Book Review: The 5 Love Languages. The Secret to Love that Lasts, by Gary Chapman

Over the last year, I’ve had many couples mention that they’ve read The Five Love Languages (Chapman, G; 2015). This prompted me to read it myself, so that I may form my own opinion about whether this book could be helpful to couples who are struggling, or those who want to improve on an already positive relationship. The books author, a relationship counselor, has an educational background that includes anthropology, religious education, and philosophy. The purpose of the book is to help people show love to their spouses in ways that it will be received. It’s based on the premise that, just as there are different verbal languages throughout the world, there are also different ‘love languages’, and if we’re… read more →