inspires thought. This is a story about family and love based on real events. It is based on the author's biography, which, for sure, will not leave indifferent any reader.

The work is considered an excellent opportunity to look into a world where all the limitations are contained only within the framework of our imagination. Readers say that the work is very lively, all experiences are described in such a way that you begin to understand the thoughts and feelings of the characters. This is an excellent option to brighten up a couple of free evenings and discover a lot of new things.

You don't know anything about men

Rating: 4.2

You don't know anything about men

Master of books on psychology of relationships Steve Harvey opens up a rich spiritual world of the opposite sex for women. From his work You Know Nothing About Men, you can learn how to behave with men of different age groups. What to expect from a twenty year old guy? How to build relationships with those over 50? Why don't avid bachelors want to get married? How to maintain passion in family life? These and other questions are covered in Harvey's book. Thus, the publication is suitable for both young girls and older women.

It is easy to read the book, it contains all the important truths that, although beautiful people know, but often forget about them. Some readers may find it too mediocre.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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