50 Book Challenge: #13 The 5 Love Languages

Synopsis from kobo.com:

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 fivelovelanguages.com. The Five Love Languages is a consistent N ew 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!
The 5 Love Languages

What I say:

I decided to read The 5 Love Languages as my first book on my Kobo! I heard about this book from a guy I dated last fall. He shared the website with me where you can take a quiz to discover your love languages. I was still healing from my last relationship so I’m not sure I really answered about what I need to feel loved or if I answered based on all the bad things that had just happened to me. I think it was a mixture.

The goal of the book is to show couples (at any phase of their relationship) that by simply learning how to speak their partners love language that a relationship can thrive and flourish. The analogy of the gas tank and the love tank that needs to be kept filled is great.

After finishing the book last week I went back to the website and tried the quiz again. My primary love language is Quality Time 🙂

My Love Language


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