There are few feelings more satisfying than reconciling with someone you’ve missed.
It’s a sense of fullness, totality, and everything is exactly as it should be.
Whether we take the material worldview and believe it’s just a chemical response in our brain, or we take the more philosophical perspective and believe something more substantial is going on, the experience seems tremendously significant in any case.
That reunion, however, would not be as lovely if it had not been for the longing that had developed during the other person’s absence. This emotion has been conveyed in myriad ways throughout history and is the topic of several novels, films, and other works of art. And the feeling may be described in three words: I miss you.
The following quotes will look into the phenomenon of missing someone, and their diversity, complexity, and emotionality will demonstrate the depth of our relationship with love and loss.
40 + Quotes About Loneliness and the Desire to be With Someone
It’s typical to experience feelings of loneliness when we miss someone, especially someone with whom we’ve spent a lot of time. This is natural; humans are relational beings, and bonds between people frequently lead to people defining themselves in terms of the other. When the other person isn’t present, they feel as if they’ve lost a piece of themselves, and we can feel lonely in such situations.
I wish I had done everything on earth with you. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
It’s strange how many ways there are to miss someone. You miss the things they did and who they were, but you also miss who you were to them. The way everything you said and did was beautiful or entertaining or important. How much you mattered.___Robin Roe
You realize how much you truly miss someone when something happens, good or bad, and the only person you want to tell is the one person who isn’t there.___Anonymous
He kisses me like he misses me, even before I have to go.___C.J. Carlyon
The thing is that you brought this out in me. How could I want it with anyone else?___JmStorm
Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.___Nathanael Richmond
Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you.__Richelle E. Goodrich
Missing Someone’s Physical Presence
Relationships run much deeper than the moments we spend with each other physically. So it can be comforting to know that even though someone isn’t right there with you at that particular moment, a part of them is still present when you keep them in your mind.
If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.___Claudia Adrienne Grandi
No matter where you go you will always be in my heart.___Anthony T. Hincks
Missing someone is a part of loving them. If you’re never apart, you’ll never really know how strong your love is.___Gustave Flaubert
I miss you. Not in some cheesy “Let’s hold hands and be together forever kind of way”. I just miss you, plain and simple. I miss your presence in my life. I miss you always being there for me. I miss you best friend.___Anonymous
And yet I want to be human; I want to be thinking of him because then I feel he is alive somewhere, if only in my head.___Sally Green
That’s the worst way to miss somebody. When they’re right beside you and you miss them anyway.― Pittacus Lore
But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.― Calla Quinn
There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.― Ranata Suzuki
I could’ve sworn I was telling the truth when I told you I didn’t miss you.― pleasefindthis
The worst thing you can do if you miss or need someone is let them know it.― Sarah Dessen
You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.___John Cena
For when the cold wind blows, I will close my eyes calmly, knowing I am anchored to you. – Tyler Knott Gregson
I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds – but I think of you always in those intervals.___Salvador Plascencia
Growth in love comes from a place of absence, where the imagination is left to it’s own devices and creates you to be much more then reality would ever allow.― Jamie Weise
I had someone once who made every day mean something.
And now…. I am lost….
And nothing means anything anymore.― Ranata Suzuk
Missing Someone and Letting go
As much as we may try to, we can’t control our emotions. Sometimes we need to accept the fact that we miss someone, despite the sense that it’s uncomfortable, and get on with our life. We can distract ourselves briefly, or even just attempt to appreciate the fact that we have had someone in our lives that we miss so much.
How you can already miss someone when you are in the same room with them, I have no idea. But I do.___Karen Harrington
The joy of having something comes from the length of time you have been wanting it, expecting it. Happiness really lies in the expectation. So once you achieve it, it loses its charm for you.___Osho
The heart is as transparent as the depths of the ocean; One can only see until the light is gone.___Meredith Taylor
The beauty of the sea is that it never shows any weakness and never tires of the countless souls that unleash their broken voices into its secret depths.___Zeina Kassee
He was both everything I could ever want…
And nothing I could ever have…― Ranata Suzuki
Missing you is my hobby, caring for you is my job, making you happy is my duty, and loving you is my life.___Anonymous
Perhaps one day we will meet again as characters in a different story, may we’ll share a lifetime then.___Pavana
Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission.___Rudy Francisco
And they can’t understand, what hurts more—missing the other person, or pretending not to.___Khadija Rupa
I wish for you the wisdom to realize that it’s okay to miss something, but not want it back.___Steve Maraboli
I miss your voice because it is a symphony; your scent because it is a treasure; your smile because it is a jewel; your hug because it is a masterpiece; and your kiss because it is a miracle.___Matshona Dhliwayo
I raised you so high that every other man on earth is now doomed to live in your shadow.”
― Ranata Suzuki
It’s difficult for me to imagine the rest of my life without you. But I suppose I don’t have to imagine it… I just have to live it.― Ranata Suzuki
When we miss someone, often, what we really miss is the part of us that this someone awakens.___Luigina Sgarro