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18 Short And Sweet Things You Can Say To A Loved One While We Socially Distance

It's important #NowMoreThanEver to connect and let the ones you love know how much you care. Learn more at The Connections Project.

Social distancing is necessary right now for our health and safety, but it can also leave us feeling stressed and isolated. #NowMoreThanEver, we could all use a short and sweet text, email, or phone call to let our loved ones know they're special. Here are few ideas if you're looking for the words to say.


"Let's video-chat this week. You bring the [insert favorite snack] and I'll bring the [insert other favorite snack]!"


"Honestly, every night I thank the universe for making you.. and carbs. You've both really showed up for me in these difficult times. ❤️🥖😘"


"I miss your hugs THIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIS much, times infinity."


"Just wanted to say I miss you more than I miss [favorite throwback TV show]."


"Can't wait to see your smile again, IRL."


"Never thought I'd be saying this, but I kinda miss the sound of your annoying laughter. 🙄"


"Now that we're far apart, it's the perfect time to admit you were actually right that one time I said you were wrong. Luv ya!"


"How are you feeling right now? Tell me, honestly."


"I took your mushiness for granted... 😩And if you EVER tell anyone I said this, I'll deny it."


"OMG STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING! 🚨🚨🚨Now that I have your attention just wanna say ILYSM OMG. 😭"


"I know these times make it difficult to show up for each other, but if you need something please let me know. We'll figure it out together!"


"Leave me a voicemail so I can hear you whenever I want. And nope, that's not weird at all."


"Hey grandma/grandpa! Did you know you were my favorite family member? Can't wait to hang out again!"


"I miss cooking with you! Let's do it over video until we can see each other again."


"What's going on [insert family member/friend]! Are you stocked up on groceries and essentials? Let me know what you need and I'll leave it by the door. Love you!"


"Remember that time we [insert funny memory]? 😂😂😂Can't wait to get up to our antics again!"


"Let's pick up the phone and call each other like in the olden days. Experts say it's even better than texting!"


"Did you eat today? Get fresh air? Please remember to be kind to yourself!"

Connect with your loved ones, #NowMoreThanEver.