Is saying "love ya" less meaningful then I love you?

My boyfriend told me he loved me first, we had been together for 4 months, its only been a few weeks since and now he says love ya. I know he loves me, but it just seems so much more impersonal. He rarely says it to me either, actually only has 2 times since the first time he says it. But he... Show More

I meant he DOES says it in text before he goes to bed. He has only said it in person a few times since the first time he said it to me. :)