My boyfriend and I have been dating forba little over a month. He asked me early on when I feel is a time when it's okay to start saying " I love you ".
I shrugged and said no set timeline. That when one person feels like they want to say it, you should say it.
He'll constantly say "I really, really like you " or "you know I'm crazy about you, right"
He knows I'm not overly affectionate, and I think actions speak louder than words. He also knows I am hesitant about the L word.
One evening during some pillow talk he jokingly asked, "do you love me?" But a part of me feels like he wasn't joking. Later that same night he said something along the lines of, "I really like you and when I say that I mean... I mean I'm crazy about you. " but the pause made me feel like maybe he was debting using the L word.
I don't think I'm ready to use the L word yet. What should I do if he says it?
What do you feel is the usual time line for saying, " I love you " ?
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As you mentioned, there is no timeline. Each person should simply say it whenever they feel like it's true. If you aren't ready, that's totally okay. If he says it first, you don't have to say it back. Just tell him exactly how you feel about him, even if it isn't "love" just yet. He should understand and not want to push you to say it before you're ready.1