There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.— Jo Walton
Impressive Past Relationship quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Everything you do is based on the choices you make.
It's not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.
Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
Be still. it takes no effort to be still; it is utterly simple. When your mind is still, you have no name, you have no past, you have no relationships, you have no country, you have no spiritual attainment, you have no lack of spiritual attainment. There is just the presence of beingness with itself.
You got your guards up, I do too, there's things we might discover.
Cause you got a past and I do too, we're perfect for each other.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
Forgiveness is giving up all hope of having had a better past.
...memory is fragile and the space of a single life is brief, passing so quickly that we never get a chance to see the relationship between events; we cannot gauge the consequences of our acts, and we believe in the fiction of past, present, and future, but it may also be true that everything happens simultaneously.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
For me, the best things in life - meaningful work, meaningful relationships, interesting experiences, good food, sleep, music, ideas, sex, and other basic needs and pleasures - are not, past a certain point, materially improved upon by having a lot of money.
The act of forgiveness is the act of returning to present time.
And that's why when one has become a forgiving person, and has managed to let go of the past, what they've really done is they've shifted their relationship with time.
Each person with his or her history of being accepted or rejected, with his or her past history of inner pain and difficulties in relationships, is different. But in each one there is a yearning for communion and belonging, but at the same time a fear of it. Love is what we most want, yet it is what we fear the most.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
Story is the umbilical cord that connects us to the past, present, and future.
Family. Story is a relationship between the teller and the listener, a responsibility. . . . Story is an affirmation of our ties to one another.
The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.
Thats the fun of going to a high school reunion: its seeing the people who you were close to all those years ago, and re-exploring the relationships of the past.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
Forgiveness is a gift to yourself. It frees you from the past, past experiences, and past relationships. It allows you to live in the present time. When you forgive yourself and forgive others, you are indeed free.
When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered, miscellaneous, and fixated on "stuff negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past."
If the past is not resolved, future relationships will suffer.
Let your heart heal, before you open the door to another.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Understand the nature and influence of repeating patterns, from childhood experiences or even from past lives. Wthout understanding, patterns tend to repeat, unnecessarily damaging the relationship.
Take it from me: If you hear the past speaking to you, feel it tugging up your back and runing its fingers up your spine, the best thing to do-the only thing-is run.
Psychoanalysis is often about turning our ghosts into ancestors, even for patients who have not lost loved ones to death. We are often haunted by important relationships from the past that influence us unconsciously in the present. As we work them through, they go from haunting us to becoming simply part of our history. (243)
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Absolutely. Regret is counterproductive. It's looking back on a past that you can't change. Questioning things as they occur can prevent regret in the future. I questioned a lot about my relationship with your father. People make spontaneous decisions based off of their hearts all the time. There's so much more to relationships than just love.
Sooner or later we've all got to let go of our past.
I did learn one great lesson from a past relationship, and that was to never talk about relationships in print again because I'd rather live my private life than read about it.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
Mad cause he aint like me... Oh you mad cause nobody ever did it like me.
Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.
I wanted people to trust me, despite anything they'd heard.
And more than that, I wanted them to know me. Not the stuff they thought they knew about me. No, the real me. I wanted them to get past the rumors. To see beyond the relationships I once had, or maybe still had but that they didn't agree with.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
Nature didn't need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.
She should have remembered her past experiences in the relationship wars and not let herself get so excited. Evidently her hormones had overruled her common sense and she had become drunk on ovarian wine, the most potent, sanity- destroying substance in the universe.
The body stores the trauma of our lives in muscular rigidity, thereby keeping us stuck in the past. When we release the tension in the body and align ourselves with gravity, we take a new stand in life. This allows us to be at ease with ourselves and in harmony in our relationship to others and to our planet.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
When a relationship dies do we ever really give up the ghost or are we forever haunted by the spirits of relationships past?
One's entire life - his mental state, his health, his relationships, the material gains that he may or may not make - are all effects which have been set in motion by causes to be found somewhere in one's background, in this life or previous ones.
Don't get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.
He was already looking at their relationship through the lens of the past tense.
It puzzled her, the ability of romantic love to mutate, how quickly a loved one could become a stranger. Where did the love go? Perhaps real love was familial, somehow, linked to blood, since love for children did not die as romantic love did.
She was the kind of girlfriend God gives you young, so you'll know loss the rest of your life.