Flogging Dead Horses

When old relationships turn sour
Taking stock is need of the hour
Stoking dead embers of the ashes
Hoping for a spark never washes

Flogging dead horses forever
A habit that works, never
Discard from heart and mind
Do self favor, be cruel to be kind

Pain and grief make aware
Of Relationships going nowhere
failed somehow and there is no cure
it takes two to tango, so cease mutual gore

carrying carcasses of relationships dead
is futile at best,better off putting them to bed
hope is good but resuscitating an old cadaver
foolishness it is, killing even greatest ardor

unloading all deceased relationships is mandatory
lightening the load will relax and will be salutary
remember no one can hurt you without your consent
it is time to let go and let dead horses stay spent…

Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships,
or build meaning into a life that has none.
Richard M. DeVos
1926-, American Businessman, Co-founder of Amway Corp.

The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships
Anthony Robbins
1960-, American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to
constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got
on our hands is a dead shark.
Woody Allen
1935-, American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Winston Churchill
English, Statesman Quotes

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on
an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill
American, Writer Quotes

The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with
themselves they don’t give a damn.
Agatha Christie
English, Writer Quotes

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. I wrote that.
Henry Winkler
American, Actor Quotes

It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships
last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis
to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship.
Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal.
Eknath Easwaran
Indian, Author Quotes

“Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue
as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter,
to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.” -Wiston Auden.

“The bonds that unite another person to our self exist only in our mind.”
-Marcel Proust

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
-Joseph F. Newton

“Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.”
-Arthur Schopenhauer

“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and
we are never ever the same.” -Flavia Weedn

“You meet someone and you’re sure you were lovers in a past life.
After two weeks with them, you realize why you haven’t kept in
touch for the last two thousand years.” -Al Cleathen

“No road is long with good company.” -Turkish Proverb

“Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have
drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.”
-Richard Bach

“It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can
have a real relationship with them.” -Anthony Storr


One Comment for: “Flogging Dead Horses”

  1. I am not bitter in my heart. Some live their life never to meet their soul mate and some never know real love. I found what I was looking for regardless of the out come. It is not empathy I seek, I found what I was looking for! Envy me… I do not flogg a dead horse! I only remember how wonderful it was when I was free to choose from amongst the most beautiful and the most graceful. I watched young love run free…My love, was alive within the chase!

    Submitted by Carl Stoynoff on September 28th, 2008 6:48 pm

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