11 Different Ways People Say 'I Love You'
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11 Different Ways People Say 'I Love You'

For when you feel like you don't hear it enough.

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11 Different Ways People Say 'I Love You'
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If you're feeling the post-Valentine's Day blues this week, don't fret. You're not alone! People everywhere, while glad the holiday-of-dread is over, are still down on themselves that they're alone. Well, whether you're single or not, someone in this world loves you. Don't believe me? Take a look at these 11 different ways people say "I love you."

1. "How was your day?"

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Someone wouldn't ask you how your day was if they didn't genuinely care. This person loves you enough to want to share in your good day with you and comfort you through the bad.

2. "Get some rest."

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Whoever said this to you loves you enough to make sure you're taking good care of yourself -- or that they want you to go away from them and lie down -- KIDDING. But really, anyone who tells you to rest is a real hero.

3. "Put on your seat belt."

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Though this might seem like a pain in the neck, this person cares about your well being. Though they might not say "I love you", at least they're trying to save your life. Seems to me like they must love you somewhat...

4. "You look wonderful".

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People don't need to take time from their day to give you compliments. For someone to go out of their way to remind you of your beauty, they care about the way you see your self. They care about your self confidence and self worth, and want you to know the way the honestly see you. This, in some ways, is better than "I love you"!!

5. "I'm here if you need me".

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Any person in their right mind would not say this if they didn't mean it, mostly because people take up the offer more often than not. If they did not want to help you, they definitely wouldn't pretend to want to. It's easier to come up with excuses why they're unavailable, so believe that they love you when they make themselves there for you.

6. "Wear a coat."

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This person cares about your health. They want you to stay warm and healthy in the cold. Why would they say that if they didn't love you?

7. "Can I ask you for advice?"

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It's an honor when someone asks you for advice. It means they value your opinion enough to want to know what you think, and to take it into consideration while making their decision. People don't ask for advice from people they don't trust, or love.

8. "Be careful."

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Care and love go hand in hand. I can't think of someone who I care for who I wouldn't say that I love as well. Anyone I love, I want to be safe and careful, and anyone who I care about I know I love too.

9. "Have you eaten?"

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Regardless of if this person loves you or not, you should love them because they care if you've eaten enough today. But, this person clearly does love you, because either they're making sure you stay well nourished or are asking to enjoy your company over a meal. Come on... food is love, people who love food like you do, are love.

10. "Call me later."

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When someone asks you to call them later, they're making sure that you're getting to where you were going okay. You might think they're just saying it as a formality, but if they didn't want you to call, they wouldn't ask. They wouldn't waste their time or yours. Whoever asks you to call them later wants to make sure your day went okay, and that says a lot about someone.

11. "I appreciate you."

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This is a big feat for many to admit. Some feel that it is a sign of weakness. For people who have a hard time saying "I love you", this is definitely the next best thing. Take it to heart when you hear it.


See? Just because you don't hear "I love you" all that often does not mean you aren't loved. In fact, people who say these probably love you more than those who don't. I guarantee you are loved, you just need to listen.

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