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Quotes to Help You Through a Breakup

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No couple enters into a relationship expecting it to end.

But, unfortunately, breakups are a reality of dating.

If you’re going through a breakup right now, you’re probably feeling a whole range of emotions: sadness, anger, betrayal, relief, and confusion.

All of these emotions are valid, and it’s important to give yourself time and space to process them.

One thing that can be helpful during this time is to read quotes about breakups.

These quotes can help you feel seen and understood, and they can offer some much-needed perspective on the situation.

If you’re looking for some words of wisdom to help you through this tough time, look no further.

Here are 24  quotes about breakups that will hopefully help you find some peace of mind.



“The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that.”

—Woody Allen

Quotes to Help You Through a Breakup



“When we try to control everything, we enjoy nothing. Relax, breathe deep, let go — saying yes to life as it is.”

—Zen Proverb



“What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?”

—John Green



“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

—Maya Angelou



“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

—James Baldwin

Quotes to Help You Through a Breakup



“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”

—Jhumpa Lahiri



“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.

There’s no time limit; start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same; there are no rules to this thing.

We can make the best or worst of it—I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you—I hope you feel things you’ve never felt before—I hope you meet people who have a different point of view—I hope you live a life that surprises you.”

―Ellen DeGeneres



“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.”




“So often when it hurts this bad we just need someone who won’t judge us for falling apart; Someone just needs to know how far down we have sunk before they throw us a rope”

―Shane Koyczan



“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me because it implies that before that moment I was not complete, not worthy, not beautiful.

But after crying my way through new mascara for two weeks straight I realized something important.

It was beautiful all along but I had been too busy comparing myself trying too hard and stripping away everything unique about myself just so people wouldn’t think I was weird that brought me directly back to this girl who used her kindergarten crayons all through high school which made her different and beautiful.”

―Shane Koyczan



“The harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph! What we obtain too cheaply we esteem too lightly; heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods…”

―Thomas Paine



“Act as if what you do makes a difference… it does”

―William James



“It’s okay to be angry to break things to hurt yourself but eventually you will heal and things will get better”

-Shane Koyczan



“So please wake up wake up 

The world will spin without us 

Please wake up, please wake up 

We have so much left to lose”

-Shane Koyczan



“We are more than half of the population / And maybe its time we owned it /maybe its time we spoke up /Maybe its time we showed up”

–Shane Koyczan



“The hardest part about love isn’t getting hurt, it’s learning to keep going when you’re already hurt.”

– Unknown



“There is no such thing as lost love; love never dies.”

– Unknown



“The greatest pain that comes from love is loving someone who doesn’t love you back.”

– Unknown



“It’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.”

– Alfred Lord Tennyson




“I think we should stop seeing each other.” “Fine, I didn’t want to see you anyway.”

– Joan Rivers




” breaking up is like having the wind knocked out of you… You don’t feel pain until you try to move on.”

– Unknown



“The hardest thing is learning to breathe again, watching and waiting for the person who forgot how great you were.”

– Unknown



“Your mistakes show up in your life like flashing red lights at an intersection.” –

Ariana Grande




“I’m pretty good at taking care of myself. The first law of survival is seeing what trouble is heading your way and getting out of its way.”

– Carrie Underwood


Break-ups are never easy, but they are a part of life.

If you’re going through one right now, allow these quotes to help you heal.

Remember that you’re not alone and that there are plenty of other people out there who would love to be in a relationship with you.

Lean on your friends and family for support during this tough time, and eventually, you’ll come out the other side stronger than ever before.


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