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39 Falling Out of Love Quotes [The Fear of Those in Love]

by Bob
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Yes, being in love is a great feeling, but not until one falls out of it. Here are falling out of love quotes that’ll show the pain of love without “forever”.


Watching your once fruitful relationship fall to pieces is among the most devastating moments one can experience. A lot of “Whys” will be asked. 


Why and how did you fall apart? 

Why weren’t you able to do anything to fix your dying relationship? 

Who should be blamed? 

Was it you who kept holding on or the other who gave up first?


But why do people fall out of love? According to LiveAbout and Psychology Today, the common reasons are caused by outside factors that both parties cannot control. These can be unexpected illnesses and financial crises along with the following

  • Disappointments
  • Betrayal
  • Disagreements
  • Falling in love with someone else


Regardless of the reason why one of you has given up, here are fell out of love quotes to ponder on.


Best “Fell Out of Love” Quotes To Let You See the Truth


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#1 “We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there’s no altering that.” – Leo Tolstoy


#2 “Falling out of love does not happen by reason of fate, it happens because the other party no longer chooses to stay. In the end, it is all but a choice.”


#3 “Falling in love is a reaction, not a choice. You cannot choose who your heart beats for. Same as you cannot dictate to keep loving the person who your heart has no room for.”


#4 “It is strange how we describe the beginning of love as ‘falling’ when in fact, it is the end that is the fall. Love raises us up, higher than we ever dreamed possible. And the higher you go, the greater the fall when it’s over.” – Ranata Suzuki


#5 “It is best to let it go even if you really want to stay. It is not much of a relationship if it is just you who wants to stay and only you.”


#6 “Falling out of love is the saddest thing two people can do to one another. It just means that they have grown too comfortable enough to not make an effort to try.”


#7 “I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like–like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go.” – Lauren Oliver


#8 “Sometimes the best feeling is not falling in love, it’s falling out of love with someone who never really loved you.” – Mitch Cuento


#9 “When you fall in love, it’s because you find someone who fills all your empty spaces. When you fall out of love, it’s because you realize that you’re both broken.” – Jodi Picoult


#10 “Love should always be reciprocal. Once the other one remiss of his obligations, it is time to rescind.”


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#11 “And you left your mark on me with the destruction of us. Finally, we became no one.” – Nadège Richards


#12 “Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.” – Iris Murdoch


#13 “Somebody falls in love, somebody breaks a heart. We never fell in love, we only fell apart.” – Papa Roach


#14 “There’s always a moment when you start to fall out of love. Whether it’s with a person or an idea or a cause, even if it’s one you only narrate to yourself years after the event: a tiny thing, a wrong word, a false note, which means that things can never be quite the same again.” – Douglas Adams


#15 “Falling out of love is hard, falling for betrayal is worse, broken trust and broken hearts.”


#16 “I want a life which doesn’t have you. I want memories that don’t include you. I want a heart that never loved you. I want a mind that won’t think about you. And the last thing: a whole new me who never knew you.” – Nitika


#17 “While nearly every way of falling in love is kind, every way of getting out of love is cruel.”


#18 “I loved her for so long. Our past trails behind us like a comet’s tail, the future stretched out before us like the universe. Things happen. People get lost and love breaks.” – Jonathan Tropper


#19 “If he can’t find a reason to stay out of all the reasons you love him, then let him go.”


#20 “And if he wants to leave then let him leave. You are terrifying and strange and beautiful, something not everyone knows how to love.” – Warsan Shire


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#21 “One day, I won’t be in love with you. I’ll just love you and the occasional thought of you might cross my mind, but it’ll be bittersweet.” – Dominic Riccitello


#22 “Well, now if little by little you stop loving me I shall stop loving you. Little by little if suddenly you forget me, do not look for me for I shall already have forgotten you.” – Pablo Neruda


#23 “Falling out of love isn’t true, it’s an excuse of those who woke up and realized they never really loved.” – Ana Luciana


#24 “Falling in love is sudden, easy, and fun. It’s like a child going down a playground slide. Falling out of love is slow, difficult, and painful. It’s like watching a child die of cancer.” – Jayden Hunter


#25 “I don’t think people actually fall out of love, it’s just that they thought they were in love at the time they thought they had found it. They are just cowardly enough to admit they were wrong.”


#26 “How do you know when it’s over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you.” – Gunnar Ardelius


#28 “Don’t sell yourself short. If it is not working anymore, it will never work. Your temporary happiness will never be enough to assure you a long and lasting love.”


#29 “If only falling out of love was as easy as falling in love, writers and poets would not have bathed their words with tears every night.” – Fareena Aliya


#30 “There is no falling out of love, darling. People don’t fall out of love. We just fall out of the feeling we confuse for love. ” – Anjum Choudhary


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#31 “I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that. I am better than that. Goodbye.” – Steve Maraboli


#32 “The saddest thing ever is when you both loved each other. And then one day, one fell out of love and left the other still in love.”


#33 “Sometimes, you fall out of love because you fell in love with who you thought they were, not who they really are.”


#34 “That is what scares me about love. One day, everything is perfect, and then suddenly he wakes up and does not feel the same.”


#35 “Sadly, too many of us stay together far longer than we should because it’s easier to say ‘I love you’ than it is to say ‘I don’t’.” – Beau Taplin


#36 “Don’t worry when I fight with you, worry when I stop because it means there’s nothing left for us to fight for.”


#37 “There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough.”


#38 “I spoke out of fear and you ignored me. I spoke out of pain and you didn’t listen. I spoke out of love and you walked away. So now I speak of nothing.” – Samantha King


#39 “I am falling out of love as I am removing the mirage of you from my eyes. And now that I see you for you, I know why the universe never let us work.” – PRD


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Wrapping It Up


Love can last a lifetime. But sometimes, you can’t make it work for it to last forever. Maybe not all relationships are meant to lead to “forever”. Maybe some people only come into your life to teach you important and priceless lessons.


But no matter how many heartbreaks you experience, don’t give up. The best is yet to come for those who wait patiently. You’ll meet the right person once you are ready – once you learn what true love is through your past heartbreaks. ‘Till then, learn to trust the process and wait patiently.

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