There are five love languages that can be used in order to show love to someone. these different love languages are receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service (devotion), and physical touch.This understanding was first brought forth by Gary Chapman in his 1995 book The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.

Your love language is shaped by your past and your personality and because of this you are able to develop any one of these five. Figuring out what your love languages can really help you out in your relationships especially, if you make the other person aware of it, and that you are aware of theirs. So that both of you can communicate what you need to be loved.

Every partnership may not share the same love language and that is perfectly all right, but you should spend time learning each other’s love languages, so that you will be able to express love more effectively to the other person in the relationship. Your love language is shaped by your past, and your personality and because of this you are able to develop any one of these five. Everyone has a different amount of these Love Languages and it is important to understand them and how they apply to you.

Receiving gifts:

Through the act of receiving gifts the person with this love language feels that they are loved, so by going through the process of giving them things you will be able to show them that they are loved.

Quality time:

This love language is pretty much undivided attention towards the other person in the relationship, so that you guys are able to listen, communicate, and experienced time together.

Words of affirmation:

This is verbal compliments, or simply kind words that show your love to the other person. Such things as saying I love you, or complementing what they are wearing, or doing use this form of language.

Acts of service (devotion):

This love languages doing things that the other person in the relationship would like you to do such as going with them to places, or helping them do something. Through this gesture of service they will see that they are loved.

Physical touch:

Touching, hugging, and cuddling and other forms of contact are the core aspects of this love language, and is what shows the other person love.

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