This article looks at the five love languages inspired by Dr Gary Chapman. I have tried to relate Chapman’s ideas to Keirsey’s. Even though they are two very different approaches, together they make the perfect relationship advice.
A couple who can speak the same language can communicate more effectively and therefore get along better. In Keirsey’s theory, it is the abstract and concrete nature of the language both people use to communicate that makes the difference, while in Chapman’s it is the language you use to show your love that is important.
I would say, it is the temperament compatibility that attracts and connects couples initially; and it’s how you express your love that nourishes and keeps the love going.
In Chapman’s theory, there are five love languages: