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The Language of Love: How to Quickly Communicate Your Feelings and Needs

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Words have incredible meaning, especially when they say what you mean. But often tongues get tied, and thoughts and ideas are expressed in ways that are easily misunderstood. Make the most of your messages by learning "The Language of Love." Written by best-selling authors Gary Smalley and John Trent, it shows how "emotional word pictures" can infuse understanding and inti ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published April 28th 1999 by Focus on the Family Publishing (first published January 1st 1920)
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Jeffrey Niles

I have traditionally taught through the Scripture with a clear goal of teaching the truth faithfully and communicating the meaning of the text. I love to use illustrations and passionately seek to guide my students into application of the Scripture. However, my lessons and sermons have not normally contained crafted stories that so vividly communicate to the feelings and needs of my audience. The Language of Love gave me a well structured meth
Anthony Lawson
Read this years ago, it had some interesting suggestions.
This book completely changed the way I parented my children and helped me become a better wife. I learned to show each of them that I love them by loving them with their specific love language(s). I also use this concept with most everyone whom becomes a part of my friendship circle. I have passed this book on to many people.
Exceptionally helpful book aiding to address any possible situation in one's family or social life. The idea is not new; the principles of it were well used as early as in the biblical writing. Great reminder to all of us who forget at the times.
In this gem, Gary Smalley offers a powerful communication tool for speaking with your loved ones as well as wider audiences. His memorable stories make his points stick long after you've forgotten the words on the page.
I couldn't add another category ;0) This book is Christian self-help and learning. It's got great lessons to help important messages to loved ones when you seem like you've lost the ability too.
Mary Rincon
I couldn't put this book down ,Gary Smalley has a great sense of humor and he is so funny ,He laughs at himself or it seems that way .
I recommend this book and give it Five Stars .
Bryan Vashus
It has some good points about how to use word pictures. It just seemed a little redundant. It was worth reading for the practical application it helped me with though.
Virgie Sarroca
Learning communication through the language..our words have power, either to destry--discourage or to build up and encourage--read it and learn.
Really a good book. Now if I can only learn to use word pictures on a regular basis!
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Karen Willis
I love Gary Smalley's books!
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