What I Actually Mean When I Tell You ‘I Love You’

Misty Renee Posted 8 months ago
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When I tell you ‘I love you’, it actually means that I treasure you as a person. I treasure the things you say to me. I treasure all the things you do for me. It means that I value your existence in my life. It means that I value how rare it is to find someone as amazing as you to share a life with. It means that I have started imagining my present and my future with just you.

When I tell you ‘I love you’, it means that I have started to trust you with my entire heart and soul. It means that seeing you happy is what makes me happy. It keeps me going. It makes me want to do everything in my power to maintain that happiness for as long as I live. It means that I can never ever imagine hurting you or causing you any kind of pain or suffering.

So when I tell you, ‘I love you’, please don’t ever take that lightly. Don’t ever think that it’s something I say out of obligation. Don’t ever think that I’m saying it just for the sake of it, without meaning every word of it.

For me, the word ‘love’ holds a lot of weight. It actually means something to me. It means something much more than ‘I have a crush on you’ or ‘I want to be with you’ or ‘I really like you’. To me, the phrase ‘I love you’ means that I can see my entire universe being pointed in your direction. It means that I completely recognize how I’m the luckiest person in the world to have found you. It means that I can’t imagine saying these three words to anyone but you. And when I’m saying it to you, please just remember that when I tell you ‘I love you’, it means that I ALWAYS will.

I never love lightly. I never love carelessly. I never love casually. And I never love softly or gently.

When I truly love, I love hard! Some might even think that I love a bit too much. But the thing is I would rather love you hard every day of my life than to take those three words lightly. And I would rather love a bit too much, than to never love anyone at all. - Continue reading on next page