Everyone’s allowed to be in love with the wrong person at some point. In fact, it’s a mistake not to be.
You realize you’ve forgiven people, your past and yourself when you don’t speak bad about them anymore, even if you’re encouraged to do so, even if you remember you were once brutally broken because of...
Let’s still be friends” (things that are never true in a break up, but you have to say).
You are going to do some really stupid and mean things in the name of love. Don’t be so hard on yourself when things don’t turn out. You are a good person that loved deeply....
—Shannon L. Alder
The sweetest misery is that caused by love.
You fall in love without knowing and break up when you knows everything.
when a man”, continued Raoul,”adopts such romantic methods to entice a young girl’s affections. ..””The man must be either a villain, or the girl a fool: is that it?
Attraction is often mistaken to be love. If you’re in a relationship doesn’t necessarily mean you’re in love. And what do you do when that ephemeral attraction is long gone? What people call break-ups are...
I made promises to you that I’m not sure I can keep.
Unless she scares the hell out of you, blows the cobwebs from your mind, scorches your heart with passion, melts your chains with goodness and lights a fire in your pants…then she is not the...
HE didn’t realize she was his everything until he gave her up for everything else.
Treat your heart like a turnstile. Open it to only those who got valid tickets.
At times, we are the bridge that allows another to re-enter the world after a loss. Don’t mistake it for more or its beauty may be lost.
I thought I was over him! So why did my heart still rip? Why did I still feel this sorrow? I got this strange sensation that God was with me. And he was angry. He...
—Susan E. Isaacs
Do you think you can wait – because I don’t want you to stop loving me. I keep remembering us and how it was. I don’t want to hurt you…not ever…
Often romantic relationships fail because you are trying to get someone to fall in love with the YOU that you never discovered.
I am getting tired of feeling disappointed. I am getting tired of other people trying to always take my kindness for weakness, I sure don’t deserve it. I should assume responsibility and become cold to...
Who do those boys think they are, treating us as if we are their property, taking away our innocence?
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before...
A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.
Hangovers are a vivid form of vengeance. Last night my apartment became the venue for a small, introverted chardonnay festival. A melancholy choir of Bulgarians provided the entertainment, via a set of headphones that ended...
If you have to be told how you should feel then those feelings are not strong enough to make you feel alive; they become rules that don’t fit your life script. Not every person will...
I loved you when I left you.
But how to explain suffering because of a man? It’s not explainable. With that kind of suffering, a person feels as if they’re in hell, because there is no nobility, no greatness – only misery.
My demeanor isn’t that of a woman enraged. To see me slumped, glassy-eyed, holding a sandwich someone has cut for me into four “manageable” pieces, a person might tell you I look much more like...
When you choose to forgive the same people over and over again you do so because you don’t want to believe your time loving them was wasted. Bad relationships over time can become investments, that...
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,...
I know I’m the one who has shattered the perfection that was our souls as one.
You know I blamed Craig for not letting me do things? You know how stupid I feel about that now? Maybe he didn’t really encourage me to do things, but he didn’t prevent me from...
Although she was beautiful, he knew that that wasn’t enough anymore.
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, “What was it that you wanted and why didn’t you fight for it?
Forgiveness is not an event. It is a series of decisions made over and over again.
The faster you search for a new partner, the faster you will get over your break-up blues…. Love is nothing more than an illusion.
I always say that anybody who’s single ― like Sara ― their love is the most intense love. The heartbreak they’re enduring is the most intense heartbreak. We cannot understand what Sara’s going through. When...
We get together with people because they’re the same or because they’re different, and in the end we split with them for exactly the same reasons.
A Plan B life can be just as good or better than a Plan A life. You just have to let go of that first dream and realize that God has already written the first...
Don’t let your loyalty become your slavery.
You can see the people who thought they could come to London, bend over and pick gold off the streets. They’re all lying on benches in Trafalgar Square with hernias and cans of Special Brew.
When the tears were gone I washed my face and walked back to the store to finish my shopping. Because even when your heart is breaking you still need bread and Rice Krispies and orange...
You’re with a girl. She’s brown-haired and side-swept. I imagine that she’s the kind of girl who can easily shop for jean shorts, and speaks kindly more often than not. She seems like the kind...
If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.
Sometimes it’s better to end something & try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.
When someone leaves you, apart from missing them, apart from the fact that the whole little world you’ve created together collapses, and that everything you see or do reminds you of them, the worst is...
How satisfying will it be to know that no matter what happens to your relationship and no matter where or with whom he ends up in his life that you taught him everything he knows…?...
Once in a while, I smell Clive on my skin and it stops my day. It’s a train crossing; I wait to pass. Eventually the lights stop flashing, the barriers lift. I keep moving.
When relationships fail it is usually because someone chooses not to show up for the battle.
You’re just another story I can’t tell anymore.
She did not tell him this, because it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always...
Sometimes it’s your fragrance that comes to me, out of the blue, on a crowded road in a Sunday afternoon.But more often, it’s memories of us that cross my mind almost every lone evening.All I...
I prithee send me back my heart,Since I cannot have thine;For if from yours you will not part,Why, then, shouldst thou have mine?
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