I am the youngest and most single member of a book club. Doesn't usually bother me. But the first book they chose - don't get me wrong, it's probably an amazing book but I couldn't and wouldn't make myself finish it - was "The Five Love Languages" by Dr. Gary Chapman.
I know what I need to feel loved. I know that buying me things or telling me how amazing, beautiful, or perfect I am are not things that will make me feel loved. They're not terrible things, but not what I need to know that you love me. Supposedly this book helps you figure out what your 'love language' is so that you can convey that to your spouse/significant other and be able to strengthen the relationship.
Honestly - I don't know if there are such things as 'love languages' specifically or not. But I do know that really throughout the whole nite (2 hours at the restaurant) the main message was communication. Regardless if you know what your 'love language' is, or what your significant other's 'love language' is, you need to communicate that with each other. If you don't communicate, then knowing the 'love language' is not going to help the relationship.
So, not only was the entire nite mostly about husbands and some about kids (it's okay, Alice - I knew it would happen) it made me realize that things are so much more complicated than they need to be. Communicate - that's the key - and once you are good at that things can only get better.
Book clubs are so different, depending on who you're in the 'club' with. And maybe I should attempt a single's one. Or at least I should've gotten the Single's Edition of this such book - because I didn't read the whole thing. Nor will I be able to force myself to do so for awhile. Again - through the conversation it sounded like a great, informative, and uplifting book. But not one I could get through.