Maybe you're looking for a way to tell your sweetheart just how much they mean to you without diving in immediately for "those three words." But you've never been an expert on romance, so you're struggling to come up with something new to melt their heart all over again.

Fear not, though, for I've got 40 creative ways you can express your appreciation for your special someone that'll catch them by surprise and give them butterflies...

1. "You look so amazing, today and every day"

2. "I will never get tired of seeing you smile"

3. "Drive safely and text me when you get there"

4. "Are you okay?"

5. "I saw this and thought of you"

6. "My heart skips a beat every time I see you"

7. "I feel so safe when I'm in your arms"

8. "Whenever we hug, I never want to let go"

9. "You're the type of girl/guy they write poetry about"

10. "You're the one I look for in every crowded room"

11. "There's nothing in this world I wouldn't do for you"

12. "I think about you all the time"

13. "I'm sorry"

14. "I love spending time with you"

15. "My favorite place is anywhere with you"

16. "This song reminds me of us"

17. "I saw this in the store today and it made me think of you"

18. "You're the only person who can make doing nothing fun"

19. "I've always dreamt of finding someone like you"

20. "I'm here for you whenever you need me"

21. "You're my favorite"

22. "How did I get so lucky?"

23. "Every time we kiss, it feels like the first time"

24. "I'm never afraid to be myself when I'm with you"

25. "How can I help?"

26. "You're everything I could ever want"

27. "You deserve all the best and I want to give you that"

28. "I knew from the first day we met that I'd never be the same"

29. "When I met you, all of the love songs started making sense"

30. "You're like my best friend that I really, really enjoy kissing"

31. "I'd rather argue here with you and be yours than kiss anyone else and be theirs"

32. "I appreciate everything we have more than I can ever say"

33. "I want to show you all of my favorite movies"

34. "You are everything I could ever want"

35. "Let me take you to all of my favorite places"

36. "I want to share a milkshake with you"

37. "You are always so lovely"

38. "Every day is an adventure when I'm sharing it with you"

39. "I am so proud of you"

40. "You have no idea how special you are to me"

You're welcome in advance. ;)