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What's the difference between Я больше не люблю тебя - I don't love you anymore

я уже не люблю тебя- I don't love you anymore.

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Basically they mean the same thing. However Я больше не люблю тебя is often used when one person stopped loving another person as a consequence of some circumstances or actions that happened immediately or at some point before the speech.

Ты изменил мне и поэтому я больше не люблю тебя - You cheated on me and so I don't love you anymore.

People would unlikely say Ты изменил мне и поэтому я уже не люблю тебя. So people use the больше не люблю тебя phrase when they are reacting to something that made them stop loving, while they may use я уже не люблю тебя, when love is gone but nothing particular happened to move lovers apart.

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"Больше не" means "not anymore", "not any longer"

"Уже не" means "[my] need is past due"

"больше не"/"уже не" are both frequently used with "хотеть" (want), but it's almost always "больше не" with "любить" (love).

Compare:

  • "Я больше не хочу пить" - "I don't want to drink any more", which typically means "I had drunk enough already"
  • "Я уже не хочу пить" which is close to the above, but usually means "My thirst is just gone"

With "love":

  • "Я больше не люблю тебя" - "I don't love you anymore" (no comments)
  • "Я уже не люблю тебя" - rarely used. It implies that the feelings weren't reciprocal, and the previously rejected lover now got over his/her feelings.

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