Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated annually on February 14, dedicated to honouring and expressing love and affection between intimate companions. This holiday is associated with symbols of love such as heart-shaped gifts, flowers, and chocolates. In our case nonfiction books of course!
Books can help on Valentine’s Day by providing an opportunity for people to escape into new worlds, experience new emotions, and gain new perspectives on love and relationships. For couples, reading a book together can be a romantic way to spend time and connect with each other. For those who are single, books can offer comfort, entertainment, and inspiration, helping to make this holiday a positive and enjoyable experience.
In addition to romantic novels, there are also a wide variety of books available on topics such as love, relationships, and self-improvement. These can provide practical advice and insights for building strong and healthy connections with others. Thus, whether you are looking for a heart-warming love story or practical tips for improving your relationships, books can be a valuable resource for celebrating Valentine’s Day.
Best nonfiction books for Valentine’s Day
Here are some non-fiction books that you might find helpful for Valentine’s Day:
- 📚 The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman. This book explores the idea that everyone expresses and receives love differently. It also provides advice for identifying and speaking your partner’s “love language.”
- 📚 The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm. This classic book offers a philosophical and psychological examination of love, and provides insights into how to cultivate and deepen love relationships.
- 📚 Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray. This popular book provides practical advice for improving communication and understanding between partners. It explores the differences between men and women in their emotional and relationship needs.
- 📚 Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find – and Keep Love by Amir Levine and Rachel S.F. Heller. This book explores the science of attachment and provides practical advice for forming healthy, secure relationships.
- 📚 Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson. This book is based on the Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approach to couples therapy. It also provides a roadmap for transforming troubled relationships into strong and lasting bonds.
- 📚 The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect, and Lasting Love by Pia Mellody and Andrea Wells Miller. This book is about getting rid of that baggage so that you can develop fully as a human.
- 📚 Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix, PhD, and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD. This book invites the reader, and the two people in the relationship to engage in a process that will help them to resolve conflicts.
These books can provide you with a deeper understanding of love, relationships, and how to create and maintain strong, loving connections with your partner. Happy Valentine’s Day! And if you’re not into the mushiness, check out the anti-Valentine’s Day list. Here is the interview with comedian and author of the Breakup Monologues Rosie Wilby on heartbreak. Or celebrate your gal pals on Galentine’s Day!