For those of you who are habitual of using this phrase quite frequently, where it doesn’t lose meaning, it doesn’t have the same effect either. Even though there’s nothing wrong with it, it’d be great to mix it up a bit. Maybe tell them what you especially love about them. It’d show that you’ve actually made an effort rather than just saying ‘I love you’ out of routine. It could also prove to be stimulating for both of you.
So here are a few things you could say to surprise them instead of simply saying ‘I love you’:
I effing love you.
Everything prefixed with the f-word tends to have a certain impact. And you say it with a certain vigor as well. There’s no better way of saying something you actually mean. Swearing does a great job at that!
My love for you grows with each passing day
Love does grow with time. So saying this would show that you do acknowledge this fact and also notice it. You could always add something to it. For instance, how you’ve grown to love some habit of theirs, or the way they talk when they’re excited and so on.
You can make me laugh like no one else
Having a sense of humour is great, but having a clever sense of humour is even better. It helps keeping things on the lighter side. In long term relationships, we tend to take certain things for granted. We grow out of the habit of mentioning the things we love about our partners. So this would not only serve as a reminder and a compliment but the ‘no one else’ part makes it all the more special. You’ll notice how they focus on making you laugh even more frequently as a result.