This is a short summary of the five love languages. Find out how to respond easy.
· Communication: Encouraging words, compliments, affirming spirit.
· Avoid: Emotionally harsh words, undue criticism.
#2 Love language - Quality time:
· Actions: Running errands, taking trips, doing things together, going on walks, sitting/talking at home.
· Communication: Quiet places with no interruptions, undivided attention, one- to-one conversations.
· Avoid: Too much time with friends or groups, isolation, gaps of time between meetings.
#3 Love language - Receiving gifts:
· Actions: Giving gifts, giving time, remembering special occasions, giving small tokens.
· Communications: Private giving of gifts, pleasant facial expressions.
· Avoid: Materialism, forgetting special events.
#4 Love language - Acts of service:
· Actions: Assisting with house chores, ongoing acts of helpfulness, exchanging of chores.
· Communications: Say: “What can I do for you? “, “I will stop and get...”, “Today, I did…for you.”
· Avoid: Forgetting promises, over commitment of tasks, ignoring.
#5 Love language - Physical touch:
· Actions: Hugs, pats, touches, sitting close.
· Communications: Pleasant facial expressions, mostly non-verbal.
· Avoid: Physical abuse, corporal punishment, threats, neglect.
*Taken from Gary Chapman’s The five love languages of teenagers.
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