“I knew I would hate my best memory because it would prove that people could fake love or that love could end or worst of all, love was not powerful enough to change a life.”
- Mona Simpson
It takes courage to fall in love completely. You risk having your heart broken. But the whole of life is a risk. And can you say that you've really lived if you haven't suffered a little heartache. When the wounds are fresh they hurt a lot.
All you can do is breathe into the pain and fully experience it. When you are ready, let it go and move on.
If you are in this situation now I feel for you. Here are some more quotes to let you know that you are not alone in feeling the way you do.
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And here are a few more quotes from unknown sources.
"Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never met."
"I thought I loved him, but he had to break my heart for me to know what true love really is."
"Time goes by, life goes on, and all I can think of is why you're gone."
"I should have been more careful. I was blinded by your halo, so I never noticed the horns."
"You said you didn't want to see me get hurt, so does that mean you closed your eyes when I cried?"
"I thought I'd forget you, but I guess I forgot to."