Looking for the best marriage books for newlyweds or couples who are getting married?
Here are seven must-read books for newlyweds and people who are getting married. Plus, there are two books that need input from couples.
It’s even more important that these books have a lot of useful information that will help you work together. People want a healthy marriage that both of them can be proud of.
They are great for newlyweds, but married couples of any age can benefit from reading them, too.
Now, let’s start!
Best books for newlyweds and engaged couples
First Year of Marriage: The Newlywed’s Guide to Building a Strong Foundation and Adjusting to Married Life by Marcus and Ashley Kusi
This book is based on our podcast, The First Year Marriage Show. It has marriage advice from people who have been married for real.
Also, it’s not religious, easy to read, and useful. As a bonus, the book comes with a free workbook that you can download and use with the book as well.
To help newlyweds build a strong foundation for their marriage, we wrote this book and put it on the market.
We wrote this book for newlyweds, but it’s also a must-read for couples who are getting married.
From what we’ve seen, a lot of people get nervous before their big day.
You’ve probably heard a lot about cold feet and runaway brides. First Year of Marriage helps couples plan for the future together so they don’t have that pre-wedding stress.
First Year of Marriage talks about things that couples deal with every day.
learn how to:
- Change how you think about yourself to “We.”
In your relationship, try to figure out what is causing it to be broken down.
- The four steps to setting a goal for your marriage.
- Make a budget as a group.
In order to grow up together as a couple, you need to work together
- And other things that are important to newlyweds.
You and your spouse will be able to read the book together or talk about it.
Newlyweds can read it together very quickly.
Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Marriedby Gary Chapman.
Gary Chapman, a well-known marriage counselor, has written a book called “Things I Wish I’d Knew Before We Were Married.” It has all of his best advice for married people.
Even though it’s written for people who are about to get married, newlyweds can learn a lot from it, too.
When Chapman talks, he talks about the fact that marriages that don’t work are often because they didn’t plan. He also talks about how couples can deal with the problem. Useful: It will help you prepare for a great marriage.
If you want to have a good marriage, this isn’t the book for you. Useful appendices are included in the book and the workbook. Learning activities are also included in the book to help you and your partner work together.
People who are thinking about getting married but want to learn more about each other should read this book.
You will learn to understand your partner and work through small problems with them (such as leaving the toilet seat up.) So couples can read and learn about everything from intimacy to housework in this book.
To read this book, you’ll need to read First Year of Marriage and his book below The 5 Love Languages. It can also be read on its own.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lastsby Gary Chapman.
The 5 Love Languages is another great book by Chapman. It goes well with the two books above, but it can also be read on its own.
Find out which of the five types of love your spouse and you speak in this book. In a way, it’s like taking a personality test. It tells you things about yourself and your relationship that you might not have thought about before.
It can be hard for couples to figure out each other. Relationships are as complicated as people, and it can be hard to figure them out. The 5 Love Languages show why we think and act the way we do by taking this simple test.
To help you build your own couple’s profile, there are also multiple-choice questions and exercises. These questions and exercises help you learn more about your love language.
There are a lot of stories and advice in this section that tell couples not to get too worked up about small things in their relationship, but instead, learn about how their partner thinks. Easy to read: The book is simple to read, and there are more resources on the web.
Boundaries in Marriageby Dr. Henry Cloud.
Boundaries in Marriage is a book for married people who are Christian or religious.
The book talks about how important it is to set clear boundaries in your marriage and how to do that.
The best way to keep things safe is to make sure that the boundaries are clearly marked. Your spouse may not even know they’re doing something wrong until you point it out to them.
Boundaries in Marriage walks you through the ten rules of boundaries that help husbands and wives find places where their relationship isn’t going well, so they can fix it.
It helps couples communicate better when they know who owns which feelings, attitudes, and behaviors in a marriage. This improves intimacy and builds trust in the marriage.
People who read the book Boundaries in Marriage are meant to learn about values while also respecting their own boundaries.
People who are just getting married and even people who have been married for a long time will learn how to keep their in-laws out of their marriage.
Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needsby Dr. Emerson Eggerichs.
This is another religious text that talks about how women need love and men want respect in a relationship.
Love and respect are two things that go together.
love and respect must be balanced, and your spouse’s way of thinking may be different from your own. This is what you should teach couples. People who are religious and need extra help with their marriage should go to this place.
You can find a lot of stories about other people and their relationships in the book Love and Respect. In Eggerichs, new and soon-to-be-married couples, as well as those going through a marital crisis, can find the tools and advice they need.
When a woman doesn’t love her husband, she doesn’t respect him, and when men don’t respect their wives, they lose love for them. This is called the “Crazy Cycle.”
However, we think that a person’s personality is more important than their gender. With this theory, there are exercises and questions to think about when you talk to your spouse in the future.
All in all, this book is about men and women loving each other and respecting each other in unique ways that make for a healthy marriage.
The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitnessby Dave Ramsey.
As soon as the wedding and the honeymoon are over, newlyweds have to deal with a new problem: how to spend their money together.
Finances aren’t always talked about, and many people don’t pay attention to them. But managing your money can help keep your relationship stable.
If you want to learn the truth about debt, how to get rid of debt, and how to build wealth for you and your family, the Total Money Makeover is for you.
You and your partner can work together to pay off your debt and build wealth with this tool. It breaks down tasks into seven easy steps, each of which is designed to help you budget as a couple and build wealth.
Also, the techniques in this book can be used to help people in everyday situations as well. Plus, the advice is meant to help you cut back on spending and build up your bank account, as well.
If you’re just married or are thinking about getting married, this book is another good one to read. It will help you learn how to better manage your money.
If budgeting is new to you or you’re having a hard time dealing with more bills and costs, The Total Money Makeover has enough practical advice to help you get on track.
Communication in Marriage: How to Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fightingby Marcus and Ashley Kusi.
This isn’t the only book we’ve written. Communication in Marriage talks about one of the most common problems that many couples have every day: how to talk to each other.
In fact, effective communication is the key to a happy relationship; it’s a skill that is very important in marriage. There should be no doubt about that, but newlyweds should pay extra attention.
You’ll learn how to communicate with your spouse and how important it is to trust each other in Communication in Marriage.
Angry people can have bad feelings and act in ways that are bad for a relationship. Here, we will show you how to communicate in four different ways and show you how to do it without fights.
Communication in Marriage will help you learn how to talk to each other in a real way, which will help you avoid arguments. It’s also a quick read if you need something to read for a few days.