In the game of love it helps to speak the same language!
When we first start dating someone, love languages are not as important because we have the chemistry and the newness to excite us. As relationships continue and that fog tends to dissipate with the everyday routines of life, understanding and using Love Languages becomes much more important.
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In This Episode
What do the 5 Love Languages, emotional flooding and deer hunting have in common?
John talks about the importance of knowing your partner’s Love Languages and communicating about your definitions of Dr. Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages (www.5lovelanguages.com). In addition, he explains the importance of a 6-month checkin as explained by Steve and Mary Prokopchak (www.calledtogether.org) in their pre-marital book Called Together
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM EP. 12:
- Dr. Gary Chapman’s book the 5 Love Languages is a vital concept
- Know your love language and your partners – Take the free quiz on the Love Languages site
- The 5 Languages are – Words of Praise, Physical Affection, Quality Time, Acts of Service and Receiving Gifts
- 6-Month Check-ins are a great way to strengthen a relationship
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Meet John Dennis
John is a licensed professional counselor with over 14 years of experience who specializes in counseling for individuals, couples, children, and adolescents. He focuses on working with anxious teens and adults, couples who are struggling to connect with one another, and those dealing with grief and loss.
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