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If it's a girl/boy you've always had a crush on but never had the courage to tell, I say go for broke.
If it's someone you just started dating, let 'em know.
If it's someone you've been married to for forty years, let 'em know.
If it's someone you're not even romantic with. If you've got an old friend who might not be feeling too good because they're alone because of a divorce, break-up or even death, let 'em know they're not alone. Let 'em know you're thinking of them. Let 'em know know you love 'em.
Maybe it's your mom, or you daughter or dad or son. Maybe it's your gradma or grandkid.
Maybe it's your priest or an old teacher that meant more to you than you ever expressed.
Let 'em know.
Maybe it's that old widow across the street that desperately needs her driveway shoveled.
Shovel it and let her know.
Life is too short and love is too sweet for us to shrink from it expressing it.