The idea of "love languages" is one of the most helpful tips I've ever learned. The basic principle is that there are five love languages, and each of us favors one over the others. For example, some people could be hugged all day and not feel loved unless their significant other said "I love you." Another could be told they are loved all day long but until they are embraced, they don't really feel loved.
Those are two of the love languages: Physical touch and words of affirmation. Learn more:
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