60 Sweet & Romantic Valentine's Day Messages Your Person Will Love

From a Valentine's message for that budding new relationship to telling your long-time love that you're still swooning, we've got the words you're looking for.

Updated January 10, 2024
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Share a sweet Valentine's Day message with your loved one to let them know how much they're cherished on the most romantic day of the year. Whether you choose a silly poem or a traditional heartfelt letter, these romantic Valentine's Day messages are the perfect addition to help share your feelings.

You could never fully express all the love you feel for that special someone, but these ideas could help you get started.

Valentine's Day Messages Ideas for Every Relationship 

Valentine's Day love messages are usually short and sweet. Not quite a letter, but more than a single verse, these sayings convey many thoughts and emotions with only a few words. The following ideas are perfect to begin or end a Valentine's message, or just use alone if you want to keep it simple. 

Cute Valentine's Day Messages for New Relationships

If you've recently started a relationship and are celebrating Valentine's Day together for the first time, you might write your new partner a cute or romantic message. Express how you feel about your new partner or your relationship with a phrase like one of these. 

Cute Valentine's Day Message for New Relationship
  • These are my favorite things about you: your kindness, your intelligence, and your sense of humor. Just wanted to share what I appreciate the most about you on this special day.
  • Roses are red; violets are blue; life wouldn't be as sweet without you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • I am so happy I found you. Can't wait to have a special Valentine's Day with you.
  • I'm so excited to spend our first Valentine's Day together. I am so grateful to have you in my life.
  • I am so thrilled to celebrate our relationship today! Happy Valentine's to the best person I know!
  • Falling for you has been so sweet. Happy First Valentine's Day!
  • This is the first Valentine's Day I've looked forward to in a long time. Thanks for making it so special!
  • I can't believe I got you as a Valentine this year. XOXO.
  • You're the sweetest Valentine's Day treat I could ask for.
  • Happy first Valentine's Day together. I'm so glad I get to celebrate with you.
  • As if you didn't make every day special already, now we get to celebrate V-day together. XOXO.

Related: Sweet Quotes for New Relationships 

Inclusive Valentine's Day Wishes for Any Relationship

Giving your love a Valentine's note is a thoughtful way to show you care. Explore these sweet Valentine's Day messages anyone would enjoy.

Inclusive Valentine's Day Wishes of Love
  • My world is a better place because of you, and I can't wait to spoil you on Valentine's Day.
  • To my soulmate: I hope I can show you how much I love you on this special holiday.
  • I love you more than all the stars in the sky. Happy Valentine's Day, angel!
  • My heart flutters every time I think of you. Happy Valentine's Day, my love!
  • Happy Valentine's Day to the one who forever has my heart.
  • I can't believe I get another year of celebrating my love for you.
  • I could celebrate you every day of the year. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • I love you more with each passing day. 
  • I love you and I like you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • You've filled my life with light and love.
  • I'll never get over how much I love you.
  • You're the sweetest gift I've ever known.
Quick Tip

To make the most of your cute Valentine's Day messages, stay on track and choose a few words that speak from the heart. You can use these phrases to inspire you to create your own messages too — just stay genuine to who you are and you can't go wrong. 

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Valentine's Day Messages for Your Girlfriend or Wife

Show your girlfriend or wife how much she means to you by writing her a sweet note. How to wish your girlfriend or wife a happy Valentine's Day starts with choosing the right romantic message for her.

  • You are my everything, and I'm so excited to spend this holiday with you.
  • Without you, I would be a mess. Happy Valentine's Day, love.
  • Today, I love you because of your kindness, resilience, and strength. I can't wait to spend this day with you.
  • Every day with you is a special day. Happy Valentine's to my sweet (wife or girlfriend).
  • You brighten my day every day. I can't wait to show you how much I love you on this special day!
  • You grow more beautiful every day and I can't believe I get to call you mine.
  • I can't decide what's grown more, your beauty or my love for you.
  • Another year of loving you is all I could ever want.
  • I'm the luckiest person in the world just because I get to love you.
  • Being loved by you is the reason I put my feet on the floor each morning. Happy V-day!

Valentine's Day Messages for Your Boyfriend or Husband

Tell your boyfriend or husband just how much he means to you by writing him a kind note. What you should write in a boyfriend or husband's Valentine's Day card might include:

  • You are my truest love, and I look forward to spending this holiday with you.
  • You are my dream come true. Happy Valentine's Day, babe.
  • I didn't know love before I met you, and I can't wait to share Valentine's Day with you.
  • Today and every day, you are my Valentine. I love you so much.
  • I'm excited to spend a romantic Valentine's Day with you. You're the best, and I appreciate everything you do for me.
  • You're my hero in so many ways. I love you more than I can say.
  • I love everything about you. You're all I've ever wanted.
  • With you I feel completely safe and that's just one of the many reasons I love you.
  • I love you because you're strong, thoughtful, and the best person I know.
  • I can't imagine where I'd be without you. I love you.

Related: Try Our Cute Valentine's Ideas for Your Boyfriend

Sweet Valentine's Day Sayings for Your Friends

If you're not in a relationship, you might consider giving out Valentine's cards or sending a sweet text to your closest friends who are also single. Valentine's messages for friends include a lot of love.

Sweet Valentine's Day Message for Your Friends
  • It may be a different kind of love, but the love of friends deserves a special celebration too! Happy Valentine's Day.
  • Friendship is one of the building blocks of love; thanks for helping me see what true friendship can be.
  • I don't need roses and chocolates to feel loved today. I just need the solace of knowing you're my friend.
  • Friends make the best Valentines because they demonstrate love without even trying.
  • Our friendship is one of many pieces that make up the puzzle that is my love life.
  • You're one of my favorite people to love.
  • Loving you is easy, Bestie.
  • For all the Valentine's you've helped me survive, thank you. I love you! 
  • I'm so lucky to call you my best friend. Love ya!
  • Lovers may come and go, but you and I will be together forever.
  • Bestie, you're my forever Valentine. 

Famous Love Quotes to Bring the Sparks on Valentine's Day

Many people find inspiration from greeting cards, movie lines, or certain verses in love songs. Borrow famous romantic lines to convey your feelings and help you write the sweetest Valentine's Day message.

  • "You ... you complete me." - Jerry, Jerry McGuire
  • "And I think I'd miss you even if we'd never met," - Nick, The Wedding Date
  • "I have crossed oceans of time to find you," - Dracula, Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • "Life without love is no life at all." - Leonardo da Vinci, Ever After
  •  "And don't forget ... I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." - Anna, Notting Hill
  • "I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible," - Harry, When Harry Met Sally

Surprise Your Loved One With a Romantic Gesture

Once you have a well-written romantic message for your loved one, you'll need to find a way to deliver the message in an equally romantic manner. Consider surprising your lover with your romantic Valentine's Day message in one of the following ways:

  • On the inside of a beautiful or romantic card
  • Inside a bouquet of flowers
  • Tucked in a box of chocolates
  • On a bedroom pillow
  • Attached to a present
  • Inside a bottle
  • In a desk drawer they often open
  • Tucked into a wallet or purse
Quick Tip

You could also surprise them with a day full of romantic messages delivered in different creative ways. For example, start their morning with a letter on the pillow with a silly poem, and end the day with a final message indicating a restaurant date. 

Related: Ideas for a Perfectly Romantic Evening 

Don't Forget a Little Heart

The most important thing to remember when sharing romantic thoughts is to make them your own. No matter the style or the extent of your expression, a perfect Valentine's Day message strikes the right chord every time.

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60 Sweet & Romantic Valentine's Day Messages Your Person Will Love