The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts
A true publishing phenomenon, The 5 Love Languages has sold many millions of copies, and continues to be a worldwide bestseller over a quarter century after its first printing. Learn how you can communicate in your spouse's 'love language'...
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A true publishing phenomenon, The 5 Love Languages has sold many millions of copies, and continues to be a worldwide bestseller over a quarter century after its first printing.
Learn how you can communicate in your spouse's 'love language' and watch your marriage flourish! In this book, Dr Gary Chapman first identified the five ways in which individuals tend to express and receive love - quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, and touch.
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.
Chapters are categorised by love language for easy reference, and each one ends with simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse. You can build a lasting, loving marriage together.
"The Five Love Languages is consistently ranked in the top 5 books in the New York Times' bestseller list. We have not only benefitted personally in our marriage from Gary Chapman's insights, but it has helped us in our relationships with our children, our wider family and our friends. It is an immensely practical book that is easy to give to anyone interested in strengthening their relationships - whether or not they have a Christian faith."
~~ Nicky and Pippa Gumbel - Vicar of HTB and Pioneers of Alpha
"Gary Chapman's insights in The Five Love Languages have been of enormous help to us in our own marriage and family life. Discovering how another person feels loved, often in a very different way to ourselves, is the key to putting love into action. Countless other couples and parents have been similarly impacted by Gary's insights and we have been so grateful to be able to include them in The Marriage Course, The Marriage Preparation Course and The Parenting Courses. We could not recommend the Five Love Languages too highly and actively promote it wherever we can."
~~ Nicky and Sila Lee - Founders of The Marriage Course
Falling in love is easy. Staying in love-that's the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands and conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life?
In the #1 New York Times bestselling book The 5 Love Languages, you'll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman's proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner-starting today.
"If we learn to meet each other's deep emotional need to feel loved, and choose to do it, the love we share will be exciting beyond anything we've ever felt."-Gary Chapman
The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships in today's world, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work. Practice the simple steps outlined in each chapter and you'll be on your way to a healthier, mutually beneficial relationship.
Also includes an updated version of The 5 Love Languages® personal profile.
- Catalogue Code 413406
- Product Code 9780802412706
- ISBN 080241270X
- EAN 9780802412706
- Pages 208
- Department General Books
- Category Relationships
- Sub-Category Love, Sex & Marriage
- Publisher Northfield Press
- Publication Date Jan 2015
- Sales Rank 74
- Dimensions 215 x 139 x 9mm
- Weight 0.217kg
New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Gary Chapman seeks to fulfil his call to the ministry as a pastor, speaker, and author. He speaks extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally on marriage, family, and relationships. The government of Singapore invited him to present his marriage seminar there and the Chaplainfds Office of NATO issued a special invitation for Dr. Chapman to speak to the NATO forces in Germany. Other engagements have taken him to England, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Mexico and Hong Kong.
Sales exceeding 5 million copies earned him the Platinum Book Award from the Evangelical Publishers Association for The Five Love Languages, which has been translated into over 36 languages. Almost 30 other books including: The whole Love Languages series; The Five Languages of Apology; Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship; Now What? Marriage After Children; Profit Sharing: Making Money An Asset in Your Marriage and Anger: Handling a Powerful Emotion in a Healthy Way, Love is a Verb; God Speaks Your Love Language; The Family You've Always Wanted, plus five DVD series are also among his publications. He also hosts a weekly radio program Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, which airs on more than 170 stations.
On the home front, Dr. Chapman is Senior Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with over 35 years of pastoring and marriage counselling experience. He and his wife, Karolyn, have two adult children and two grandchildren.
Dr Gary Chapman holds the following educational qualifications:
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Adult Education
M.R.E., Education Administration
Wake Forest University
B.A., Anthropology; Minor: Bible
Moody Bible Institute
Diploma, Pastor's Course
Graduate work: History of Education; Educational Psychology
University of North Carolina
Graduate work: Philosophy of Education; Comparative Education