the L-bomb

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the L-bomb

An expression of romantic love for another, especially when said unexpectedly and/or for the first time. Usually used in the phrase "drop the L-bomb." We'd only been dating for a couple of months when he dropped the L-bomb on me. I was so shocked that all I could think to say back was, "Thank you!"
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THE DEAL: If your guy drops the L-bomb before he knows your middle name or eye color, something's not right.
Next time he drops the L-bomb, just say, "I have a lot of feelings for you, too, but I need to take it slow right now.