By: April Carson
Physical affection can express love in a relationship, but it is not always the case that both partners are comfortable with such displays. Physical touch may be an important part of expressing love for one partner, while the other partner may prefer to express their love verbally or through non-physical actions.
This is where compatibility comes into play; if two individuals are compatible, they should be able to work out a way to express their love through both physical and non-physical displays. It is important to note, however, that there are different approaches and levels of comfort when it comes to physical intimacy.
Whether you like it or not, there is something undeniably special about connecting with the people we care for. If you are in a relationship where the two of you share physical affection regularly, then this likely indicates that your primary love language is touch. When two people are in a relationship, it is important that the level of physical intimacy suits both partners. It is natural for one person to want and need more affection than the other. In these cases, communication and compromise become key factors in ensuring that each partner’s needs are met.
Finding a balance between expressing love through physical touch, while also respecting the other person’s boundaries, is an important factor in maintaining a healthy romantic relationship. Although physical comfort and closeness can be very beneficial to a relationship, it is equally as important to make sure that each partner does not feel pressure or obligation to demonstrate more than what feels natural for them. Being able to communicate openly one’s needs and preferences related to physical contact is a vital component of a successful relationship. Ultimately, when both partners are able to demonstrate their affection through physical touch in a way that works for them, it can be an incredibly rewarding aspect of the relationship.
Pastor and author Gary Chapman developed the five love languages to identify how people prefer expressing their affection for one another, such as words of affirmation, acts of service, gifts, quality time or physical touch. "Once you comprehend your personal definition of love," licensed professional counselor Stephanie Camins explains, “you're able to fulfill each other's needs more efficiently." “On the flip side, understanding your partner’s love language will assure that your feelings are being communicated to your partner.”
If physical touch is your or your partner's love language, it can be a wonderful way to express and receive affection. It can bring couples closer together, increase levels of trust, and build an overall stronger connection. This kind of physical expression does not necessarily have to refer only to sexual contact; any kind of affectionate gesture such as holding hands, cuddling, or giving a massage can be an effective way to show love.
However, it’s important to keep in mind that physical touch is not the only way to express love. In fact, having differing ways of expressing and receiving affection can actually benefit a relationship. It gives you both more options for how you can show each other that you care, which can help to keep the romance alive. Furthermore, it can be especially helpful for couples who don’t necessarily feel comfortable with physical touch to have other outlets for expressing their love.
For example, some couples may choose to express love through verbal communication. This could involve frequently telling each other how much you care and spending quality time talking about your day or sharing thoughts and ideas.
Other couples may prefer expressing their love by engaging in activities together or showering their partner with meaningful gifts or surprises. While physical touch is certainly an important aspect of any relationship, there are many other ways to communicate love and affection.
Billy Carson & Ron Taylor "Meet the Snows"
April Carson is the daughter of Billy Carson. She received her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Jacksonville University, where she was also on the Women's Basketball team. She now has a successful clothing company that specializes in organic baby clothes and other items. Take a look at their most popular fall fashions on bossbabymav.com
To read more of April's blogs, check out her website! She publishes new blogs on a daily basis, including the most helpful mommy advice and baby care tips! Follow on IG @bossbabymav
LOOKING TO INVEST IN 4BIDDENKNOWLEDGE? CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION AND GET INVOLVED WITH 4BIDDENKNOWLEDGE TV AND BECOME PART OF THE MOVEMENT!
Are you a member of the 4BK TV Channel? If not, you should want to become one!!
On 4bk.tv, you can Expand your mind and explore your consciousness in our collection of workshops by Billy Carson, including Remote viewing - Ancient History - Anomaly Hunting, and how to Manifest the things in life you've always desired!