Posted by Victoria S Dennis on June 07, 2007

In Reply to: Phrase posted by Dimitra on June 07, 2007

: Is there a phrase/idiom that means something like: "only after you lose someone do you appreciate what they have done for you or how good they have been to you"?

How about the Joni Mitchell lyric, "Don't it always seem to go/ That you don't know what you've got/ Till it's gone"? (VSD)