29 Love After Divorce Quotes That Will Prove You'll Get That Second Chance

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Beautiful Love After Divorce Quotes

When you've gone through something as painful as divorce, it's hard to imagine there's any hope for love again. These encouraging quotes will show you that love never dies, and why you should never give up on finding it.

Anyone who's gone through divorce knows that it's never quick and easy. Often, the gut-wrenching process can last months and even years. Even after it's over, you're left putting pieces of your life back together every day. When you're left so hurt and broken, the idea of finding new love sounds so far out of reach.

These inspiring quotes about love after divorce will fill you with hope for a brighter day. They remind us that when one door closes, another is always waiting to be opened. Once you've adopted a more positive perspective, it won't be long before love is knocking at your door again.

Encouraging Love After Divorce Quotes

  • "Divorce is always terrible, but I haven't met anyone who went through it and isn't happier now." - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

  • "Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." - Marilyn Monroe

  • "I've interviewed and portrayed people who've withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning—even during our darkest nights." - Oprah Winfrey

  • "If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello." - Paulo Coehlo

  • "I used to think that divorce meant failure, but now I see it more as a step along the path of self-realization and growth." - Alana Stewart

  • "Don't cry when the sun is gone because the tears won't let you see the stars." - Violeta Para

  • "Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities." - Patti Roberts

  • "The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it..." - Nicholas Sparks

  • "I don't see divorce as a failure. I see it as the end to a story. In a story, everything has an end and a beginning." - Olga Kurylenko

Inspiring Love After Divorce Quotes

  • "You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one." - Michael McMillan

  • "She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails." - Elizabeth Edwards

  • "It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness." - Eleanor Roosevelt

  • "Sometimes you're going to have to let one person go a thousand different times, a thousand different ways, and there's nothing pathetic or abnormal about that. You are human." - Heidi Priebe

  • "When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." - Viktor Frankl

  • "Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce." - Jennifer Weiner

  • "If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were." - Kahlil Gibran

  • "If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind." - Shannon L. Adler

  • "Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck." - Dalai Lama

  • "And then the dream dies and the dream breaks into a tiny million pieces which leaves you with a choice. You can either stick with it, which is unbearable, or you can go off and dream another dream." - Meryl Streep

Hopeful Love After Divorce Quotes

  • "Your dream doesn't have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again." - KT Witten

  • "There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment." - Sarah Dessen

  • "Anyone who gets divorced goes through a lot of pain, but you come out of it." - Ryan Reynolds

  • "I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." - Lucille Ball

  • "She must find a boat and sail in it. No guarantee of shore. Only a conviction that what she wanted could exist, if she dared to find it." - Jeanette Winterson

  • "I never imagined that divorce would be part of my life history or my family's legacy. When people say that divorce can be more painful than death, I understand why. But like any great trial, God uses everything for good, if we allow Him to heal us." - Kristin Armstrong

  • "I feel I know now more of what I need in a relationship, what I want in a relationship." - Scarlett Johansson

  • "One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence." - Karen Marie Moning

  • "And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life." - J.K. Rowling

  • "Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past." - Lily Tomlin

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