16 Must-Read Books to Save Your Relationship

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2. The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman

Northfield Publishing


About the book: This book is everything you and your partner need, whether you've been together three months or three years. The Five Love Languages is a #1 New York Times best-seller that includes an assessment to figure out your love language and that of your partner. Chapman's work has been credited with saving the relationships of millions of couples.

About the author: Dr. Gary Chapman has over 40 years of experience counseling couples and writing books. He and his wife have been married for 45 years, so you know he’s on to something!

Excerpt: “Encouragement requires empathy and seeing the world from your spouse's perspective. We must first learn what is important to our spouse. Only then can we give encouragement.”