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The five love languages : how to express heartfelt commitment to your mate / by Gary Chapman.

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  • ISBN: 078627459X (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1594150818 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 274 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2005.

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General Note:
Previously published: Chicago : Northfield Pub., c1995.
"Published in 2005 in arrangement with Moody Publishers."
"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged."
Subject: Marriage.
Communication in marriage.
Love.
Large type books.

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The Five Love Languages : The Secret to Love That Lasts
The Five Love Languages : The Secret to Love That Lasts
by Chapman, Gary
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The Five Love Languages : The Secret to Love That Lasts

In the area of love, it is similar. Your emotional love language and the language of your spouse may be as different as Chinese from English. No matter how hard you try to express love in English, if your spouse understands only Chinese, you will never understand how to love each other. My friend on the plane was speaking the language of "Affirming Words" to his third wife when he said, "I told her how beautiful she was. I told her I loved her. I told her how proud I was to be her husband." He was speaking love, and he was sincere, but she did not understand his language. Perhaps she was looking for love in his behavior and didn't see it. Being sincere is not enough. We must be willing to learn our spouse's primary love language if we are to be effective communicators of love. Excerpted from The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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