Sure, love is in the air this time of year. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t strive to let your special someone know they are loved day in and day out. And while showering your partner with presents is a clear and obvious way to express your fondness, slipping in some subtle compliments here or there can easily enhance your relationship.
Complements can help uplevel your emotional connection and overall mood. They also offer encouragement, help with communication and can even spice things up and reaffirm your attraction. Best of all, they’re quick, easy and free.
Listed below are some great compliments that surely won’t fall upon deaf ears. But think of these as thought starters and don’t be afraid to get more specific and tailor them towards your lover’s interests, vibe and overall persona.
“You look so gorgeous.”
“You are very thoughtful.”
“You are such a hard worker.”
“You do so much for me, and I am very thankful for you.”
“I really respect you.”
“You’re my best friend.”
“I love your laugh.”
“You smell delicious.”
“Your skin looks amazing.”
“Those jeans look great on you.”
“I miss you when you aren’t here.”
“There is no one else that I would rather spend time with.”
“Welcome home! It’s not the same when you are gone.”
“You know I can’t get enough of you.”
“I love the way you [insert a cute thing they do].”
“I am literally amazed by you every single day.”