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The love languages do exist
on January 4, 2015
The theory behind this book is solid, and you can see it in everyday life if you try. The love languages do exist, I just wish someone would write about them who isn't Gary Chapman. This book is full of self-promoting anecdotes, tales about his seminars and all the problems he's solved, etc. Which gets a bit contrite a third of the way through the book.
The worst part about his writing is the extreme focus on the Christian Church, Jesus, and Gary's marriage philosophies. He mentions Christianity on every page, and spends at least 5 or 6 chunks of time explaining how marriage is so superior to cohabitation, and so on. His philosophy complete ignores couples who aren't wed, Christian, or heterosexual, and after you've read about the 5 languages, everything else is just incredibly preachy.