What's the story behind “I love you to the moon and back”?
I love you to the moon and back. Surely, you would have heard this phrase. Did you ever wonder where did this line even come from? Well, to completely and genuinely understand its true meaning, you need to know the history behind it
I love you to the moon and back is quite a popular phrase and has been so for centuries. Nobody knows for sure from where did it come from, but we all surely know what it has become over the years. It has appeared in poems, books, stories, television series, and even songs. One such book is the childhood tale called Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney and is illustrated by Anita Jeram back in 1994.
It is a gesture of Love. Parents have been saying this to their little ones since generations. The phrase remains popular to this day.
So, how far is it really to the Moon and Back?
Ever wondered how long would it take you to go to the moon and come back? The distance is 238,855 miles and a round trip to the moon happens to be about 455,000 miles. Now, that a really long distance to travel for someone you are in love with.
Another common theory suggests that the human heart is capable of producing enough energy to push a 20lb truck. So, it would take 40 years to push that truck to the moon and back. In a nutshell, the energy the heart produces in a half a lifetime is equal to the distance to the moon and back. When you tell someone that you love them to the moon and back, you actually give them visual assistance to measure the amount of love you have for them.
As stated earlier, love you to the moon and back represents a visual measurement. It is a gesture of love that indicates that you immensely love someone. The comparison and the then the visual of the miles and heart strength makes it easier for the person to know how much they are loved. So why not give them something more? A love you to the moon and bank lamp, maybe?
Yes, we have the stunning moon lamps with these beautiful lines 3D printed on it so that whenever your special ‘someone’ sees it, he/she is reminded of the love you have for them. Moon lamps are a gorgeous gift to give to someone. They add to the ambiance with its soothing and warm glow. There are options to choose from. You could get the warm glow light or bright white moonlight in your love you to the moon and back lamp. Along with the ‘love you to the moon and back’ text, you could add a memorable picture of both of you along with a date which means something to you or marks something significant in your relationship.
Take a look at our love you to the moon and back lamps and charm your loved one!