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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 experience intense feelings of sadness or mourning due to a particular loss (often the death of a loved one). It's been years since my mother died, and yet I'm still grieving for her. You need time to grieve for what you lost by growing up in such a dysfunctional household.
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grieve over (someone or something)

To experience intense feelings of sadness or mourning due to a particular loss (often the death of a loved one). It's been years since my mother died, and I'm still grieving over her. I know I need to grieve over the end of our relationship, but I'm just sick of crying. You need time to grieve over what you lost by growing up in such a dysfunctional household.
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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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But Grieve has gone further, telling the Times the Queen may intervene if Johnson refuses to quit if he loses a confidence vote.
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Still, others feel it is their duty to 'fix' you, telling you what to feel and how to grieve or saying that you should 'get over it'.
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Mr Grieve spoke after Tory rebels expressed disappointment that a compromise amendment Mrs May tabled after talks was weaker than hoped.
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The final produced some excellent bowling from both pairs, the victors establishing an early advantage, Grieve leading well on a short length mark on the edge of the green with good back-up from Harwood opening up a 9-0 lead.
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph Mr Grieve said corruption was "endemic" in some communities and he was "mainly" referring to those of Pakistani origin.
Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories to discuss judicial issues with the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian legal community.
Mehringer says, “As a grief counselor, I see it all the time in the personal struggles of my clients: our society doesn't permit us to grieve. We don't give ourselves permission to feel the fullness of these deep emotions, and yet that is the only way to truly heal.
New York, June 2 ( ANI ): Hollywood Producer-Director Tyler Perry wants the media to give Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, "some room to breathe and grieve".
The Five Ways We Grieve: Finding Your Personal Path to Healing After the Loss of a Loved One goes beyond the commonly held theories of grief to explore personal growth, offering recommendations based on five different ways of grieving.