39 Quotes About Getting Divorced

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There are multiple stages of divorce that you go through as you transition into your new life. These quotes about getting divorced capture the difficulty and challenges you will consistently face.

“A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.”

“Anybody who’s been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they’ve thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn’t that major.”

“Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.”

“Divorce in a young-adult novel means what being orphaned meant in a fairy tale: vulnerability, danger, unwanted independence.”

“Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.”

“Divorce is a failed challenge, which leads to a broken life. It is a socially transmittable disease that can transfer from one generation to another, and it is spreading fast. ”

“Divorce is a fire exit. When a house is burning, it doesn’t matter who set the fire. If there is no fire exit, everyone in the house will be burned!”

“Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change.”

“Divorce is an embarrassing public admission of defeat.”

“Divorce is like an amputation. Sometimes it’s necessary but it should be avoided if at all possible because it brings about a permanent disability.”

“Divorce is like cutting off a gangrened arm to save the rest of the body.”

“Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.”

“Divorce is one of the most stressful life events anyone goes through.”

“Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.”

“Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.”

“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.”

“Divorce looks like one of the fastest ways to destroy your wealth.”

“Divorce should be the last possible option, rather than something we should be smoothing the passage to. ”

“Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.”

“Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.”

“Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.”

“Going through a divorce is like having every aspect of your life played back. Anything you have mishandled or regretted is talked about by everyone as they try to figure out who was right and who the innocent party really is”

“I don’t see divorce as a failure. I see it as the end to a story. In a story, everything has an end and a beginning.”

“I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.”

“I used to think that divorce meant failure, but now I see it more as a step along the path of self-realization and growth”

“I’ll tell you what divorce hasn’t taught me. It didn’t teach me not to get married again.”

“In every marriage more than a week old there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage.”

“I’ve gone through a really hard divorce, and anyone who has gone through a divorce will speak about how hard the journey is from start to finish. It’s a life-uprooting time.”

“Losing a mate to death is devastating but it’s not a personal attack like divorce. When somebody you love stops loving you and walks away, it’s an insult beyond comparison.”

“Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.”

“People do not get married planning to divorce. Divorce is the result of a lack of preparation for marriage and the failure to learn the skills of working together as teammates in an intimate relationship.”

“People get divorced for one reason and one reason only: One or both of them get selfish.”

“People that go through what I went through and people going through divorce, it’s really a difficulty process; it’s heartbreaking and it hurts really bad. It can really mess with your head.”

“So many persons think divorce a panacea for every ill, who find out, when they try it, that the remedy is worse than the disease.”

“There would be fewer divorces if men gave as much loving attention to their wives as they do their cars and jobs.”

“Those who condemn gay marriage, yet are silent or indifferent to the breakdown of marriage and divorce, are, in my view, missing the real issue.”

“To get divorced because love has died, is like selling your car because it’s run out of gas.”

“When people divorce, it’s always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse.”

“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.”

Surviving divorce takes a lot of heart and faith in your ability to surpass the challenges of your life.