6 Inspirational Quotes That Will Make Everyone Aware You’re Going Through a Breakup

When you’re going through a breakup, there’s only one thing to do – sit at home eating ice cream and making vague dramatic Facebook posts filled with broadly inspirational quotes. Here are some quotes to share to uplift everyone, while also making them aware that you specifically are trying to uplift yourself out of a really horrible breakup.


“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

Ah, your girl Marilyn, always unlucky in love! This inspiring quote will make everyone aware that the thing that has fallen apart for you is your relationship of five years. Once they quickly put together the context clues – your sudden stoppage of couple’s selfies, the increase of sad-sounding Facebook posts, and the appearance of this very basic quote – the writing will literally be on your wall!


“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” – Elizabeth Taylor

This is the kind of quote someone posts when they are having a seriously bad day. But if their bad day was due to a job loss or loss of a pet, you’d just come out and say it Instead, you can post this no-nonsense quote, which will still let everyone know, “I am going through a breakup over here and it was really, really hard on me, okay?”


“Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight.” – Marcus Aurelius

After everyone scrolls down your page a bit to make sure nobody you know has died, your friends will definitely know you just got dumped. After getting a little pissed at you for that, everyone will be super clear on the fact that you just got dumped and you’re really trying to make the best of it! This quote is a great way be subtle, but also completely obvious.


“’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Okay, now we’re getting to the nut of it: You lost love. Spell it out for them as if they haven’t already seen through your tearful solo selfies, mentions of sad movies, and rants about random “people.”



“Something will grow from all you are going through. And it will be you.” – Anonymous

This quote is so optimistically positive it could truly only be posted by a person grasping at straws. You know you could just tell everyone what happened and they would be there for you just as much, right?


“You can’t fast-forward heartbreak, and you can’t rewind love.” – Chelsea Handler

Perfect. For your one-millionth inspo post of the week just get the job done quickly and use a quote with the word “breakup” in it. Everyone knows what you’re doing anyways. Time to embrace it!


Breakups are sad, but with the public sharing of these inspirational quotes, you know it’s going to be okay. Everyone is here for you because you’re grieving in a very tasteful and uplifting way and they know exactly what is going on behind the scenes!