31 Different Ways to Express Your Love in French

31 Different Ways to Express Your Love in French

French is known for being the language of love and romance, with many ways to express your love in French with not only words but phrases as well.

Let's go through 10 ways to express your love in the French language.

First, let's begin with something simple but powerful, you may have heard of “Je t’adore” or “Je t’aime” but let's add something a bit extra.

Je t’aime beaucoup

I love you so much

Je t'aime de tout mon cœur

I love you with all my heart

Tu es l’amour de ma vie

You’re the love of my life

Je t’aime pour toujours et a jamais

I love you forever and always

J’ai eu un coup de foudre

Translates to (I had a bolt of lightning) and is a way to describe love at first sight

Tu es l’homme/la femme de mes rêves

You are the man/Woman of my dreams

Je suis folle/fou de toi

I am crazy about you

Tu me rends tellement heureux/heureuse

You make me so happy (heureux is for male and heureuse is for female)

Sans toi, je ne suis rien

Without you, I am nothing.

Je ne peux pas vivre sans toi

I can’t live without you

Je veux être avec toi pour toujours

I want to be with you forever

Je t’aimerai pour toujours

I will always love you

Tu as de beaux yeux

You have beautiful eyes

J’adore ton sourire

I love your smile

Tu es charmante

You are charming 

Tu es ma joie de vivre

You are the joy of my life

Je t'aimerai jusqu'à mon dernier souffle

I will love you till my last breath

Des papillons dans le ventre

Similar to the English to get “butterflies in the stomach”

Dévorer quelqu’un des yeux

Meaning “to devour someone with one’s eyes”

Trouver la perle rare

This means “to find the rare pearl” but this means “to find the one”

J’ai le cœur qui bat la chamade

My heart is beating out of my chest

Mon cœur bat pour lui/elle

My heart beats for him/her

Former un joli couple

To make a nice couple

Tu es la meilleure petite copine du monde/Tu es le meilleur petit copain du monde

You are the best girlfriend in the world/ You are the best boyfriend in the world.

If things are getting serious with you and your partner and you are thinking of taking it to the next step. Here are ways you can propose in French to swoon them off their feet.

Voudrais-tu m'épouser?

Would you like to marry me?

Veux-tu m'epouser?

Will you marry me?

Veux-tu me faire l'honneur de devenir ma femme?/Veux-tu me faire l'honneur de devenir mon homme?

Will you do me the honor of becoming my wife? / Will you do me the honor of becoming my husband?

A Few Quotes About Love in the French Language

Entre deux cœurs qui s’aiment, nul besoin de paroles

“There is no need for words between two hearts that love each other”

Il n’y a qu’un bonheur dans la vie, c’est d’aimer et d’être aimé

“There is but one happiness in life, and it’s to love and to be loved.”

L’amour rend aveugle

“Love is blind”


French is a sweet and sultry language and is perfect for swooning people off their feet. We hope you like this list of 31 ways to announce your love in the French language, go and practice them today so that you can be a pro in no time!

If you're interested in learning even more French, you should try some of these cool options: Check out Babbel for fun, interactive lessons that fit into your day easily. If you want something more in-depth, there's a great French course on Udemy that covers everything from the basics to more advanced topics. And if you prefer learning with a personal touch, Lingoda offers classes with native speakers that can really help you practice speaking.

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