Quotes About Seperation

Quotes tagged as "seperation" (showing 1-30 of 79)
Jalaluddin Rumi
“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”
Jalaluddin Rumi

Shannon L. Alder
“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.”
Shannon L. Alder

Tennessee Williams
“Time doesn't take away from friendship, nor does separation.”
Tennessee Williams, Memoirs

Kahlil Gibran
“When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as
the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Suzanne Finnamore
“Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I was steeped in denial, but my body knew.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“A heart can stop beating for a while, one can still live.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“Delusion detests focus and romance provides the veil.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“Daily I walk around my small, picturesque town with a thought bubble over my head: Person Going Through A Divorce. When I look at other people, I automatically form thought bubbles over their heads. Happy Couple With Stroller. Innocent Teenage Girl With Her Whole Life Ahead Of Her. Content Grandmother And Grandfather Visiting Town Where Their Grandchildren Live With Intact Parents. Secure Housewife With Big Diamond. Undamaged Group Of Young Men On Skateboards. Good Man With Baby In BabyBjörn Who Loves His Wife. Dogs Who Never Have To Worry. Young Kids Kissing Publicly. Then every so often I see one like me, one of the shambling gaunt women without makeup, looking older than she is: Divorcing Woman Wondering How The Fuck This Happened.
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I know one thing about men," Bunny says with finality, leaving the room to check on A. "They never die when you want them to.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“He left a bit too easily and with obvious relief. His feet were swift and sure on the muddy path.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“Already things are changing; it´s starting with small shit but oh it´s starting, the change, the irrevocable, impossible change.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“Any way I slice reality it comes out poorly, and I feel an urge to not exist, something I have never felt before; and now here it comes with conviction, almost panic. I mentally bless and exonerate anyone who has kicked a chair out from beneath her or swallowed opium in large chunks. My mind has met their environment, here in the void. I understand perfectly.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“Soon he was online every night until one or two a.m. Often he would wake up at three of four a.m. and go back online. He would shut down the computer screen when I walked in. In the past, he used to take the laptop to bed with him and we would both be on our laptops, hips touching. He stopped doing that, slipping off to his office instead and closing the door even when A was asleep. He started closing doors behind him. I was steeped in denial, but my body knew.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Nâzım Hikmet
“Separation isn’t time or distance
it’s the bridge between us
finer than silk thread sharper than swords”
Nâzım Hikmet

Suzanne Finnamore
“Bushwhacked, I examine my hands. Same hands. Rings still there but no longer valid.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Charlotte Brontë
“It is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. And if that boisterous channel, and two hundred miles or so of land come broad between us, I am afraid that cord of communion will be snapt; and then I've a nervous notion I should take to bleeding inwardly.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Suzanne Finnamore
“I have a new mantra, which I chant softly to myself: "Oh My God Oh My God.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“It´s like watching someone do a triple backflip dismount and land on two feet, solid, arms splayed in the air. I know I could never do it, don´t even know where I would begin to learn, but some people are built for it. He was handcrafted to leave, had practiced on other women since adolescence. I was one of an unnumbered series.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I mentally bless and exonerate anyone who has kicked a chair out from beneath her or swallowed opium in large chunks. My mind has met their environment, here in the void. I understand perfectly.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I travel back in time, falling back into what I know for certain, the historical data I cling to in order to not go mad, not assume I made a suicidal and well-informed error in marrying this man.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I am not ready to think of him as either insane or evil, to consider in full how I could love and have a child with such a person. I am not ready to think about anything, except ways in which this may still be averted.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I played possum. I did this, as the possum does, out of fear.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
It´s a little song about abandonment, and it goes something like this....
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I should have known then it wasn´t nothing, as he called it. But I was eight months pregnant. No sense closing the barn door now, or so I thought. I swallowed the nothing, straightaway after the usual tears and denial.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I feel angry but not homocidal; this may be unlooked-for progress.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“The whole world seems tilted, my inner ear displaced by a hole where my spouse used to be.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“My mind floats like ash. I blame myself most cruelly.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“I want to own this transition, not to simply swallow the shame of it entire. I will push for every little irony.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Suzanne Finnamore
“This people know where their husbands are. I would like to vomit. I would like to vomit my soul out.”
Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

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