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37 Powerful Positive Breakup Quotes To Let Go and Move On

Saying goodbye is hard. These positive breakup quotes will help to get you through the recovery.

We all hate goodbyes. It takes tremendous strength and courage to leave and move on with life.  

Anyone who has gone through a breakup knows how hard the recovery is. But just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Given the time and patience, you’ll heal and be yourself again. One day you’ll look back and understand that things fall apart so better things can fall in place. 

If you are going through a breakup, these breakup quotes may help you to see the positive side. I hope these quotes will bring you hope and patience. Trust the process, you will be okay and you will find love again.

Positive breakup quotes to heal a broken heart

Roses lose their pedals. But they bloom again.

Roses lose their pedals. But they bloom again.

Being strong is not about being bulletproof. Instead, it’s trusting your ability to recover from difficult situations.

Some things break your heart but fix your vision.

Some things break your heart but fix your vision.

No relationship is a failure. You get hurt, and you learn. You don’t walk out of a breakup empty-handed. Every breakup teaches a lesson. Find yours.

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You still have so many years to meet with so many people you never knew you could love so much.

Trusting love again after being hurt is powerful. Don’t let someone who doesn’t worth your love make you forget how much you worth.

Before healing a wound, you must first admit that you are bleeding.

Before healing a wound, you must first admit that you are bleeding.

When you avoid feelings, they control you. Dare to be vulnerable. It will be your first step to break the chains.

When you know your worth, you don’t lose people. People lose you.

Who is meant to stay will stay.

You don't need to be someone's princess. You are already a queen.

You don’t need to be someone’s princess. You are already a queen.

No amount of approval could compensate for a self-love deficit. Believe in yourself. Prioritize your inner peace.

You are not for everyone. You shouldn't even want to be.

You are not for everyone. And you shouldn’t even want to be.

Not everyone likes you, and it’s ok. It’s better to be single with a standard than losing yourself for approval.

If someone can walk away from you, let them.

If someone can walk away from you, let them.

Actions speak louder than words. What they want to tell you, they already show you. 

Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.

Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.

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Some days when you look back, you’ll be glad that it didn’t work out for you.

Heart-broken, but eyes open.

Heart-broken, but eyes open.

A breakup teaches you how to wiser, stronger, and better. Find the message.

The way they leave tells you everything.

The way they leave tells you everything.

Words can be sugar-coated. Actions never lie.

You deserve someone who is terrified of losing you.

You deserve someone who is terrified of losing you.

Don’t settle for someone who keeps you waiting. No one is busy 24/7 and if someone truly cares, he will go the extra mile for you. And that’s the kind of love you deserve.

Letting go is making a choice to be strengthened by your past, not strangled by it.
– Steve Maroboli

You can’t go back and change the beginning. But you can start where you are and change the ending.
– C.W.Lewis

It’s just a chapter. If it’s time to turn the page, let it be.

If life can remove someone you never thought of losing, it can replace with someone you never dreamt of having.
– Rachel Wolchin

Learn to lean in with uncertainty. And trust the timing.

If he's stupid enough to walk away, be smart enough to let him go.

If he’s stupid enough to walk away, be smart enough to let him go.

No response is a response. Remember that.

No response is a response. Remember that.

quotes to move on

You can’t start the next chapter if you keep reading the last one.

You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks or even months over-analyzing a situation, trying to put the pieces together. Or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.
– Tupac Shakur

Sorry, I'm not Adele. I don't want to find someone like you. But I do want to set fire to all your stuff.

Sorry, I’m not Adele. I don’t want to find someone like you. But I do want to set fire to all your stuff.

Can’t get over your ex? This funny breakup quote is what you should send him, one last time.

You are going to be in love again, and it’s going to be magnificent.

Better ones are coming. Be patient.

You've given more chances than what they deserve.

You’ve given more chances than what they deserve.

Stop letting people who give so little control so much of your life. Now it’s time to take power back.

One day you’ll realize Netflix deserves you more than he does.

One day you’ll realize Netflix deserves you more than he does.

Some people are meant to be temporary.

Some people are meant to be temporary. 

Not everyone enters your life and stay permanently. This way, your life would be crowded. Life filters people out. Trust the process.

Sometimes you need to forget how you feel and remember what you deserve.

Sometimes you need to forget how you feel and remember what you deserve.

If loving someone means sacrificing your peace, it’s too expensive.

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One day he’ll wake up and realize how great you were. And you’ll wake up with someone who already knew.

Don’t mistake a chapter of your life for the whole story.

To say hello to the right person, you have to say goodbye to the wrong one.

You can love someone and still choose to say goodbye.
– Tara Westover

Latching on is not always the best answer. Walk away from anyone who doesn’t let you be yourself.

When they act like they don’t care, believe them.
– Oprah Winfrey

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You can be a whole package and still end up in the wrong address.

You can be a whole package and still end up in the wrong address. 

Don’t blame yourself for what you didn’t do. Rumination can do more damage than the breakup itself. Over-analyzing is dangerous.

Girls like you deserve the love that feels like summer.

Maybe you don’t miss him. You only miss your misconceptions about him.

What is a relationship that doesn't make you happy or grow? A bad investment.

What is a relationship that doesn’t make you happy or grow? A bad investment.

What’s left unsaid says it all.

Healing doesn't have a specific timeline.

Healing doesn’t have a specific timeline.

Some days, you feel ok. Other days, feelings strike you again. And it’s ok. The pain and itch are a part of the process.

Don't settle for being someone's sometimes.

Don’t settle for being someone’s sometimes.

You deserve to be someone’s always.

You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served.

No matter how much you think you are in love, don’t lose your dignity. Real love won’t ask you to drop your standards.

Which of these positive breakup quotes resonate with you?

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