50 Intimate Love Quotes About Emotional Intimacy In Relationships

What is an intimate relationship? Quotes that define the characteristics of real emotional intimacy.

Intimacy in relationships is commonly misconstrued. It’s not all about the physical aspect of your relationship. It’s deeper and more meaningful and emotional than that. Love has to be given more credit. If someone only finds intimacy with their significant other in the physicality of their relationship, maybe that connection and those feelings should be reconsidered. Everyone deserves to be loved entirely for everything they are and stand for.

Intimacy is emotions, love, thoughts, effort, smiles, laughs, memories, fights, and passion.

Too many times love is taken for granted and not appreciated the way that it should be. Lust is so frequently mistaken for love. Feelings and attachments that develop from a purely physical relationship make things complicated when people are trying not to build an actual relationship. It’s so hard to be physical with a person without developing some sort of feelings or attachments for them. That’s how people work. A lot of love stories start from a simple hook up because they end up spending so much time together due to their moments of lust and horniness that they can’t help but start to get to know that person regardless of their intentions going into the situation.

Intimacy in a relationship is often not given enough respect either. People tend to dive right into the physical aspect of a relationship because that’s fun and exciting, but it can also take away from the real emotional connections between two people. Or it can even distract the couple from a lack of emotional connection between them that they’re not yet ready to address. If two people are in a bad relationship and they just avoid their problems by being physical, it prevents them from growing closer and getting better emotionally and mentally with each other because all they think about and focus on is the intimacy between them physically.

1. Open your heart to those who’ve earned it.

“There’s a place in your heart where nobody’s been. Take me there.” — Rascal Flatts

2. Honesty is the best policy.

“Intimacy is about truth. When you realize you can tell someone your truth, when you can show yourself to them, when you stand in front of them and their response is ‘you’re safe with me’, that’s intimacy.” — Taylor Jenkins Reid

3. Dreaming about those you love

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50 Long-Distance Relationship Quotes To Get You Through Those Lonely Nights

Distance and time makes the heart grow fonder.

First, if you or someone you know is in a long-distance relationship, please accept the round of applause I am giving you all right now. I couldn’t imagine being apart from my significant other for more than a week, let alone weeks or months on end!

The real question is, how do you do it? How can you get through those days and nights without embracing your loved one, or setting up a coffee date with your partner when your workweek has just been too hectic?

The long-distance relationship quotes below prove that life isn’t easy when you’re far apart, but a lot of the time it is worth it.

Being miles apart from the person you love can feel like you two will never see each other. Even with your closest friends and family around, they won’t be able to give you the love your significant other would give you.

After all, the greatest love songs and poems may have come to fruition because of long-distance love.

Why is it that the strongest bonds are often miles apart from one another? There may be certain times in our lives where a long-distance romance isn’t something we’d consider. However, when you meet the person you truly love, distance is nothing but a mere pebble in your walk of life together.

Both of you know that this separation may be temporary, and you are two very emotionally strong people to get through it together.

One thing I will say is to stay strong. Do not give up on this relationship just because you may not be physically together.

What are some things you turn to for reassurance during these times? Here’s one thing to do: read the list below of our picks of the best long-distance relationship quotes that we have compiled just for you!

Use these uplifting quotes for the days where you’re feeling extra lonely, in need of a nostalgic feeling, or even just a relatable couple words.

1. We are still together.

“I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.”— Donna Lynn Hope

2. The distance can do strange things.

“I know we loved each other, but distance can do strange things to people …

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40 Best Sylvia Day Quotes From Her Books About Love, Romance And Seduction

Who’s in the mood for a good romance novel?

Sylvia Day is a Japanese-American number one bestselling author in 28 countries who writes a world of romance, charm, and all things sexy. Sylvia Day is known for her bestselling Crossfire series and has won two National Readers’ Choice Awards, alongside many others. She’s written at least 18 romance novels so far, as well as dozens of novellas, short stories and articles. Some of her most popular books include Bared To You, Afterburn, Butterfly In Frost and Pride and Pleasure.

40 Best Sylvia Day Quotes From Her Books About Love, Romance And Seduction

Sylvia Day is best known for her romance novels and sometimes goes under the pseudonyms L.S. Day and Livia Dare. Although her notable pieces of literature include hot and heavy erotic stories, and her numerous novellas and short stories vary — from romance genres, historical literature, paranormal stories, eroticism, and more.

If you thought her Crossfire series selling over 13 million copies was impressive, Day was also a former Russian linguist for the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. With more than novels on the horizon, Day has left readers inspired and made it possible to reach an audience around the world.

She is a true inspiration not only for me but for all the young writers out there who are struggling with finding their footing in this industry. It can be extremely intimidating to start creating stories and characters — but it’s not impossible. The more you read, enhance your skills and believe in yourself, you will definitely reach your goal. Remember, no goal or dream is too big!

Because of how many novels Day has written, it is safe to say there are plenty of romantic quotes and words about love and seduction to live by in every chapter of her stories. We’ve come up with a list of the best Sylvia Day quotes about love, advice about seduction and romance, and sexy words to share with your own partner to spice up your love life.

1. Imagine this kind of love?

“Day One of my life was when I met you.” — Sylvia Day

2. When you’re so obsessed with someone, you can’t get them out of your mind.

“I look at you, angel, and I want you so badly. I want to be with you, listen to you, talk to you. I want to hear you laugh, and hold you when you cry. I want to …

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50 LGBTQ Quotes About Love For All Types Of Relationships

Love is love, it doesn’t matter who you are or how many people you practice it with.

One thing we all have in common is that we all want to be loved. Whether you are in love with someone of the same gender as you are or not, we all want and desire the same thing which is to be loved. One of the best feelings to not only love someone but have them return the same love back. The worst feeling is being in love with someone who is not giving it back and this goes for all people regardless of their sexual preferences.

The fight to have the same rights as heterosexuals has been a tough one, but the LGBTQ community has been continuing to grow with support over the years, and these LGBT quotes about love prove that all types of relationships and all types of people deserve love.

Love is an intense feeling of deep attraction to someone and it does not have to start with the outside of a person’s appearance. When we close our eyes and imagine being loved or loving someone it doesn’t necessarily have a gender. I’m talking about that intense and impulse feeling that you get when you think about love in general. Love is a wonderful feeling and it does not matter who you love; what matters is that you are giving love but you are also receiving love right back.​

The LGBTQ community has a reputation for having strong emotions and with an intense amount of passion when it relates to love. As a member of the LGBTQ community, we love the idea of spreading love and just like all people, we want to express how deep love for each other without having a judging eye.

Whether you identify as a member of the LGBTQ community or not, just remember to surround yourself with people who love you for who you are. We have heard the term “love is love” so many times and it might sound cliche, but in this crazy thing in life, we have to remember that the most important thing you can give to yourself and the people around you is love. Love is an amazing feeling regardless if it’s loving your partner, your best friend or your parents.

So use these LGBT quotes about love to help you remember that every type of person …

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15 Inspirational Quotes & Best Bible Verses About Love

I LOVE love because HE LOVED ME!

Many verses in the Bible celebrate love. You don’t have to be in a relationship with someone to find a reason to share an inspirational quote or to show that you care.

Don’t let being single make you feel lonely or not enough because you aren’t in a relationship.

In a relationship or not, you are loved and valued! Your worth is beyond measure.

It does not change based on your status.

Loving God and others is the most important commandment.

God’s love is unfailing, there is nothing we could do to make him stop loving us. Our self-worth is based on feeling loved and valued. Everyone wants to feel appreciated.

But sometimes we fall short trying to please others. Instead, we should love God first because He is love. He will give us better insight on how to love ourselves and others.

We’ve all had those moments when we love ourselves a little less because of what we’ve done, but God doesn’t have those moments. His love for us is unwavering and perfect.

Having God be the foundation of your self-worth keeps you from seeking validation from others who are hard to please.

Once you love God, you can love yourself. Loving Him is knowing and believing that you were created in his image for a divine purpose. If you’re wondering how you could do that try checking 1 Corinthians 13.

The verses in this chapter tell us what love is by giving us the characteristics, so ask yourself if you treat yourself with those qualities.

For example, for Corinthians 13:4 ask yourself “Am I patient with myself?” and “ Am I kind to myself?”.

We won’t be able to love others properly if we don’t love ourselves. The way we love ourselves is reflected in how we love others.

Don’t forget to love others! Loving others is so important, not just romantically either. We are called to love one another as we love ourselves.

Jesus was the perfect example of love. He sacrificed his life so that we could receive salvation through him.

I’m not saying go on the cross like Jesus, but I am saying that loving others does take sacrifice. Loving another person requires you to be selfless and compassionate. You have to invest time and resources into your relationships for them to flourish.

That is why we celebrate …

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Son! 40 Son Quotes For Parents To Use In Valentines For Their Kids

Say ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ to the best men in your life.

The word “love” can mean so many things. Feast of Saint Valentine known as Valentine’s Day is celebrated worldwide around the big four-letter word

Valentine’s day is the day where red hearts, flowers, and candies are given as an expression of how much you love someone, but is this day only for romantic relationships? Valentine’s day is focused primarily on the word love. When we think of love we often think of our boyfriend, girlfriend or spouses — but what about our mothers, fathers, children and other family members?

Although it should not take one specific holiday to show and tell someone how much you love them, Valentine’s day has a way of bringing out love in all its forms — so what better way to show our sons this love too?

Say “Happy Valentine’s Day, Son!” in a sweet and unique way, and give your kids the best valentines to let them know you care.

There are so many ways to show your loved ones how much you love and appreciate them. On Valentine’s Day, the epidemic of love is spread throughout the world, but the most important love in our lives is the love between a parent and a child. Showing appreciation to your son on Valentine’s day is just as important to celebrate than any romantic relationship.

Although Valentine’s Day is known to be a man-made holiday, it has a way of making people smile, laugh and be excited to make the ones around them extremely happy by expressing and giving love the entire day. Nothing is more important than a mother’s love or a father’s love for their son. So instead of giving gifts to just your spouse or boyfriend, spread love to the little people who matter most to our hearts — especially to the little boys in your life.

If you need a little help saying, “Happy Valentine’s Day, Son!” in a more creative way, use this list below of sweet Valentine’s Day messages to give your kids.

1. Appreciating your great kid.

“And she loved a little boy very, very much—even more than she loved herself.” — Shel Silverstein

2. Smiles and laughter can make any day better.

“With all the things you do, the smiles you share, the laughter too, with all the dreams you make come true. It’s great to …

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40 Empowering ‘I Love Me’ Quotes To Give Yourself For Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Single and loving (myself).

Self-love is an unconditional type of love that thrives on self-confidence, self-awareness, and self-acceptance. We’ve heard it told time and time again, self-love is the best love. That really is true, because self-love can never be taken away from you. It’s a permanent form of love, unlike the love that comes from other people.

Taking time to love yourself is time well spent. You can always count on yourself to love you no matter what, so you don’t have to fear heartbreak or loss.

Another person cannot love in the true fullness that you deserve to be loved. That love that can’t be fulfilled by others only comes from you. You are the only one who knows how you deserve to be loved.

The love that you give yourself is a representation of the love you think you deserve. That’s why it so important to practice self-love. Self-love allows you to see your worth and value.

With Valentine’s day right around the corner, it can be depressing to see all those happy couples going on dates and talking about how to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and all those sickly sweet rom-com trailers — but don’t be discouraged.

You have your own love story … starring you. Valentine’s day is a day about love.  Who cares if people think Valentine’s day is meant only for couples? Single people can have a funfilled memorable day just like people in relationships — or even better.

Couples aren’t the only ones who can experience love. You are completely capable of loving yourself. Being single is the perfect time to prioritize self-love. You don’t have as many distractions and can dedicate your time to yourself and your goals. Getting more opportunities to do what you love, whenever you want will really help you see the value of singleness.

Valentine’s Day is an amazing opportunity to discover yourself and fall more in love with who you are, something that being in a relationship can sometimes hinder. 

Dear single people, don’t allow anyone to make the love you give yourself seem inadequate, because loving yourself is a priority. Being the best version of yourself has nothing to do with your relationship status, but it has everything to do with self-love.

Single or not, you deserve the best of the best. To keep your spirits high, read these love quotes for Valentine’s day that are …

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125 Best Valentine’s Day Quotes About Love To Make This Year’s Date Night The Best One Yet

Celebrate this year with the best love quotes of all time.

There are many different accounts of the origins of Valentine’s Day, but most of them involve a Christian martyr named Valentine. The most popular story the one of priest Valentine, who bequeathed the title “Saint” after his death — Saint Valentine was caught secretly marrying couples to spare the husbands from war. Sadly, the Roman priest was jailed and eventually sentenced to death for his crimes, but before he died he wrote the jailer’s daughter (who he had befriended) a letter, and signed it “Love, your Valentine.”

This is the most popular story associated with our modern version of Valentine’s Day, which happens every February 14. The idea is to honor the memory of Saint Valentine by holding our loved ones a little bit closer.

A common misconception about the holiday is that we are meant to express our feelings in grand gestures and expensive gifts. Many people blame the rapid rise of consumerism, but with the ways we celebrate Valentine’s day now — with chocolates, balloons, romantic dinner dates and overpriced bouquets of roses and proposals — some people end up feeling upset and even rejected by their partners because the day wasn’t extravagant enough.

This idea is the exact opposite of the spirit of the day. Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about celebrating our loved ones and bringing them close. It is about choosing your partner and proving to them that they are “our person”. It is about loving those close to us and making sure that the people we cherish feel that love — before it’s too late.

So if you’re looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone you love this year, keep in mind where the holiday started, and use these romantic love quotes to help you say just the right thing to your partner. Here is our collection of the best Valentine’s Day quotes about love to help you ring in the holiday the right way.

1. Pinch me, I’m dreaming.

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” —Dr. Seuss

2. Set me alight!

“To love is to burn, to be on fire.” —Jane Austen

3. You are the rest of my life.

“I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.” —Unknown

4. With

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Daughter! 50 Great Quotes For Parents To Use In Valentines For Their Daughters

Say “Happy Valentine’s Day” to the best girls in your life.

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and appreciation and letting others know how you truly feel about them. This is typically a holiday that seems to be reserved for people in a romantic relationship, but I think it’s also a celebration of love for anybody who has someone special in their life.

Family relationships are bonds formed by blood and marriage, and prove to be some of the deepest types of love out there.

So what better time or way to tell your daughter you love her by sending her some sweet quotes than on Valentine’s Day?

When I was growing up and living at home still, my dad would make a Valentine’s day breakfast for me, my sister and my mom. He would make heart-shaped pancakes decorated with heart shaped candies for the holiday, and he would give each of us a loving Valentine’s day card with sweet messages inside. I remember looking forward to Valentine’s Day every year because of this tradition my dad put in to place.

I didn’t have a boyfriend or any significant others to share Valentine’s Day with until I was older, but the day was still meaningful to me because I was able to know that people in my life still loved me and wanted to do something selfless to show those people how much I love them back. It was a tender blessing.

My dad isn’t the only one who wants to express love for his daughters — many of us find it hard to find the right words to say, other than the typical, “Happy Valentine’s Day, Daughter!”, so we’ve collected a few examples of parent-daughter love with these sweet Valentine’s Day messages for kids — just in case you might need inspiration to tell your daughter you love her this year.

1. Love is unconditional.

“Daughter, you are loved for the little girl you were…the special woman you are now…and the wonderful daughter you will always be.” — Unknown

2. The definition of a daughter.

“Daughter: a female child; a daughter is a person who grows up to be your friend; a daughter is a mother’s treasure and a father’s pride and joy; a daughter is a gift of love.” — Unknown

3. Raise your daughter right.

“My daughter…When I look at you & I see my past, …

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Not Ready To Say ‘I Love You’? 40 Best ‘I Like You’ Quotes For Valentine’s Day That Are Just As Sweet

I never know when to say I Love you

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you have a significant other —whether it’s someone you’re just talking to, someone new you’re dating or a boyfriend in a new relationship— you’re not always ready to express your feeling’s so early on. You might even question your feelings — you know you like them, but how much?

Do you ever wonder if they feel what you feel? You want to tell them how much you like them, but you don’t want to scare them away with the “L” word. Sometimes we have to realize that we don’t need to push ourselves so quickly and lay out all of our feelings onto the table. Instead, we can drop subtle hints and go slow in our relationships.

There are ways to powerfully use your words to tell your partner how you feel without having to reveal everything. Let them read between the lines.

But let me ask you this, are you in love? How many times did you have to ask yourself to know if you’re sure? Traditionally, women aren’t typically the ones who make the first move to “I love yous” in a relationship, but times have changed —​ not only do some of us pay for dinners, it’s now becoming more common for women to be the one to get on one knee and ask for marriage.

Sure, proposing might be a big step for now, so why not start small and take things slow, even during Valentine’s Day? Start by telling your partner how you really feel about them with a simple “I like you,” and see where things go from there. Did you know there are tons of different ways to tell someone how much you like them without actually having to say “I love you”? Take a look at our list below for 40 creative and caring ways to say “I like you” for Valentine’s day without every having to use the word “love”. These “I like you” quotes take the pressure off of saying “I love you” and are a sweet way to tell your S.O. exactly how you feel.

1. This is especially cute to say after they do something weird.

“You’re weird. I like you.” — Unknown

2. Sometimes you just need to say how much you like them.

“I like you a lot.” — …

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