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Why must I demonstrate my love to my loved ones?

Kathy Sowder
Psychology
Demonstrating love is important because it helps you, and it helps your loved ones; it is a win-win situation. Showing your love focuses you on loving, which helps your brain release chemicals that feel good, whether you show them in touch, speaking, writing, or doing something for them. When your loved ones receive any or all of these demonstrations of love, they are likely to feel good, and are more likely to reciprocate by wanting to show their love back to you. This is very important in nurturing, growing, and maintaining close relationships, even when it makes you feel vulnerable. Please do not assume that they already know you love them and do not need to be shown, because you are then depriving both you and them of the best parts of the relationship.
Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Demonstrate love and appreciation. It is not enough to simply feel love in our friendships and intimate relationships; we must express these feelings. We must demonstrate to our loved ones just how important they are to us. We must continually find ways to communicate our deepest feelings through our actions, whether orally, in writing, through touch, or by our behavior. We all need to see, hear, and physically feel love and appreciation

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