Love is timeless and everlasting. However, no matter how immortal the feeling may be, there are just some things that aren’t meant to be. And sometimes, you have no choice but to move on and let go.
Here are some quotes about a love lost… a love just not meant to be.
No matter how tightly you hold on, when something is not meant to be, you just have no choice but to let go.
I’ve always wondered what losing a limb would feel like. I stopped wondering the moment you left me for good.
There is nothing more painful than saying goodbye to something that’s brought so much joy and beauty to your life. However, some goodbyes are just inevitable.
You were the light in my life- the sun, the star, the everlasting luminance. Now all I’m left with is darkness, the specks of light here and there to remind me of what I once had but lost.
Sometimes you have to allow yourself to lose something great in order for something better to come in your life.
I never knew you could experience hell on earth until I lost the one angel that brought me heaven on earth.
I wondered if dying was a better alternative to enduring the rest of my days without your sweet kisses to keep me alive.
I woke up from that beautiful dream and found myself living in a reality far worse than my scariest nightmares.
Losing you was like losing a limb. I could function, but there was always something missing.
The phantom pain of your sweet embrace continues to haunt me even when I’m asleep.
Though I may have lost you, you will always have a space in the most beautiful part of my damaged soul.
When you left, you took a chunk of my ever bleeding heart with you.
I buried you yesterday, but memories of you will keep on haunting me tomorrow and forevermore.
The grief of losing you made me feel so lost. But ironically, it is the same grief that keeps me going on with life.
To fully appreciate the wonders of joy and love, you have to also appreciate the horror of pain and loss.
The process of losing someone does not happen all at once. It comes in bits and pieces, creeping up on you slowly but surely. It’s only when the gaping hole of loss overwhelms you that you fully comprehend the devastating permanence of losing someone to the hands of death.
You cannot see loss, you cannot hear loss. There is only one thing you can do, and that is to feel it.
When you lose someone, you have to accept that grief and love cannot be separated. For when you reminisce the joys of your sweet love, you will be awakened by the grief you have tried so hard to keep at bay.
I will never truly get over your loss, but there is nothing left to do but move on and make way for a bright and new day.
Sometimes I lie on our bed, eyes open, heart pounding, wondering when I will fully comprehend that you are never going to lie here beside me once more
You never know how special something is until you lose it.
How ironic it is that only loss can show us how important something is.
They continued to ask me what pain felt like. I looked them in the eye and told them that true pain is having to bury your one and only child.
Where should all my love go when you are no longer here to receive it?
You always told me that someday I had to prepare myself for the day when you would never come back. I tried, I really did, but nothing could ever prepare me for the day it actually happened.
Our love has become nothing but a memory I keep hidden deep inside the brightest part of my soul.
The grief of losing someone is like the air. No matter how hard you try to keep yourself from breathing, you must accept that you cannot go on without it.
You must not cry because something has ended. Instead, smile because it happened.
There were only two soul-stirring moments in my life. First was when I met you, and second was when I lost you.
How do you go on knowing that the one thing that keeps your heart beating is forever lost to you?
I try to live my life even without you with it. I go to our favorite spots, our favorite places, trying to live on. Instead, I find myself living in the memories that haunt me, always and forever.
Trying to forget someone is like trying to remember someone you never knew.
Losing you left a bitter taste in my mouth. But whenever I try to wash the taste away, the lingering sweetness of our time together keeps me from doing it. I would endure every bitter taste if only to taste bits and pieces of the sweetness that once overwhelmed me.
Death is like a thief that sneaks in at night. You never know that something special has been taken away until you wake up to nothingness.
The pain of losing you, no matter how much it breaks my heart, reminds me that once upon a time, I loved you with everything I had.
Love is timeless, love is immortal. Even if you lose someone to something as permanent as death, the love you once had will never fade away. It will caress you each and every day, reminding you of the everlasting sweetness of love.
After you left me, I was stuck wondering where I should go to start anew. A voice in the wind told me that maybe I didn’t have to start over again. Maybe I just had to go on walking through this path, and apply the lessons losing you has taught me.
I cried so hard when I lost my cat, the pain of losing her spearing a hole through my heart. My father hugged me tight and whispered in my ear, Do not cry, my child. For when you lose something great, something better will take its place.
I knew that losing you would bring me nothing but devastation. Despite this, I took the risk and welcomed you in my life, hoping that the sweetness of our time together would make up for all the pain your loss would someday bring.
I’ve always wondered which was worse- remembering or forgetting.
You’ve always acted like you were staying for good so when you left, I didn’t know how to live without you anymore.
It is always hard to lose somebody that you love. The loss leaves a hole in your heart that can never be repaired, only covered up.
You never truly get over losing someone. You may forgive, you may forget. But you can never stop the memories of sweetness and joy from creeping in when you least expect it to.
Does loss get easier with time? It doesn’t. It just takes longer to remember but when you do, the stabbing pain will be the same as the first time you felt it.
Where there is love, there will always be hurt.
You cannot truly love until you accept that with the sweetness of love comes the horror of pain.
I’m almost over you, that’s what I keep telling myself to make me sleep better at night.
It’s so hard to go back to the places that was once ours. When I look at them, it seems like nothing has changed. But deep in my heart, I know the truth. With you can from my life, everything has and forever will be changed.
What should I do without you? I simply cannot imagine.
My student once asked me what the saddest word in the world was. I looked her in the eye and told her the most painful word that was ever said to me, Goodbye.
There is no greater joy that can ever compare to love as there is no greater pain that can ever compare to loss.
You cannot truly let go until you accept that despite the pain he caused, he brought you far greater and unimaginable joy.
I looked at the house with such great pain. Home. It is a sweet and foreign word to me now. Without you in it, what used to be a home is now nothing but a house.
It is better to have loved and lost than to not have loved at all.
Do not fear, sweet child, and let yourself love. Do not be afraid of the pain of loss, for the sweetness of love far outweighs it.
Would I have been better off if I never knew you? I do not know, and I find myself not wanting to know at all.
When I lost you, I felt as if the world ended. Time stopped for me and nothing else mattered. When I looked outside the window and saw that the birds continued to fly, I realized that the world will not accompany me in my grief. And life, as usual, will go on with our without me.
I keep on telling myself that I’m over you but whenever I hear my cellphone chime, I cannot help but wish that it’s a message from you.
To welcome great beginnings, you must welcome the possible sad endings that come with it.
I was faced with the hardest decision I will ever make in my life, to let go and move on.
Do not feel bitter when you lose someone. It will be painful, yes. But the pain of losing that person will only remind you of how much you’ve loved, and how much of it was real.