I read a book called the 5 love languages a few years ago that really helped Chelsea and I to strengthen our relationship.
Dr. Gary Chapman was working as a marriage counselor for more than 30 years and started to notice patterns. He noticed how everyone shows and receives love in a different way. He also noticed that problems often start when one person feels their partner is not showing them love – while the other partner is confused thinking they are. It’s a miscommunication issue. For example you may buy your partner a gift, yet your partner doesn’t value gifts. What they really want is a hug or maybe to be told sincerely that you love them.
Dr Chapman discovered 5 love languages:
How do you find your partners primary love language? You ask them.
…and for all the guys that would never pick up this book, you’re welcome.