What's Your Love Language?

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Love languages are basically how you show or express how a person means to you. They are essentially 5 different ways to say the same thing, “I love you, you matter to me, I want to make you happy.”

However, as life shows you sometimes relationships don’t work because you love someone but can’t express it in the way they can understand it, or the way they are expressing their love to you, isn’t in the way that resonates with you. This is why we have put in a list the 5 love languages people have and broke them down for you in a simple way. It’s important to note that people don’t have just one but all of them in varying degrees of importance. 

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Words Of Affirmation 

Arguably one of the most common of the love languages, this is the basic telling someone you love them, but you don’t tell it to them just once. Words of Affirmation means that every time you want to show them you love them, you tell them that, or how much they mean to you, or how much you appreciate them. It’s a verbal and vocal form of the expression of love. It doesn’t stop there, it’s also calls, texts, social media comments, it’s the showing of love in the way that directly communicates that love. 

Quality Time 

It is what it sounds like, quality time means clearing up your schedule for them. It’s making time to sit with them and really be with them, and listening to what they have to say, doing activities together. It’s basically spending memorable alone time together, which is important in general, but sometimes more important than other things. 

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Acts Of Service 

A more complex language is expressed by doing things for them, like walking their dog, helping them file paperwork, or maybe just making them a nice breakfast. Acts of service is going out of your way to make the other person's life easier, whether in big ways or just little things here and there that make a difference. A silent but effective love language when done right. 

Gifts 

Everyone loves a nice gift, but for some, this is the love language that translates the most. It isn’t about buying expensive stuff as some people might assume, and it isn’t the gold digger love language. Gifts can be buying a flower before you meet them, it’s getting them the coffee that you remembered is their favourite. It’s visual symbols of love that strike chords with the receiver, and it is not related to monetary value, but emotional importance. 

Physical Touch 

The final and one of the most needed in a socially distanced world, physical touch is a love language that is overlooked but almost always used. From holding hands, long hugs, or just resting your head on your lover's shoulder, it's the need and comfort brought from physically being able to touch them.

Love languages are basically how you show or express how a person means to you. They are essentially 5 different ways to say the same thing, “I love you, you matter to me, I want to make you happy.”

However, as life shows you sometimes relationships don’t work because you love someone but can’t express it in the way they can understand it, or the way they are expressing their love to you, isn’t in the way that resonates with you. This is why we have put in a list the 5 love languages people have and broke them down for you in a simple way. It’s important to note that people don’t have just one but all of them in varying degrees of importance. 

Read more: 10 of the Strangest Facts about Marriage!

Words Of Affirmation