By: Sheiresa Ngo Published on December 28, 2017
Body language can tell you a lot about a couple. It can often reveal how comfortable they are with each other, how much they like each other, and even how long they’ve been together. One couple who has given us a ton of messages through their body language is Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Pictures of the newly-engaged couple show a man and a woman who are very much in love. Other celebrity couples who are deeply in love can also be seen displaying behavior that shows the world how much they care for each other.
Here’s how celebrity couples like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle show their love.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Kanye West isn’t shy when it comes to letting people know how much he adores wife Kim Kardashian. His fondness for her can be seen in their 2016 interview with Harper’s Bazaar. The couple is often holding hands everywhere they go. And in a picture, West has his body fully turned toward Kardashian, and his gaze fixed on her lips. Blanca Cobb, body language and lie detection expert, said this action of turning the body toward Kardashian shows that West is really into his wife.
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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik
The body language between Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik demonstrates a fiery passion between the young couple. Malik’s devotion to Hadid is evident. He’s so smitten with the model that he cast her as his leading lady in the video “Pillow Talk.” Hadid and Malik are often seen giving each other deep, intense eye contact.
Psychotherapist Toni Coleman told The Cheat Sheet couples in love tend to focus on each other. They express their love through strong eye contact. “They exhibit strong emotions in their expressions, maintaining good eye contact and often glancing at one another’s lips. This means their attention is focused solely on one another, and that being together elicits strong emotions,” says Coleman.
Next: Their love is hot and spicy.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Although Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have been together since 1997, their body language shows their marriage is still hot and spicy. The pair is often seen kissing and standing very close to each other. They’re like teenagers in love. Excessive public displays of affection, such as kissing and making out in public, are another common way celebrity couples show their love, David Bennett, a certified counselor, relationship expert, and co-founder of The Popular Man, told The Cheat Sheet.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are probably one of the first couples who come to mind when you think of celebrities in love. They are very vocal about how much they enjoy being together. Body language expert Susan Constantine said in an interview with Elite Daily the couple’s body language demonstrates that although they are both lovers and friends and enjoy each other’s company, Legend seems to be more emotionally invested in the relationship than Teigen.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The love between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is visible from the way they interact. Prince Harry and Markle can’t seem to take their eyes off each other. They also hold hands and display soft facial expressions whenever they look at each other.
April Masini, a relationship expert and founder of relationship advice forum Ask April, told The Cheat Sheet she also sees a confidence in the way the couple interacts. Masini made an interesting observation about the couple’s engagement photos.
The most striking image I’ve seen is the newly released official engagement photos — particularly the one where Ms. Markle is sitting between Prince Harry’s legs, both of them staring into the camera. This choice of pose is particularly intimate, especially for royals. The choice of pose as well as the ease they convey, shows a sexual confidence, as well as a challenge to those of us viewing — as evidenced by their gaze straight into the camera, instead of toward each other. They’re engaging each other with their bodies, and the rest of us with their line of sight.
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
The on-again-off-again relationship between Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber has been a rollercoaster, but their love has remained throughout the years. Pictures of the pair show them gazing intently at one another. Gomez was also recently seen leaning on Bieber’s shoulder as they took a romantic stroll. Body language expert Susan Constantine said in an interview with Elite Daily this demonstrates Gomez depends on Bieber for strength and that he is acting as her protector.
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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell
This celebrity couple made headlines recently when Dax Shepard rented an entire skating rink for wife Kristen Bell. “Tonight @daxshepard rent[ed] a roller skating rink. And I had one of the best nights of my life,” said Bell on her Instagram account. During the sweet video, they’re holding hands, smiling, and enjoying each other’s company. Coleman notes that smitten couples are usually seen touching a lot, holding hands, and grabbing each other’s shirt or coat.
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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez definitely show how much they’re into each other through their body language. Every move they make is full of fiery passion. In photos Rodriguez is usually seen walking slightly ahead of Lopez and he often has his hand on top of hers. This shows that he takes the lead in their relationship and he thinks of himself as Lopez’s protector. This is the type of body language that has been seen between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are still going strong. They’ve been married since 1996 yet they still behave like newlyweds. They hug, kiss, and remain physically close when they are seen together. Photos on Ripa’s Instagram feed often show them embracing and putting their faces close together. “Couples demonstrate their love with constant close touching such as holding hands, leaning against the other while sitting, and putting their arms around the other, Bennett told The Cheat Sheet.
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Eva Longoria and José ‘Pepe’ Bastón
Eva Longoria and José Bastón couldn’t be more in love. They are usually all smiles and standing close together. The couple is closer than ever now that they’re expecting their first child, a boy, in 2018, reports the Daily Mail. In recent pictures, the pair is hugging and kissing. In one photo during their Miami Beach boat cruise, Bastón is lovingly touching Longoria’s face as she smiles. Their actions show they have a deep connection.
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Cassie Ventura and Sean Combs
Singer Cassie Ventura and producer Sean Combs have had an on-again-off-again relationship, but their love has stayed strong. Ventura and Combs usually stand close together and hold hands. In some pictures you can also see Ventura resting her head on Combs’s shoulder. They also walk in lockstep and make sure they’re not far from each other when they’re together. Coleman told us couples in love often walk close together, falling into a rhythm. They also mirror each other’s movements when they interact. It’s as if they are creating their own little world.
Next: They’re all smiles.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Photos show Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds smiling, laughing, and touching. It seems as if they enjoy each other’s company. The look of love can definitely be seen between these two. Their smiles also tend be full and genuine. Bennett notes that when a couple truly loves each another, they will display a full smile as opposed to a tight, forced smile.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are another couple who often smile and laugh together. They also display the full smiles seen on other couples who seem to be in sync. Timberlake recently declared his undying love to Jessica on Instagram in honor of their fifth wedding anniversary. “To my beautiful @jessicabiel: You have taught me so much about what a true love means. I can’t put into words what these last five years have meant to me,” wrote Timberlake.
Next: Their love is on display for all to see.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are very open about their love for each other. They are usually seen hugging, smiling, and pressing their heads together. This celebrity couple is also often seeing engaging in public displays of affection on the red carpet. It’s not unusual to see them turning their bodies toward each other, and touching each other’s face. Bennett said loving couples aren’t shy about engaging in public displays of affection such as kissing.
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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union
Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union are shown hugging, smiling, and touching during a recent beach trip in Greece. The couple can’t seem to keep their hands off of each other. They almost rival the public displays of affection seen between Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman. Union and Wade were also seen smiling and holding hands on date night in Los Angeles.