How to Show Unconditional Love

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Unconditional love is the deepest, most profound love that you could possibly give to someone. It is also probably the hardest. Unconditional love requires love and devotion, even when the person is at their absolutely most unlovable. It requires you to never falter, even for a moment, and to remain steadfast no matter the challenges that may appear.

One of the most difficult questions for parents is how to show love to children who are challenging. This could mean children with special needs, children with behavioral difficulties or essentially any adolescent ever raised. The good news is that just by virtue of being your children, they will likely never have to work to earn your love. The important thing is to show that love in little ways, such as:

— Always acknowledge your love for them, even when they have done something wrong. Use words like, “Although I don’t like these actions, I still love you.”

— Providing your child with special moments of undivided attention. Make a date with each of your children. They will cherish this special one-on-one time with you.
— Appreciate the unique qualities that make your child beloved. Even if your child is going through a tough time, think about the wonderful things that make him or her special.

You can apply these ways to show love to other special people in your life as well. Your spouse or significant other, as well as your family and friends can all benefit from special time and acknowledgement of their unique qualities. Everyone needs validation from time to time and to know that they are important in some significant way.

Try these ideas of how to show love to demonstrate your love and affection for your friends and family:

— Take the time to make a phone call. Even though an email might be easier, a phone call gives your loved one your undivided attention. Ask them how they are doing and really listen to the answer.
— Schedule some together time. Take your sweetie out for a date, have a cup of coffee with your mom or dad or take your brother or sister out for pizza.
— Be there for the hard parts. Everyone goes through a difficult time in their lives. Know what is going on with the people you love and show them that you care. If they are sick, visit. If they are troubled, give them your ear. If they are heartbroken, give them a shoulder to cry on.