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Title:
The 5 love languages : the secret that will revolutionize your relationships / Gary Chapman.
Title Variants:
Five love languages
ISBN:
9780802414816
Edition:
Singles edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Northfield Publishing, [2017]
Physical Description:
248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents:
Single adults: significant and growing -- This is it: the key to your relationships -- Love language #1: words of affirmation -- Love language #2: gifts -- Love language #3: acts of service -- Love language #4: quality time -- Love language #5: physical touch -- You go first: discover your primary love language -- Family: connect the dots with your immediate family -- Dating relationships, part 1: love languages and your significant other -- Dating relationships, part 2: should love lead to marriage? -- They're not just for romantic relationships: roommates, classmates, and coworkers -- Single with kids: love languages and single parents -- Success: love is the key -- The 5 love languages profile -- Online dating: benefits, pitfalls, and things to consider.
Abstract:
"With more than 10 million copies sold, The 5 Love Languages® continues to transform relationships worldwide. And though originally written for married couples, its concepts have proven applicable to families, friends, and even coworkers. The premise is simple: Each person gives and receives love in a certain language, and speaking it will strengthen that relationship. Whether you want to be closer to your parents, reach out more to your friends, or give dating another try, The 5 Love Languages®: Singles Edition will give you the confidence you need to connect with others in a meaningful way, "--Amazon.com.
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Summary

Summary

Simple ways to strengthen any relationship

With more than 10 million copies sold, The 5 Love Languages ® continues to transform relationships worldwide. And though originally written for married couples, its concepts have proven applicable to families, friends, and even coworkers.

The premise is simple: Each person gives and receives love in a certain language, and speaking it will strengthen that relationship. For singles, that means you can:

Understand yourself and others better Grow closer to family, friends, and others you care about Gain courage to express your emotions and affection Discover the missing ingredient in past relationships Date more successfully

and more

Whether you want to be closer to your parents, reach out more to your friends, or give dating another try, The 5 Love Languages ® : Singles Edition will give you the confidence you need to connect with others in a meaningful way.

"Nothing has more potential for enhancing one's sense of well-being than effectively loving and being loved. This book is designed to help you do both of these things effectively." -- Gary Chapman

Includes a quiz to help you learn your love language, plus a section on the pros and cons of online dating.


Author Notes

GARY CHAPMAN --author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com .