Have you taken Gary Chapman’s quiz to find your love language yet? If not, you’ll need to do that to best benefit from this guide. Answer 30 questions to find out if you’re like me and really into 1) receiving gifts, or 2) into acts of service (feel loved when your partner puts gas in your car, for example), 3) prefer spending quality time together, 4) loves words of affirmation or unlike me (apparently), really dig 5) physical touch.
These are the actual scores from my (that would be me, Christine) test. After answering the questions, you’ll get a result list similar to this one. Read on to learn more about your two most preferred ways to feel loved and appreciated.
The ideas in this guide are profound and doable. They’ll give you a solid starting point for practicing your and your partners love language. And because consistency is the key to success at anything, if you don’t have it yet, download a copy of the Mindfully Awesome Way to Do Stuff Consistently.
We took Gary’s work one step further and created 15 beautiful and meaningful ways for you to express each of the 5 languages for a total of 75. Now, you and your partner will have a list of acts to keep you each turned on and connected.
Build better relationships
At the heart of this guide is relationship building. If you’re like most people, you want a healthy relationship but really don’t know how to go about it, or, the ways you’re thinking of going about it are too complicated and involved for you to even bother. We’ve simplified it for you with 15 really doable acts. If you pick just two or three and make them into regular routines, they’ll make a real difference in your relationship.