I first read "The Five Love Languages of Children". It opened my eyes to better understand the emotional languages of my kids and myself. I rated it as a five star book and that's why I put this book on a to-read list. Not surprisingly, this book already covers most of the topic. It is worth the effort to re-read and revise my understanding of the emotion tank,...Continua
the book did change my mind, as well as my life. The only thing I feel sad about this book is I read it too late, that I failed to save my relationship with my girlfriend.
Interesting ideas but still can be hard to figure out how to do in your own life.
The book helps understand the mental make-up of different individuals and how we can deal with them. The author draws on his experience as a marriage counsellor and summarizes that there are five languages of love:
1. Quality time
2. Words of Affirmation
4. Acts of Service
5. Physical Touch
Different individuals have different priorities and in order to connect with our partner, we need to be able to identify what language they best understand. Expressing love in a way that your partner doesn't understand also leads to frustration on both ends as we feel that we are doing a lot and our partner feels that we aren't doing anything for them.
I would suggest this book to anyone who is committed to better understand how to love your partner leading to a happier life :-) There are some things that the author has suggested to do to improve our love language and also how to determine our language through a simple quiz....Continua