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what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over

Remaining ignorant or uninformed about something means it will not upset, anger, or worry someone. A: "Have you told the boss about this plan?" B: "It's better that he stay in the dark about this. What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve." I just hung a picture over the hole in the wall in case the landlord ever comes by—what the heart doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve.
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grieve for someone or something

to mourn for someone or something. Don't grieve for me. I'm okay. She grieved for her lost chances.
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grieve over someone or something

to lament and pine for someone or something. Now, don't grieve over a lost cat. There is no reason to continue grieving over him.
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What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.

Prov. You cannot be upset by something you do not know about. When Robbie cracked his mother's favorite vase, he simply turned the cracked side toward the wall. "What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over," he thought.
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what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over

if you're unaware of an unpleasant fact or situation you can't be troubled by it. proverb
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From this point Briggs and Butterworth began to fight back, Briggs playing a long mark towards the corner, catching there opponents out with this longer length, scoring the next five chalks, this run eventually coming to an end, but with Grieve and Harwood only adding two singles to lead 11-5, back lose their opponents who scored at the next three ends to be only three adrift, a single to the victors, before a determined effort from Briggs and Butterworth to put them ahead by 13-12.
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Nurses need to give themselves permission to grieve and let go in their own ways.
The chief constable bought the piece of art at auction and later discovered it had been created by Prof Grieve.
So Mr Grieve is promising to change the law so that when we risk our lives to stop a hoodlum we will "not normally" be arrested for assault.
While a pupil at Westminster School in London, Grieve would often visit the Houses of Parliament to watch his father, Conservative MP for Solihull, Sir Percy Grieve, in action.
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They talk of how children grieve and how death may be explained to and interpreted by them.
After a miscarriage, you grieve for a person you never knew, and for a relationship that ended before it really began.
Her books include Song for Sarah: A Mother's Journey through Grief and Beyond (Harold Shaw, 1979), Gift of the Red Bird (Crossroad, 1996), and her latest, When People Grieve (Crossroad, 2005).
Threads of Hope: An Offering for Those Who Grieve is a small-sized book offering honest, compassionate answers to common questions that survivors of the loss of a loved one face, including "Will I ever stop hurting?
As an 11-plus-year employee of Granada Hills Community Hospital, I deeply grieve our hospital closing and the abrupt ending of service to those who depended upon us for quality and caring medical services.