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Being the language of love and romance French of course has hundreds of different ways to say I love you.

But in the meantime, here are 12 ways to tell someone you love them.

Of course, the first way to say I love you is JE T’AIME.

Here are a dozen ways to express your feelings in French

  1. Je t’aime ❤️ I love you
  2. Tu es ma vie ❤️ You’re my life
  3. Je suis fou/folle de toi ❤️ I’m crazy about you
  4. Tu es mon âme sœur ❤️ you’re my soul mate
  5. Je suis amoureux/amoureuse ❤️ I’m in love
  6. Tu me plais ❤️ I like you, I fancy you
  7. Je ne peux penser qu’à toi ❤️ I can only think of you
  8. Je t’idolâtre ❤️ I idolise you
  9. On est faits l’un pour l’autre ❤️ We are made for each other
  10. Tu me manques ❤️ I miss you
  11. J’ai besoin de toi ❤️ I need you

And an extra romantic one to share with your beloved:
Ma vie a commencé quand mes yeux ont croisé les tiens ❤️ My life began when my eyes crossed yours

Plus I recorded this video to show a few degrees from liking to loving to more …

Beautiful French love quotes to say I love you

Here are four beautiful French quotes about love I’d like to share with you.

You can use them to write romantic messages and say I love you to your beloved.

-French love quote from Antoine de St-Exupéry:
Aimer, ce n’est pas se regarder l’un l’autre, c’est regarder ensemble dans la même direction.
Love doesn’t mean gazing at each other, but looking, together, in the same direction.

-French love quote from Molière
Vivre sans aimer n’est pas proprement vivre.
To live without loving is to not really live.

-French love quote from Honoré de Balzac
L’amour est la poésie des sens.
Love is the poetry of the senses.

-French love quote from Madame de Staël
L’amour est l’emblème de l’éternité, il confond toute la notion de temps, efface toute la mémoire d’un commencement, toute la crainte d’une extrémité. Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

French terms of endearments to show you love someone

Finally here are also twelve sweet – and sometimes funny – terms of endearment for loved ones in French.

You can easily pair them up to say I love you in French with a quote or a declaration of love you can find above:

  1. Mon Bébé; Bébé ❤️ Baby
  2. Mon Chéri; ma chérie ❤️ My darling
  3. Mon Loup, Mon loulou ❤️ My wolf, wolfie
  4. Mon Lapin ❤️ My rabbit
  5. Mon Canard ❤️ My duck
  6. Ma Biche ❤️ My doe
  7. Mon Chou ❤️ My cabbage
  8. Mon Coeur ❤️ My heart
  9. Mon Chat; Mon Chaton ❤️ My cat, My kitten
  10. Mon Trésor ❤️ My treasure
  11. Mon Ange ❤️ My angel
  12. Ma Puce ❤️ My flea

And a few more for you:

  • Mon loup ❤️ My wolf
  • Mon poussin ❤️ My chick
  • Mon nounours ❤️ My teddy bear
  • Mon Amour ❤️ My love
  • Ma cocotte ❤️ My hen, My sweetie
  • Ma bibiche ❤️ My doe, My Honey
  • Ma dulcinée ❤️ My beloved
  • Ma caille ❤️ My quail
  • Mon sucre d’orge ❤️ My candy cane


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