15 Books to Help Solve 15 Life Problems
A perpetual best-seller since 1995, The 5 Love Languages offers a cogent translation of the ways we express affection toward one another. As he points out, some people use words; others use touch. Some give gifts; others do considerate things. Maybe the problem isn't that he never buys you flowers but that you don't realize what he's saying when he spends his day off fixing your car. The secret to a lasting relationship, Chapman notes, is to understand each other's vocabulary. Swap this book with your partner: The questionnaires will clue you in to how (and when) you're each saying what means the most.