Wednesday, March 1, 2017

5 Love Languages (Singles Edition) by Gary Chapman

Simple ways to strengthen any relationship

With more than 10 million copies sold, The 5 Love Languages® continues to transform relationships worldwide. And though originally written for married couples, its concepts have proven applicable to families, friends, and even coworkers.
The premise is simple: Each person gives and receives love in a certain language, and speaking it will strengthen that relationship. For singles, that means you can:
  • Understand yourself and others better
  • Grow closer to family, friends, and others you care about
  • Gain courage to express your emotions and affection
  • Discover the missing ingredient in past relationships
  • Date more successfully
    and more
Whether you want to be closer to your parents, reach out more to your friends, or give dating another try, The 5 Love Languages®: Singles Edition will give you the confidence you need to connect with others in a meaningful way.  
"Nothing has more potential for enhancing one's sense of well-being than effectively loving and being loved. This book is designed to help you do both of these things effectively." — Gary Chapman
Includes a quiz to help you learn your love language, plus a section on the pros and cons of online dating.

My Review

I've always heard such great things about Gary Chapman and his Love Language books, but this is the first time I've been able to read his works. And it couldn't have come at a better time!

Seeing as I'm a single young woman, I was excited to see a "Singles Edition."  I liked the idea that this would relate to me more than one that gear towards to the married stage of life. Though the message of love is the same, the stories are more relatable because they're about singles; even single mom's.

Everyone one has their own love language. What does this mean? We each have a way that we feel loved by friends and family and those around us. For me, there were so many insightful things to consume I had to take breaks between most of the chapters simply to digest, review and reflect.

Relationships with friends and family or coworkers, whether strained or almost non-existent, Gary Chapman goes through some scenarios and resolutions to paint a portrait of love, to encourage those like myself that it can work/help. If we just try and don't give up hope. We want those around us to feel loved.  

Gary Chapman's 5 Love Language's hit home on a very deep personal level. Not a word of it wasted. Now I just have to find courage to work on speaking the love languages in the relationships in my life.

I've taken the Love Quiz before but unless you read the whole book you don't truly understand their meanings!

I'll share one of my top 3 languages:

  • Quality Time

I really can't rave enough about this book; I'm even curious to read the other books just to gain more knowledge on how to love other types of people!

I give this book a 5 out of 5!

I received this book for free from the publisher’s in exchange for this honest and unbiased review as part of Moody Publishers Bloggers Review program.


  1. Victoria, I have read the Gary Chapman's 5 Love Languages (the Secret to Love that Last) and it's my favorite book on marriage. When you get married, I highly recommend that you read the book with your spouse.
    My top love language is quality time as well!
    Thanks for sharing this post! It will make a great gift to my daughter or son when they start dating! (But hopefully I still have 10 years before that happens! LOL!)

  2. I'm glad that there is a single version of the Five Love Languages. It's a theory that permeates every relationship. If we want to be effective at showing others God's love, then we need to become fluent in interpreting and speaking all of the languages.