Body language experts decode Chip and Joanna Gaines' PDA

We all wish we could be like Chip and Joanna Gaines. If their incredible love story isn't enough to convince you of their undying love for each other, a body language expert has confirmed just that. 

The "Fixer Upper" stars recently announced that they're expecting baby No. 5 (yes, five!), and it was definitely met with warm wishes and excitement from their loyal fanbase. Following their pregnancy announcement, a body language expert decoded Chip and Jo's PDA in photos, proving that they are still madly in love!

10 facts you didn't know about 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines
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10 facts you didn't know about 'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines

They both attended Baylor University, but the two actually didn't meet in school! 

Jo's father owned tire shop and he saw a picture of her hanging behind the store counter. He convinced himself he was gonna marry Jo even before they had actually met.

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Jo was a communications major at Baylor University and she had dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist. 

Before getting her big break on "Fixer Upper," she actually appeared in commercials for her father's tire shop. Chip eventually used the commercial in a pick-up line when they first met ... and the rest is history!

As for Chip, he had other aspirations, like being a baseball player or politician. 

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Chip stays loyal to his favorite clothing brands. In fact, he's worn the same style of jeans and boots since they got married in 2003 -- Gap 1969 standard-fit jeans and Ariat boots.

His ladylove, on the other hand, prefers Citizen low-rise skinny jeans and Frye boots. 

As you can probably tell from all their renovations on "Fixer Upper," Jo loves to decorate with pretty blooms and greenery. Her favorite flower? Pink antique roses.
Chip and Jo's Pinterest-perfect farmhouse sits on 40 acres of land, which is just big enough for their 60 animals to roam around in.
Jo knew the value of hard work even when she was very young. Her first job? At an all-you-can-eat buffet. To this day, she says still appreciates buffet lines, but her husband has different thoughts on the matter.

The couple's first fixer-upper home? Their very own abode that they started working on soon after their honeymoon. The 1,700-square-foot Victorian home they currently live in is the ninth home they've lived in and renovated together.

The name "Magnolia," which they named all their businesses after (Magnolia Homes, Magnolia Market, Magnolia Farms) holds a special meaning. When they first started dating, Chip would bring blooms from Magnolia trees to Jo.

The Gaines family doesn't own a television! They go over to a friend's house every week to watch their own "Fixer Upper" episodes or in their hotel room during trips.


First off, Joanna often faces and leans into Chip in photos. Expert and author Patti Wood revealed that by leaning into her husband, Joanna is giving him some of her weight -- both literally and figuratively. 

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"This symbolizes the unity of their relationship. She leans on him when she needs it and vice versa," Wood revealed

Wood also revealed that their adorable PDA, specifically cheek kisses from Chip, is "more intimate and is typically a prelude to deeper affection."

And if you haven't noticed, instead of traditional hand holding, Chip and Jo often link arms. 

"It's clear that this is a desire to be connected and viewed as a unit," Wood said. "While this can be a type of ownership, there's also a sweetness to this gesture."

This super sweet gesture also brings the couple closer together, according to another body language expert Blanca Cobb.

"Linking or holding arms brings you physically closer together" Cobb revealed. "When you're feeling loving towards your partner, you'll find ways to get closer."

The reason Chip and Jo's successful marriage? They function as one team.

"Their body language overlaps," Wood said. "Instead of two separate silhouettes, they create a united front."

Judging by Chip's hilarious story on how baby No. 5 was conceived, it sounds like the spark is very much alive. Congrats Chip and Jo! 


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