How to say those three little words

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  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    that would be a question you would most likely to have the answer for. look inside yourself my friend. search deeply. the answer is buried there.
     
  2. globetrotter

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    no, "I love you" is "I love you", it is a pretty clar cut, simple phrase. nothing else quiet works the same way
     
  3. willpower

    willpower Senior member

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    "Look, I don't know if I love you or if I'm in love with the idea of loving you"

    Try that and report back.
     
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    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Single most stupid phrase I've ever heard.
     
  5. Avocat

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    That is very deep, Institches, and well said, though I'm also thinking that Neo has a point. Hmmmm, seems to me that "I love everything about you" is a wimpy way of saying "I love you", a kind of lead-up if you will, by someone who (I think) is a bit afraid to say the three little words even although s/he feels it. I also agree that those 3 little words are quite powerful, though I've heard numerous Europeans complain that we North Americans toss it around a bit too easily. Perhaps, a cultural thing, then?

    As to the dating site commercial the OP heard the phrase in (yeah, I've seen that one on TV, too--it's over-kill adverts, I agree), I got the feeling that it's about the "compatibility" thing, being the angle that particular site is trying to push. Superficial you say? Probably. But then, ever tried speed-dating? Some cultures actually line up 5-minute meetings to determine compatibility among couples, where men bounce from table to table meeting a bunch of different women, in search of so-called true love; er ..... While there's such a thing as love at first sight, guess you might come to the conclusion that, after 5 minutes, you love (like? are attracted to?) everything about someone just met SO FAR, but not exactly would someone be "in" love, when break it down like that. Otherwise, culture comes into play, as well as maturity, etc. in which case saying "I love everything about you" could mean the same thing as "I love you" for some people, just a dash-around way of saying it, I guess.

    Just my 2 cents.
     
  6. ter1413

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    not the same. stick with "i love you"..if you love her/him!
     
  7. mr.orange

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    I love everything about you is a wimpy ass way of saying I love you I guess. I'm not having any troubles expressing how I feel: I just wanted to make a clear distinction between these two phrases. I don't tell someone I love them unless I truly truly do.


    I'm going to have to go with Kdub and say that's probably not a good idea lol.

    And let me stress this again, I am not having any love problems!
     
  8. mr.orange

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    @ ter1413


    If I did it'd be a "her" good sir.
     
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    "I love everything about you" is going to cause all sorts of mental and emotional gymnastics inside the woman who hears it:
    At first, she's going to be all, 'oh, he is falling for me. He loves me!' and she's doing to be like putty in your hands. But after awhile that feminine brain is going to parse the statement into its truths and she'll realize you jobbed her.

    A pet mammal will end up stewing in a stockpot atop your stove.
     
  10. acidboy

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    it is a scientific fact: say something to a woman that has more than 3 words and her brain's gonna pick and dissect through it like a maniac.
     
  11. in stitches

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    oh how often this is true.

    plus there is almost no chance of it being interpreted in your favor.
     
  12. willpower

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    Yeah, I know - I was being satirical.

    A common technique of satire is to take a real-life situation and exaggerate it to such a degree that it becomes ridiculous, and thus satirical.

    I think the OP merely needs to play this for his GF in order to get his message across.

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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  13. Fashionist30

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    No. When you say "I love you" you are expressing what you feel towards a person, a feeling that is more than just an admiration. Saying "I love evreything about you" is just expressing an admiration. People say I love you without meaning it but there is more to it than just words. Am I making sense? I hope so :0)
     
  14. edinatlanta

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    This thread is really gay.

    The three little words you should say to a woman ("gimme a sandwich") MUST be said routinely in a relationship. She needs to know her place.
     
  15. mr.orange

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    man cannot live on sandwiches alone.
    yeah you are making sense. let this be your first and your last post lest they become annoying and void of any meaning.
     

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