*I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*
“The 5 Love Languages For Men”
By: Gary Chapman
I got an email about the “The 5 Love Languages for Men” book from Laura Beth with FlyByPromotions and immediately thought, “Well, I’m not a man.” I told LB that my husband has been really busy lately and didn’t have a lot of time to read books. She told me that she would love for me to read it and give my opinion on it. Once again, Gary Chapman blew it out of the park. This author is amazing at how he can write and minister, all on the same page. I love the tips that he gives and the history of how things had helped other couples.
(We need to learn from our mistakes to make our marriage grow.) “Someone once said insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Gary Chapman
I had previously read “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman that was more for couples and learned so much from this great author. He also recently had another book out, called “The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted“, that again, taught me so much!!
Being one who believes that marriage is forever, and the one time you say “I do”, should be the only, I love reading what Mr. Chapman has to say. Even though this book is focused on men, even women can learn a lot from it. We each learn from different things and live different ways – to be able to get some of the same knowledge and be on the same page in life is huge. This world makes marriage seem like it’s not important and that you should be living together, etc….I’ll get into that another day! We need to hold marriage dear to our hearts! Remember marriage is also a beautiful picture of the relationship between Christ and His church. The body of believers that make up the Church are collectively called the bride of Christ. As Bridegroom, Jesus gave His life for His bride, “to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word” (Ephesians 5:25–26), and His selfless act provides an example for all husbands. At the second coming of Christ, the church will be united with the Bridegroom, the official “wedding ceremony” will take place, and with it the eternal union of Christ and His bride will be actualized (Revelation 19:7–9;21:1–2).
Let’s try our best to be at least 1/10th of that (since we are so far from the holiness of God), and be wonderful partners to our own spouses!
About The Book:
At the heart of every man is a desire to master what matters. Getting a compliment at work or on the court is nice, but nothing beats hearing your spouse say, “You make me feel loved.” If you haven’t heard that in a while or feel like you are not bringing your A-game into your relationship, this books is for you.
Falling in love is easy. Keeping the sizzle in your marriage? That’s more like grilling the perfect steak-it takes time, attention, and some secret spices. Mastering your wife’s heart doesn’t have to be complicated, but it will take a little effort. Good intentions alone will not get the job done.
Gary Chapman gears this edition of his #1 New York Times multi-million best seller to your needs, challenges, and interests as a husband. What really fills your wife’s love tank? (It may not be what you think.) How can you let her know what you’re thinking and feeling? What can you do to make sex more meaningful and pleasurable for you both? This book offers a straightforward approach that will equip you for relational success.
Discover the secret that has already transformed millions of relationships worldwide. As you learn this simple, yet profound, concept for communicating love, you’ll be more confident and courageous in the ways that matter most.
Really!The 5 Love Languages has sold 10 MILLION COPIES because it is simple, practical, and effective. In this edition, Gary Chapman speaks straight to men about the rewards of speaking their wife’s love language. You’ll learn each language, how to identify your wife’s, and how to speak it clearly. Packed with helpful illustrations and creative pointers, these pages will rouse your inner champion and empower you to master the art of love.
“When you express your love for your wife using her primary love language, it’s like hitting the sweet spot on a baseball bat or golf club. It just feels right-and the results are impressive.” -Gary Chapman
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Northfield Publishing
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 8.5″ x 5.5″
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About The Author:
Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of the bestselling The 5 Love Languages series, which has sold more than 10 million worldwide and has been translated into 50 languages. Dr. Chapman travels the world presenting seminars on marriage, family, and relationships, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Karolyn.
About The Publisher:
Northfield Publishing is an imprint of Moody Publishers. Our goal is to provide high-quality, thought-provoking books and products that connect truth to your real needs and challenges. The imprint is named after Northfield, Mass., where Moody Bible Institute founder Dwight L. Moody was raised, and where he established three educational institutions in the later years of his life.
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