15 Quotes About Love That Remind Us NOTHING Is More Painful Than Heartbreak

Consider yourself lucky if you’ve never personally experienced the bad side of love.

We unfortunate ones who have gotten an all-too-real glimpse at the other side of affection know that love can hurt as much as it can heal.

When love hurts, it feels like everything we know to be true is ripped away from us. That one person you were so confident in… they just couldn’t love you like you loved them. It’s heartbreaking.

And then love slowly became impossible in your mind because that person never actually showed you how to be loved.

So, you learned to walk away from love. What now?


You soon realize that the hurt you experienced inside the relationship is nothing compared to the hurt you feel trying to forget that person. Heck, maybe you didn’t even realize you were hurting before, but, once it’s over, it hits you like a nuclear bomb to your heart.

You feel like a husk, with your confidence, optimism, and self-love ripped away because another human being was unable to love or be real with you. Now all you’re left with is doubt, uncertainty, and pessimism about love.

Sounds horrible, right? The good thing about post-love pain, however, that you learn how you should be treated and you eventually seek that out when you’re ready.

So, if you are hurting, read these quotes about love  the raw, real, painful side of love and know that it is all part of the process and will only make your heart stronger. Because, if you can handle heartbreak, you can handle anything.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve got the best quotes to share and savor. For quotes from the most inspiring celebsactivists, and poets, look no further! You might even find the quote that motivates the best parts of your life (and love!) forever.

Can't win.

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"Because nothing makes me happier and nothing makes me sadder than you."

Goodbye *waves*

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"I don't hate you, I love you. But loving you is killing me. So this is goodbye even if I don't want it to be." - Nikita Gill

The WORST feeling.

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"That feeling you get in your stomach, when your heart's broken. It's like all the butterflies just died."

Loneliest tug-of-war game EVER.

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"The worst feeling is feeling unwanted by the person you want the most."

Just too much...

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"I think about you too much. I care about you too much. I like you way too much.."

Just let go.

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"It may hurt to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on."


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"I'm at such a dilemma, I want to distance myself from you, but yet, I don't want to lose you."

The real culprit.

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 "Love doesn't hurt. Expectations do." - Pushkaraj Shirke

Can I get some Neosporin up in here?!

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"Smiles are like band-aids, they cover up the pain, but still it hurts."

I would NEVER do that to you.

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"I wish I could hurt you the way you hurt me. But I know that if I had the chance, I wouldn't do it."


When love is not the bad guy.

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"Love didn't hurt you. Someone who doesn't know how to love hurt you. Don't confuse the two."

Should have known better.

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"I broke my own heart loving you."


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"let it hurt then let it go" - r.h. Sin

It's WW3 up in here!

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"it's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind" - r.h. Sin

VERY slowly.

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"I love you, and it's killing me."