41 Quotes About People Changing and Growing Apart


Taking control of your life requires your ability to lead yourself and remain focused on your goals. These quotes about people changing and growing apart demonstrate the changes we all go through during our life at one point or another.

“Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great.”

“Absence sharpens love. Presence strengthens it.”

“After all, computers crash, people die, relationships fall apart. The best we can do is breath and reboot.”

“And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”

“And now were left here, two separate paths. Youll take yours and Ill take mine. Were left with broken hearts, growing older, and growing apart.”

“As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delight of presence best known by the torments of absence.”

“As you become older in life… you will come to recognize that you are either just a convenience or a need in other people’s lives.”

“Contrary to what the cynics say, distance is not for the fearful; it’s for the bold. It’s for those who are willing to spend a lot of time
alone in exchange for a little time with the one they love.”

“Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it.”

“Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.”

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard?”

“I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.”

“I never thought a little time and space would turn into miles and worlds apart.”

“If it doesn’t agree with your spirit let it go.”

“If you listen to the wind very carefully, you’ll be able to hear me whisper my love for you.”

“In true love, the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.”

“It’s not the distance that’s the enemy, but the endless time I have to wait to hold you in my arms.”

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”

“Love knows no distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.”

“Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.”

“Nothing is promised. Friends leave. Relationships fall apart. People change, things get hard, and life stops for no one.”

“Our separation of each other is an optical illusion of consciousness.”

“People change. People are selfish. People abandon you. Yes, it hurts. Yes, it is devastating at times. But ultimately it is not your fault.”

“Relationships fall apart. Friendships end. Hearts break. But the love doesn’t die.”

“Relationships will fall apart if only one person is trying to hold it together.”

“Some of the toughest things in this world are to really want someone and not have them around you. Those are the times when you don’t know what to do. All you can do is wait.”

“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.”

“Sometimes growing up means growing apart.”

“Sometimes the comfort of being in a relationship lulls you into mundane complacency; you become irrelevant in each other’s lives. We call this phenomenon ‘growing apart.'”

“That’s how it started: a series of small hurts and excuses between two people that built up slowly, widening over time to form a vast and yawning divide.”

“The best discovery true friends can make is growing up without growing apart.”

“The most beautiful discovery that true friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

“The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you.”

“This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away.”

“Times and scenes like that put Janie to thinking about the inside state of her marriage. Time came when she fought back with her tongue as best she could, but it didn’t do her any good.”

“Waiting does not bother me, nor does the distance that is cropping up between us. All I want is a true commitment and to know that your heart will never change.”

“We did not exist, the we we thought we’d always be.”

“We grow apart because we grow in different stages and not all of our stages align.”

“Your absence has not taught me how to be alone; it has merely shown me that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.”

Changing your mindset can make a difference on how you work to achieve your goals.

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