eye opening, life changing & freeing (I know more than three words...)
I would compare this book to Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover explaining the 7 Baby Steps of becoming debt free and able to fulfill my true life purpose.
The Five Love Languages breaks down receiving love and giving love in five ways. Knowing my primary and secondary love languages again supports my true life purpose.
The one that explained my primary love language. It helped me understand things about myself that I never really understood. It made struggles that I had for years seem to start melting away. Read it with an open mind, heart and soul... if you do it will have an impact on you.
I now understand how I give love and how I receive love. And how I have been giving mixed messages throughout my life not realizing I was even doing it.
Gary Chapman is extremely insightful... he has taken love and broken it down so we can all understand the importance of not only giving and receiving but most importantly how individually we receive love and how we give love. This has been priceless. And I am extremely grateful for his willingness to share something so very important. My life is richer for it.
before, during, or after ANY relationship (work, family, companion) everyone should and NEEDS to read this! it is more than a self-help book it's a way of LIFE ♡
• Eye-opening analysis on how people wish to receive love and how one can express it in a way to meet the primary language of the spouse
• The professor sometimes sounded preachy with his Christianity beliefs
• As a younger adult living in the northeast it was hard to connect with the professor at times: it almost felt like his view of the world was of a Midwesterner living in the 1950’s
• Some of the case studies didn’t feel realistic or were not explained in a way to have it feel realistic and relevant to my world; Additionally at the conclusion I felt like a few additional case studies were lacking to cover the entire gamut of the five languages
I am very happy with my purchase of this book and for buying it via audible.com. I have learned so much about myself and how to make myself happier as well as how to be a better friend, mother, daughter, and co-worker. All with simply learning how to speak love to the many different people in my life. This book makes perfect sense and I hope to apply my new information in my life with ease due to the many examples and tips given throughout the book. Great narration also.