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50 Heartbreaking One-Sided Love Quotes


Ah, love. Sometimes you just can’t predict how the dice will fall when you fall in love with a person. On the one hand, it could be the sweetest, most beautiful experience you’ve ever had in your life. On the other hand, losing that love could be one of the most devastating life experiences you could ever go through.

No other kind of love is more painful than loving a person who doesn’t love you back. It’s frustrating and heartrending at the same time. You wish there was some magic enchantment you can recite to make the object of your affection love you back. But you know that this could never happen. And all you’re left with is pain and anguish as you ask yourself why you can’t make someone love you.

Are you going through a one-sided love situation? Does your heart ache each time you think about the person who can’t see you as more than just a friend?

We may not be able to solve your love problems, but we can put your feelings into profound words formulated by people who have been through the same situation:

“What’s the worst that could happen?” I thought when you left. I soon learned that that was the worst.

At some point, you have to realize that he doesn’t care, and you could be missing out on someone who actually does.

He will never know what he lost because let’s be honest; he never knew what he had.

He will never know what he lost because let’s be honest; he never knew what he had.

Her saying no is a punch in the gut. But her saying no and saying yes to someone else is a stab through the heart.

I breathed life into you, and you spat back unwarranted hate. So it goes, the deathly exchange of a lover and a fighter.

I didn’t become heartless, I just became smarter. My happiness will not depend on someone else, not anymore.

I had planned to say all these terrible things to you, but in the end I just want to tell you I miss you.

I hope I cross your mind once in a while, so I don’t feel pathetic for thinking of you all the damn time.

I know when to stop. I know when to let things go. I know when to move on. I know how to adjust. But “I know” is different from “I can.”

I love dreaming, because in my dreams, you’re actually mine.

I miss the time where everything felt okay because i was with you.

I remember crying over you and I don’t mean a couple of tears and I’m blue. I’m talking about collapsing and screaming at the moon.

I’m not sure what scares me more, that you will never start loving me, or that I will never stop loving you.

If he wanted you he’d be there. If he wanted you you’d never question it. If he wanted you he would have chosen you.

If someone doesn’t fight to keep you, never fight yourself to stay.

If you want me falling for you, then you have to give me something worth tripping over.

I’m not saying that I think of you constantly, but I can’t deny the fact that each time my mind wanders, it always find some way back to you.

It hurts when you have someone in your heart but you can’t have them in your arms.

It’s funny how a person can break your heart, and you can still love them with all the little pieces.

It’s hard to wait around for something that you know might never happen. but it’s even harder to give up when you know it’s everything you want.

It’s so ironic. The people in my life who say, ‘I’m always going to be here for you.’ are the ones that walk away first.

It’s been a year now and I still haven’t forgotten the way you turned my heart inside out. And turned me bitter and rotten. It’s been a year now and I still can’t forget how our beautiful love came to a sudden, abrupt end.

Just when i thought i was over you. You rested your head on my leg and i felt warm. Then you took it off and it felt like the sun had left and i was surrounded by the coldness.

Love isn’t always perfect. It isn’t a fairytale or a storybook. And it doesn’t always come easy.

Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.

Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to him.

People will hold your hand through the darkness but then let go when they find the light.

Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again.

She was like a siren. She collected the affections of those around her, keeping them like toys, to be used once or twice when bored.

Since you’ve been gone I’ve been lost. Lost in a place where I only feel and see you and nobody else. Yet, this is the only place where I have you, because in reality you’re not mine and to be true, I’d rather be lost than to live in a world where you and I don’t belong to each other.

So tell me you love me even if it’s fake. You already took all that you could take.

Some people will have to learn how to appreciate you by losing you.

Sometimes I don’t tell you what I’m feeling because I’m hoping the silence between us would give you a clue.

Sometimes it’s better to keep silent than to tell others what you feel because it hurts badly when you come to know that.

Sometimes you don’t realize how much you care for someone until they stop caring for you.

Stop breaking your own heart for someone who isn’t even fighting to keep yours in one piece.

Take care of the heart that was given to you by someone else. Smashing it can bring lifelong chaos into effect.

That’s how you know what real love is. It’s wanting the best for somebody, even if the best doesn’t involve you anymore.

That’s what happens. You let people in and they destroy you.

The most painful thing ever is having feelings for someone you can’t be with.

There’s always going to be that one guy that no matter the distance between you two, no matter how long you go without talking; you’ll never stop loving him.

What’s the worst thing I’ve stolen? Probably little pieces of other people’s lives. Where I’ve either wasted their time or hurt them in some way. That’s the worst thing you can steal, the time of other people. You just can’t get that back.

When I see you, there’s still a leap in my chest- there’s still a little reminder of how I felt a year ago. But I’m getting better, at least I hope so.

You can’t just come into my life and start to matter and become an important part of it, and then just walk away leaving nothing but a hole in my chest.

You did not love me. You just loved the fact that I was here for you. You loved the attention I gave you. You loved the fact that I would drop anything for you. You did not love me, but god, did I love you.

You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.

You said you were afraid to lose me and then you faced your fears and left.

You were the love that came without warning. You had my heart before I could say no. And then you left so quickly before I could say “don’t go.”

You will search for me in another person, I promise. And you will never find me.


Allow yourself to feel your frustration, savor the pain and the suffering. And once your heart has had enough, that makes it easier to let go. And when you let go, you can open up opportunities for reciprocal love to come your way.


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