20 Breakup Quotes To Remind You That Everything Happens For A Reason

It’s time to find the good in goodbye.

Breakups are hard, but they’re pretty much unavoidable in your life and many of them happen for reason.

And although you understand the reason things didn’t work out was that the relationship wasn’t necessarily made to last, there’s a part of you that needs to heal after the breakup, anyway.

Your relationship could have been a friendship that developed into something more. You knew the two of you were just having fun for the time being.

You were just kind of hanging out, not really going on dates or being seen in public together. It still hurts when your friends with benefits wants to end the benefits side of your relationship. 

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Because let’s be honest, you started feeling something for that friend. It was impossible to be THAT physical together for SO long without getting caught up with feelings. 

Now you’re heartbroken and a firm believer that friends with benefits doesn’t work. But where do you go from here? What else can you learn from the ending of this chapter in your life?

Breakups hurt even more when they come out of nowhere and involve a person you thought you were going to marry.

And you’ve been together with them for so long that you’re just not sure how to do the whole single thing. You’re pretty sure your world is over, there is no moving on from this.

But there is something beyond this breakup. There are new cities to explore, new people to meet, new experiences to have and of personal growth to go through.

We’re not saying that you’re going to bounce back from this heartbreak tomorrow. We’re not saying you’re going bounce back from it a week from now.

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It will take some time to get over your heartbreak, but we are saying that you will bounce back sooner than you probably think. Everything happens for a reason and this break-up is no exception to that.

So to keep you positive, here are 20 quotes that remind you that everything happens for a reason you went through this breakup and the positive outcome is on it’s way to you.

If you’re searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) … look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we’ve got you covered.

Something better is waiting for you.

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” —​ Marilyn Monroe


It’s a learning experience

“I learned a lot about falling in love when I fell out of love. I learned a lot about being a friend when I was alone.”


The heart was made to go through this type of thing.

“The heart was made to be broken.” —​ Oscar Wilde


Now you get to focus on you.

Every break-up gives you something to reflect on.

“Just because a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth having.”  —​ Sarah ​Mlynowski


This isn’t a bad thing, there is less baggage now.

“The more I find myself, the more people I lose.”


This will remind you how strong you are on your own.

“No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” —​ Marilyn Monroe


Break-ups can be with friends too.

There’s only rainbows after rain.

“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself as it’s most brilliant.” —​ Paulo Coelho


If happiness is gone, it may be gone for good.

“Stop looking for happiness in the same place you lost it.”


You get to do what’s best for you now.

“And now I’ll do what’s best for me.” —​ John Green


You’ve got places to go and honestly, this was only holding you back.

This is not the end, it’s actually the beginning.

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” —​ Guy Finley


There is a lesson to be learned.

“Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.”


It’s not a happy ending because it’s not the end.

“And maybe a happy ending doesn’t include a guy, maybe it’s you, on your own… moving on.”


…because the best is yet to come.

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“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” — C.S. Lewis


You get the chance to create and have something even better.

“Maybe it’s not always about trying to fix something broken. Maybe it’s about starting over and creating something better.”


This break-up happened so you can keep moving forward.

“You need to keep moving on, darling, or you’ll miss the train to bigger things in life than this.”


And remember what you learned this time, for next time.


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