I feel loved when someone asks me to do something small for them – to watch one of their kids for a minute while they change a diaper.
I feel loved when we’re invited on outings or to events with friends.
I feel loved when someone volunteers to watch our kids so we can go out.
I feel loved when I am part of a community.
I feel loved when someone responds to me, when I feel heard and seen and appreciated.
And I feel loved when I can do the same for others: when I can share something with them, or when I can take joy in their lives and their children, or when I can let them get me out of a tight spot, or when I can help create a community, or when I can show people how glad I am to know them, that I am thinking of them, that they are important to me.