They weren’t lying when they said that ‘time heals’…

Break-ups are hard.

Whether you’re 18, 30 or 50, are the one who wanted ‘out’ or not, they’re all painful and can leave you feeling like your world has been turned upside down and your heart ripped to shreds!

It’s easy to feel like you’ve hit rock bottom; especially because memories, tears, confusion and self-doubt can easily become too much to bear.

But, they weren’t lying when they said that ‘time heals’. Because it does…

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And, every day that you move forward, is a day closer to you being ‘whole’ again.

Here are 10 empowering break-up quotes to encourage you – screen shot them, remember them and most importantly, take them to heart!:

1. If the timing isn’t right…

“At some point, you have to love yourself enough to let the last chance be the last chance. You can’t keep holding on to what used to be and praying a person’s potential somehow develops into what you thought it would. You can love a person with everything in you, but if the timing isn’t right, it just won’t work. You can’t force it and you shouldn’t have to. The love is still there… It’s just gotta be from a distance now.” – Rob Hill Sr

2. Remember who lost who

“No more tears, because I didn’t lose you. You lost me. Unknown

3. On looking forward to the future!

“Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s coming next.” – Unknown 

4. This is just the beginning

“Trust that an ending is followed by a beginning.” Unknown

5. You are extraordinary!

“Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

6. Remember: You don’t need anyone who doesn’t need you

“No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” – Unknown

7. If it didn’t bring you what you want, it taught you what you don’t want

“No relationship is ever a waste of your time. If it didn’t bring you what you want, it taught you what you don’t want.”  Unknown

8. Happiness doesn’t make you grow, only unhappiness does that

“The thing about happiness is that it doesn’t help you to grow; only unhappiness does that. So, I’m grateful that my bed of roses was made up equally of blossoms and thorns.” – Lana Turner

9. The right one will come along…

“Watching you walk out of my life does not make me bitter or cynical about love. But rather makes me realise that if I wanted so much to be with the wrong person how beautiful it will be when the right one comes along.” Anonymous

10. Loving is never a mistake!

“One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.” Romain Rolland