No matter how much your head knows all of the reasons that you and your ex weren't meant to be, it's always so hard to get a broken, sluggish heart to catch up. These things take time, lots of tissues, maybe some ill-advised late-night texts, and some good friends to hold you up when you're hurting. Inspiring quotes don't hurt either! Read on for 10 quotes that'll help you get through your break-up in one whole, healthier, more enlightened piece.
"and you tried to change didn't you?/closed your mouth more/tried to be softer/prettier/less volatile, less awake...you can't make homes out of human beings/someone should have already told you that/and if he wants to leave/then let him leave/you are terrifying/and strange and beautiful/something not everyone knows how to love.”
"I miss your smile...but I miss mine more."
“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.”
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
-M. Kathleen Casey
"Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up.”