In Love for Life
Building or Rebuilding a Great Marriage
Mike Mazzalongo

#2 - The Currency of Love
I want and work to give you the same
or better life that I want for myself.
The Currency of Love is…

Communication
“Communication is to Love
as Blood is to Life”
“You can’t know anyone unless
you communicate with them.”
“You can’t love anyone you
don’t know”
“Therefore, the depth of love
existing between a couple will
largely depend on the amount and
depth of their communication...
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman

1.  Words
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman
1.  Words

2.  Gifts
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman
1.  Words
2.  Gifts

3.  Actions
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman
1.  Words
2.  Gifts
3.  Actions

4.  Time
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman
1.  Words
2.  Gifts
3.  Actions
4.  Time

5.  Physical Touching
5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman

1.  Words
2.  Gifts
3.  Actions
4.  Time
5.  Physical Touching
Unless we’re spoken to in our love
language we will not feel loved.
People tend to receive their love
messages in the same language
they speak their love messages.
Love improves when
communication improves
Productive Communication

1.  Honest
Honest communication is
sometimes risky.
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

1.  Affection

Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

1.  Affection
2.  Attention


Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust

Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security

Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

Men
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

1.  Sexual Ful...
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

1.  Sexual Ful...
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

1.  Sexual Ful...
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

1.  Sexual Ful...
Hierarchy of Needs
Women

Men

1.  Affection
2.  Attention
3.  Trust
4.  Financial Security
5.  Involvement

1.  Sexual Ful...
Productive Communication
1.  Honest

2.  Clear
Productive Communication
1.  Honest
2.  Clear

3.  Complete
Loving Marriage = Good Witness
Assignment:

•  Do Communication Worksheet
•  Read Book of Ruth
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The Currency of Love

  1. 1. In Love for Life Building or Rebuilding a Great Marriage Mike Mazzalongo #2 - The Currency of Love
  2. 2. I want and work to give you the same or better life that I want for myself.
  3. 3. The Currency of Love is… Communication
  4. 4. “Communication is to Love as Blood is to Life”
  5. 5. “You can’t know anyone unless you communicate with them.”
  6. 6. “You can’t love anyone you don’t know”
  7. 7. “Therefore, the depth of love existing between a couple will largely depend on the amount and depth of their communication.”
  8. 8. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words
  9. 9. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words 2.  Gifts
  10. 10. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words 2.  Gifts 3.  Actions
  11. 11. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words 2.  Gifts 3.  Actions 4.  Time
  12. 12. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words 2.  Gifts 3.  Actions 4.  Time 5.  Physical Touching
  13. 13. 5 Languages of Love – Gary Chapman 1.  Words 2.  Gifts 3.  Actions 4.  Time 5.  Physical Touching
  14. 14. Unless we’re spoken to in our love language we will not feel loved.
  15. 15. People tend to receive their love messages in the same language they speak their love messages.
  16. 16. Love improves when communication improves
  17. 17. Productive Communication 1.  Honest
  18. 18. Honest communication is sometimes risky.
  19. 19. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men
  20. 20. Hierarchy of Needs Women 1.  Affection Men
  21. 21. Hierarchy of Needs Women 1.  Affection 2.  Attention Men
  22. 22. Hierarchy of Needs Women 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust Men
  23. 23. Hierarchy of Needs Women 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security Men
  24. 24. Hierarchy of Needs Women 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement Men
  25. 25. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement 1.  Sexual Fulfillment
  26. 26. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement 1.  Sexual Fulfillment 2.  Playmate
  27. 27. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement 1.  Sexual Fulfillment 2.  Playmate 3.  Attractiveness
  28. 28. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement 1.  Sexual Fulfillment 2.  Playmate 3.  Attractiveness 4.  Domestic Support
  29. 29. Hierarchy of Needs Women Men 1.  Affection 2.  Attention 3.  Trust 4.  Financial Security 5.  Involvement 1.  Sexual Fulfillment 2.  Playmate 3.  Attractiveness 4.  Domestic Support 5.  Admiration
  30. 30. Productive Communication 1.  Honest 2.  Clear
  31. 31. Productive Communication 1.  Honest 2.  Clear 3.  Complete
  32. 32. Loving Marriage = Good Witness
  33. 33. Assignment: •  Do Communication Worksheet •  Read Book of Ruth

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