“Recurrent floods of sadness and anger gradually wash away the rubble of the defunct relationship, leaving only the bits of treasure: the remembered moments of real communion, a new understanding of your own mistakes, a clear picture of the dysfunctions you will never tolerate again.”
– Martha Beck
“No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.”
– Cheryl Strayed
“Negative emotions are like unwelcome guests. Just because they show up on our doorsteps doesn’t mean they have a right to stay.”
“Seeing yourself as responsible for the quality of your relationships, as a prime mover in your life, I think is a bold, amazing step.”
– Sharon Olds
“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.”
– Eckhart Tolle
“When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert
“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth.”
– Louise Erdrich
“They say it is darkest before the dawn, but it also tends to be quietest, and the quiet lets you hear yourself better.”
– Erin Morgenstern
“Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.”
– Paulo Coelho
Quotes for the brokenhearted
When you are brokenhearted, it may feel foreign, as your world comes crashing down. You grapple with reality, as you try and make sense of it all, and you wish that you will wake up from this horrible dream.
Slowly but surely, you get to learn that it is no dream, and you have no choice but to embrace your truth and face it head on. No matter how hurt you are, you must come with it face to face.
If you are brokenhearted, these heartbroken quotes will remind once again that one day, it will be ok. For now however, you have to feel that pain, you have to close those doors, and you have to take that next step forward.
Use these brokenhearted quotes to help you move forward.