The Five Love Languages Explained

Updated: Jun 3

Words Of Affirmation

People with this as their love language value verbal recognition of affection, including frequent reminders that they are loved, compliments, words of appreciation, verbal encouragement. This will often translate to regular digital communication like texting and social media engagement within a romantic partnership.


Quality Time

People with this as their love language feel the most loved when their partner actively and genuinely desires to spend time with them without any distractions or outside factors getting involved.


Physical Touch

People with this as their love language will feel most loved by their partner when they receive physical signs of affection. This includes kissing, holding hands, cuddling, holding, and sex.


Gifts

People with this as their love language feel loved when people give you visual symbols of love, such as physical items in the form of a gift. It is not necessarily about the donation itself's monetary value but the symbolic thought behind the thing.


Acts Of Service

People with this as their love language feel cherished when their partner goes out of their way to make their life easier in some sense. This includes bringing in the mail, folding laundry, making your cup of coffee in the morning, or making you soup when you are sick.