Some people are gifted with a way with words, but other people... not so much. If you've ever attempted to write a thoughtful, appropriate Valentine's Day card only to wind up with a million pieces of paper ripped up at your feet — this one's for you.
Valentine's Day messages are rough! You don't want to go overboard and freak out someone you just started dating — but if you've been with someone for a long time who really means a lot to you, you don't want to write out a card that might come off as trite. The good news is you can be romantic — and not cheesy — with a perfect little quote or phrase in a personalized Valentine's Day card.
Whether you're casually dating someone, in a long-term relationship or have been married for decades, here's how to approach your Valentine's Day love note.
Tip: Avoid sexual comments. They may be fun, but they're best kept out of a card, especially in the new relationship.
You want to express your care for someone you're still getting to know, without being too serious. Here are a few ideas on what to write:
Our favorite quote: "Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart." – Author unknown
Valentine's Day could be the perfect time to let your long-term love know just how much they mean to you and how much you're looking forward to the future. Ideas on what to write include:
Our favorite quote: "Grow old with me! The best is yet to be." – Robert Browning
Today's the day to let your husband know just how much you love and appreciate him. And since you already won him over, you can be as cheesy as you please! Cute quotes and sayings to write on his card include:
Our favorite quote: "I've fallen in love many times… always with you." – Author unknown
A version of this article was originally published in January 2014.
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