300+ Cute And Romantic Ways To Say 'I Miss You'

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It isn’t easy to stay away from your beloved. Your longing to meet, talk, or hold hands can make you sad, and you want to express your yearning for them. However, there are several ways to say ‘I miss you’ other than using the overused phrase. You often want to express how each day feels like an eternity without them but fall short of the words. We can help you convey your feelings to your special someone in ways that capture every aspect of your emotion and express how much they mean to you. Keep reading this post for a comprehensive list of missing you messages for her and him in different ways in which you can express how much you miss them, whether you are in a long-distance relationship or away from your partner for a short span of days or weeks.

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Cute Ways To Say “I Miss You”

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  1. I wish you were here.
  2. I think about you all the time.
  3. I see you everywhere around me.
  4. When will I see you again?
  5. I’m counting the days by minutes.
  6. I can’t stop thinking about you.
  7. I can’t wait to be with you again.
  8. I can feel your breath on my neck.
  9. The world is not the same without you.
  10. You’ve been running through my head.
  11. I think of you night and day.
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You know you truly miss someone if they are the first person you want to share your happy news with.
  1. Each night, as I gaze at the stars, I find myself wishing for your return, my love. I long for you
  2. I yearn for you.
  3. All I do is think of you.
  4. I want you here with me now.
  5. I feel empty without you.
  6. I can sense your smell everywhere around me.
  7. I spend sleepless nights thinking about you.
  8. Every piece of me misses you.
  9. Your absence has left a void in my life.
  10. Every part of me aches for your presence.
  11. I crave you.
  12. Without you here, my soul feels crushed. I miss us.
  13. Nothing feels the same when you are away.
  14. I might explode if I don’t see you soon.
  15. Did you cast a spell on me? I can’t stop thinking about you.
  16. My heart is crying for you.
  17. I smile when I think of you.
  18. I’m incomplete without you.
  19. Three syllables, three words, eight letters, one phrase—I miss you.
  20. I am looking at our photos, and I can’t help but smile.
  21. Time stops moving when you are away.
  22. When will I see your sweet face again?
  23. I wish you were in my arms right now.
  24. I miss the warmth of your body next to mine.
  25. When can we watch our favorite show again?
  26. A piece of my heart is missing without you around.
  27. Hey, I miss you terribly.
  28. I never thought I would miss someone so badly.
  29. My heart aches for you.
  30. I miss your gaze, your voice, your smile, your laughter.
  31. I’d rather be kissing you than missing you.
  32. Absence makes the heart miserable.
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Missing someone you love and feeling low can make you physically and emotionally sick. Physical signs include loss of appetite, stomach upset, and lack of sleep (1).
  1. “O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” (Replace Romeo with your special someone’s name)
  2. I miss you like a nincompoop misses the point.
  3. Missing you is my hobby.
  4. I find myself desperately counting the days until we are together again. Everything at our home reminds me of you.
  5. A tight hug from you right now would mean the world to me.
  6. I can’t wait to be in your arms again. I really miss you.
  7. As I sit here alone, my thoughts wander to you wistfully, yearning for your presence by my side. IMYSM.
  8. The world around me feels desolate and empty without you. I long for your embrace.
  9. I miss everything about you.
  10. I wish I could fast-forward time to be with you again.
  11. Nothing makes sense when you are not with me.
  12. I want to be where you are.
  13. I wish we were running errands together.
  14. I envy the people who get to see you every day.
  15. I miss waking up next to you.
  16. I miss you only when I’m breathing.
  17. You may be out of sight, but babe, you are never off my mind.
  1. I miss holding your hands.
  2. I miss sharing meals with you.
  3. I miss you so much that it hurts.
  4. Missing you is my heart’s way of reminding me that I love you.
  5. I miss how you laugh at your own jokes.
  6. I miss how you used to pull my leg.
  7. I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.
  8. You are crucial to my existence. I miss you!
  9. Days feel like years when you are not with me.
  10. I hope you know that I’m thinking about you.
  11. I can’t stop listening to our songs.
  12. Every song I hear reminds me of you.
  13. I miss you like the desert yearns for the rain.
  14. The world feels colder without your presence.
  15. Your absence leaves an immense void in my heart and I can’t think straight.
  16. It’s only been rainy and gloomy since you’re not here.
  17. I go back to our favorite cafe whenever I miss you.
  18. I wear your perfume just to feel closer to you.
  19. My bed sheets still carry the essence of you.
  20. You’re the missing piece to my puzzle.
  21. It feels like life seizes when you are not around.
  22. Why aren’t you here in my arms at this very moment?
  23. If missing you were a job, I’d be the most dedicated employee.
  24. The sound of your laugh is what I miss the most.
  25. Your absence sends an echo through my heart.
  26. When you’re not here, it feels like the sky has no stars in the sky.
  27. Seeing your picture makes me smile, and it warms my heart.
  28. Come back soon. I can’t wait to make new memories with you.
  29. Without you here, my world becomes colorless.
  30. You make the simplest moments feel divine.
  31. You keep me sane and steady, come back soon.
  32. You’re the center of my universe, I miss having you in my orbit.
  33. Throughout the day, every thought I had, I could not get you out of my head.
  34. Is it strange that I sense a deep void in your absence?
  35. I know now what eternity would feel like without you by my side.
  36. The longing I have for you is surreal.
  37. Time does not run its normal course when you’re not around.
  38. Someone great rightly said that change is the only constant, but the pain of you being apart is constant too.
  39. Just dreaming of you is not enough.
  40. Your presence is like a breath of fresh air; I miss that rejuvenating feeling.
  41. Return home soon. I miss you.
  42. The first thing I do is miss you when I wake up and you are not next to me.
  43. Your presence is irreplaceable.
  44. I dropped a tear in the ocean. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you.
  45. When the feeling of missing hits me in waves, I can’t help but drown in it.
  46. Saying ‘I miss you’ is a huge understatement.
  47. Today and everyday feels empty without you.
  48. You have left a lasting mark on my heart.
  49. It is better knowing that we are both under the same sky, looking at the same moon, and wishing on the same stars.

Say “I Miss You” In Different Languages

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  1. Eshtakto elik: Arabic
  2. Ngo gua zhu lei: Cantonese
  3. Wǒ xiǎng nǐ: Mandarin
  4. Mou leipeis: Greek
  5. Ik mis je: Dutch
  6. Ikävä sinua: Finnish
  7. Ich vermisse Dich: German
  8. Tu me manques: French
  9. Chybíš mi: Czech
  10. Mi manchi: Italian
  11. Te desidero arum: Latin
  12. Miss na kita: Filipino
  13. Ek mis jou: Afrikaans
  14. Te extraño: Spanish
  15. Nan dangsin-i geuliwoyo: Korean
  16. Ya skuchayu po tebe: Russian
  17. Aiftaqadak (for men) aiftaqadaki (for women): Arabic
  18. Eu sinto sua falta: Portuguese
  19. Hiányzol: Hungarian
  20. Aku merindukanmu: Indonesian
  21. Ninakukosa: Swahili
  22. Pogrešam te: Slovenian
  23. Seni özledim: Turkish
  24. Et trobo a faltar: Catalan
  25. Nedostajes mi: Croatian
  26. Ngikukhumbulile: Zulu
  27. Airím uaim thú: Irish
  28. Jag saknar dig: Swedish
  29. Tęsknię za Tobą: Polish
  30. Ja sumuju pa tabie: Belarusian
  31. Mujhe aapki yaad aati hai: Hindi
  32. Më Mungon: Albanian
  33. Aš tavęs pasiilgau: Lithuanian
  34. A na m atụ ụche gị: Igbo
  35. Dwi yn methu ti: Welsh
  36. Ikh hab dir lib: Yiddish
  37. Yes karotum yem k’ez: Armenian
  38. Anata ga koishī: Japanese
  39. Tôi nhớ bạn: Vietnamese
  40. Waan kuu xiisay: Somali
  41. Jeg savner deg: Norwegian
  42. Man tevis pietrūkst: Latvian
  43. Ma igatsen sind: Estonian
  44. Komainnko lwmtaal: Burmese
  45. Ya sumuyu za toboyu: Ukrainian
  46. Mi e dor de tine: Romanian
  47. Faltan botatzen zaitut: Basque
  48. Aku kangen kowe: Javanese
  49. Jeg savner dig: Danish
  50. Extráñote: Galician
  51. Nimmissjak: Maltese
  52. Ég sakna þín: Icelandic
  53. Vi mankas al mi: Esperanto
  54. Ina kewar ku: Hausa
  55. Nafekenyi : Amharic
  56. Sənin üçün darıxıram: Azerbaijani
  57. Menat’rebi: Georgian
  58. I Ou manke: Haitian Creole
  59. Ndiyakukhumbula: Xhosa
  60. Sizni sog’indim: Uzbek
  61. C̄hạn khidt̄hụng khun: Thai
  62. Ua ou misia oe: Samoan
  63. Haʻi wau iā ʻoe: Hawaiian
  64. Bi chamaig sanaj baina: Mongolian

Say “I Miss You” With Song Lyrics

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  1. “Every step I take
    Every move I make
    Every single day
    Every time I pray
    I’ll be missing you.”
    —“I’ll Be Missing You” Puff Diddy, Faith Evans
  2. “If someone said three years from now you’d be long gone, I’d stand up and punch them out.”
    —“Who Knew” P!nk
  3. “Don’t you know I can’t sleep at night.
    But just the same,
    I never weep at night; I call your name.”
    —“I Call Your Name” The Mamas & The Papas
  4. “Send it in a letter baby, tell you on the phone.
    I’m not the kinda girl who likes to be alone.”
    —“Miss You Much” Janet Jackson
  5. “It hurts, but something survives.
    Though it’s undermined, I’d still like to see you sometime.”
    —“See You Sometime” Joni Mitchell
  6. “I never knew how much I missed you, but now I can plainly see it’s a lonesome old town when you’re not around.”
    —“It’s a Lonesome Old Town,” Frank Sinatra
  7. “I’ve been holding out so long.
    I’ve been sleeping all alone. Lord I miss you.”
    —“Miss You” Rolling Stones
  8. “If you miss me once in a while, then I’ll return to you.
    I’ll return and fill that space in your heart.”
    —“The Promise” Tracy Chapman
  9. “May be surrounded by
    A million people I
    Still feel all alone
    Just wanna go home
    Oh, I miss you, you know…”
    —“Home” Michael Bublé
  10. “And bein’ apart ain’t easy on this love affair
    Two strangers learn to fall in love again
    I get the joy of rediscovering you
    Oh girl, you stand by me, I’m forever yours, faithfully.”
    —“Faithfully” Journey
  11. “I see your picture, I smell your skin on, the empty pillow next to mine
    You have only been gone ten days, but already I am wasting away
    I know I’ll see you again
    Whether far or soon
    But I need you to know, that I care
    And I miss you.”
    —“I Miss You” Incubus
  12. “And I miss you
    Like the deserts miss the rain.”
    —“Missing” Everything But The Girl
  13. “It’s a quarter after one, I’m all alone and I need you now
    Said I wouldn’t call but I lost all control and I need you now
    And I don’t know how I can do without, I just need you now…”
    —“Need You Now” Lady Antebellum
  14. “Just go back to the places where we used to go and I’ll be there.” —“Always Something There to Remind Me,”
    — Naked Eyes
  15. “I’ve been dreamin’ of you
    That’s all I do
    But it’s
    Driving me insane.”
    —“Dreamin’ of You” Bob Dylan
  16. “I want to dream in the same bed as you
    And I want my clothes to smell like you do
    Like they used to.”
    —“Like They Used To” Joshua Radin
  17. “In case you’re wondering, somebody’s missing you.
    Really, really, really, really missing you.”
    —“Somebody’s Missing You” Dolly Parton
  18. “And I miss you more than I should
    Than I thought I could
    Can’t get my mind off of you.”
    —“The Fear You Won’t Fall” Joshua Radin, Priscilla Ahn
  19. “No words can explain the way I’m missing you
    Deny this emptiness, this hole that I’m inside.”
    —“Lay Me Down” Sam Smith, John Legend
  20. “Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone.
    It’s not warm when she’s away.
    Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone.
    And she’s always gone too long.
    Anytime she goes away.”
    —“Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers
  21. “I miss you so much, I can’t stand it.
    Seems like my heart, is breaking in two.
    My head says no but my soul demands it.
    Everything I do, reminds me of you.”
    —“Reminds Me of You” Van Morrison
  22. “All through the night I will see memories passing
    The way you looked the sound of your laughing
    How I long for the touch of your hand holding mine dear
    Oh I miss you and I wish you were here
    Lord, I miss you and I wish you were here.”
    —“I Miss You” Elvis Presley
  23. “No, I can’t close my eyes without you in my dreams
    —Luke Bryan
  24. “I only need you when my heart is beating
    You are the color that I’m bleeding
    I only miss you when I’m breathing.”
    —Jason Derulo
  25. “I miss you like crazy, I miss you like crazy
    No matter what I say or do, there’s just no getting over you.”
    —Natalie Cole
  26. “And every breath that I’ve been takin’
    Since you left feels like a waste on me
    I’ve been holding on to hope
    That you’ll come back when you can find some peace
    ‘Cause every word that I’ve heard spoken
    Since you left feels like a hollow street.”
    — “Bruises” Lewis Capaldi
  27. “I could try to smile to hide the truth
    But I know I was happier with you.”
    — “Happier” Ed Sheeran
  28. “If I lay here
    If I just lay here
    Would you lie with me and just forget the world?”
    – “Chasing Cars” Snow Patrol
  29. “I’ve never felt this way before
    Everything that I do reminds me of you.”
    – “When You’re Gone” Avril Lavinge
  30. “Holding you again could only do me good
    How I wish I could, but you’re so far away.”
    – “So Far Away” Carole King
  31. “But nothing
    I said nothing can take away these blues
    ‘Cause nothing compares
    Nothing compares to you.”
    – “Nothing Compares 2 U” Sinéad O’Connor
  32. “Nobody said it was easy
    It’s such a shame for us to part
    Nobody said it was easy
    No one ever said it would be this hard
    Oh, take me back to the start.”
    – “The Scientist” Coldplay
  33. “Oh, won’t you stay with me?
    ‘Cause you’re all I need.”
    – “Stay With Me” Sam Smith
  34. “I guess I kinda liked the way you numbed all the pain
    Now the day bleeds
    Into nightfall
    And you’re not here
    To get me through it all.”
    – “Someone You Loved” Lewis Capaldi
  35. “I had all and then most of you, some and now none of you
    Take me back to the night we met.”
    – “Take Me Back To The Night We Met” Lord Huron
  36. “I can’t imagine a world with you gone
    The joy and the chaos, the demons we’re made of
    I’d be so lost if you left me alone.”
    – “Hold On” Chord Overstreet
  37. “But when you’re not there I just crumble.”
    – “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” Paloma Faith
  38. “When you walk away I count the steps that you take
    Do you see how much I need you right now?”
    – “When You’re Gone” Avril Lavinge
  39. “When it gets hard, you know it can get hard sometimes
    It is the only thing makes us feel alive
    We keep this love in a photograph
    We made these memories for ourselves.”
    – “Photograph” Ed Sheeran
  40. “So when I’m all choked up
    But I can’t find the words
    Every time we say goodbye
    Baby, it hurts When the sun goes down
    And the band won’t play
    I’ll always remember us this way.”
    – “Always Remember Us This Way” Lady Gaga
  41. “And after all this time
    You’re still the one I love.”
    – “Still the One” Shania Twain
  42. “I have died every day waiting for you
    Darling, don’t be afraid I have loved you for a thousand years
    I’ll love you for a thousand more.”
    – “A Thousand Years” Christina Perri
  43. “What if we rewrite the stars?
    Say you were made to be mine
    Nothing could keep us apart
    You’d be the one I was meant to find.”
    – “Rewrite The Stars” Anne Marie and James Arthur
  44. “When the waves are flooding the shore
    And I can’t find my way home anymore
    That’s when I, I, I look at you.”
    – “When I Look At You” Miley Cyrus
  45. “When you’re gone
    The pieces of my heart are missin’ you.”
    – “When You’re Gone” Avril Lavinge
  46. “I want you to know
    That if I can’t be close to you, I’ll settle for the ghost of you
    I miss you more than life.”
    – “Ghost” Justin Bieber
  47. “And all my friends are tired
    Of hearing how much I miss you but
    I kinda feel sorry for them
    ‘Cause they’ll never know you the way that I do.”
    – “Driver’s License” Olivia Rodrigo
  48. “How unfair, it’s just our luck
    Found something real that’s out of touch
    But if you’d searched the whole wide world
    Would you dare to let it go?”
    – “Not About Angels” Birdy
  49. “All I want is nothing more
    To hear you knocking at my door.”
    – “All I Want” Kodaline
  50. “And every time, every time you go (Oh)
    It’s like a knife that cuts right to my soul.”
    – “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” Paloma Faith
  51. “Cause all of the small things that you do
    Are what remind me why I fell for you
    And when we’re apart and I’m missing you
    I close my eyes and all I see is you.”
    – “Those Eyes” New West
  52. “The time for sleep is now
    But it’s nothing to cry about
    ‘Cause we’ll hold each other soon.”
    – “I Will Follow You Into The Dark” Death Cab For Cutie
  53. “Hey there, Delilah
    Don’t you worry about the distance
    I’m right there if you get lonely
    Give this song another listen.”
    – “Hey There, Delilah” Plain White T’s
  54. “Oh, let me hold ya
    I’ll never let you go again like I did.”
    – “Until I Found You” Stephen Sanchez
  55. “But there’s nothing to be afraid of
    Even when the night changes
    It will never change me and you.”
    – “Night Changes” One Direction
  56. “ When our friends talk about you, all it does is just tear me down
    Cause my heart breaks a little when I hear your name.”
    – “When I Was Your Man” Bruno Mars
  57. “So you can keep me
    Inside the pocket
    Of your ripped jeans
    Holding me closer ’til our eyes meet
    You won’t ever be alone, wait for me to come home.”
    – “Photograph” Ed Sheeran
  58. “And now I’m pacing back and forth
    Wishing you were at my door.”
    – “Enchanted” Taylor Swift
  59. “Don’t wanna close my eyes
    I don’t wanna fall asleep
    ‘Cause I’d miss you, baby
    And I don’t wanna miss a thing.”
    – “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” Aerosmith
  60. “I’m here without you, baby
    But you’re still on my lonely mind
    I think about you, baby.”
    – “Here Without You” 3 Doors Down
  61. “I live my life for you
    I wanna be by your side in everything that you do
    And if there’s only one thing you can believe is true
    I live my life for you.”
    – “I Live My Life For You” Firehouse
  62. “Baby, you’re all that I want
    When you’re lyin’ here in my arms
    I’m findin’ it hard to believe
    We’re in heaven.”
    – “Heaven” Bryan Adams
  63. “Yeah when my world is falling apart
    When there’s no light
    To break up the dark
    That’s when I, I, I look at you.”
    – “When I Look At You” Miley Cyrus
  64. “I lay in tears in bed all night
    Alone without you by my side.”
    – “All I Want” Kodaline
  65. “I know you’re somewhere out there
    Somewhere far away
    I want you back, I want you back.”
    – “Talking To The Moon” Bruno Mars
  66. “Wherever we’re standing
    I won’t take you for granted
    ‘Cause we’ll never know when
    When we’ll run out of time
    So I’m gonna love you Like I’m gonna lose you.”
    – “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Meghan Trainor
  67. “My heart’s a stereo
    It beats for you, so listen close
    Hear my thoughts in every no-ote
    Make me your radio
    And turn me up when you feel low.”
    – “Stereo Hearts” Gym Class Heroes feat. Adam Levine
  68. “Just something I can turn to
    Somebody I can miss
    I want something just like this
    I want something just like this.”
    – “Something Just Like This” Chainsmokers feat. Coldplay
  69. “So how come when I reach out my finger
    It feels like more than distance between us?”
    – “California King Bed” Rihanna
  70. “At night when the stars light up my room I sit by myself
    Talking to the moon
    Tryna get to you
    In hopes you’re on the other side talking to me, too
    Or am I a fool who sits alone talking to the moon?”
    – “Talking To The Moon” Bruno Mars

Say “I Miss You” With Quotes

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  1. “I wonder how much of the day I spend just callin’ after you.” ―Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  2. “You can decorate absence however you want- but you’re still gonna feel what’s missing.” ―Siobhan Vivian, Same Difference
  3. “You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.” ―John Cena
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Sharing quotes is effective when you want to tell someone how much you miss them, especially if you struggle to express your feelings.
  1. “It’s times like this…. when it’s over a year later and I’m still crying over you that I want to turn to you and say: See…. This is why I asked you never to kiss me.” ―Ranata Suzuki
  2. No, I don’t miss you… Not in a way that one is missed. But I think of you. Sometimes. In the way that one might think of the summer sunshine on a winter night…” ―Sreesha Divakaran, Those Imperfect Strokes
  3. “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” ―Claudia Adrienne Grandi
  4. “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.” ―Nathanael Richmond
  5. “I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds – but I think of you always in those intervals.” ―Salvador Plascencia
  6. “Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you.” ―Richelle E. Goodrich
  7. “Missing you is worse than Pittsburgh.” ―Salvador Plascencia, The People of Paper
  8. “I miss your voice because it is a symphony; your scent because it is a treasure; your smile because it is a jewel; your hug because it is a masterpiece; and your kiss because it is a miracle.” ―Matshona Dhliwayo
  9. “And the tender breeze brought me your fragrance.” ―Avijeet Das
  10. “You are the someone in my life whom I will miss always!” ―Avijeet Das
  11. “Why are you there even in my silences? Why does my loneliness keep talking about you?” ―Avijeet Das
  12. “I love you past the moon and miss you beyond the stars.” ―JmStorm
  13. “I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.” ―Franz Kafka
  14. “Trees quiet without the birds, My heart quiet without you.” ―Terri Guillemets
  15. “I miss you like the flower misses the sun…” ―William Thatcher
  16. “I have a late conversation with the moon, he tells me about the sun, and I tell him about you. ―S.L. Gray
  17. “Not a day goes by that I don’t look at your picture and smile. Or cry. Or both.” ―Dean Jackson
  18. “I keep myself busy with things to do, but everytime I pause I still think of you.” ―Cecelia Ahern
  19. “Life is so short, so fast the lone hours fly, we ought to be together, you and I.” ―Henry Alford
  20. “What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.” ―Richard Wilbur, Opposites, More Opposites, and a Few Differences
  21. “You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.” ―John Green
  22. “And they can’t understand, what hurts more—Missing the other person, or pretending not to.” ―Khadija Rupa, Unexpressed Feelings
  23. “When you are not at hand to kiss away my fears, I cannot choose but be wretched. —Byron Caldwell Smith
  24. “Rise up, wise up, say it loud. Soul, I will not lie to you. I’m all alone. I’m still missing you, missing you, missing you.” ―Tegan Quin
  25. “I want to be with you. It’s as simple, and as complicated as that.” ―Charles Bukowski
  26. “But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” – Calla Quinn
  27. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” – Virginia Woolf
  28. “The world is very quiet without you around.” – Lemony Snicket
  29. Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!” – Emily Brontë
  30. “You’re everywhere except right here and it hurts.” — Rupi Kaur
  31. Poets use countless words to describe their pain, but I only need three: I miss you.” – Caroline George
  32. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Alphonse de Lamartine
  33. “Listen to the sunset; see it’s pretty hue. When you see it, think of me, and I’ll think of you.” – Oksana Rus
  34. No matter where you go, you will always be in my heart.” – Anthony T. Hincks
  35. “As long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.” – Donna Lynn Hope
  36. “I miss you so much that I would fly to you faster than a bird, but how can a bird with a clipped wing fly?” – Rumi
  37. “I miss you everyday but today it feels like everything I do is just here to remind me I am living without you.” – Courtney Peppernell
  38. “We only part to meet again.” – John Gay
  39. “Missing you every day is part of loving you, and loving you that makes me miss you every day.” – Analiza Garcia
  40. “I miss everything about you, Can’t believe that I still want you, and after all the things we’ve been through.” – Colbie Caillat
  41. There’s solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.” – Jim Crace
  42. “How is it that he’s always in my thoughts even when I am not thinking?” – Sanober Khan
  43. “It is lonely here and I miss your light.” – Ranata Suzuki
  44. “Missing her kept him awake more than the coffee.” – John Green
  45. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.” – Bill Watterson
  46. “Whenever I miss you, I look at my heart. Because it’s the only place I can find you.” – Hasina Jalili
  47. The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks
  48. “I missed him the more he was absent from my life, and the more I missed him, the more I loved him..” – Donna Lynn Hope
  49. “The thing is that you brought this out in me. How could I want it with anyone else?” – JmStorm
  50. “Missing someone is part of loving them. Not until you are apart do you realize how much they mean to you.” – Nikhil Saluja
  51. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne
  52. “If it’s real, they’ll find you no matter how far you go.” – Robert. M. Drake
  53. “I envy the winds who still witness you.” – Rupi Kaur
  54. “Distance never separates two hearts that really care.” – Cheryl Ott
  55. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I say “I miss you” through gestures or actions instead of words?

Calling or texting someone, giving comforting hugs or holding hands when you meet, making plans to spend time together, giving gifts or handwritten letters and notes, giving sincere compliments, doing things for them such as making them a cup of coffee, etc. are gestures that can indicate to someone that you miss them.

2. How can I tell someone I miss them without being too overbearing or overwhelming?

You can avoid overwhelming your partner by giving only heartfelt and genuine compliments, being comfortable with personal boundaries, showing support, giving small personalized gifts, and planning small outings instead of going overboard with excessive invasion into their private space.

3. How can I show my partner how much I miss them when we are apart?

Calling or texting them and expressing your emotions genuinely is the simplest way of conveying your feelings to your partner. In addition, asking for or sharing pictures and videos to know how their day is, sharing jokes or quotes, reminiscing about events from the past, doing something for them, making plans for dates or other couple activities, etc., can show your partner how much you miss them.

The words “I miss you” would subtly tell your partner that you are thinking of them. However, it sometimes sounds ordinary to text the three words. So, we have shared these creative ways to say “I miss you” to your companion. In this list, we have included a few straightforward I miss you messages and a few quotes by famous personalities that convey the same. These additional words add more depth to the phrase and make you sound more honest. So, choose the type that resonates with you the most and conveys your thoughts in a romantic style.

Infographic: Movies That Say “I Miss You”

If going through the messages and quotes above has made you miss your partner even more, indulge yourself in a movie marathon of the same genre and relate your feelings to the movie’s main character to help you feel better. We have created the following infographic, which contains a list of movies about two lovers standing the test of distance and time. Make sure to save the list so you can find it easily when you need it the next time.

the i miss you movie list (infographic)

Illustration: Momjunction Design Team

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Key Pointers

  • Using song lyrics, quotes, and even movie dialogues are a few creative ways to tell someone you miss them.
  • Avoid using ‘I miss you’ quotes too frequently, as they may lose their impact over time.
  • If a ‘miss you’ quote seems too simple, using a relevant image might enhance your message.
  • Writing ‘miss you’ in different languages can make your message come across as charming.

Join us in this heartwarming video as we highlight the 25 romantic ways to say “I love you.” From sweet words to grand gestures, this video has it all!


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