Latter-day Saint Life

When You Get Revelation to Marry—but Your S.O. Doesn’t


So it’s clear that there is no “perfect” person for us, and there’s comfort in that. If you’re broken up with (or even if you’re the one to end things), you can rest assured knowing that there is someone with whom you can be eternally happy.

It’s crazy how much heartbreak can feel like physical, tangible pain.

At least, that was my experience when I went through my first breakup. I was the one who was broken up with, and I wondered if I’d ever find anyone better, if I’d ever be more attracted to someone, if I would ever truly be happy with anyone else.

The short answer? Yes. Looking back now, I can see that the breakup was for the best and that there was someone much better for me out there — but at the time, it just felt like there was a hole in my chest that would never be filled.

Although no breakup is enjoyable, I truly believe that the absolute worst and most painful breakups are the ones that are unexpected, leaving you blindsided because you felt like God told you that you should marry your now-ex.

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