Every day is a new beginning. Take a deep breath and start again.

Your mission: Be so busy loving your life you have no time for hate, regret, or fear.

~Karen Salmanshon

I would rather be alone with dignity than be in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self-respect.

When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be loveable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.

~ Brené Brown
Dating Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transform the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

If your partner isn’t bringing out the best in you, you’re in the wrong relationship.

If your ex says you’ll never find anyone like me, just smile and reply “that’s the point!”

A breakup is like a broken mirror: It’s better to leave it than hurt yourself trying to pick up the pieces.

Hold on to the thought that no emotion lasts forever, no matter how wonder or how terrible the emotion may be. The tears may last a little longer than you would like, but it will get better. I promise.

~ Osayi Osar-Emokpae

How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego.

~ Amanda Torroni, poet

Stay away from lazy parasites who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract, and extract, and make you live in abject poverty.

~ Michael Bassey Johnson, poet

When the journey is uncertain and you fall, God, rich in mercy, will extend His hand to pick you up.

~ Pope Francis

Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.

~ Oscar Wilde

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