Saying "I Love You" in a Text

Fun Ways to Say "I Love You" in a Text Message or Online

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Saying "I love you" to someone (especially for the first time or if you haven't said it for a while) can be difficult or AWKS.

Luckily, in "text speak" (the language used on messaging and social-media apps like TikTok, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat), there are hundreds of fun ways to express your love.

Some of the terms people use obviously mean "I love you" (e.g., ILY, ILU), but many are far more difficult to work out (e.g., K3U, 831). Never worry, we've got your back! Below is a complete list of ways to say "I love you" and of ways to respond to those "three magic words"!
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Ways of Saying "I Love You"

Ways of Saying "I Love You" Using Numbers

Creative Ways of Saying "I Love You"

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Ways of Saying "I Love You" but Not in That Way

Ways of Signing Off a Message with Love

Other Words for Love

Ways of Broaching "I Love You" Cautiously

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Miscellaneous Terms Related to Love

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