was thinking about you."
It's not their birthday, you don't need to borrow money from
them; you didn't wreck their car... you have just been thinking
about them. Do you know how powerful of an impact that has,
just knowing you were thought of? Wow.
"So how are you?"
Really ask this question. It's not a lead in to your tirade
about the latest annoyance; it's a genuine interest in how
they are. And if they go on some tirade, be there to listen.
It's the perfect, powerful follow-up to "I was thinking
about you." Being interested in how they are really does
show how much you were thinking about them.
"Here's what's up with
Okay, so now it's your turn. You don’t have to bog them
down with details or be too vague either... just include them
in your life. Get them caught up about you, with you. Share
"What do you think
Creating the ties that bind… getting their opinion about
something in your life; finding commonalities... growing together.
"I love you."
Go ahead, say it. You did call someone you loved and who loves
you back, right? Even if you've never said it before, say
it now. Those three words alone are more powerful than the
rest of the conversation.
You've basically said it by calling them,
so go ahead… say it.