So, We guess if you made it to this page, you miss a special boy. Lucky you, having someone worth missing, but we know it hurts. When someone else distills that feeling into the perfect little words, it’s oddly satisfying and comforting. Missing a lover is a universal experience. These 35 quotes hit on that bittersweet sentiment.
11 Your arms around me felt like home. I’m homesick.
You don’t need to be in any particular place to feel as safe and comfortable as you do at home. Sometimes all you need is the embrace of someone you love. And without? Well, of course you feel out of sorts.
1. Your arms around me felt like home. I’m homesick.
22 In French, you don’t say, “I miss you.” You say “tu me manques” which means you are missing from me. I love that.
One for the language nerds in the language of love. It can feel like there’s a piece missing when your love is not near, and the French apparently know that feeling very well: it’s built right into their language.
2. In French, you don’t say, “I miss you.” You say “tu me manq...
33 I just want to lay on your chest and listen to your heartbeat.
When you miss someone, you don’t necessarily miss hanging out or doing stuff together, though you may. You just miss his nearness, his presence. You wish you could listen to him literally just living under your ear.
3. I just want to lay on your chest and listen to your heartbe...
44 I have late night conversations with the moon, he tells me about the sun, and I tell him about you.
If you can’t sleep for missing someone, you’ve got it bad. You also feel so much more keenly at night, when the world is quiet and you’ve got no distractions from what’s going on in your head. You’ve got no one to talk to but the moon.
4. I have late night conversations with the moon, he tells me ...
55 One day we’ll never have to say goodbye, just goodnight.
Whether he’s traveling, or away at school, or studying abroad, or lives far away, there will be an end to your being apart. And that’s hope, and gives you hope. This quote touches on how sweet it will be when your time apart ends.
5. One day we’ll never have to say goodbye, just goodnight.
66 Missing him quotes: You’re worth every mile between us.
For those of you in long distance relationships, you could settle for someone who lives in your town or goes to your school, but they wouldn’t be your man. Being long distance is a big choice to make, and requires a lot of strength. If you’re doing it, you must have a really good guy on the other end.
6. Missing him quotes: You’re worth every mile between us.
77 Hell is loving you in my sleep and waking up alone.
Sometimes you just wake up and know you’re gonna be sad that day. It happens! It must be especially hard when you miss your boyfriend on top of it, and waking up next to him could have given you such a good start.
7. Hell is loving you in my sleep and waking up alone.
88 I will carry you with me ’til I see you again.
Yeah, you’ll miss him and think about him, but there’s more to it. Knowing he loves you, even from afar, will keep you going. You’ll keep his heart and interests in mind in your every action. Even when you’re apart, he’s with you in that way.
8. I will carry you with me ’til I see you again.
99 I can’t wait until I can roll over at 2 AM to find your lips instead of a text.
I hope you’ve got the kind of boy you texts you late at night, because it means as he’s trying to sleep, he’s thinking of you and missing you. It means he wishes he was there to kiss you instead of text you.
9. I can’t wait until I can roll over at 2 AM to find your lip...
1010 I crave you in the most innocent form. I crave to say good night and give you forehead kisses…
…and to say that I adore you when you feel at your worst. I crave you in ways where I just want to be next to you and nothing more or less.
When you miss someone, it’s the basic, mundane things you miss, the chance to touch and offer kindness, even shared silence.
10. I crave you in the most innocent form. I crave to say good ...
1111 When I close my eyes, I see you. When I open my eyes, I miss you.
The dream vs the reality. No matter what, he’s there, on your mind.
11. When I close my eyes, I see you. When I open my eyes, I mis...
1212 No matter how painful distance can be, not having you in my life would be worse.
Don’t ever lose sight of how special your guy is, and how that makes missing him worth it. Missing him only hurts because of how great it is when he’s there, so remember that.
12. No matter how painful distance can be, not having you in my...
1313 Not a day goes by that I don’t look at your picture and smile. Or cry. Or both.
Just like the previous quote: that he makes you smile is why you cry when you miss him.
13. Not a day goes by that I don’t look at your picture and smi...
1414 I miss you the most at night. When everything is quiet and the silence reminds me that I’m not sleeping next to you.
Everything feels stronger and sharper at night, especially the feeling of being alone and missing someone. It would still be dark at night if he were there, but at least you could put your arms around him.
14. I miss you the most at night. When everything is quiet and ...
1515 Out of sight but babe you are never off my mind.
This quote will remind him that his being away from you doesn’t mean you’re going to love him less or forget about him. Your heart is true whether he’s right next to you or on another continent.
15. Out of sight but babe you are never off my mind.
1616 I’m jealous of people who get to see you every day.
It’s crazy to be without someone and know that there are people who see him every day and don’t even think about it: baristas, coworkers, neighbors. They have no idea what a privilege it is to be around him, when you’re somewhere else wishing you could so much as look into his eyes.
16. I’m jealous of people who get to see you every day.
1717 It’s incredible how alone one person’s absence can make you feel…
…I could be in a room surrounded by all my friends and family, but without you I might as well be standing on the surface of the moon. -Beau Taplin, Moon Landing
There’s probably no shortage of other great people in your life, great people and fulfilling things to do and happy moments. But none of that couldn’t be improved by having him there, and you missed him anyway, through all of it. That feeling, of wishing he were there, hangs over all of it.
17. It’s incredible how alone one person’s absence can make you...
1818 Always remember we are under the same sky looking at the same moon.
And probably both missing each other. At least there are some things you can share from a distance.
18. Always remember we are under the same sky looking at the sa...
1919 You have no idea how much you make me smile, how much I love talking to you, or how much I wish you were here.
Maybe he does, because he feels the same way about you, but he doesn’t know exactly how you feel when you’re by yourself and wanting him. He doesn’t know how your day goes and what missing him looks like, for you.
19. You have no idea how much you make me smile, how much I lov...
2020 Missing someone is your heart’s way of reminding you that you love them.
Not that you needed a reminder, but missing someone is bittersweet, not bitter. You wouldn’t miss him so much and so painfully unless he were very dear to your heart and very worth missing.
20. Missing someone is your heart’s way of reminding you that y...
2121 How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
-Winnie the Pooh
Apparently this is a lesson that’s worth learning at a young age. Always let the pain of missing him remind you of how good you have it to know him.
21. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye ...
2222 I miss you. A little too much, a little too often, and a little more every day.
Cruelly, missing someone doesn’t dull or get easier with time. Sometimes it gets more and more intense every day.
22. I miss you. A little too much, a little too often, and a li...
2323 I may not get to see you as often as I like. I may not get to hold you in my arms all through the night. But deep in my heart I truly know, you’re the one that I love, I can’t let you go.
When you’re aching because he’s not there, reflect on how much you love him. Reflect on why you’re choosing to love someone who can’t be there. Reflect on all the things you love about him, and how they speak so deeply to your heart.
23. I may not get to see you as often as I like. I may not get ...
2424 Distance means so little when someone means so much.
That’s not to say it doesn’t hurt, but that you can’t imagine letting him go just because he’s far away. He may not be next to you, but you still love him, your heart is still true, and you still wouldn’t give it up for anything.
24. Distance means so little when someone means so much.
2525 Missing you comes in waves. Tonight I’m drowning.
There’s something sadly, eerily pretty about this phrase that I can’t put my finger on. Maybe because it doesn’t understate how overwhelming it can be to end your day and try to go to sleep when all you can think about is how much you miss someone.
25. Missing you comes in waves. Tonight I’m drowning.
2626 I miss you like an idiot misses the point.
If you miss laughing with him, miss his sense of humor, you can still share that from a distance. Yes, you miss him, and yes, it really hurts, but you might as well smile.
26. I miss you like an idiot misses the point.
2727 One of your hugs would be nice right now.
Because you’re sad, or had a bad day, or because you’re happy, or just because.
27. One of your hugs would be nice right now.
2828 You make me smile despite the miles.
When you’re apart, you have to find ways to be good to each other and reach out. And if he’s doing that, and finding ways to brighten your day from afar, he’s a grade A dude.
28. You make me smile despite the miles.
2929 The thought of being with you tomorrow is what gives me the strength to go on today.
When the end is in sight and you know you’ll be together soon, that gives you strength. It puts a spring in your step to know it’s almost over, and that this amazing boy that you’ve decided to stick with despite the distance is going to be with you soon, showing you that he’s worth the wait.
29. The thought of being with you tomorrow is what gives me the...
3030 My tongue is sour from the hunger of missing you
Rupi Kaur, milk and honey
Missing someone so much feels crushing. It feels overwhelming and crushing and like such an unbearable burden. You feel it in your chest. It really does take over you, and at least the poets of the world are phrasing in ways that make you go, “Yes, that’s it!”
30. My tongue is sour from the hunger of missing you
3131 I’m not saying that I think of you constantly, but I can’t deny the fact that each time my mind wanders, it always finds some way back to you.
Somehow, you do go on with your life, go about your day, and do normal stuff. It’s when you’re not doing anything that you miss him, in the quiet moments and after dark.
31. I’m not saying that I think of you constantly, but I can’t ...
3232 When I simply say I miss him, what I really mean is I miss his smile…
I miss his voice. I miss him next to me. I miss his jokes. I miss him holding my hands. I miss him teasing me. I miss him so much that I can feel my heart breaking.
To say you miss him is general. You miss him being there, of course, but those features you love most when he’s there are the ones you miss most when he’s gone, too.
32. When I simply say I miss him, what I really mean is I miss ...
3333 Sometimes I just wish you were here so I could tell you how much I need you and how hard every day has been without you.
There’s one person you love to turn to at the end of a hard day, someone you always want to laugh with or vent to or just debrief on everything you’ve been through since morning, and that’s especially true for hard days. And the hardest days are when he’s not there, and you can’t even tell him.
33. Sometimes I just wish you were here so I could tell you how...
3434 I miss you like the mountains miss the sky.
Hi, I’m Jessica, and this twee cartoon of anthropomorphic mountains and clouds just made me CHOKE. UP. This one, I think, needs the visual to work, so save this to your phone to send to him next time you’re craving one of his hugs or to hold his hand or lie on his chest.
34. I miss you like the mountains miss the sky.
3535 The world is very quiet without you around.
That’s just it: without him, it’s quiet, it feels empty, sort of grey. This quote is plain and understated, and there’s a certain elegance to that.
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