And it’s all thanks to the new rom-com, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.
Every now and then a film comes along that not only really gets people talking – but also acting out what they’ve seen on the big screen in their own lives. Think: travelling the world like Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat, Pray, Love or enrolling in law school like Elle Woods from Legally Blonde.
Now, after the success of Netflix’s original comedy, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, people – like the films’ main character Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) – are sharing their anonymous love notes to their crushes.
It all started when Netflix US wanted, well, people to show a bit of love on Twitter – and, of course, they responded accordingly.
One person admitted they’ve been in love with their friend for four years (after falling in love with them shortly after they met).
“I’ve never told you because our friendship is so special to me and I don’t want to ruin it,” they wrote.
“If you ever wanted to be more than friends, I would be yours in a heartbeat. You’re the woman of my dreams and I couldn’t imagine my life without you.”
Another person wrote: “You give me the biggest butterflies. No, not butterflies. You give me the whole damn zoo. Love you so much, you are my life.”
Another user confessed their love, saying: “You’re funny, smart, talented, and truly a one-of-a-kind person,” they wrote. “Anybody would be lucky to have you as their girl.”
And one person compared their love to the stories you read about in literature.
“I wish I could tell our 16-year-old selves that what we had would become the kind of love that we only ever read about in books. But I can’t,” they wrote. “So instead I’ll tell you right now that being with you is better than any of those books, and that you’re the best friend I ever had.”
Let’s keep spreading the love folks…