Love Languages
Speaking different
languages
makes good
communication
difficult
Love Languages
How was love expressed
in your family?
If we want to communicate
effectively with our spouses, we may
have to learn their Love Language..
When the emotional tank is low, feelings of love go away
When I feel loved by my
spouse, I feel secure and my
sense of self-worth is fed.
If she/loves me, I must have
significance.
Five
Love
Languages
Words of Affirmation1
“I can live for two months
on a good compliment.”
- Mark Twain
Verbal compliments are far greater
motivators than nagging words
Encouragement requires empathy and
seeing the world from your spouse’s
perspective. We must first learn what
is important ...
Quality Time
Quality Time
2
Emphasis is not on what
you’re doing but on why
Togetherness is focused
attention, not proximity
Doesn’t matter
what you do
Creating memories
Receiving Gifts
3
Gifts are visible symbols of
love that have emotional value.
You can learn to be a
proficient gift giver
Doesn’t have to be
expensive or often.
It has nothing to do
with monetary value
and everything to do
with love!
There’s presents and then there’s presence…
The Gift of Self
The gift
of self
Acts of Service
4
Doing things you know your
spouse would like you to do
Requires thought, planning, time,
effort, energy… and a positive spirit.
Need to learn
their dialect so
we can do the
right things!
Physical Touch
5
Some people emotionally yearn
for their spouses to reach out and
touch them physically
Which love language
does your spouse speak?
When an action doesn’t come
naturally to you, it is a greater
expression of love
True Love
Just do it, whether you
understand it, like it, or want to.
Love is a choice
If I know their
primary love
language and choose
to speak it, her/his
deepest emotional
need will be met and
she/he will f...
Each partner
holds the key
to changing the
emotional
climate of the
marriage.
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
Five love languages
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Five love languages
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Five love languages

  1. 1. Love Languages
  2. 2. Speaking different languages makes good communication difficult
  3. 3. Love Languages
  4. 4. How was love expressed in your family?
  5. 5. If we want to communicate effectively with our spouses, we may have to learn their Love Language..
  6. 6. When the emotional tank is low, feelings of love go away
  7. 7. When I feel loved by my spouse, I feel secure and my sense of self-worth is fed. If she/loves me, I must have significance.
  8. 8. Five Love Languages
  9. 9. Words of Affirmation1
  10. 10. “I can live for two months on a good compliment.” - Mark Twain
  11. 11. Verbal compliments are far greater motivators than nagging words
  12. 12. Encouragement requires empathy and seeing the world from your spouse’s perspective. We must first learn what is important to our spouse.
  13. 13. Quality Time Quality Time 2
  14. 14. Emphasis is not on what you’re doing but on why
  15. 15. Togetherness is focused attention, not proximity
  16. 16. Doesn’t matter what you do
  17. 17. Creating memories
  18. 18. Receiving Gifts 3
  19. 19. Gifts are visible symbols of love that have emotional value.
  20. 20. You can learn to be a proficient gift giver
  21. 21. Doesn’t have to be expensive or often. It has nothing to do with monetary value and everything to do with love!
  22. 22. There’s presents and then there’s presence…
  23. 23. The Gift of Self The gift of self
  24. 24. Acts of Service 4
  25. 25. Doing things you know your spouse would like you to do
  26. 26. Requires thought, planning, time, effort, energy… and a positive spirit.
  27. 27. Need to learn their dialect so we can do the right things!
  28. 28. Physical Touch 5
  29. 29. Some people emotionally yearn for their spouses to reach out and touch them physically
  30. 30. Which love language does your spouse speak?
  31. 31. When an action doesn’t come naturally to you, it is a greater expression of love
  32. 32. True Love Just do it, whether you understand it, like it, or want to.
  33. 33. Love is a choice
  34. 34. If I know their primary love language and choose to speak it, her/his deepest emotional need will be met and she/he will feel secure in my love.
  35. 35. Each partner holds the key to changing the emotional climate of the marriage.
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