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  • Loving Adopted Children Well: A 5 Love Languages® Approach

Loving Adopted Children Well: A 5 Love Languages® Approach

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Format: Paperback
Your Price: $14.99

Product Description

Based on Chapman's best-selling The 5 Love Languages®a specialized resource of intentional love for families of adopted children.

Adoption brings unique challenges. Love and bonding don't always come naturally. There can be emotional distress, frustration, and disappointment. In Loving Adopted Children Well, Dr. Gary Chapman along with professor and mom of adopted kids Dr. Laurel Shaler share how The 5 Love Languages® provide concrete steps to infusing love, hope, and attachment in your family.

In addition to the beauty and healing you'll discover in the chapters on the love languages—Service, Gifts, Physical Touch, Quality Time, and Words of Affirmation—the authors provide essential chapters on subjects such as:

  • When You Don't "Feel the Love"
  • Getting Spouses on the Same Page
  • Help for Single Parents
  • Stopping Sibling Rivalry
  • Support—Why it's Needed and Where to Find It . . . and more.

With empathy for adoptive parents, Chapman and Shaler provide an honest and invaluable resource of wisdom, joy, and healing. Apply the lessons from Loving Adopted Children Well, and you will see love grow and flourish in your home.

About the Authors

Gary Chapman
GARY CHAPMAN, PhD–author, speaker, counselor–has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series® and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information, visit his website at

Laurel Shaler
DR. LAUREL SHALER is a national certified counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed professional counselor, and licensed social worker. She is a professor at Liberty University in the Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies. Dr. Shaler is the author of Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits That Hold You Back and Reclaiming Sanity: Hope and Healing for Trauma, Stress, and Overwhelming Life Events. Learn more and contact her about speaking at

Product Details

ISBN: 978-0-8024-3187-5
Publish Date: February 2024
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5
Format: Paperback