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Valentine’s Day brings a lot of pressure to express your love. Follow these tips if you want to write the perfect Valentine’s Day card.

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Writing for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day—which is celebrated on February 14— is a day when you can express your love or admiration to someone special in your life.

The thought of writing a Valentine’s Day letter will do one of two things: It will make your heart flutter in giddy anticipation, or it will make you sweat through your shirt in anguish.

Either way, we decided to share some tips on what to write in a Valentine’s Day card (plus a few ready-to-use messages for new relationships).

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What To Write in a Valentine’s Card

A Valentine’s Day card is the perfect token of appreciation to give to your partner whether you’ve been together a few weeks, months, or years. However, writing a love letter is slightly different from writing other types of informal letters.

Keep reading to learn what to write in a Valentine's Day card for new relationships.
Writing the perfect Valentine's Day card requires you to write from the heart. 

Here’s how to write the perfect Valentine’s Day letter:

1) Include Special Moments

Write a heartfelt message by adding an inside joke or your favorite moments together. A handwritten letter shows your effort. If you want to make it even more personal, seal it with a kiss (with your signature lipstick color) or add a spritz of cologne or perfume.

2) Express Yourself

Tell your significant other what you like the most about them. However, it’s important to consider the reader. Some people like expressive romanticism, while others don’t. If you’re not sure, try to find a happy balance.

3) Write About the Future

Write about the future and what your hopes are for the relationship. For example, maybe you’ll be meeting each other’s family soon or going on a trip. Write about how you’re excited for this to happen.

4) Be Original

Don’t just copy a Shakespeare poem and call it a day. You don’t have to write a love letter deserving of a Pulitzer Prize, but make sure you’re original and sincere, and write from the heart.

Valentine’s Day Card Closings

If you’re writing a Valentine’s Day card for a long-term or close relationship, you can use any of the following closings:

  • All my love,
  • All my heart,
  • Forever yours,
  • Endlessly,
  • Passionately,

What To Write in a Valentine’s Day Card for a New Relationship

We should note that writing a Valentine’s Day letter using the tips above is easier when you’re in a more established relationship, simply because there are more memories to write about.

Writing a Valentine’s Day card is a little trickier when you’re in a new relationship. You don’t want to write too much, but you don’t want to write too little either—both options could send the wrong signal.

That being said, below you’ll find five ready-to-use Valentine’s Day messages. Consider it a token of love from us! And don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone you were here.

Cupid led me to you and life has been a thrill ever since! I’m excited to continue this ride with you.
For the first time ever, I looked forward to Valentine’s Day—and it’s because of you. Thanks for making life so sweet!
I’m so happy to have met you. I hope this Valentine’s Day is as special to you as it is to me.
I feel like I won the lottery every time I spend time with you. You are the jackpot!
Valentine’s Day may suck, but you sure don’t! Thanks for making this day bearable.
Valentine’s Day Card Closings for New Relationships

If you’re in a new relationship, the following Valentine’s Day card closings are more casual:

  • XOXO,
  • Hugs and kisses,
  • Yours truly,
  • Endlessly,
  • Gratefully,

LanguageTool Can Proofread Your Handwritten Valentines Day Card

If you’re worried about handwriting a Valentine’s letter because of possible spelling or grammar mistakes, you could always use LanguageTool’s text scanning feature. All you have to do is use your camera lens to scan the letter, and LanguageTool will detect any spelling and grammar mistakes and offer style and formatting improvements.  Now, go on and express your everlasting devotion to your Valentine.

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