The Shepherd's Staff

Are you sitting down? Because I have something crazy to tell you. Your spouse probably speaks a different language than you do. No, I’m not talking about that Spanish class you took freshman year, and I’m certainly not talking about English. (Although some of you might swear your spouse doesn’t understand English sometimes…) I’m talking about their LOVE language.

Love language? What on Earth do you mean by that?

In the world of emotional attachment, love languages refer to the different means of giving and receiving affection; the various ways by which we let our partners know that they matter to us. When we are speaking our partner’s love language they are much more likely to receive our tokens of affection and feel more connected and secure with us. The problem, however, is that we are oftentimes speaking a totally different language than the one our partner is accustomed…

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