Gary Chapman, PhD theorizes that there are five ways most people “speak” love. They are:
1. Words of Affirmation
To be verbally acknowledged
2. Quality Time
To enjoy companionship
3. Receiving Gifts
To be given tokens of love
4. Acts of Service
To have their partners do tasks for them
5. Physical Touch
To be in contact via the body
Explore more about the “5 Love Languages.”
Here’s a grisly riddle to consider: A father and his son are in a car accident. The father dies at the scene and the son, badly injured, is rushed to the hospital. In the operating room, the surgeon looks at the boy and says, “I can’t operate on this boy. He is my son.”
Have you figured out the answer?
Find it, and interesting info on “mindbugs,” in our latest “Big Ideas” on hidden biases.
- The martyr.
- The savior.
- The adviser.
- The people pleaser.
- The yes-person.
Do you recognize yourself in any of these common co-dependence types?
How to identify when you’re caring too much — and what you can do to break codependent behaviors and cultivate healthier, more satisfying relationships.
Having a Twitter feed and following others is an easy way to stay current on professional news, share noteworthy items, promote causes, and forge connections with people you want to know. Still, Twitter reaches millions of people in real time, and as some memorable celebrity blunders attest, any form of instant public announcement comes with some risks.
”Tips for Maintaining Twitter Civility.”