Expresses love by communicating compliments and gratitude.
High scorers notice the things they appreciate about their partners and loved ones and express their appreciation.
Giving affirmation is the complement to desiring affirmation.
Affectionate love can create a foundation for both personal and mutual growth. Two lovers can help and support each other to live truer, richer lives by relating to one another authentically and lovingly presenting to one another the limitations of their beliefs and helping them improve on blind spots in their character.
The Affectionate lover that approaches another with a degree of openness, honesty, and will to change, can develop both themselves and the strength of their relationship.