Scenario: Henry believed Anne was perfect when they dated and got engaged. They shared common interests, similar friends, and really enjoyed going out together. However, a few years into their marriage, Henry felt that the only thing “perfect” about Anne was her manicured set of gel fingernails. Plus, she had a habit of going shopping […]
Scenario: Kate had the babysitter settled in for the evening with her three kids. There was only one problem. Kate’s husband, Jon, was running late…again. He comes from a family of people known for running late. In fact, his mother is jokingly referred to as “the late Mrs. Brown.” Kate silently fumed while waiting for […]
This commentary by Mike Wise in the Washington Post is powerful and personal. Kudos to Mike, Robin (quoted in my blog), and others who have spoken about their cheating without making excuses. Biggest kudos to those who maintain their vows without fail- may they not be a rare breed.
Gary Chapman is well known as the ‘love languages guy’. His New York Times bestselling book, The Five Love Languages, has become a classic in the field of relationships. In 2006, Gary Chapman and I released The Five Languages of Apology, which illuminates the steps for removing barriers in any relationship. Our book […]
Thoughts on learning styles and how they might be expressed though love and grief. A one-sentence history of learning styles: Neil Fleming of New Zealand developed theVARK system of learning styles, which was based upon Bandler and Grinder’s VAK system and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. V,A, and K stand for these learning styles: Visual Auditory Kinesthetic I’ve […]
5.0 out of 5 stars “A healing journey for me.” Our apology book was given top ratings by a reader who posted this response to our book: “The first thing I had to do when I received my copy of The Five Languages of Apology was to take The Apology Language Profile in the back […]
Love in Any Language Please tell me the things you love about me, As it makes me feel treasured. Please shower me with gifts, As they prove that you think loving thoughts about me even when I’m not in your presence. Please show me your love by serving me in ways big and small, As […]