Quality Time, Gifts, Touch: What’s America’s Top Love Language?
Love is in the air… or at least it will be on February 14. With people buying their Valentine’s heart-shaped chocolates, and flowers, writing sweet notes, and battling for the last dinner reservation at the fancy restaurant. But how are people expressing their affection on Valentine’s Day? Whether it’s prioritizing quality time, buying thoughtful gifts, leaving cute little notes around the house, cooking up your partner’s favorite meal, or cozying up together, Casino.org found out what America’s favorite love language is.
To find out, they surveyed 3,000 people to discover each state’s love language. They asked about five different languages. These love languages include acts of service, quality time, physical touch, words of affirmation, and gifts.
America’s top love language.
Acts of service take the top spot as America’s top love language, winning over 33 states. Some of these states include Georgia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Michigan, Florida, Nevada, and New Jersey. These states will express affection through thoughtful actions and gestures on Valentine’s Day according to the survey. Many things can be considered acts of service, such as tackling a chore your partner dislikes, cooking your partner’s favorite meal, or brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning for you and your partner.
Quality time emerged as the second most popular love language in America. In eight states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Maine, Ohio, and Utah, quality time like romantic getaways and shared activities is what they prefer for Valentine’s Day.
It’s a tie!
In a tie for third place is physical touch and words of affirmation. Only 18.8% of Americans consider these their love language.
Wrapping up the love language rankings, giving gifts ranks last with only 9.4% of people into it. Interestingly, NASDAQ reported that the average person spent around $192.80 on Valentine’s Day. This average includes spending on gifts for family, friends, children, classmates, and teachers.
Take a look at the full breakdown of the survey and its findings here.