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Gary Chapman, Ph.D. Author of #1 New York Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages® and Family Counselor

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  • The Five Love Languages

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  • 2014 Rising Above a Toxic Workplace: Taking Care of Yourself in an Unhealthy Environment
  • 2012 The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace
  • 2012 The 5 Love Languages of Children
  • 2012 The 4 Seasons of Marriage: Secrets to a Lasting Marriage
  • 2010 Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married
  • 2009 Love is A Verb
  • 2009 The One Year Love Language Minute Devotional
  • 2008 Desperate Marriages: Moving Towards Hope and Healing in Your Relationship
  • 2007 Anger: Handling a Powerful Emotion in a Healthy Way
  • 2006 Everybody Wins: The Chapman Guide to Solving Conflicts without Arguing (Chapman Guides)
  • 1995 The Five Love Languages

As anyone who has attended one of his marriage conferences knows, Dr. Gary Chapman’s expertise in marriage begins with the success and failures he and his wife Karolyn have experienced in their marriage for more than 45 years. He is just the man to turn to for help on improving or healing our most important relationships. His own life experiences, plus over thirty-five years of pastoring and marriage counseling, led him to publish his first book in the Love Language series, The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. Many of the millions of readers credit this continual New York Times bestseller with saving their marriages by showing them simple and practical ways to communicate love.

Since the success of his first book, Dr. Chapman has expanded his Five Love Languages series with special editions that reach out specifically to singles, men, and parents of teens and young children.

He is the author of numerous other books published by Moody Publishers/Northfield Publishing, including Anger, The Family You’ve Always Wanted, The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, Desperate Marriages, God Speaks Your Love Language, How to Really Love Your Adult Child, and Hope for the Separated. With Dr. Jennifer Thomas, he co-authored The Five Languages of Apology.

Dr. Chapman speaks to thousands of couples nationwide through his weekend marriage conferences. He hosts a nationally syndicated radio program, A Love Language Minute, and a Saturday morning program, Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, both airing on more than 400 stations. Dr. Chapman and his wife have two grown children and currently live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he serves as senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church.

Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

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