How many times have you heard this dialogue in a television program or movie, “I know you love me. But you never say it.” This problem must happen quite often, since it shows up in so many stories. If that's the case, it's a real shame. Although “I love you” may be easy to say, sometimes the words just aren't enough. You want to embellish. We're going to spend this chapter describing the wide variety of ways to link words to romance. Let's take a long look at the language of love and the romantic, sexual, and loving ties between words and emotions. But for it to truly be the language of love, the words must be spoken with sincerity; otherwise, they can be interpreted as merely lines.