The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts.
By Dr. Gary Chapman.
I cannot emphasize enough how much this book helped me to understand how to be a better friend, sibling, daughter, co-worker…and wife.
Dr. Chapman explains that we all have a “love tank” inside of us that is filled a bit differently, depending on how we are wired.
First, we need to understand what our primary love language is (mine is quality time with others). This way we know what we need from others in our life.
Second, we need to understand the love languages of those around us. Does your significant other have the same love language as you? If not, you need to learn their love language.
I love that Dr. Chapman also points out that at the beginning of a romantic relationship, we can accidentally speak the love language of the other person. The other person then assumes that we know how to make them feel loved, but in reality we are head over heels and trying to impress the other person and we are not actually aware of what is translating as “love” to them. Genius!
Learn the five languages of love and tell everyone you love them in a way that they understand!
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