10 Beautiful Ways To Say I Love You In Spanish

Have you ever wonder how to say 'I Love You' in Spanish? Here are 10 Beautiful Ways To Say I Love You In Spanish

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You have put yourself a Spanish boyfriend or girlfriend and you are ready to declare your true feelings, but you are not sure how best to do it in their language. Never fear, whether you are looking for a discreet phrase to express your interest or a great declaration of your eternal love, we can help you navigate the turbulent waters of romance in Spanish.

Te quiero / Te amo

Easily, or in a confusing way, depending on how you look at it, Spanish has two sentences that mean "I love you". In general, te quiero is used in a more relaxed way (its other meaning is "I want you", so you tell your love in a pleasant way than you want), while te amo is more of a declaration of true love. Both sentences are ideal for long-term relationships.

Me caes bien

You want to play cool, maybe that's the beginning and you don't want to scare them off by dropping the L-word so soon. Me it well, or "I love you" is a friendly way to show your interest without becoming too strong. It's a good way to test the water and see if you like it before diving into a more romantic language.

Perhaps an ideal sentence to say before your proposal or on your wedding day? You are the love of my life "is seriously romantic and should only be used when you are really in love. Certainly not one for a first date.

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Eres mi media naranja

This sweet phrase, literally meaning "you are my orange half" is the equivalent of "my other half" or "my soul mate" in English and is a good line for a girlfriend or boyfriend in the long term.

Te ves hermosa / hermoso esta noche

"You're handsome / handsome tonight" is a good compliment for a date at the beginning of the relationship.

¿Quieres pasar?

Okay, it's not strictly romantic, but you want to invite your date inside after a party. Use this expression, which means "do you want to come in?" to indicate your interest. It could innocently mean that you are inviting them for a drink, or suggest that you have something else on your mind, depending on how you say it.

Estoy loco / a por ti

"I'm crazy about you" may not be appropriate for the first date, but may be ideal to signal how strong your feelings are in your relationship.

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Mi amor, cariño, cielo

These popular Spanish names can be used for romantic and family relationships. "My love", "my darling" and "my sky" are among the most regularly used when the Spaniards want to refer to their other halves.

¿Quieres casarte conmigo?

You are ready to take the big leap and propose marriage to your significant other. This simple sentence does the work; now you just have to decide where is the most romantic place to make the question appear...

BONUS: Three ways to pronounce 'I Love You' in Spanish

See also Our Article 'How to Say I LOVE YOU in 100 (+1) Languages'

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