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Love Languages

'The 5 Love Languages' Is A Perennial Best Seller Because It Helps You Read Your Partner's Weird Mind

Science of Us | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Science of Us

Social and emotional skills vary from person to person, of course, but generally speaking, people are decent at reading each other -- better than chance, anyway, which is in itself rather remarkable.

My Favorite Question My Husband Asks Me

Kate McCombs | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
Kate McCombs

My absolute favorite question my husband asks me on a regular basis is, "Are you wanting empathy or a strategy right now?"

A Thank You Note To My Ex Husband

Toni Williams | Posted 03.02.2016 | Home
Toni Williams

In our 20 years of knowing each other, we have shared a lot. I've laughed, I've cried, and yes, I've even posted petty references about you on social media. But today, I want to thank you for what I've learned from you.

Self-Love Must Come First: How to Love Yourself

Joyce Marter | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Joyce Marter

Self-love is a journey. It takes dedication, devotion, and practice. Resolve to love yourself each and every day and watch your best self blossom and your greatest life unfold! Self-love is an exponential force.

The Importance of Voice in a New Love Interest

John McElhenney | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home
John McElhenney

I'm officially adding the phone call as a precursor to every in-person date. I'd rather not go on anymore text-only dates. I want to hear them and imagine them saying wonderful things.

Love Languages: Relationship Communication 101

Mary Pritchard | Posted 11.29.2014 | Home
Mary Pritchard

Communicate your needs to your partner -- as much as we think our partner should know us well enough to figure out what we want, they don't. Your partner is not a mind reader -- trust me on this one, it took me two decades to figure this out!

Is Your Relationship Mathematically Sound? 8 Tips to Making It Healthier

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Home
Ross A. Rosenberg

What follows are two mathematical equations: one that reflects a healthy romantic relationship, the other dysfunctional, unstable and ultimately doomed.

WATCH: What's Oprah's 'Love Language'?

OWN | Posted 02.14.2013 | Home

During a recent episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass," Oprah took a quiz to find out her preferred "love language" -- and she took it in front of The 5 Love ...

WATCH: Do You And Your Partner Speak The Same 'Love Language'?

OWN | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

Marriage and family life expert Dr. Gary Chapman is best known for his bestselling 5 Love Languages book series, in which he identified five "language...

WATCH: What Men Get Wrong When It Comes To Love

OWN | Posted 02.09.2013 | Home

During a recent taping of "Oprah's Lifeclass," Dr. Gary Chapman -- author of the bestselling The 5 Love Languages series -- revealed something surpris...

WATCH: Are You 'In Love'... Or Just Roommates?

OWN | Posted 02.07.2013 | Home

Were you and your partner once in love, but now feel like you're just roommates? In this clip from "Oprah's Lifeclass," Dr. Gary Chapman, author of Th...

Which Love Language Do You Speak?

Stephan Spencer | Posted 12.04.2012 | Home
Stephan Spencer

When it comes to love, there is more than one language. And it is the inability to speak each other's language that causes much of the strife in marriages and other close or familial relationships.

Do You Know Your 'Love Language'?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Anne Naylor

This time of the year is one in which we are being showered with spiritual Light. This Light comes as a blessing: to let us see more clearly where we might have something to learn.

Which "Love Language" Is Your Native Tongue? | Rebecca Raphael | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

If you've ever been in a relationship, you've probably been let down by a significant other who failed to love you properly-as in the way you needed a...