We have long known that physical touch is a way of communicating emotional love. Research projects in the area of child development have made that conclusion: Babies who are held, hugged, and kissed develop a healthier emotional life than those who are left for long periods of time without physical contact.
Holding hands, kissing, embracing, and sexual intercourse are all ways of communicating emotional love to one’s spouse.
The touch of love may take many forms. Since touch receptors are located throughout the body, lovingly touching your spouse almost anywhere can be an expression of love. That does not mean that all touches are created equal.[Tweet “Do you know how your partner likes to be touched?”]
Within every language, there are many dialects. Here below you will find just a few but in the end you need to understand your spouse’s dialect.
- Sexual intercourse
Your best instructor is your spouse, of course. Don’t make the mistake of believing that the touch that brings pleasure to you also bring pleasure to her. [Read more…] about Back by Popular Demand: Love Language Part 5 – Physical Touch