Fear and Anxiety

50+ Fear Of Losing You Quotes (And How To Overcome It)

Are you afraid of losing someone you love in a relationship?

The fear of losing someone is called thanatophobia, a greek word which literally means “fear” (“phobia”) of “death” (“thanto”). It maybe caused by the death of a loved one, or some kind of separation such as breakup of a relationship. The anxiety comes from a sense of disconnection because of the fear of the unknown of where one is going. It is often accompanied by anger and depression.

The following quotes will help you soothe your anxiety and sadness, understand the emotions, realize that you should not be afraid of losing someone, but be afraid of losing yourself.

 

Why I am so afraid to lose you quotes

1. “Having something and losing it, it’s so much crueler than never having had it.” Victoria Schwab, The Unbound

"Having something and losing it, it's so much crueler than never having had it." Victoria Schwab

2.  “I believe that when you find love, you hold on to it and you cherish it. Because there is nothing finer and it may never come again.” George Feeny

3.  “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“I didn’t mean to fall for her, but I did. And in my fear of losing her, I did just that.” Rachel Harris, The Fine Art of Pretending

4. The day you lose someone isn't the worst -at least you've got something to do- it's all the days they stay dead. Steven Moffat Click To Tweet

5. “Pressing my head to his heart, I listened hard, straining to hear any gurgle or murmur of life. Hearing nothing, I felt the shock settle into my mind, slowing it down and then turning it off.” Karen Ann Hopkins

6. “Knowing you was like finding out the secrets of the universe and leaving you is like being expected to somehow forget them all.” Karl Kristian Flores, Cardiac Ablation

7. “There are seconds of remembering you throughout the day — moments when my heart twitches. Moments when I am hell-bent on forgetting your heaven-sent scent.” Karl Kristian Flores, Cardiac Ablation

8.  “When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you.. when I met you, I was afraid to kiss you… When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you… Now that I love you, I’m afraid to lose you.” Unknown

9. If I lie to you, it’s either because I’m scared of you or scared of losing you. Karishma Magvani Click To Tweet

10. “On the crossroads of future most good friends lose themselves to an eternity of regrets.” Adhish Mazumder

11. “Maybe love and pain are synonyms.” Vanshika Dhyani

12.  “I believe that when you find love, you hold on to it and you cherish it. Because there is nothing finer and it may never come again.” George Feeny, Boy Meets World Complete Series

13.  “I’m sorry I get jealous sometimes and overreact. It’s because there’s a bigger chance of me losing you than you losing me.” Unknown

14. It's weird how when you lose who you love in life, everything you do becomes meaningless, as if you were living for them. Islam Bakli Click To Tweet

15.  “I’ve never been so scared of losing something in my life, then again, nothing in my life has ever meant as much to me as you do.” Unknown

16.  “She missed him. And she was scared, deep down, because she felt him pulling away from her, and even though he assured her he wasn’t, she didn’t believe him.” Harriet Evans, Happily Ever After

17.  “The effects of loss are acute, and unique to each individual. Not everyone mourns in the same way, but everyone mourns.” Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

18.  “According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.” Plato, Symposium

19. I think it's like when you lose something so close to you, it's like losing yourself. Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead Click To Tweet

20.  “He is no longer mine to lose, but the grief is there, a gnawing sense of disbelief.” Lauren Oliver, Requiem

21.  “Why am I afraid to lose you when you are not even mine?” Unknown

22.  “When someone loves you, they fight for you because the thought of losing you breaks their heart.” Sonya Parker

See also: 101 Motivational Quotes to Conquer Your Fear of Failure

 

Don’t be afraid of losing someone Quotes

23.  “Remember that people are only guests in your story – the same way you are only a guest in theirs – so make the chapters worth reading.” Lauren Klarfeld

"Remember that people are only guests in your story - the same way you are only a guest in theirs - so make the chapters worth reading." Lauren Klarfeld

24.  “I saw that nothing was permanent. You don’t want to possess anything that is dear to you because you might lose it.” Yoko Ono, Yoko Ono and Her Sixteen-Track Voice

25.  “I’m always losing things.” Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces

26.  “By acknowledging my impermanence, I can consider if there is anything I can do now to help my loved ones who will be left behind cope with losing me and to facilitate healing.” Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

27.  “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.” Robin Roe

28. In order to miss someone, that means you were privileged enough to have them in your life to begin with. Colleen Hoover, Losing Hope Click To Tweet

29.  “Time goes by so fast and the friends you have sometimes leave, but it doesn’t mean you stop loving them.” Heather Wolf, Kipnuk the Talking Dog

30.  “Sometimes when you lost someone. You can’t turn it back. Forever.” Redzel Romulo

31.  “Don’t be afraid of goodbye. You may lose something good. But you may also gain something better.” Unknown

32.  “You see the separation of life as very arbitrary at this time.
You are not alone in this assumption.
You have far more connection than you are even vaguely aware of.
You will not lose the love that is yours.” Donna Goddard, Circles of Separation

33.  “If you live long enough, a lot of people close to you are going to die.” Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Man Without a Country

"If you live long enough, a lot of people close to you are going to die." Kurt Vonnegut Jr

34.  “At times in life you have to leave people where they left you.” Angel Moreira

35.  “She could only hold on to her husband with both hands and promise herself that the best way to keep someone was to let him go.” Lauren Willig, The English Wife

36.  “You will always fail to lose me.” Natalie C. Parker, Steel Tide

37.  “Don’t allow someone to treat you poorly just because you’re afraid of losing them.” CHarles f. glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

38. If you really love someone, you shouldn’t be scared of losing, since real love is not having but wanting happy. M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God Click To Tweet

39.  “Listen to me: If we are truly meant to be, then we will find our way back to each other. It’s as simple as that.” Dawson Creek

40.  “When you have something this good, you keep it. Forever. And that’s all the magic there is to it.” Nadège Richards, 5 Miles

41.  “Don’t be afraid of losing someone who doesn’t feel lucky to have you.” Unknown

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Be afraid of losing yourself Quotes

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

"Don't be afraid of losing people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you."

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

44.  “You are special too, don’t lose yourself.” Ernest Hemingway

45.  “Once you don’t have freedom and you’re obliged to do many things you don’t want, and it becomes a routine, then your identity is at stake because you can feel that you are not anymore yourself, that you are what they want you to be – and you can lose yourself.” Ingrid Betancourt

46.  “Sometimes I feel like I’m losing everyone. But in reality, I’m just losing myself.” Unknown

47. Don’t lose yourself in your own fear. Click To Tweet

48.  “If you realize what the real problem is – losing yourself – you realize that this itself is the ultimate trial.” Unknown

49.  “Once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.” H.G. Wells

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

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

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

"When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world." Eckhart Tolle

53.  “It is one thing to lose people you love. It is another to lose yourself. That is a greater loss.” Donna Go

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