12 Low-Key Text Messages to Confess Your Feelings to Your Crush

While some people prefer to keep their crushes totally private, others are dying to blurt out their feelings at the first opportunity.

No matter where you might fall on that spectrum, it's likely you want your relationship with your crush to go somewhere, which usually means you have to confess your feelings at some point to give your romance a real shot.

But how do you tell them how you feel without freaking them out? Keep scrolling for nine low-key text messages to confess your feelings to your crush.

For a text that confesses your feelings, but puts the ball in their court:

"What would you say if I told you I like you?"

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser: Sierra texting while leaning in bed

(Sierra Burgess Is a Loser via Netflix)


For a text that absolutely cannot be misunderstood:

"This may come as a surprise, but I've developed feelings for you."


Also read: How to Decode These Common Emojis From Your Crush


For a text that skips ahead to discussing your feelings in person:

"No pressure, but if you're free this weekend I'd love to go on a date with you."


For a text to your BFF that you've started to develop feelings for:

"I know we've always been really good friends, but I think I should tell you that lately I've been thinking about more than just friendship."

The Vampire Diaries: Elena staring at her phone

(The Vampire Diaries via The CW)


For a text that basically, but not exactly, tells your crush how you feel:

"I think you're the best person I know."


Also read: 10 Responses for When Your Crush Texts You 'WYD?'


For a text that asks them out without making things too serious:

"I love hanging out with you so much, how would you feel about making it a one-on-one thing? Maybe this weekend?"


For putting the ball in their court:

"Confession time: I LIKE like you. What are you going to do about it?"


For a text that compliments them and tells them how you feel:

"If I could design my dream S.O., it would basically be you."

to all the boys i've loved before: lara jean laying on the ground texting

(To All the Boys I've Loved Before via Netflix)


Also read about: 15 Cheerful Good Morning Texts to Start Your Crush's Day on the Right Note


For a text that will let them tell you how they feel:

"I've been meaning to tell you, I'd love to go out with you sometime. Would that be something you'd want to do?"


For when you really don't want them to turn you down:

"Do you like me?




For when you want to use as few words as possible:

"You. Me. Date tonight?"

The Summer I Turned Pretty Belly Texting

(The Summer I Turned Pretty via Amazon Prime)


Also read: What It Means When Your Crush Leaves You on Read


For a text that just gets straight to the point:

"I like you. In a big, more-than-friends kind of way."


Can't figure out if your crush likes you back? Click HERE for seven texting habits that reveal your crush is not into you.