Words of Affirmation:
This love language is for people who believe that actions speak louder than words. 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.
Love and affection are expressed for someone with this love language through undivided attention. The person feels loved if you are present and focused on them. This means putting down the cell phone, turning off the tablet, making eye contact, and actively listening. Affirm what the other person is saying and refrain from offering advice.
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.
A person with physical touch as their primary love language feels loved through physical affection. If your love language is physical touch, then that means you prefer physical expressions of love over all other expressions. Note that physical touch as a love language is not all about sex, although sex can be an important aspect of a romantic relationship.
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.