My Mind’s Musings

Is there even such a thing as too much I love you’s?

Esther George
Write Under the Moon

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Black and pink I heart you text
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Writer’s Note: My Mind’s Musings are a series of reflections that came up to challenge my assumptions, the things I’ve chosen to ignore, and the ability to view life through a different lens. It’s best enjoyed with the follow-up story in the box link.

Can there be too much I love you’s? I wholeheartedly accept that there is certainly no shortage of all the ways anyone can show love. Life is much too short to hold back telling others you love them.

I tell people I love them all the time because I want them to know that’s how I feel about them. Those words, no matter how often I say them, never lose their value to me. I love you is a statement of power. I say it because I mean it from within the depths of my heart.

I find it strange some would take the position that if you say too much I love you’s, it loses its meaning. It’s as if repeating it too often causes its profound significance to reduce. I would argue that you can never say it enough.

Of course, not everyone is comfortable saying it. Some people are just better off showing their affections through their actions.

My parents have never told me they love me. Nope, not even once. That’s fine because, after a while, I stop hoping and expecting…

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Esther George
Write Under the Moon

Writer • Dreamer • Storyteller • She writes about discovering and living your best life now because life is truly what you make it.