Wordless Ways To Show Someone You Love Them
Isn’t it an amazing thing to know you are loved by someone and you could see beyond their words that they actually meant it? Well, i guess so too. Showing someone you care about that you love them could either be expressed or voiced. When it comes to emotions, our bodies do the talking more than words. A very large percentage of the meaning of our communication is delivered nonverbally and words can become even more meaningful as we back them up with how we treat the ones we love.
So are you longing to hear, “I love you” from someone special? Or maybe just like me, you prefer the words resonate, try watching body language instead.
Here are a few ways to know that someone is trying to express love wordlessly:
- Sticks Around
This is when a friend wouldn’t just keep a distance. He or she likes to sit next to you, gist with you, hang out with you, eat with you or eat when you are eating; basically do activities together for no reason? For example, rather than hang around friends and catch up with a movie, he or she prefers to lie lazily around you doing basically nothing. Again s/he’d rather go grocery shopping with you so the two of you can make a dish to eat together. Simply doing household things together shows an interest in being closer to you and that’s their way of saying they care.
- Hand Squeezing
Maybe you have had a friend who loves holding your hand and would occasionally squeeze it tightly and caress it. In case you didn’t notice, most friends do that effortlessly to show you they care in a simple and quite way.
- Mirroring actions
When a friend teases you with things you are doing for instance, repeating every action you do; tap a table when you do, do a dance the moment you are doing so and trying to imitate your very style, etc. they might just be trying to draw your attention to make you laugh, it could be their way of showing they value your happiness.
- Constant eye contact
When you’re in a class with friends, does s/he glance across the room just to make eye contact and briefly you two smile at one another? Well most people are familiar with this. Eye contact is a potent emotional link. This indicates how, even when you two are doing different things, you friend still wants you to be aware that s/he cares. Have you noticed that if an object of attraction gazes deep into your eyes and hold it for a few minutes, your heart tends to skip a bit? People make less eye contact when they dislike each other, feel intimidated, or disagree. But if you like someone, you tend to hold the gaze for an extra few seconds without even being aware of it. “Like most of the nonverbal communications that express love to other adults, this says, “I’m really, really interested in you or I care.
- Warm Smile
Smiles warm our hearts. But not every smile is a sign of affection. What to look for: a genuine smile, the kind that can’t easily be faked because it’s produced not on demand but by pure emotion. The face is more expressive than any other part of the body because all facial muscles are controlled by intuitive nerves, which are connected to emotions. So when next you want to express love to someone through smiles ensure you understand this logic and try to be genuine at it.
- Softer voice than usual
Ever noticed the sound of your voice when you are asking someone for a favour you desperately want them to assist you with? Your voice goes soft, low and almost romantic? This same love-infused model is the type fresh lovers use to show warmth and care in relationships. Now don’t get me wrong, this doesn’t mean that if your crush isn’t speaking to you in in this manner that s/he doesn’t love you, different people have their peculiarities in the way they approach love and relationship. But nonetheless, when someone speaks to you in a rather unusually way, by that I mean; softer, warmer not loud but intimate pitch or tone, know that it might just be their way of expressing love.
So guys, that’s it for today. So next time you see someone display these actions to you, don’t be insensitive and wave it off as normal, try to respond in way that shows you understand and actually you appreciate their effort in making you feel loved and important.