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Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions to Ask Before and After You Marry: Parrot & Parrot

Although this is intended as a premarital text, the book and its corresponding workbooks are widely recommended as resources on marital communication for counselors. Not a bad read for single women wishing to get married one day and those in serious dating relationships as well.

Sink Reflections by Ciley

For all the flylady enthusiasts, this is a must read. For daily affirmations and cleaning guidance, the flylady website is loaded with useful information.

Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home

Ok so she's the "super-model" of homemaking and none of us feel we can live up to her, but the advice she gives in this manual has been very helpful to enough of us that we thought we should let you know about this resource. Her web site offers a lot of the same information.

Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

While this book is intended as a guide on natural family planning and is quite useful in that light, the practices it describes are seen as useful beyond the scope of reproduction. Fertility awareness, as described in this resource, yields to a much deeper understanding of the mysteries and intricacies that make our bodies unique life giving wonders. It also allows a safe albeit rather clinical exploration of one's sexual reproductive system with a depth many women say they did not understand prior to reading this book and exploring some of the methods and practices it advocates.

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era

What your mother probably didn't tell you and more!!! While some of the philosophies present in this book are antithetical to the principles of this project, this is a thorough and comprehensive guide to a woman's body...consider it a manual of sorts! A fascinating review of the original publication of this book offered in 1970 from the New England Free Press is found here in pdf form. The Our Bodies, Ourselves website is also a great source of current information.

The Gift of Sex: A Guide to Sexual Fulfillment
Last update: March 2009