Episode #10×06: The Power of Love Languages

  • Welcome to #Millennial, the home of pretend adulting and real LOVE talk!
  • It’s Valentine’s Day, and for the occasion we’re joined by friend of the show, clinical psychologist, and host of That Nerd Thing, Morgan!
  • But first (ugh) Donald Trump is obsessed with the Supreme Court – what are they gonna do about the Colorado ballot case and his immunity appeal?
  • Ever wonder how conversations around love languages became so mainstream?
  • Like all good millennials, we took a Buzzfeed quiz to find out what our love languages are. What is yours?
  • The father of the love languages framework, Dr. Gary Chapman, is a homophobic sexist douche, but is there still something to be gained from his theory of love languages?
  • Andrew is such a love bug this episode, Morgan pushes him to share what makes him feel loved!
  • What’s more important? Knowing your partner’s love language, or knowing your own?
  • Were you looking for a common theme in this week’s recommendations? We have two! STAY HOME IF YOU’RE SICK FOR THE LOVE OF GOD (Laura), Emergen-C (Andrew), “Where Are Your Boys Tonight? The Oral History of Emo’s Mainstream Explosion 1999-2008” by Chris Payne (Pam), and BookClubs.com (Morgan). 

And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • The Friendship Series part 3 – Loud Budgeting.
  • Are we comfortable enough with our friends to speak up when we can’t afford to do something?
  • How have we handled friendships where there is a significant disparity in incomes and spending behavior?
  • “I don’t want to spent gas money to listen to you complain about your ex for 3 hours girl!”

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