101 Different Ways To Say I Love You

Written by Harini Natarajan , Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner

So many people are absolutely crazy about their partners. Yet, there are so many who find it hard to express how they feel. It’s not easy saying those three little words. It can make you feel vulnerable and anxious. We also get so caught up in our personal lives and forget to do the most important thing – express our affection to our loved ones. But you don’t always have to say ‘I love you,’ you know! There are so many ways you can tell your special someone how much they mean to you.

Communication means everything in a relationship. And these are the little things that ensure that your bond stays intact forever. Here are 101 different ways to say ‘I love you’ to your partner that will not only make his day, but yours as well.

101 Different Ways To Say I Love You


    • You are my other half, my better half. Without you, I am just half a soul.
    • You are my everything. Nothing matters without you – job, dreams, even my life. Nothing at all.
    • You are my Prince Charming. I have been waiting for you all my life. Thanks for finding me!
    • You are my sunshine. You brighten my day, my life, and my soul. You are the best thing that happened to me.
    • Look what you did to me. You make me feel young again. Just look at the way I giggle when you are around!
    • What the hell have you done to me? I am under your spell. Can’t stop thinking about you!
    • I just can’t bear to be apart from you. It makes me go crazy! Come back soon.
    • You make me want to be a better person. Your goodness makes me go weak in the knees!
    • We make a great team. You and I, buddy, are partners made in heaven.
    • Sometimes, I feel that my heart will burst from all of the love and longing I feel for you.

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  • People say you only fall in love once. But, I don’t think that’s true. Every time I look at you, I fall
    in love all over again.
  • Bae, I love you to the moon and back. No, wait. I love you to Pluto and back.
  • I never knew how beautiful life could be until I met you, my love.
  • When I look at you, I think “Good job, God. What a hottie.”
  • If you want to know why I love you so much, I could go on all night…

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  • I am never not thinking of you. You are always on the back of my mind, loving me, showing me the way.
  • If you ever feel lonely, just look down at your fingers – the spaces between them are where my fingers fit perfectly.
  • You don’t need the whole world to love you. You just need me. I will love you enough for the world.
  • There is something about you. I am scared to lose you because I know I will never find you in someone else.
  • If I loved you lesser, I might have been able to talk about it more.
  • If I had to pick the favorite moment of my life, I would pick the moment I first met you.
  • I have realized that a piece of my heart is always missing when you are not with me. I love you, baby.
  • I never wanted to get something in my life that I couldn’t bear losing. It is too late for that now.
  • You are the nicest, kindest, most tender, and the most understanding person I have ever met — and even that is an understatement, my love.
  • We are perfect for each other. You are the peanut butter to my jelly.
  • You mean so much to me. I adore the ground you walk on.
  • I am addicted to you. You are all I can think of day and night.
  • I just want you by my side always. Through thick and thin, we are meant to be together.
  • You make life worth living. Keeping you happy is the biggest goal of my life.
  • You got me, bud. You got me good. I am head over heels in love with you.

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  • Every time I see you, you leave me breathless. What have you done to me?
  • I have never felt this right with anyone else. There is something very strong between the both of us.
  • You make my heart warm and happy – like a hot cup of cocoa on a cold winter night.
  • As long as I have you in my life, I will be okay. Through good and bad times, we will make it together.
  • When I look at you while you are doing your thing, you make my heart skip a bit.
  • I am nuts about you, boy.
  • Wo ai ni (‘I love you’ in Chinese).
  • I don’t need any riches, my love. You are my treasure – the most precious thing in my life.
  • You captivate me. I can’t look away when you are around.
  • I just can’t stop ogling at you…you look so damn handsome.
  • I hate you less than everyone else in the universe.
  • I can’t believe how hard I have fallen for you. You are the sole reason I am so happy!
  • I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you. That would be a dream come true.
  • You are the sunshine of my day and the moonlight of my night.
  • Every cell in my body loves you.

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  • Everything you do subtracts from my sadness, adds to my happiness, and multiplies my joy!
  • You make my soul sing when I look at you.
  • I will never love anyone else with as much intensity as I love you.
  • I feel butterflies fluttering in my stomach whenever I am with you.
  • I idolize you from the deepest core of my heart.
  • If I had to spell out my favorite word, I would say Y-O-U.
  • You make my heart sing when you walk into the room. I am obsessed with you, loco.
  • The water shines only because of the sun. And darling, you are my sun.
  • Trust me, I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and funnily I know I will, every tomorrow that comes.
  • There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason or selfishness that makes it so flawless.
  • Baby, you are the last thing on my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thing when I wake up every morning.
  • I need you the way a heart needs a beat, mi amor.
  • I will love you until the stars burn out and the tides no longer turn. I will love you till the end of eternity.
  • Could I get the money you owe me now? You have been living rent-free in my heart for a while now!
  • Your voice sounds like the song that makes my day beautiful.
  • We were meant to be together. This was written in the stars and drawn into our destiny.
  • The first time you held my hand, I knew I was born to be yours. There is nothing in my life more important than you.
  • Let’s flip a coin. Heads, you are mine. Tails, I am yours.
  • There are only two instances that I want to be with you – now and forever.
  • Without your love I can do nothing. With your love, there is nothing I cannot do.
  • Just when I feel that it is impossible to love you any more, you prove me wrong.
  • It is official – my heart skips a beat when you take my name.
  • Hey soulmate – I have loved you all my life! It just took me this long to find you.
  • When I looked into your eyes, I knew I had found the mirror of my soul.
  • It is so easy to fall in love. The truly hard part is finding someone to catch you. And you did, my dear. You so did.
  • The best feeling is when I look at you…and you are already smiling at me.
  • To the world, you may be a person, but to me, you are the world.
  • I don’t love you for your looks, your money, or your car, but because you sing a song only I can hear.
  • I thought that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then, I saw that you were not perfect at all – and I loved you even more.
  • I am so much more me when I am with you.

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  • I don’t love you because I can live with you. I love you because I cannot live without you.
  • I love you today, and I will love you until I die, and if there is an afterlife after that, I will love you then.
  • I hope you know that every single time I tell you to stay warm, get home safe, have a great day, or sleep well, I am really saying I love you. I love you so much that it has stolen the meanings of other words.
  • I love you with no beginning and no end. You have become an extra necessary organ in my body. I love you as only a woman can love a man. Without fear. Without expectations. Unconditionally.
  • When I tell you that I love you, I don’t say it out of habit. I say it because I want you to know that you are the best thing that has ever happened to me in my life.
  • You know how I know we were meant to be together? The entire universe conspired to help me get you, my love.
  • I love you for who you are, who you have been, and who you will be.
  • In this mad, mad world full of chaos, there is one thing of which I am certain, one thing that will always remain constant and unconditional – my love for you.
  • Thank you for always being my rainbow, no matter what storm life throws at me.
  • With the touch of your love, I have become a poet.
  • Hey, hey, hey. Here is my heart, keep it for me please! I am so clumsy I am afraid I just might lose it.
  • It was the way you laughed, I just knew it then I wanted it in my life.
  • If I did anything right in my life, it was falling for you. The best thing ever.
  • Sometimes I just look at you and wonder how I got to be so goddamn lucky.
  • And then, my soul saw your soul and went, “There you are! I have been looking alllll over for you!

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  • You are my favorite everything.
  • All I know about love is only because of you. Please be in my life forever.
  • You have made my heart burn brighter than the brightest candle. Thank you for being in my life and completing me.
  • I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn’t even love myself. I thought I was unworthy of love till you proved me wrong.
  • You have changed me completely. I cry lesser, laugh harder, and smile all the time – all because of you.
  • I want to be your happiest hello and hardest goodbye. I love you madly.
  • You knocked the senses out of me when we first met. And now your love teaches me how to be sane.
  • I am not afraid of anything – I know you are there with me. I know that you are the one who will protect me from whatever life throws at me.
  • Maybe I am not your first love, but I surely want to be your last. Your one and only.
  • When I wake up and see you lying next to me, I can’t help but smile. I just can’t believe how lucky I got!
  • I am thinking of you all the time – morning, noon, and night. And all the time in between, I think how amazing we are together.

Love is the most beautiful feeling in the universe. So beautiful that it is often hard to describe it in words, and that is why people struggle to express their emotions. But, don’t worry. This list will help you say what you are too tongue-tied to say. You can simply copy a message or tweak it a bit and send it to him. It really doesn’t matter as long as he gets to know your real feelings. All the best!

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