A failed relationship doesn’t define your future or who you are. Positive heartbreak quotes can help you along the way.

It’s hard to go through a breakup or divorce. Losing someone you love is painful. Especially when you’re fresh out of a relationship. It may feel like you will never feel better again.

Keeping yourself positive and focused on feeling better can help ease the pain. Healing is a journey. YourTango found that 64 percent of participants have been obsessed about a past relationship. You are not alone.

I understand your pain. I’ve been there, and so has almost everyone else reading this. The pain after a breakup is excruciating. You feel like you’ve been torn in half and lost a sense of yourself.

One way to find motivation is to read uplifting heartbreak quotes. They can lift you up and inspire you. Sometimes, a bad breakup is the best thing. It can lead you to someone more compatible.

Here are 25 positive quotes to help heal your broken heart and inspire you to move forward.

1. “The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

Because nothing heals like a good laugh with your besties.

2. “Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.” – Patti Roberts

Heartbreak isn’t an end; it’s a new beginning.

3. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

Trust the process. The universe has something better in store.

Artistic broken heart with floral elements.

4. “You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them.” – Mandy Hale

It’s okay to let go with love and move forward.

5. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell

Keep your eyes on the future, not the past.

6. “Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.” – L. Frank Baum

A little brokenness makes us more human.

7. “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” – Nicholas Sparks

Love has the power to heal, even when it hurts.

8. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

No matter what, life continues. So should you.

9. “A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.” – J.S.B. Morse

Your heart is just getting ready for something more beautiful.

10. “The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep.” – Margaret George

Self-care is essential. Pamper yourself.

11. “Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

Your pain will bloom into something beautiful.

Quote by Oscar Wilde, broken heart illustration.

12. “The heart was made to be broken.” – Oscar Wilde

It’s part of our journey. Embrace it.

13. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the memories, then let them go.

14. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain

Value yourself first and foremost.

15. “It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love, even in loss, is a gift.

16. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – Haruki Murakami

Choose to learn from the pain, not to be consumed by it.

17. “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

Work on yourself, and love will find its way back to you.

18. “If someone hurts you, betrays you, or breaks your heart, forgive them. They have helped you learn about trust and the importance of being cautious of who you open your heart to.” – Unknown

Forgiveness and love affirmations help attract love into your life.

19. “Heartbreak can be a good time for us to get ready for romance. Love doesn’t have to be rushed. Divine timing is at work for your highest good.” – Dina Colada

Take your time. True love will come when you’re ready.

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20. “Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.” – Eileen Mayhew

Don’t be afraid to cry. Tears cleanse your soul.

21. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle; love is a war; love is growing up.” – James Baldwin

Nobody ever said love was boring, and don’t we know it! – Dina Colada

22. “I want to be remembered as the girl who always smiles even when her heart is broken, and the one that could always brighten up your day even if she couldn’t brighten her own.” – Unknown

Positive heartbreak quotes can inspire us to move on from an ex.

23. “When we get out of our pajamas after a breakup, get out there and smile at someone new, it can brighten our day and his.” – Dina Colada

Small steps can make a big difference.

24. “When you remember how hard it is to change yourself, you begin to understand what little chance we have of changing others.” – Unknown

If things didn’t work out with the last boyfriend, remember you can’t change the next boyfriend either. – Dina Colada

25. “The act of forgiveness is the act of returning to the present time. And that’s why when one has become a forgiving person and has managed to let go of the past, what they’ve done is they’ve shifted their relationship with time.” – Caroline Myss

It’s time to forgive the past, focus on the present, and get ready for Mr. Right. – Dina Colada

Heartbreak is never easy. But with these positive quotes, you’ll find the strength to heal, grow, and love again. Remember, every ending is just a new beginning in disguise. 💖