Last week I gave a talk to a MOPS group on the Five Love Languages. We looked at the different dialects of love that each of us speak and understand and how that plays out in relationships. We all agreed that it’s not easy to learn a new language like Acts of Service when you’ve been speaking Words of Affirmation all your life. It doesn’t feel natural. It doesn’t feel normal. And many times it doesn’t feel necessary when we think that our loved ones should give and receive us just like us, right?
Well, wrong. Each of us have our own love language or combination of love languages that must be spoken in order to fill our love tank and when we’re not spoken to in our native tongue we can feel unloved, unappreciated, and unseen. … Read the rest