While many of us have different opinions on how to get over a breakup, and we all experience heartbreak differently, one thing is for sure – breakups are never nice or easy.

Sometimes people leave us, sometimes we are the ones to leave. Either way, what we all need to focus on after a separation is moving on. But how do we do that, especially when the cut is fresh?

Unfortunately, there is no recipe to do so. Each individual reacts and feels on different levels of intensity. What I can tell you is that family, friends and all those little things you love to do in your spare time can help you heal faster, so let them.

Know that it is perfectly normal to miss someone after a breakup and it’s okay to cry, scream and let it all out. The secret is to not make a habit out of it, and bring yourself even more misery. Make room for better things, because better things are yet to come. Don’t ever doubt that!

Here are some breakup quotes to help ease your pain and speed your healing

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When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.

Paulo Coelho

Heartbroken? Channel your sorrow to become worthy of love. The world will be yours. ― Tapan Ghosh

One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.

― Mandy Hale

I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad. I would never wish anything negative on them. It takes more energy to hate them than to wish them well.

— Ashley Greene

Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That and trailing off your interaction after the breakup.

— Drake

How do you know when it’s over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you.

— Gunnar Ardelius

I believe much of the pain of a breakup comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with. When it does not work out, you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan.

— Karen Salmansohn

I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I am better than that. Goodbye!

—  Steve Maraboli

Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.

― Graham Greene

Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.

― Jonathan Harnisch

What happens to people that love each other? I suppose they have whatever they have, and they are more fortunate than others. Then one of them gets the emptiness forever.

—  Ernest Hemingway

What is it that makes you cry? It is only your attachments. What is it that you miss when it is lost? It is the object of your attachment. Ponder over this.

Osho

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In order to truly value loyalty, you must first endure the affliction of betrayal.

― Thomas Merritt

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.

— Golda Meir

One doesn’t simply grieve the loss of a relationship. One grieves the loss of the possible future, as well as the wiping-out of the past.

—  Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

I think it’s important to realize that you can miss something, but not want it back.

– Paulo Coelho

One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.

– Turcois Ominek

Some think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it’s letting go.

– Herman Hesse

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

– Khalil Gibran

Hearts live by being wounded.

– Oscar Wilde

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.

– Mary Pickford

Healing yourself is connected with healing others.

– Yoko Ono

Don’t waste moments waiting and wondering. Don’t throw away your time dreaming of someone that doesn’t want you. No one is that amazing, certainly not the one who would pass you up.

― Donna Lynn Hope

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

— Alfred Lord Tennyson