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February 4, 2016

20 Quotes To Read If You Can’t Let Someone Go

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What is the issue?
We all have that one person we have a hard time letting go of. Here are 20 quotes to give you the extra push you need to let them go.
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Twenty20 / samanthavaughan

1. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” ~Deborah Reber
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2. “There ain’t no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.” ~Kate DiCamillo

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3. “At some point you will realize that you have done too much for someone, that the only next possible step to do is to stop. Leave them alone. Walk away. It’s not like you’re giving up, and it’s not like you shouldn’t try. It’s just that you have to draw the line of determination from desperation. What is truly yours will eventually be yours, and what is not, no matter how hard you try, will never be.” ~Unknown

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4. “If they weren’t good for you in 2015, they won’t be great for you in 2016. Let them go.” ~Robert Tew

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5. “Let go of the attachment, keep the lesson” ~L.J. Vanier

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6. “Sometimes you have to forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.”~Unknown

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7. “You didn’t love her, you just didn’t want to be alone. Or maybe, maybe she was good for your ego, or maybe she made you feel better about your miserable life, but you didn’t love her, because you don’t destroy the person that you love.” ~Shonda Rhimes

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8. “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”~Ann Landers

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9. “It doesn’t matter if its a relationship, a lifestyle, or a job. If it doesn’t make you happy, let it go.”~Unknown

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10. “And sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”~Marilyn Monroe

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11. “She’s not going to let go until she sees for herself that there’s nothing left to hold on to.” ~Susane Colasanti 

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12.  “The longer you’re with the wrong person, you could be completely overlooking the chance to meet the right person.”~Taylor Swift

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13. “Sometimes removing some people out of your life makes room for better people.”~Unknown

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14. “Why don’t you tell me that ‘if the girl had been worth having she’d have waited for you’? No, sir, the girl really worth having won’t wait for anybody.”~F. Scott Fitzgerald

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15. “Detach yourself just when you realize you are closer to a heart break.”~Unknown

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16. “You can meet someone who’s just right, but he might not be meant for you. You break up, you lose things, you never feel the same again. But maybe you should stop questioning why. Maybe you should just accept it and move on.” ~Winna Efendi

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17. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”~Vivian Greene

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18. “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” ~Daphne Rose Kingma

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19. “Someday, someone will walk into your life and make you realize why it never worked out with anyone else.”~Unknown

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20. “What’s meant to be will always find a way” ~Trisha Yearwood TC mark

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