Are you going through a divorce?
Here are some of my favorite quotes from notable divorced women about the process. Some humorous, some inspirational, some thought-provoking. Enjoy, and let me know what you think!
A relationship isn't going to make me survive. It's the cherry on top.
– Jennifer Aniston
People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other’s personalities. Who wouldn’t? Anybody can love the most wonderful parts of another person...the good stuff is always going to be there, and it’s always going to pretty and sparkly, but the crap underneath can ruin you.
– Elizabeth Gilbert
Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.
– Jennifer Weiner, Fly Away Home
When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they 'don't understand' one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
– Helen Rowland
I do believe in forgiving and forgetting. There was a reason we were together. I just want to hold on to the good times.
My new motto is: When you're through changing, you're through.
– Martha Stewart
I knew there would be a negative reaction in the press to my divorce, but I am not going to live my life because of something someone might say.
– Christina Aguilera
Divorce isn't one-sided, and I am by no means perfect. Becoming accountable for my role in the relationship was very empowering.
– Garcelle Beauvais
Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting.
– Jane Fonda