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Why You Act The Way You Do by Tim Lahaye

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I don't usually recommend books. However, I read this book years ago, and it has proven very true to life, so the message sticks with me. I just wanted to share it here. In the book, Tim LaHaye describes the 4 temperaments/ personality types: phlegmatic, sanguine, choleric and melancholy.

I believe that I've found the book so helpful because it helped me to identify my own personality as well as those in relationship me. As result, I think that I've been able to relate to others more effectively. Also, I'm not as perhaps critical of others because I realize that they do certain things simply because they are wired that way by God, and we are not all wired the same. Therefore, not everyone thinks like me (or vice versa) and that's okay. Anyway, has anyone else read this particular book? If not, I hope people would read it prior to marriage because it could help you understand your partner and kids better.

I know the 5 love languages by Gary Chapman is extremely popular, but this book spoke to me in a way that love languages didn't. Again, I guess it just depends on your wiring.

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Hmn...those four types remind me of the four tempers of the Hermeticists. An old model, but apparently one that can still be considered relevant...interesting...

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On tv I have seen twins split up by birth. Two different lifes one much harder. They found each other later in life. They were still a lot a like .wired the same way . That book sounds very interesting . Thanks for sharing .

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