What life lessons have you learned from love and loss?

Losing a loved one teaches you that even you are worthy of love and belonging. Death is not an end, but a continuation of love. You learn to love even after all. Since 1945, EBONY magazine has focused its attention on the world of blacks in the United States and around the world.

Our commitment to showcasing the best and brightest, as well as to highlighting disparities in the lives of blacks, has been, and will always be, the cornerstone of EBONY. Every time your heart gets broken, it's vital that you find a way to take advantage of the experience. It turns out that what love teaches us when we're sad is just as valuable as what we learn when things are going well. Here are 17 of the most profound and meaningful love life lessons that we can only internalize through the pain of heartbreak.

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