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View Poll Results: How Often do you Say I Love You to a Given Individual
Several Times Per Day 28 59.57%
1x Per Day 7 14.89%
a few times a week 8 17.02%
a few times a month 7 14.89%
rarely 8 17.02%
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:16 AM
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Pretty much after every phone conversation with a close relative - mom, dad, grandparents, siblings. We say it in real life, too, but for some reason we always tend to end phone convos with "love you".
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:34 AM
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Not very often to my parents... or any other human right now. When I have an SO it's usually a "love ya bye" type of thing. Which once got me in trouble because I said it to a boyfriend, as I was ending a phone call, before I was ready to say it out loud... so I hung up and immediately broke into a cold sweat... "do you think he heard that?! CRAP he DEFINITELY heard that... maybe he thinks he misheard me... shoot... what do I do?! Do I say it again next time? Do I wait for HIM to say it? OH GOD"
OH GOD YES. I was seeing this guy, I was moving so it wasn't a relationship that was going to move forward, but he was always teasing me like "You think I'm ugly" and I'd say "No, you are so handsome!" (shhh I was like 14/15) and one night he said something like "I know you hate me" and I said "Noo, I love you!" and then I pretty much almost vomited in my mouth when I realized what I said and there was this awkward silence and he started stuttering and I was sputtering and that was just bad. Bad bad bad.
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:31 AM
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To my husband... it varies... sometimes once a day... sometimes multiple times.... other times it's I love you but you're an ass HAHAHA!

To other people.... meh, not often.... I rarely do with most of my family... I think I say I love you to friends more than I do with family.

To the dogs/cat..... all the freaking time.... ALL the time!!!
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:22 AM
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Family, never.
OH daily usually.
Pets daily.
Other people never.

I like to hear it from oh too
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:09 AM
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To Eve and my parents? Every day, I text my mom "I love you" whenever we communicate. Eve, I spew it like we're newlyweds with something to prove.

My roommate, who I love dearly, and my friends who are also immensely important to me, hear it when they need to. Not often. They know I love them.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:46 AM
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DH - all day, every day. If we're not in the same room/building we send "lock" texts which translates to I love you.

Sometimes when he does something cute or stupid or annoying I say, "Oh, I just love you" which happens 3000 times a day.

Crossbone I tell him all the time too! And he gets the exasperated "Oh, I just love you" as much as DH does.

Parents, siblings -- when we talk on the phone.

I rarely tell anyone else.
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Old 10-30-2013, 10:59 AM
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To mom, DH, son, animals all the freaking time. When we get off the phone, when one of us goes somewhere, before bed, random times through out the day.

With everyone else almost never I am incredibly awkward with I loves yous and hugs. Once I know you well its no biggy and its not really that I have a huge personal bubble its just awkward. Kel's friend gave me a hug before he left for basic (a guy I have known for 3 years at the time) and I did the wierd pat on the back thing :/
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Old 10-30-2013, 11:00 AM
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I selected "several times per day", because that's the most I say it (to my SO).

I think it's interesting how most people said either frequently to everyone, or infrequently to most people...mine really varies, I guess depending on the other person. Here's a breakdown of who I say it to and how often -

SO - several times per day, either text, in person, phone, etc. It was the same with the last person I loved romantically, maybe slightly less but still more than 1x per day

Daughter - only when I'm leaving her, usually. As she gets big enough to understand I'm sure I'll say it more.

Mom - only a few times a year. We never say it when hanging up the phone, going on vacation, etc. Really only if we have a fight or one of us is really sick or upset or something.

Dad - maybe weekly or so? Whenever we get off the phone, sometimes via text.

Grandma - every time we speak on the phone, so 2-3x a week

Brother - never except in special circumstances (fights, family emergencies, etc.)

Best friend - almost every time we talk on the phone, so a few times a month.

Other friends - only when needed, so a few times a year when they're sick, upset, starting a new job, moving, etc. (I say this to 3 or 4 other friends)

I usually say it to dogs when we're leaving the house (you wait here, I love you, be back soon!)
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:05 PM
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I say it to my family occasionally, mostly my Dad/Grandparents because I don't see them often.

I say it to my DH every day... we always say I love you when we go to sleep, or when one of us is leaving.

I say it to Malakai constantly. He says "Uhvoo!" back sometimes <3

I say it to my dogs more than anyone. Especially my cuddly Fozzdawg.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:41 PM
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SO and Kids ~ everytime we part , and random times all day.

If I die in a horrid accident , I want them to be able to remember the last thing
I told them was ILOVEYOU!

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