The Marriage Bed Blog

LOVE LANGUAGE: QUALITY TIME

LOVE LANGUAGE: QUALITY TIME

Some husbands and wives think they are spending time together when, in reality, they are only living in close proximity.

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LOVE LANGUAGE: WORDS OF AFFIRMATION

LOVE LANGUAGE: WORDS OF AFFIRMATION

From “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman Solomon, author of ancient Hebrew Wisdom Literature, wrote, “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Many couples have never learned the tremendous power of verbally affirming each other. Solomon further noted, “An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.” Verbal Compliments One way to express love emotionally is to use words that build up. Verbal compliments, or words of appreciation, are powerful communicators of love. They are best expressed in simple, straightforward statements of affirmation, such as: “You look sharp in that suit.” “I...

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LOVE LANGUAGE: RECEIVING GIFTS

LOVE LANGUAGE: RECEIVING GIFTS

A gift is something you can hold in your hand and say, “Look, he was thinking of me,” or “She remembered me.” You must be thinking of someone to give him a gift

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LOVE LANGUAGE: ACTS OF SERVICE

LOVE LANGUAGE: ACTS OF SERVICE

I have served him for twenty years. I have waited on him hand and foot. I have been his doormat while he ignored me, mistreated me, and humiliated me in front of my friends and family. I don’t hate him. I wish him no ill, but I resent him, and I no longer wish to live with him.

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LOVE LANGUAGE: PHYSICAL TOUCH

LOVE LANGUAGE: PHYSICAL TOUCH

Physical touch can make or break a relationship. It can communicate hate or love.

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