The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate

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Moody Publishers, Dec 17, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 208 pages
Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse's primary love language-quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, or physical touch.

By learning the five love languages, you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other. Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference, and each one ends with simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction. A newly designed love languages assessment will help you understand and strengthen your relationship. You can build a lasting, loving marriage together.

Gary Chapman hosts a nationally syndicated daily radio program called A Love Language Minute that can be heard on more than 150 radio stations as well as the weekly syndicated program Building Relationships with Gary Chapman, which can both be heard on The Five Love Languages is a consistent New York Times bestseller - with over 5 million copies sold and translated into 38 languages.  This book is a sales phenomenon, with each year outselling the prior for 16 years running!

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User Review  - MickyFine - LibraryThing

A Christian marriage guide book that highlights how best to communicate love within your marriage. A contemporary classic that my husband and I were gifted for our wedding. There's some good content ... Read full review

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after reading this book probably 8 years ago prior to my wedding, I got this book and gifted it to my brother in law and his future wife for their bridal shower. very satisfied with the quality and excited to hear how they loved it! Read full review

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1 What Happens to Love After the Wedding?
2 Keeping the Love Tank Full
3 Falling in Love
Words of Affirmation
Quality Time
Receiving Gifts
Acts of Service
10 Love Is a Choice
11 Love Makes the Difference
12 Loving the Unlovely
13 A Personal Word
Frequently Asked Questions
The Five Love Languages Profile for Husbands
The Five Love Languages Profile for Wives

Physical Touch
9 Discovering Your Primary Love Language

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GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at

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