Resources

For Women


Love and Respect Ministries

Dr. Emerson Eggerich’s organization is a must-visit for anyone following up on “For Women Only.” The “newcomer checklist” is a good start.

Fireproof

Fireproof is so different. The (protagonist) couple is already married ten years, but their love has grown cold. They’re heading in different directions and living separate lives. They don’t even resemble the people they once were. So the theme of the movie is, ‘Can a relationship like that be resurrected? Can you rekindle flames of love and romance in a marriage that’s all but dead?’ The movie gently leads audiences to the answer…

The Purity Principle, God’s Guardrails on Life’s Dangerous Roads

God has placed warning signs and built guardrails to keep us from plunging off the cliff. This book covers training our children in sexual purity, protecting purity in dating (at any age), and maintaining purity in marriage.

The Purity Principle

Every Man’s Battle; Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time by Stephen Arterburn

While temptation is impossible to avoid, it is possible to rise above it. Presents testimonies of success, and a plan men (and their wives) can follow to freedom.

Every Man's Battle

Beneath the Surface: Steering Clear of the Dangers That Could Leave You Shipwrecked by Bob Reccord

In this little book, Dr. Reccord compares King David’s failure in sexual temptation with Joseph’s victory, warning readers not to be complacent about their own vulnerability and drawing lessons for today’s culture.

Beneath the Surface

Sheet Music by Dr. Kevin Leman

A practical guide to help married couples discover the importance and beauty of sexual intimacy according to God’s plan.

The Alchemy of Love and Lust: How Our Sex Hormones Influence Our Relationships by Theresa L. Crenshaw

A general-market book, also quoted in For Men Only, provides clinical insight on how the biochemistry of the male and female bodies affects love and sex.

A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God’s Gift of Sexual Intimacy by Douglas E. Rosenau

A licensed psychologist/Christian sex therapist answers specific questions about sexual topics, techniques, and pleasure.

You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Communication by Deborah Tannen

Another excellent general-market book, this one by a PhD linguist, about differences in communication.

Men are Clams, Women are Crowbars: Understand your differences and make them work by Dr. David Clarke.

Men Are Clams, Women Are Crowbars looks at the widely-divergent ways men and women approach emotional issues, then offers solutions for those couples who want to bridge the gender gap.