holding hands while walking with each other, placing a hand on his/her leg while driving, kissing, hugging and embracing each other during sex are all great ways to speak the love language of physical touch.
How love languages benefit relationships
1. Promotes Selflessness
Learning your partner’s love language encourages selflessness because it encourages you to learn what your partner wants instead of solely being focused on what you want.
2. Creates Empathy
Learning how your partner experiences love will create a sense of empathy for that person by allowing you to step out of yourself for a moment and experience love through your partner’s eyes.
Learning your partner’s love language can also increase your emotional intelligence as you learn to put someone else’s needs above yours and speak in a language that your partner can understand and appreciate.
3. Maintains Intimacy
Learning your partner’s love language allows you both to connect on a deeper level, which in turn can create room for more intimacy in the relationship.
4. Aids Personal Growth
Loving someone in a way that may be out of your comfort zone creates a path for personal growth and allows you to get out of the self-absorbed behavior you may unknowingly be used to.
5. Shares Love in Meaningful Ways
Doing things that directly relate to your partner’s love language makes you become more intentional about the things you are doing for your partner. By doing this, your partner will feel more content and happy.
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