time is a great healer

time is a great healer

Emotional pain lessens in intensity over time. I know it's hard to consider now, as you're grieving, but time is a great healer. I'm sure you will reconcile with Kathleen eventually. After all, time is a great healer.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Time is a great healer.

Prov. Emotional pain will grow less as time passes. You may think your heart is broken and you can never possibly love again, but time is a great healer.
See also: great, time
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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