25 Quotes on Giving Up On Love: It’s A Heartache

Your heart races, your stomach churns, and your mind races with visions of the future you two will have together when you are in love.

In contrast, a bad love can leave you broken and wishing you had never met this person.

Love is exhilarating at the start especially if he or she feels the same way. Makes it even better to know that you can’t wait to see each other. Overpowering all other emotions is the joy and excitement of a new romantic relationship.

However, nothing is ever truly revolutionary. As a couple grows closer, things shift especially if your partner isn’t giving you importance.

When giving up on love, you close the part of yourself that once made you feel on cloud nine and break up with all those false forever promises.

Some develop a close friendship while others put the relationship and communication to an end.

When a relationship ends, there are a variety of factors at play. One of the things that happen when two people grow apart is that they separate. Some of your previously held beliefs about yourself and the people you’d like to spend time with may turn out to be untrue. 

Changing your thoughts or feelings about the other person is another. Perhaps you just don’t like spending time with each other.

It’s possible you disagree or don’t have the same priorities. Somebody else may have sparked your interest in them. Maybe you’ve concluded that you don’t want to be in a relationship right now.

Every person, at some point in their lives, has to deal with giving up on their love or being the one to give up.

This can be a painful experience, even if you feel like you’re getting the best outcome possible.

We can’t always tell if the person we love is destructive to us. That’s what love is supposed to be like, we think. Is it possible that you are receiving the love your heart desires?

25 Quotes on Giving Up On Love

25 Quotes on Giving Up In Love

Here are some heart-wrenching quotes on giving the love you had for the person who doesn’t value and appreciates you:

  1. The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.

David Williams

  1. Broken hearts — if used wisely and compassionately — are necessary for spreading the fire of love. See, when your heart breaks open, all the love that has been hidden and buried within it for years has the opportunity to now spill forth — and to cover everyone around you with love…and also to spread itself across the world, in wave after wave of love and grace and humanity.

Elizabeth Gilbert

  1. Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.

Ayo Makun

  1. I wonder if I’ll keep trying to fix all the people who are already unfixable. I wonder if I’ll keep cutting myself trying to put their shattered pieces together. I wonder if I’ll ever learn that they won’t stop me from bleeding when they are the ones who keep slashing my veins.

Rania Naim

  1. Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.

Alex Haditaghi

  1. Here is the truth: It is hard to be in love with someone who is in love with someone else. I don’t know how to turn that into poetry.

Clementine Von Radics

  1. It is a lonely feeling when someone you care about becomes a stranger.

-Lemony Snicket

  1. The broken heart. You think you will die, but you just keep living, day after day after terrible day.

Charles Dickens

  1. You see a person’s true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life.

Lovely Goyal

  1. It hurts that I can be so full of him while he’s so empty of me.

 –David Levithan

  1. She didn’t leave you for making too many mistakes, she left because you made the same mistake too many times.

Theresa Fearon

  1. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.

Neil Gaiman

  1. Someone shouldn’t need to be faced with your absence to value your presence.

Nitya Prakash

  1. Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.

Mandy Hale

  1. When a girl gives up, it’s not because she doesn’t love you. But she’s tired of getting hurt and feels like you’ll never care.
  1. To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.

Jocelyn Soriano

  1. I tried, you didn’t. I left.

R.H. Sin

  1. There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough.

Joanne Reed

  1. Did I want to stay on this road longer, knowing it was only going to end in devastation?

Becca Fitzpatrick

  1. It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.

Nicholas Sparks

  1. Love, when it goes, can sometimes burn to ash. And sometimes it can leave nothing.

Megan Hart

  1. I poured my heart out to you. I can’t sit here like a fool waiting for you to be ready.

Angela Moore

  1. I made myself from all the love you no longer wanted.

Iain S. Thomas

  1. Hell on earth will always be trying to maintain a relationship with someone too weak to remain loyal to the idea of a forever with you.

R.H. Sin

  1. The truth is if you reach a point where letting go is the only option, it usually means that this thing or someone already let you go. You are trying to stay in a place where you are not welcome anymore.

Rania Naim

When To Give Up On A Person You Love

When To Give Up On A Person You Love

Love is a war, but just like in life, it’s important to choose your battles wisely. It’s important to understand that conflict is a normal part of any relationship since people can’t simply live in harmony without reaffirming their personalities.

It’s okay to fight for what you believe in (and who you believe in), but you should also know when it is time to give up on love. 

Everybody knows that relationships are difficult to maintain and maintain well. A normal part of the game is having fights and going through difficult times.

While this is true, these empty words can divert attention away from legitimate reasons to be concerned about one’s social and romantic life such as signs that a relationship has become, or was always in a toxic state.

Here are red flags and signs that you should give up on your relationship:

1. Your Partner Won’t Compromise

Couples need to compromise, but when only one partner is willing to do so, the other is forced to give up.

It’s possible that your partner is more concerned about getting their way than meeting both of your needs if your partner always wins assertions.

So if you feel like your date is dismissing your viewpoints, it means they don’t want to have a productive conversation with you, says family and relationship therapist Nicole Richardson.

A losing battle requires only your sacrifice, not theirs.

 2. Your Partner Can’t Empathize

It’s fine if your partner doesn’t always get it. Your thoughts and feelings may be obscured at times. They’ll try to see things from the other person’s perspective if they both want a relationship to work.

This is important because if your partner doesn’t understand why you feel the way you do, they should work on being more empathic.

Not understanding and empathizing with their partner’s experience will make it difficult to get them to see you.

3. Your Partner Isn’t Supportive

Teammates help one another. No one else does. The support and encouragement of your partner shouldn’t be fought for. You can’t fight for someone who won’t fight for you.

We are picking up their slack while carrying our own if our partner is not supportive. The burden of picking them up without reciprocation weighs heavily on us. 

4. Your Partner is Disrespectful

Without respect, love is useless in a relationship. Interruption, decision-making, and dismissal are all signs of disrespect from a partner. In addition, you can’t fight for respect if your partner refuses it.

To be treated with kindness, courtesy, and gratitude shouldn’t take long to build up, says Dr. Gary Brown, a couples’ therapist.

You need to decide whether or not it is healthy for you to be with someone who does not respect you.

If you have brought it up multiple times and your partner is not changing. Don’t fight for your partner’s respect or their love. 

5. Your Partner Broke Your Trust

Trust, like respect, should be felt by both parties. Your partner sometimes lies or mislead you, but they should be trusted when they express regret and promise to improve.

So long as you believe you’re fighting for someone who won’t hurt you again, you can forgive him or her for what he or she has done.

However, it’s hard to trust someone who repeatedly betrays your trust with no remorse.

The idea of fighting for love is appealing, but fighting for true love shouldn’t be difficult. The willingness to compromise, empathize, support, and respect indicates a shared set of values and goals.

Making a relationship work with someone who lacks these qualities can be difficult.

What matters is that you recognize the importance and value of each relationship, regardless of its length.

Every relationship can teach us something about ourselves, others, and what we want and need in a partner. The experience of being cared for teaches us how to care for others.

Couples can learn from their breakups. The opportunity to express concern for another’s feelings is rare. After a painful breakup, we gain confidence in our ability, to be honest, and kind.

Finding love isn’t always simple. Don’t give up, even when it’s hard. It takes resilience to find love.

Make the most of your experiences while remembering to take care of yourself and grow as a person.

Joe Davies