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Losing Yourself Quotes

1. “Doubt is like a current you have to swim against, one that saps your strength.” ― Victoria Schwab

2. “Moreover, since one of the characteristics of addiction is that it is progressive and dulls our senses, we lose our ability to stand back and see the painful absurdity of our behavior. We are hooked.”— Anne Wilson Schaef

3. “I feel like I have lost myself. I want to find the “Me” that went away with you. The part of me that loved so unceasingly without condition. The part of me that loved the way you taught me how to love. The part of me that felt more real than I ever felt before. No one seems to find that “Me” and I can’t find Me either.” ― Kate McGahan

4. “It is one thing to lose people you love. It is another to lose yourself. That is a greater loss.” ― Donna Goddard

5. “The ability to lose your boundaries in the relationship. To be able to suffer endlessly for the relationship. To be able to gaze lovingly into the other’s eyes with a look resembling a dying calf in a mudhole. We have been taught that these skills lead to relationships when, in fact, they lead one into addictive pseudo-relationships.”— Anne Wilson Schaef

6. “The only person you should ever fear losing in a relationship is you yourself.” ― Miya Yamanouchi

Related: How To Heal Abandonment Issues? Top 15 Powerful Strategies For Fear of Abandonment Healing

7. “He was the last thread suspending me in the light. Without him, I can feel myself spiraling downward, falling to a place where I can no longer pull myself back up.” ― Marie Lu

8. “Only you can find yourself by losing yourself again and again in the deep darkness of your driving desires.” ― Debasish Mridha

9. “I may have lost my parents, but I think you lost more than that… you lost yourself” ― Sheena Hutchinson

10. “Nobody talks about the other loss, the loss that happens within us. We lose people and things, but we also lose parts of ourselves. We grieve those missing parts too. We grieve them, and we grieve us. But I think losing those parts creates space. For newness. For understanding others’ hurts and welcoming them into our free spaces.” ― Caroline George

11. “I surrendered myself to the cages of others’ expectations, cultural mandates and institutional allegiances. Until I buried who I was in order to become what I should be. I lost myself when I learned how to please.”  ― Glennon Doyle

12. “When we can trust that it’s we who think, feel, and act rather than the ghosts of our parents or well-trained robots, we learn that we can also love, be in relationships, and be in the world without losing ourselves.” ― Bud Harris

13. “Remember depending on another is not the same as a dependency, but sometimes the two are easily confused and without proper balance, it is easy to build a dependency or either become overly independent. But being overly independent also puts a strain on a relationship. This type of independence can stem from the fear of losing yourself within the relationship. This fear brings about erratic behavior and subconscious sabotage in order to advert losing yourself.” ― Victoria L. White

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14. “Don’t lose yourself trying to be everything to everyone.” – Tony Gaskins

15. “When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” – Eckhart Tolle

16. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.” – Bob Marley

17. “It’s great if you can help others, but seriously don’t lose yourself in the process!” – Karen Gibbs

18. “Stop giving yourself away then telling us you ”lost” yourself. It doesn’t work that way. Your hands are big enough to hold on to you AND grab the new things you love.” ― Darnell Lamont Walker

Related: Self-Abandonment: What Is It & How To Get Back In Touch With Yourself

19. “I guess this is what it’s like to be a Vegetable; you lose yourself in the fog. You don’t move. They feed your body till it finally stops eating; then they burn it. It’s not so bad. There’s no pain. I don’t feel much of anything other than a touch of chill I figure will pass in time.” ― Ken Kesey

20. “The only person you should ever fear losing in a relationship is you yourself.” – Miya Yamanouchi

21. “It’s ok to lose someone. But it’s not ok to lose yourself for someone.” ― Hiral Nagda

22. “The surest way to lose your self-worth is by trying to find it through the eyes of others.” – Becca Lee

23. “Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing.” – Jessie J

24. “If you lose yourself, then no one’s going to respect or pay attention to anything you have.” – Katie Uhlaender

25. “Don’t be afraid to lose people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you.” – Unknown

Related: Finding Peace After A Toxic Relationship In 5 Steps

This post contains some of the best losing yourself quotes.

Losing Yourself Quotes

1. “Doubt is like a current you have to swim against, one that saps your strength.” ― Victoria Schwab

2. “Moreover, since one of the characteristics of addiction is that it is progressive and dulls our senses, we lose our ability to stand back and see the painful absurdity of our behavior. We are hooked.”— Anne Wilson Schaef

3. “I feel like I have lost myself. I want to find the “Me” that went away with you. The part of me that loved so unceasingly without condition. The part of me that loved the way you taught me how to love. The part of me that felt more real than I ever felt before. No one seems to find that “Me” and I can’t find Me either.” ― Kate McGahan

4. “It is one thing to lose people you love. It is another to lose yourself. That is a greater loss.” ― Donna Goddard

5. “The ability to lose your boundaries in the relationship. To be able to suffer endlessly for the relationship. To be able to gaze lovingly into the other’s eyes with a look resembling a dying calf in a mudhole. We have been taught that these skills lead to relationships when, in fact, they lead one into addictive pseudo-relationships.”— Anne Wilson Schaef

6. “The only person you should ever fear losing in a relationship is you yourself.” ― Miya Yamanouchi

Related: How To Heal Abandonment Issues? Top 15 Powerful Strategies For Fear of Abandonment Healing

7. “He was the last thread suspending me in the light. Without him, I can feel myself spiraling downward, falling to a place where I can no longer pull myself back up.” ― Marie Lu

8. “Only you can find yourself by losing yourself again and again in the deep darkness of your driving desires.” ― Debasish Mridha

9. “I may have lost my parents, but I think you lost more than that… you lost yourself” ― Sheena Hutchinson

10. “Nobody talks about the other loss, the loss that happens within us. We lose people and things, but we also lose parts of ourselves. We grieve those missing parts too. We grieve them, and we grieve us. But I think losing those parts creates space. For newness. For understanding others’ hurts and welcoming them into our free spaces.” ― Caroline George

11. “I surrendered myself to the cages of others’ expectations, cultural mandates and institutional allegiances. Until I buried who I was in order to become what I should be. I lost myself when I learned how to please.”  ― Glennon Doyle

12. “When we can trust that it’s we who think, feel, and act rather than the ghosts of our parents or well-trained robots, we learn that we can also love, be in relationships, and be in the world without losing ourselves.” ― Bud Harris

13. “Remember depending on another is not the same as a dependency, but sometimes the two are easily confused and without proper balance, it is easy to build a dependency or either become overly independent. But being overly independent also puts a strain on a relationship. This type of independence can stem from the fear of losing yourself within the relationship. This fear brings about erratic behavior and subconscious sabotage in order to advert losing yourself.” ― Victoria L. White

Related: Feeling Invisible? 3 Steps To Stop Feeling Invisible and Be Seen

14. “Don’t lose yourself trying to be everything to everyone.” – Tony Gaskins

15. “When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” – Eckhart Tolle

16. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.” – Bob Marley

17. “It’s great if you can help others, but seriously don’t lose yourself in the process!” – Karen Gibbs

18. “Stop giving yourself away then telling us you ”lost” yourself. It doesn’t work that way. Your hands are big enough to hold on to you AND grab the new things you love.” ― Darnell Lamont Walker

Related: Self-Abandonment: What Is It & How To Get Back In Touch With Yourself

19. “I guess this is what it’s like to be a Vegetable; you lose yourself in the fog. You don’t move. They feed your body till it finally stops eating; then they burn it. It’s not so bad. There’s no pain. I don’t feel much of anything other than a touch of chill I figure will pass in time.” ― Ken Kesey

20. “The only person you should ever fear losing in a relationship is you yourself.” – Miya Yamanouchi

21. “It’s ok to lose someone. But it’s not ok to lose yourself for someone.” ― Hiral Nagda

22. “The surest way to lose your self-worth is by trying to find it through the eyes of others.” – Becca Lee

23. “Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing.” – Jessie J

24. “If you lose yourself, then no one’s going to respect or pay attention to anything you have.” – Katie Uhlaender

25. “Don’t be afraid to lose people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you.” – Unknown

Related: Finding Peace After A Toxic Relationship In 5 Steps

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