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For young adults: Books

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Healthy Relationships

Relationship IQ Leader's Manual - Hannah Parmelee

The DNA of Relationships - Gary Smalley

Boundaries - Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Relational Intelligence - Steve Saccone

Romantic Relationships

The Power of Commitment - Scott Stanley

How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk - John Van Epp

The Case for Marriage: Why Married People Are Happier, Healthier, and Better Off Financially - Linda J. White and Maggie Gallagher

Going the Distance: Finding and Keeping Lifelong Love - Lonnie Barbach and David Geisinger

Define the Relationship: A Candid Look at Breaking Up, Making Up, and Dating Well - Jeramy and Jerusha Clark

How to Know if Someone is Worth Pursuing in Two Dates or Less - Neil Clark Warren

The Five Love Languages - Gary Chapman

Friendship

Grown-up Girlfriends: Finding and Keeping Real Friends in the Real World - Erin Smalley and Carrie Oliver

A Good Friend: 10 Traits for Enduring Ties - Les Parrott and Leslie Parrott

Girlfriends: Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties - Carmen R. Berry and Tamara Traeder

Relationship with God

God, Freedom & Human Dignity: Embracing a God-Centered Identity in a Me-Centered Culture - Ron Highfield

mY generation: A Real Journey of Change and Hope - Josh James Riebock

Sexuality

Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex Is Affecting Our Children - Joe S. McIlhaney and Freda McKissic Bush

Getting Your Sex Life Off to a Great Start: A Guide for Engaged and Newlywed Couples - Cifford Penner and Joyce Penner

Authentic Human Sexuality: An Integrated Christian Approach - Judith K. Balswick and Jack O. Balswick