60 Best Positive Breakup Quotes That Will Help You Heal

Positive Breakup Quotes

These inspirational breakup quotes were hand-picked.

Ex-DETOX Course students kept them for five-years.

These are people who live in their trenches. They are those who are experiencing a breakup and are feeling the pain.

These criteria were the basis for our selection of quotes

  • They must be positive and inspirational (no sad quotes).
  • They must be motivating (not depressing).
  • They should have a positive influence on your recovery from a breakup

We have chosen quotes that are positive, encouraging, and will help you to recover.

BreakupIt is possible to get quotes.

Self-help book authors place them at the start of every chapter for a reason.

They cleverly condense universal truths to make it intuitively understandable.

They make us realize that we are not the only ones out there.

It’s an important part of our being, and an opportunity to learn. It is important to use our broken hearts to create a better future.

60Select Positive Breakup Quotes

So without further ado, here are the all-time best ever positive breakup quotes that will help you get over your breakup (I’ve divided them into categories, and highlighted the ones that I think are exceptionally helpful).

Inspirational Breakup Quotes

These quotes are extraordinary. These quotes can inspire you to make breakthroughs and help you get back on track.(*)1) “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”

2) “If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be.”

Breakup Quote: Relationships are like glass

3) “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.” — Robert Holden

4) “Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.”

5) “Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.”

Breakup Quote: Those who do not know how to weep

6) ”Don’t change yourself so that other people will like you. Be yourself, and the right people will like you.”

Letting go makes one strong

7) “I’m going to smile and make you think I’m happy, I’m going to laugh, so you don’t see me cry, I’m going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me – I’m going to smile.” — Lone Star

Breakup Quote: Don

8) “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” — M. Kathleen Casey


9) ”

Pain is inevitable suffering is optional

can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”You(

The next chapter of your life

LEARN MOREThree Proven Strategies to Overcome a phobia Quick)Breakup10) “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering.” — Ben Okri

11) ”The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These individuals have a keen appreciation of the world and a depth of understanding. They are filled with compassion, gentleness, and deep concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

12) “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi

13) “Love is what you were born with. Fear is what you learned here.” — Marianne Williamson

Breakup Quote: Your task is not to seek love

14) “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling

15) “Set your life on fire, and seek those who fan the flames.” — Rumi

16) “

cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.” — Chinese ProverbYouMotivational

Have you lost sight of what’s essential in your recovery?Breakup Quotes

Don’t see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel?

These motivational quotes will give you an instant kick in the pants.(*)17) “If I don’t listen to the stories my mind is telling me, is there a problem right now?”



There is no contact rule after a The Definitive Guide to Buying a Home.18) “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson MandelaBreakup19) “

‘re always one decision away from a totally different life.”

20) “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Just by being there, looking at the problem or at the darkness of your thoughts straight in the eye and deciding you won’t surrender to it, you won’t let it shallow you; you are being the bravest you can ever be and starting the path to your personal freedom.” — Nelson MandelaYou21) “Pain is the person you never want to see. But without Pain, how would you recognize Joy?”

Breakup Quote: One Decision Away

22) “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your energy and time are precious.

You have the option to decide how you want to use it.

teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”You23) “Nobody will protect you from your suffering. YouIt’s not possible to cry, eat, or starve it away. You can’t even walk away from it or punch it away. Or even therapy it away. It’s there and you must survive it.

You have to bear it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal.” ― Cheryl StrayedYou24) “Every time you thought you couldn’t keep moving forward, you did. Take a moment to appreciate your strength.” — Karen SalmansonYou25) “

you are telling the story about your life.

Breakup Quotes: Every time you thought you couldn’t keep moving forward, you did

You have the ability to tell a story. You choose, every day, how you interpret others’ actions, events, and the world around you. YouThis is your only chance to change it. Change the script!” — Laura Elliott(*)26) ”Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.” ― Naeem CallawayYou(YouLEARN MORE

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27) “Don’t be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.” — Andy BiersackFeel Better Are you struggling with your breakup?

Sometimes all it takes is to hear something that makes you feel better.

Breakup Quote: Don’t be afraid to stand for what you believe in

28) “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt WhitmanBreakup Quotes

29) “As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually be re-directed to something better.”

30) “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

31) “If you went back and erased all the mistakes you’ve made, you erase yourself.”

Breakup Quote: Keep your face always toward the sunshine

32) “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln

33) “The habit of forever looking backward is fatal to efficiency just as is the habit of looking forward too much. Today is the day. Enjoy the moment and be happy. Fling your best into it, then you have nothing to regret, and there is no need of anticipating tomorrow.” — O. S. Marden

34) “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” — J. K. Rowling

35) “If you’re gonna make a change, you’re gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.” — Tony Robbins

Breakup Quote: In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count

36) “Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.”

37) “

Love is the best way to win. (*) always lose by holding back.” — Barbara De Angelis

Breakup Quote: Life happens for you

38) “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” — Dalai Lama

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Breakup Quote: Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck

39) “Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break down, and all things are repairable. They don’t say that time is the only thing that matters, but they do suggest that intentions are more important than timing. Love unconditionally, extravagantly and intentionally. The broken world awaits in darkness for the light that is you.” — L.R. Frost40) “It’s always darkest before the dawn.”Letting go BreakupWe eventually stop looking for our Ex. We give up on the idea of being together again and begin our recovery from a breakup.

We decide to move forward and let go.

Here are the top quotes on moving on with an ex-partner and why you should choose love over regret.(*)41) “Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”

42) “Forgiveness is not something we do for other people. It’s something we do for ourselves to move on.”Breakup Quotes

43) “Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”



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44) “The sign of true forgiveness is when you stop wishing it had been any other way.”

Breakup Quote: Forgiveness is not something we do for other people

45) “When a dewdrop slides off a leaf and surrenders to gravity, the drop loses its previous identity and joins the vastness of the earth below. It must have shaken before it fell, right at the edge of the unknown and the known.

Sometimes things are over. It doesn’t matter what it was, these are things that may have helped us define who and what we are.It is time to let it go. There is more to come, dimensions are waiting. We have reached the point where there is no return, and gravity has begun its work.Go with it – it represents liberation.”

46) “Life will break you. You can’t be protected by anyone, and you won’t live alone if you let your heart ache.

Breakup Quote: The sign of true forgiveness

You must love.

Feel what you are feeling. It is why you are here.

We are here to put your heart at risk.

You are here to be sucked up. You are here to be eaten up. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” — The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich

47) “If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.”You48) “Anyone can give you attention and compliments, but someone who loves you will give you that plus respect, honesty, trust, and loyalty.” — Charles OrlandoYou49) “You not wanting me was the beginning of me wanting myself thank you”You— Nayyirah Waheed

50) “Even though I believe I’ve made choices that have hurt myself and others that are unforgivable, I now realize, claim, and embody that these choices were exactly what my soul had deemed as perfect for me to come home as the next highest and most divine version of myself.

Breakup Quote: love the right one

Everything was created and designed in perfect order. I ask my soul to lovely grant me every thing I need for my development. There is never wasted time and there are no wrongs.(*)I also understand that everything that occurred to any other player in this cast of perfection was also the highest, most gracious event offered by their soul in concert with mine.” — Melanie Tonia Evans


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51) “Someday we’ll forget the hurt, the reason we cried, and who caused us pain. We will realize that there is no secret to freedom. The key to happiness is not to retaliate, but to let things unfold naturally and at their own pace. The important thing isn’t the first chapter, but the final chapter of our lives that shows how we did the race. So smile, laugh, forgive, believe, and love all over again.”

52) “Let me be clear, my love is unconditional, but your presence in my life is not. The moment that you prove that your value of me does not measure up to my sense of self-worth, I’ll have no problem unconditionally loving the memory of you and moving on.” — Carson Patrick Bowie53) “When life shows you its time to let someone go, and you refuse to, life will allow the person to hurt you to the point you have no choice but to let go.”Funny Quotes That WillA split is a serious matter.YouOur minds are being tortured with regretful thoughts, guilt, and anger.

A little humor can help us to have a lighter mood every now and again. Laughter is the best (breakup-) medicine.(*)(


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Cartoons to Forget Your ExBreakup Quotes

54) “I’m trying to be a more positive person every day. Today, I’m positive everyone is an asshole.”

55) “Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.” – Mark Twain

56) “It’s so hot outside, I almost called my ex so that I could be around something shady.”

57) “I’m moving on because we had religious differences. He thinks he’s God, and I don’t.”58) “Being back with your ex is like reheating your Mcdonald’s fries.”59) “Breakup never know who you are married to until you get divorced.”

If your ex is trying to get you out of bed:



“What’s up?”

“My standards. Bye.”

You can’t forget the guided meditation, which will make you giggle like an egg. (It’s funny AND useful at the same time).YouConclusion and the Next Step

60You may be going through a difficult breakup right now. Browse the list to find the best breakup quotes for you.

These are the ones that triggered something in you … a truth or epiphany that you need to focus upon.

Follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to a successful breakup recovery.

You can get more support with your breakup by joining our free email course. It will help you to stop obsessing about your Ex.

’s the first step you need to take so that you can let the bird fly. If it comes back, it’s yours.

It wasn’t meant to be, if not.

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