Everyone wants unconditional love from their spouse. But Dr. Gary Chapman says far too many of us are expecting unconditional love from our spouse first. Someone needs to take the lead in living out unconditional love. Why not you?
How do I reconnect with my spouse? Will speaking their love language help heal their resentment? Dr. Gary Chapman says it's helpful, but not before confessing and repenting. It's then when speaking their love language will be more meaningful.
As a single, how do I interact with married people and feel included? Dr. Gary Chapman says you need to be proactive. So be the change agent and initiate ways to interact with them.
What is the appropriate response to a spouse who confesses and repents for their failures? Dr. Gary Chapman says the Biblical response is to forgive. Forgiveness is not a feeling. It's a decision to lift the penalty of the wrongdoing and pardon them.
How do I use the 5 Love Languages in my teaching profession? Dr. Gary Chapman says if a student feels loved by the teacher, that child is more likely to learn from the teacher. Learn each child's love language and begin to speak it.
Gary Chapman, Ph.D. is an author, speaker, and counselor that has a passion for people, and for helping them form lasting relationships. Chapman is a well-known marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. The 5 Love Languages® is one of Chapman’s most popular titles, topping various bestseller charts for years, selling over twelve million copies and has been on the the New York Times best-sellers list continuously since 2007. Chapman has been directly involved in real-life family counseling since the beginning of his ministry years, and his nationally-syndicated radio programs air nationally on Moody Radio Network and over 400 affiliate stations.
A Love Language Minute draws from Dr. Gary Chapman's years of counseling experience, excerpts from his live events, and his answers to listeners' questions to give encouragement and practical help and hope for the relationships in your life