26 Disappointing Quotes About Being Dumped (For When Your Feelings Are Hurt)

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Sometimes we get our feelings hurt — especially when a boy dumps you. Speaking mainly in the constructs of relationships, people can be careless with our hearts. They do things that mark us with worry, or insecurity, or shame. They make us feel less than, and desperate.

We try lots of things to mask the pain. We go out drinking with friends, we watch sad movies, we cry into our pillows. But sometimes the only thing that is going to help, is to really is to slam our exes. It seems immature but it truly does make us feel better to call up our friends and talk about how our exes suck. Because guess what? Sometimes they do.

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Don’t ever forget your worth. Don’t let someone mess with your head. Don’t let someone fool you into thinking you are worth less than kindness, honesty and love.

Here is a list of disappointed quotes about getting dumped to make remind you that boys can be jerks sometimes, but you're going to be okay, and you're going to move on from this breakup sooner than you think.

1. Smart people know their worth.

“If he’s dumb enough to walk away, be smart enough to let him go.” — Unknown

2. Things are never as simple as they seem.

“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.” — Dave Mustaine

3. Sometimes we make poor choices.

“My ex is living proof of how stupid I can be” — ​Unknown

4. If a boy is gonna change you, make it for the better.

“Behind every beautiful girl, there is a guy behind her who did her wrong and made her strong” — Unknown.

5. You'll be stronger after this.

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

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6. Honesty is classy.

“It’s bad manners to say I love you with a mouth full of lies” — Unknown

7. Never make the same mistake twice.

“When your ex says ‘you’ll never find anyone like me’ smile and say ‘that’s the point’” — Unknown.

8. Find someone else worthy of your time - and your heart.

“Boys think of like books; if the cover doesn’t catch their eye, they won’t bother to see what’s inside” —​ Unknown

9. Sometimes things can’t go back the to the way they were.

“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken pieces as long as I lived” —​ Margaret Mitchell

10. When you won’t make the same mistake again.

“Stop asking me to trust you when I am still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown” —​ Unknown

11. Believe what you're feeling.

“When people treat you like they don’t care, believe them” — Unknown

12. Some boys aren't worth your time.

“Guys like you are like bras: they hook-up behind your back” —​ Unknown

13. Stop looking backwards.

“You can’t start the next chapter if you keep re-reading the last one”  Unknown

14. Don't fall for someone who's not worth it.

“I was dating a guy for a while because he told me he had an incurable disease. I didn’t realize that it was stupidity” —​ Gracie Hart

15. Bravery brings freedom.

“One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what’s hurting your heart and soul” — ​Unknown

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16. You are worthy.

“The moment you feel you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.” —​ Alysia Harris

17. I’d LIKE you to notice me, but I don’t NEED your attention.

“If I have to chase and fight for your attention, eventually I won’t want it anymore” — ​Unknown

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18. I can’t forget you, but I can choose not to know you.

“Not friends, not enemies, just strangers with some memories” —​ Unknown

19. Forget the ones who let you go.

“Guy’s have no idea how long something they said can stay in a girl’s mind” —​ Unknown

20. I may cry, but I will look fantastic doing it.

“Guy’s like you are the reason they made waterproof mascara” — ​Unknown

21. Karma’s got your number, but she got it from me.

“I hope Karma slaps you in the face before I do” —  Unknown

22. When you're really, really mad.

“Sorry, I’m not Adele. I don’t wish the best for you, nor do I want to find someone like you. I do, however, want to set fire to all of your stuff.” — ​Unknown

23. You are no man’s underdog.

“The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.” — Shannon L. Alder

24. It's okay to not be okay for a while.

“But the absolute worst was when people asked if I was okay. Because then I had to admit that it was real, it happened, and we weren't together anymore.” —​ Susane Colasanti

25. Sometimes you gotta let your heart go through what it needs to.

“Everybody's in love when they're eighteen. And everybody gets dumped.” — Susan Wiggs

26. Don’t let his mistake dictate your happiness.

“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” — Will Smith

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Kaitlin Kaiser is a writer who covers pop culture, astrology, and relationship topics.