Monday, May 21, 2012

Knowing different ways to say "I love you" can make a big difference in your relationship! These specific, practical ways to say "I love you" to your partner, kids, and friends can increase the communication, connection, and caring in your family.
Knowing how to say "I love you" consistently and sincerely will give you and your lover a natural high.

64 Ways to Say "I Love You"

  1. Don't compare them to anyone.
  2. Be courteous at all times.
  3. Embrace the present moments without fear or guilt.
  4. Live by the Golden Rule (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you).
  5. Say "I love you" by giving your full attention when talking.
  6. Become their biggest fan and cheerleader!
  7. Toast each other over breakfast or dinner to say I love you.
  8. Tell them how they bring love to your life.
  9. Laugh about kids quotes on love or events.
  10. Talk about your dayduring mealtimes.
  11. Read books aloud together.
  12. Say you're sorry.
  13. Recall good and bad memories.
  14. Let go of the past to say "I love you."
  15. Do nothing together.
  16. Encourage health in all its forms.
  17. Trust your partner enough to cry together.
  18. Act silly together.
  19. Be lavish in praise.
  20. Ask questions about opinions, feelings, thoughts.
  21. To say I love you, forget about labels.
  22. Encourage adventures and risks!
  23. Remember: there is one best way to say "I love you"!
  24. Show your joy when they come home.
  25. Bake cookies.
  26. Leave stress at work to say "I love you."
  27. Use flannel sheets in the winter.
  28. Solve problems together - such as crosswords or Suduku.
  29. Show your gratitude for them.
  30. Be a good sounding board.
  31. To say I love you, take pride in them -- and show it.
  32. Compliment them in front of others.
  33. Spend time with them.
  34. Listen.
  35. Ask for hugs and kisses.
  36. Take vacations together.
  37. Tell the truth to say I love you.
  38. Use pet names to say "I love you."
  39. Practice self-acceptance.
  40. Hunt for treasure together.
  41. Be interested in their interests.
  42. To say I love you, let go of jealousy.
  43. Accept their weaknesses and flaws.
  44. Ditch work or responsibilities to play with them.
  45. Be yourself.
  46. Share chocolates, ice cream sundaes, milkshakes.
  47. To say "I love you", ignore slights.
  48. Pray or meditate together.
  49. Practice forgiveness.
  50. Watch classic movies together.
  51. Leave notes or send letters.
  52. To say I love you, buy a "for no reason at all" gift.
  53. Don't gossip or judge.
  54. Give the benefit of the doubt to say I love you.
  55. Give space when they're in a bad or sad mood.
  56. Learn something new together.
  57. Go dancing.
  58. Keep your promises to say I love you.
  59. Make them laugh.
  60. Consider their feelings.
  61. Learn ways to rekindle the romance.
  62. Hide a treat in their lunch.
  63. To say "I love you," make home a fun place to be.
  64. Let them make their own decisions.
  65. Say what you mean when you say I love you. Say why.
Saying I love you takes work. It's hard to be honest, and it's hard to accept the consequences of your honesty and authenticity. It takes time, energy, and commitment to stay connected through all the problems that life and people bring. It can be painful, aggravating, and scary to stick it out through all the ups and downs....but the alternative is worse.

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