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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 80: A Very Special Episode Focused on Gary Chapman’s “The Five Love Languages.”

August 31st, 2016

Episode 338 of 399 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: It’s almost September, and for many of us, September is the other January. If you get a clean slate, start-over feeling in September, check out my book Happier at Home. If you’re not happy at home, it’s hard to be happy. Very Special Episode: Every tenth episode we do a Very Special Episode, and for episode 80, we’re talking about Gary Chapman’s blockbuster bestselling book, The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts. I love a personality framework derived from observation! If you want to experience my own personality framework, the Four Tendencies, to find out if you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel, check it out here. The Five Languages: Words of Affirmation — the love language for both Elizabeth and me Quality Time Receiving Gifts Acts of Service Physical Touch Gretchen’s Demerit: I didn’t give a proper good-night kiss to Jamie, even though I’d just been thinking about the fact that his language is Physical Touch. Elizabeth’s Gold Star: Elizabeth gives Acts-of-Service Adam a gold star for buying a light-weight comforter. Want to give us the Words of Affirmation we both crave, for the podcast? Easy instructions The post Podcast 80: A Very Special Episode Focused on Gary Chapman’s “The Five Love Languages.” appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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