So you have yourself a sweetie. Congratulations! You like this person a lot, huh? That must mean you’re currently in Cupid mode and have some amazing Valentine’s Day plans in the works.
Wait … no?! You have no idea what to get them or how to express your cat heart-eyes emoji feelings for them (other then send them lots of cat heart-eye emojis)? Fear not. We know that special occasion gift-giving can be a daunting task, and we have a little tool at our disposal to share with you that will help you zone in on just the right thing to make your Valentine swoon.
A quiz! A love language quiz to be exact.
We’ll spare you the details, but some fancy relationship expert named Dr. Gary Chapman came up with a personality test of sorts called “The Five Love Languages” as a shortcut to help figure out the distinct way that every human prefers to receive love.
According to Chapman, everyone has a core love language and it falls under one of these 5 categories:
Acts of Service
Words of Affirmation
But what does this have to do with Valentine's Day you ask? Well, the key to winning at the gift-giving game is to figure out your sig other's love language and match the gift best suited to it. You can take Chapman's 5 minute quiz here. Or for a shortcut to the shortcut, we have broken down each love language type below—complete with gift ideas for each.
Read below and then carry on, Cupid.