Break-ups suck, we all know it. Here’s ten get over it quotes that will help you feel better – or, if that’s impossible, at least put a smile on your face. Or half a smile. Or whatever your broken heart can manage.
1. Thackeray’s wife lost her mind and he never remarried. He didn’t divorce, either. He must have known something…
“To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose is the next best.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
2. That’s the spirit!
“Was I bitter? Absolutely. Hurt? You bet your sweet ass I was hurt. Who doesn’t feel a part of their heart break at rejection. You ask yourself every question you can think of, what, why, how come, and then your sadness turns to anger. That’s my favorite part. It drives me, feeds me, and makes one hell of a story.” Jennifer Salazi
3. Simply breathing can sometimes do wonders.
“I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.” Shayne McLendon
4. Wisdom from a Buddhist monk.
“If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” Thich Nhat Hanh
5. If all else fails, then don’t get over it…
“Healing is not about moving on or ‘getting over it’ it’s about learning to make peace with our pain and finding purpose in our lives again.” Shirley Kamiski
6. … or do, actually.
“Do not do her work for her. Do not build her up in your mind. She’s only one woman.” Seth Dickinson
7. Sometimes it’s just not meant to be.
“When things break, it’s not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It’s because a little piece gets lost — the two remaining ends couldn’t fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.” – David Levithan
8. For all the good it does, you’ll probably laugh better afterwards.
“Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.” – Golda Meir
9. It’s never too early to let go.
“Closure happens right after you accept that letting go and moving on is more important than projecting a fantasy of how the relationship could have been.” – Sylvester McNutt
10. Remember, you haven’t failed unless you choose to.
“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford
I hope these will make you feel better, I really do. If you know some useful quotes, share them in the comment box below – and share this to help your friends as well!