A guy told me that he was "in love" with me a year and a half ago. Now he tells his new girl he "loves" her. What's the difference?
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It could be the context, he may say he loves her as he already has her rather than a confession to being in love to her. Such as how you'd say I love you to each other not I'm in love with you.
Loving someone is when you care about them and enjoy them being in your life, you're willing to sacrifice time and effort for them. Being IN love with someone is often said for people who want to be together and things are deeper than a love for a friend.
It could just be a phrasing rather than the meaning to it but for example an ex told me she loved me but was no longer in love with me when we broke up. It can be used to differentiate between how you care.0