How to Show Love Without Words

Learn how to show love to everyone in your life without words.

Love is one of the founding principles in my life and showing it is one of the things I try to do consciously each day. I was thinking about it the other day and thought it would be a good idea to put a list together to show you how to show love without words.

Some of these can apply to different people and can be used to show love to your spouse, your children, your extended family, your friends, your co-workers, etc.

How to Show Love Without Words

Make a phone call to check-in and say hello

Cook a favorite meal or dish

Give them praise

Create a 365-Day journal of love. Each day write down one thing that happened that day that reminded you of why you fell in love with your spouse. Give it to them next New Year’s.

Give small gifts

Give them “Me” time by taking care of potential distractions for the day

Brag about them (in moderation) in public

Say “Thank You” for the things they do

Show patience

Apologize first and suppress the need to win

Be present while spending time together. Put away your phone and engage with your spouse/child/friend/etc.

Leave a large tip for your server

Spare a dollar to a street performer or someone who needs help

Volunteer your time

Be extra considerate.

Open doors, carry a bag, help someone pick up something they dropped

Write a Thank You note

Do the thing you don’t want to do (like call the doctor or take out the trash) or go to the place you don’t want to go (like the game or the theatre). Do it without complaint.

Send a Thinking of You card

Grant forgiveness without an apology

Encourage their dreams

Sometimes it’s just about taking time to be there for someone or share a few kind words. We are all pulled in so many directions each day that it’s easy to unintentionally put things and to-dos above people. I try to consciously do at least 2 – 3 extra things per day to show love or kindness to the people in my life. I recommend trying it, it’s good for you heart to make others feel good. 

Ashley LaMar
Ashley lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two small dogs. If she’s not writing or blogging, she can usually be found cooking, reading, or watching baseball. She also loves horror movies.

CREATE YOUR LIFE BALANCE WHEEL

Subscribe and receive my FREE workbook to help you create a path toward work / life balance.

  • If you missed the giveaway for your very own deskcyclehellip
  • What I want to know is why MY Mondays donthellip
  • Had such a great time at criminalrecords with brandonbreaks forhellip
  • Theres my sweet lazy boy Its been a long hardhellip
  • Of all the workout shoes Ive ever owned Id neverhellip
  • I cannot wait to head up to visit my familyhellip
  • Our trip to Old Mill Park sparked my wanderlust Todayshellip
  • It seems that white on white on white is onhellip
  • Its time to sneak in a little me time onhellip
  • Easter brunch! Its a caramelized banana and walnut french toasthellip
  • It has been a busy day of errands and appointmentshellip
  • There is something so beautiful and mesmerizing about tree linedhellip
  • I think tonight is the night I finally get aroundhellip
  • Today is a day for celebrating my mother so hellip
  • Now thats the face of a dog with wanderlust Lolhellip
  • Did I ever tell you that my family grew strawberrieshellip