Every loss is hard and we all grieve in different ways. Sometimes it’s hard for us to let go of the pain but we have to find a way to overcome it. There’s never a right time to move on but postponing it will only make it harder for you. This is a crucial part of the healing process and you have to figure out when to do it or else it will make it impossible for you to continue with your life.
If you let go of your grief it doesn’t mean that you’ll forget about your loss. It only means that you’re ready to embrace the present and move forward as the past stays in the past. You simply have to accept that you can’t change the past and focus on the present and the future. If you’re uncertain about when to let go these quotes may help you do it and finally move on with your life.
Quotes to Help You Move on and Let Go of the Grief
Nicholas Spark: “It’s not impossible to move on, even though it may seem so at first. In time the grief will lessen and even though it will not go away in its entirety, after some time it will not be as overwhelming.”
Kathrine Weber: “Sometimes our life seems like a never-ending series of losses, from the start until the end. This is a fact and we cannot change it. What we can change is how we react to these losses and what we make of the life we have afterward.
Mitch Albom: “If you always hold back on your feelings, if you don’t simply let yourself experience them fully you’ll never live to your fullest. You’ll never experience life because you’ll be too afraid of everything, the grief, the pain, the hurt. But you have to allow yourself to be vulnerable because that’s what life is about.
J.W.: “We have to grieve over the people we’ve loved and lost in our life not to keep our connection to the suffering but to hold on to the love we felt.”
Ann Lander: “There are people who think that hanging in there and holding on are the biggest signs of strength in a person. But sometimes it takes a lot more strength to know when to let go and just do it.”
Jodi Picoult: “As much as we want to hold on to our grief after the loss of a loved one, they’ve left this world but we’re still in it. We owe it to them to keep going strong.”
Anonymous: “After losing someone we love we have to learn how to live not without them but with all the love they’ve left behind.”
Adrienne C. Moore: “If there’s one thing I’ve learned from losing someone I love, it’s that grief needs to be take one step at a time. Over time we have to learn how to find the happiness amid all the sadness.”
Anonymous: “There are people we never want to leave behind but we need think of their letting go not as the end of the world but the beginning of a new chapter in our life.
Lyndon B. Johnson: “Yesterday may not be ours to recover but I promise you that tomorrow it only ours to lose or win.”