Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 27, 2023

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    BE THIS GUY  9 months ago

    Not only does it take time, sometimes it never completely heals.

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    BasilBruce  9 months ago

    “Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.” —The Wizard of Oz

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    ronaldspence  9 months ago

    I would say it was part of being a human, but he is a pig, so…

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 9 months ago

    Healing a broken heart can take a lot of time.

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    hariseldon59  9 months ago

    Consult a cardiologist

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    B UTTONS  9 months ago

    Gift Pig some Alien Tape

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    ChristineFoxdale  9 months ago

    There’ll always be a piece missing, Pig.

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    Bilan  9 months ago

    Not only does it take a long time, but unfortunately, it hardens.

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    Imagine  9 months ago

    It will never be the same.

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    blunebottle  9 months ago

    It takes time, but it is not the time that does the healing. It is accomplished only when one chooses to heal.

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    sergioandrade Premium Member 9 months ago

    “Time heals everything, Except loving you”

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    Gent  9 months ago

    And how is Pig alive if his heart outside his body and broken? What other organ be pumping blood into his veins?

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    TwilightFaze  9 months ago

    It’s like a glass plate, little buddy. It takes a long time to put back together, but the cracks will forever be there. This alone prevents many from taking it back out of the proverbial cupboard again, but when you find the right person? It’s worth it.

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    rshive  9 months ago

    Time, oh Time! Where have you gone?

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    markkahler52  9 months ago

    But she’s got it, now..Sure, if it makes her feel good!!

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    iggyman  9 months ago

    Like Gene Pitney said “Only love can break a heart, and only love can mend it again”!

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    juicebruce  9 months ago

    Pig try Xenotransplantation ;-)

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    zerotvus  9 months ago

    After the wife passed I used super glue……

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    bestframeforward Premium Member 9 months ago

    I always liked; “The only cure for love lost, is love found” :)

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    newsbb  9 months ago

    Sure looks like a bad case. Usually it is just broken into seventeen pieces, even then it can take a long time so Pig should maybe get therapy, or at the very least he should talk about his heartache with friends.

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    [Traveler] Premium Member 9 months ago

    …. I know I’ve got to find some kind of piece of mind, maybe….

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    Kveldulf  9 months ago

    You know your heart is truly shattered when you can listen to an opera and it makes sense.

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    DaBump Premium Member 9 months ago

    (sigh) Mine broke, the pieces got kicked around, dried up, and blew away. Makes my current relationship strange and tricky.

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    Croc Holliday  9 months ago

    Where do broken hearts go?

    Can they find their way home

    Back to the open arms

    Of a love that’s waiting there?

    - Whitney

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    Chris  9 months ago

    Rome wasn’t built in a day pig. :J

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    Egrayjames  9 months ago

    I wish I could tell Pig what to do, but I’m at a loss too.

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    monya_43  9 months ago

    Unfortunately, yelling mean things at it isn’t going to help it heal any faster.

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    mail2jbl  9 months ago

    Pig is doing what Connie Francis did way back in the day – “Breaking In A Brand New Broken Heart”.

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    Ellis97  9 months ago

    Don’t worry, Pig. You’ll find someone.

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    TinkerStinker  9 months ago

    Time wounds all heels…

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    Count Olaf Premium Member 9 months ago

    Oh, Pig… WWA❤️ED works for guys, too! Besides, Shawana was an unworthy swine. Give that cutie Pigetta a ringy dingy and take her down to the soda fountain for a Cherry Vanilla Coke. Everyone ❤️ Fountain Cherry Vanilla Cokes. BOOM! Problem solved. The Count ❤️s it when a plan comes together.

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    aerotica69  9 months ago

    Go to bed and eat ice cream…..or in Pig’s case, cheese.

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    Zebrastripes  9 months ago

    Some take longer than others….go home and have a cup of Chamomile tea and take a nap! Things will seem better as the days go on… day at a time!

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    KeithRoman  9 months ago

    “The world breaks us all, and then we are stronger at the broken parts.” – Ernest Hemingway

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    old_geek  9 months ago

    Is this why one healing is called “Patient”?

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    Goat from PBS  9 months ago

    Yeah, that happens… I’ve heard.

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    Cerabooge  9 months ago

    For many of us, the organ that gets broken is lower down.

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    willie_mctell  9 months ago

    There is no closure.

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    zeexenon  9 months ago

    Truer words were never spoken.

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    Buckeye67  9 months ago

    Look Pig you never had a relationship with Shawna to start with, so you really don’t have much to get over. Go get plastered tonight and tomorrow you will have forgotten all about her.

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    zxcar1  9 months ago

    “It takes a hundred miles of love

    To heal a mile of pain”

    —Ben Harper

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    James Noury Premium Member 9 months ago

    It never fully recovers.

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    Tom Toro creator 9 months ago

    Check it into the hotel on Lonely Street?

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    Love Me And The World Is Mine—HARPO MARX

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    rogthedodge1  9 months ago

    “Heartbreak of psoriasis — Christ, you don’t know the meaning of heartbreak!” Tom Waits

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    rwg1957rwg  9 months ago

    As George Jones once sang, he stopped loving her today (he died).

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    elgrecousa Premium Member 9 months ago

    Pastis is getting too sugary.

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    Nobody_Important  9 months ago

    It does take a very long time, Pig.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  9 months ago

    As the Bee Gees said, how do you mend a broken heart?

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    The Brooklyn Accent  9 months ago

    Um, had Pig even met the woman who “broke” his heart, prior to three days ago? I don’t remember seeing her here before. That seems less like love than infatuation or even stalking—in which case, I don’t think she owes him more than the polite “sorry, not interested” that she gave him yesterday, and I do think he’s being a bit of a drama queen.

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    Sisyphos  9 months ago

    Aye, Pig. You are learning a Lesson. It takes a very long time! That Shawna is nearly as vile as Pigita was….

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