What We Hated from The 5 Love Languages (Gary Chapman) + Our Personal Notes

As a follow-up to episode 12, The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman, Melissa and Em try to determine Melissa's primary love language—plus discuss the term they hated from this book. They also revisit episode 5, Designing Your Life, to check in on Em's progress with adding more play into her life.

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Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge. How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether you’re single, or your relationship is flourishing or failing, Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with future partners or your significant other—starting today.

With over a million copies sold and now celebrating its 25th anniversary, The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful.


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