Gary Chapman’s book, The Five Love Languages: How To Express Heartfelt Commitment To Your Mate, was the first in a series of relationship advice books that have set the publishing world on fire since its release in 1996. The self-discovery book has hit #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers List multiple times and has been translated into 36 different languages!
The latest version (2010) is called The Five Love Languages: The Secret To Love That Lasts. The instant best seller has seen a sales boost after being featured on Oprah’s O Network in a recent special episode. The key to the book is everyone reacts differently and has one, or possibly two, primary ways of expressing and receiving love. The five languages are: Verbal, Physical Affection, Quality Time, Material Gifts, and Acts of Service. Understanding your personality and recognizing the needs of your partner are vital to a healthy relationship according to Chapman’s book. Here are five videos to highlight the book’s theme: Regardless if you’re going to check out the book, the love songs are timeless classics!
VERBAL: I HONESTLY LOVE YOU OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
AFFECTION: TOUCH MY BODY MARIAH CAREY
QUALITY TIME: SPEND MY TIME SLAUGHTER
MATERIAL GIFTS: BUY ME A ROSE LUTHER VANDROSS
ACTS OF SERVICE: DO IT FOR LOVE HALL AND OATES