"I love the way you look at me," "You're special to me," and "I love you." It's not hard to believe that hearing phrases like these from your partner can ignite feelings of closeness and intimacy in your relationship. But, did you ever wonder why? An article by Professor Kory Floyd and doctoral student Sarah Riforgiate from Arizona State University, originally published in Communication Monographs, answers this question. Check out these interesting wise love words for yourself.