067: How to Accept when your Spouse Doesn’t Speak your Love Language

3 Strategies for Accepting & Respecting How Your Spouse Shows Love

Do you and your spouse speak the same love languages? My husband, Ryan, and I do *not.*

I am a words girl. I love them, I need them. My husband is a man of few words. He craves quality time.

There have been times in my marriage when I have resented that he doesn’t show me love in the “right” way, but in the past few years, I’ve found contentment and respect for how he shows love.

Listen to today’s episode for three strategies to love your spouse (and feel loved by your spouse), just as they are.

Show Notes

The 5 Love Languages” by Gary Chapman

Online quiz to discover your love language: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/

Simple Ways to Speak your Partner’s Love Language” with Celeste Davis of Marriage Laboratory blog and Marriage Theraoke¬†podcast

What Happened to my Sex Drive, and How Do I Get It Back?” with Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

 

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About the Podcast Host, Rachel Nielson

Rachel taught high school English for five years before deciding to be a stay-at-home mom to her two miracle babies, Noah Atticus, who was adopted, and Sally Grace, who was conceived through IVF.

In her life, Rachel has experienced great sorrow but also great joy--and she loves diving deep into the topics that matter most. Thank you for listening to the podcast and giving her a chance to share her heart.

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