The Best Inspirational Books About Love

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This article showcases our top picks for Inspirational Books About Love. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below). We are keen to hear your feedback on all of our content and our comment section is a moderated space to express your thoughts and feelings related (or not) to this article This list is in no particular order.

How to Stop Freaking the %#$@ Out for Couples by Erin Pash

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In her third book licensed therapist Erin Pash delivers a step-by-step guide on love, sex and keeping the passion alive with your partner.. Convince your partner to invest in your relationship by trying these fun, totally grounded-in-neuroscience ways to enhance your connection.

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

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I suggest you check out The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman. This is a fantastic book about how we can express love and how those expressions may vary between people. It’s a great read for anyone who wants to build long-lasting relationships or learn more about themselves and their loved ones.

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

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When it comes to love, we often think that we know what we’re doing. We fall head over heels for someone, and we’re sure that they feel the same way about us. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Sometimes, we fall in love with someone who turns out to be a terrible person. They might be manipulative, controlling, or just plain cruel. It’s a hard pill to swallow, but it happens. And when it does, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But there is hope. There are always people who have gone through the same thing and come out on the other side. They’re proof that it is possible to find happiness again, even after you’ve been through a tough experience. One of those people is Henry James. He’s a renowned author who is known for his novels about love and relationships. And in his most famous work, The Portrait of a Lady, he tells the story of a woman who goes through a very similar experience. Isabel Archer is a young woman who is full of life and happiness. She’s just been married to a man named Osmond Gilbert, and she’s ready to start her new life with him. But soon, she realizes that Osmond is not the man she thought he was. He’s cruel and manipulative, and he slowly starts to control every aspect of her life. Isabel is trapped in a marriage to a man who doesn’t love her, and she doesn’t know how to get out. But through it all, she never loses her sense of self. She’s a good person, and she knows it. And eventually, she finds the strength to leave Osmond and start over. The Portrait of a Lady is an inspiring story about a woman who goes through a tough experience and comes out the other side stronger and happier. It’s a reminder that no matter how dark things might seem, there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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This book offers a logical and evocative picture of every stage of love. With complete naturalness, the author does well to hold the story together and offer the reader an intelligent and deep perception of love. Many people consider Anna Karenina to be one of the best books ever written about love. The book follows the story of Anna, a young woman who is married to a wealthy and successful man. However, she eventually falls in love with a much younger man and must choose between her love for him and her duty to her husband and family. The book is set in late 19th-century Russia and Tolstoy do an excellent job of depicting the social norms of the time. He also offers a very insightful look into the human heart and what it takes to truly love someone. If you are looking for a book that will make you think about love in a new and different way, then Anna Karenina is definitely the book for you.

Essays in Love by Alain de Botton

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Love is one of the most popular topics for books, and for good reason. Everyone can relate to it in some way, whether they’re in a relationship or not. And while there are plenty of books out there that focus on the light and fluffy side of love, there are just as many (if not more) that focus on the dark and complicated side. Alain de Botton’s Essays in Love falls into the latter category. Although the book tries to offer a comical appeal of how serious the subject of love can be, the author offers an analysis of the various stages of a relationship, from first sight to separation. de Botton’s Essays in Love is a fascinating and thought-provoking look at the different stages of a relationship. If you’re looking for a book that will make you think about love in a new and different way, then this is definitely the book for you.

Getting the Love You Want By Harville Hendrix

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This book will help you navigate life and help you to see and receive a loving and satisfying relationship with your partner. The author has included psychological aspects of love that will surely help you see the other side of love and rekindle a relationship and create loving and supporting one.

Eat, Pray, Love By Elizabeth Gilbert

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Though this book has a movie adaptation, you will surely want the fullness of it from the book itself. This book captures the hearts of millions as the author shows that marriage and a successful career are not the standards for happiness. There is more to a modern American woman’s dream than we think and that happiness is not merely found in that.

Love Story by Erich Segal

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This is a classic love story about two young people who are from different backgrounds and fall in love despite the odds. It is a story of true love that conquers all. The book is narrated by Oliver Barrett IV, a wealthy Harvard University student from a WASP family, and Jenny Cavilleri, a working-class Radcliffe College student. The book was adapted into a popular movie in 1970 starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw.

How to Kiss Your Grumpy Boss by Jenny Proctor

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How to Kiss Your Grumpy Boss is a light-hearted and fun read about two people who are seemingly worlds apart finding love. The story is relatable and the characters are engaging, making it a great choice for anyone looking for a romantic comedy. Additionally, the book touches on some important themes such as self-acceptance and change, making it an ideal choice for those looking for something inspirational. Overall, How to Kiss Your Grumpy Boss is a charming and entertaining read that is sure to please anyone looking for a sweet romance.

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

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Haig’s book documents his journey from the lowest point of his life when he was seriously considering it all, to finding his inner joy and happiness and discovering how beautiful the world can be. It’s a book about learning how to love yourself, and in doing so being able to completely and totally love the people who matter to you and the world in which you live.

The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

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Strong plot, beautiful characters, and an incredible story about love. This book is a life changer. Based on the life of Rumi, the book explores how love can transform a person. The book is about freedom and offers a look at love beyond religion. It is truly inspirational and liberating, a great piece of art.

Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by Dr. Julie Smith

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All of the ideas about mental well-being, life, and love that most of us were force-fed when we were young are dispelled by Dr. Smith’s book which teaches its readers how to embrace all of the good things in life and let go of the things that pull at our heels and drag us down. It’s an inspirational and uplifting book that’ll present you with a comprehensive guide to being the person that you’ve always wanted to be.

Love Story by Erich Segal

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Love Story is a classic novel about young love. The story follows two college students, Oliver Barrett IV and Jenny Cavilleri, as they fall in love with each other despite their different backgrounds. Though the novel is tragic (Jenny dies of leukemia), it is ultimately a story about the power of love to overcome all obstacles.

The Art of Love by Ovid

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Ovid’s The Art of Love is one of the most influential works on love ever written. A didactic poem in three books, it offers advice on everything from finding a partner to maintaining a happy relationship. Though some of the advice may seem outdated (such as the recommendation that women play hard to get), much of it is still relevant today. For example, Ovid’s advice on how to deal with a jealous partner is just as useful now as it was two thousand years ago.

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

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The Bridges of Madison County is a classic love story about an unlikely romance between a woman and a man who are both married to other people. The story is set in the midwest in the 1960s, and it explores the themes of love, loss, and betrayal. Though it is a work of fiction, the author based the story on real events that took place in Madison County, Iowa.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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The Fault in Our Stars is a young adult novel about two teenagers with cancer who fall in love. The story is told from the perspective of one of the teenagers, Hazel Grace Lancaster, and it explores themes of love, loss, and hope. Though the novel is sad (due to the subject matter), it is ultimately a story about finding happiness in spite of difficult circumstances.

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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The Notebook is another classic love story, this time about a man and a woman who are forced to part ways due to the woman’s family’s disapproval. The story spans several decades, during which the man never forgets his one true love. Though it is a work of fiction, the author based the story on his own grandparents’ relationship.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Pride and Prejudice is a classic novel about love and marriage in Regency England. The story follows the Bennet sisters as they search for husbands, with each sister encountering various obstacles along the way. Though the novel is over 200 years old, its themes of love, marriage, and class are still relevant today.

The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm

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This book demonstrates how it is more difficult to find love in today’s society. It makes it easier for the reader to comprehend how love can end loneliness and make one more compassionate.

The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

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In this best-selling book, psychiatrist M. Scott Peck argues that love is a decision – an active commitment to another person – and not just a feeling. He outlines the stages of love and explores how we can choose to grow and develop our capacity for love over time.

The Self-Love Experiment by Shannon Kaiser

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I am a firm believer that love with other people can only thrive once you have found love and appreciation for yourself – and that is exactly what this book explores. Learning how to be compassionate towards yourself will better equip you with the skills to be more compassionate and understanding of others, which will inherently make sustaining relationships a much easier process. I truly loved Shannon Kaiser’s exploration of self-acceptance, and this narrative is a beautiful introduction to loving yourself and the people around you.

It’s OK to Feel Things Deeply by Carissa Potter

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This self-help book is geared towards helping women suffering from anxiety and depression, and generally, life itself. It has vibrant emotional illustrations as well as inspiring messages and quotations, meant to inspire the readers and get out from their emotional slump. It also gives ways to tackle these big emotions and break them into smaller parts.

A Gentle Path through the Twelve Steps by Patrick Carnes

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To guide you from life’s challenges, love, and great pains, this book provides self-help steps until recovery. It helps the reader to focus on spiritual awareness and lifelong missions as a road to recovery. This book features 12 steps as a guide to recovery and understanding the pain.

The Love Magnet Rules by Chad Stone

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Chad Stone has written an excellent book that benefits everyone, regardless of whether or not they are currently in a romantic partnership with another person. This book is uplifting, heartwarming, full of knowledge, and illuminating stories that will offer you some valuable and relevant suggestions regarding relationships. If you are interested in purchasing this book, click here.

Getting Over Getting Mad by Judy Ford

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This book will explain the significance of anger in your life and how it is a fundamental emotion that, when channeled in a positive direction, can help you grow yourself and your relationships with other people. In addition to that, it offers suggestions for constructively regulating anger and making use of it to effect change in one’s life.

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