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Love Languages

That there are different ways to feel loved and give love is well known. Similarly, what makes one person feel loved will not always make another person feel loved. According to Gary Chapman, when people report that they do not feel loved, the problem is often that others are not speaking their love language. The concept of love languages was developed by Chapman on the basis of more than 35 years of pastoring and marriage counseling, as well as his own life experiences. Initially applied to married couples, the concept was later adapted to children, teenagers, and singles. A person’s love language is based on their distinctive psychological makeup and the way significant people in their lives have expressed love to them. Chapman believes there ...

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