How should I greet a close friend from the United States?

I (male) have a very good (female) friend over in the south-western United States that I met one year ago and we’re exchanging mails or messages from time to time. We’re both not older than 22 and I consider her a very open person. Note that this is not about dating her—just casually writing mails.

What would you suggest to end the mails with? It shouldn’t sound too stiff, but also not too intimate. I definitely don’t want to send “Kind regards”, but also no “kisses”.

In addition, I’d like to know if “cheers” is possible with US-American people?


You don’t have to end an email the way you end a letter. It doesn’t require a “complimentary closing” such as “Kind regards” or “Sincerely”. Such formality seems odd in emails.

You don’t even have to use your name, since the recipient already knows who wrote it.

I would suggest a single short sentence, something like:

I really hope to see you soon.


It was great talking with you the other day.

If you must have a complimentary closing, maybe something like a simple “Best” or “Yours” … but I have to say, even these sound a little stilted for the format.

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