Synopses & Reviews
know you love her--
but is SHE getting the message?
You bring your wife flowers but she'd rather just have a hug. You buy tickets to a movie when she wants to sit and talk. Tired of missed cues and confusing signals? Dr. Gary Chapman reveals how different personalities express love in different ways. In fact, there are five specific languages of love:
-Words of Affirmation
-Acts of Service
Ready for a richer relationship? Open this book and dive in. Because the only thing better than learning to speak her love language is teaching her to speak yours!
My wife Stevie and I had a good marriage, but understanding the five love languages made it even better. I wish every husband would read this book.
-Darrell Waltrip, Broadcast Analyst, FOX Sports; 3 time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion
Focus, men! Gary Chapman addresses men specifically in this new edition of the multi-million seller, The Five Love Languages. You can understand your wife! Dr. Gary Chapman tackles the tough relationship issues men face-how to express your feelings to your wife, how to interpret her responses, how to make sex more meaningful and pleasurable for you and your wife-in this special edition designed specifically for men. At the end of each chapter are ten ideas for expressing that particular love language to the woman in your life. Do you think her love language is gifts? Take the quiz and find out, then use the practical tips and tell her how much you love her.
How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.
Chapman addresses men specifically in this new edition of the multi-million-selling "The Five Love Languages." He includes ideas for expressing that particular love language to the woman in the reader's life, along with practical tips provided to tell her how much she is loved.
About the Author
GARY CHAPMAN, PhD, is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages. With over 30 years of counseling experience, he has the uncanny ability to hold a mirror up to human behavior, showing readers not just where they go wrong, but also how to grow and move forward. Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgments / 7
Introduction / 9
1. What Happens to Love After the Wedding? / 13
2. Keeping the Love Tank Full / 21
3. Falling in Love / 29
4. Love Language #1: Words of Affirmation / 41
5. Love Language #2: Quality Time / 59
6. Love Language #3: Receiving Gifts / 81
7. Love Language #4: Acts of Service / 99
8. Love Language #5: Physical Touch / 117
9. Discovering Your Primary Love Language / 135
10. Love Is a Choice / 145
11. Love Makes the Difference / 155
12. Loving the Unlovely / 163
13. Children and Love Languages / 179
14. A Personal Word / 191
The Five Love Languages Profile for Husbands / 195
The Five Love Languages Profile for Wives / 199