We all feel love in different ways. It might be that you could spend hours and hours together, but if you were not touched, you would feel completely unloved. Or it might be that you could be hugged and kissed all day, but it wouldn’t mean anything unless your partner told you that they love you and why.
We all have different love language preferences and different ways we prefer to receive love. Take a moment and think about your favourite ways to receive love from your partner. Which of the five makes you feel truly loved? Alternatively, think about which one, if it was completely absent, you couldn’t live without. This is a great conversation to have with your partner. Which are their favourite two love languages? You might think you know but prepare to be surprised.
What could you do for your partner to address some of these languages? Which ones do you think would help them to feel your love?
Which ones do you yearn for more of from your partner? Can you let them know?
Much love, Jen
Reference: Chapman, G. (2015). The 5 Love Languages. Northfield Publishing; Chicago, IL.