toxic relationship quotes

Quotes About Toxic Relationships

“If they are not making you glow, glow alone.” ― Unknown

“You take your power back by letting people go.” ― Emma Xu

“You are not a rehab. It’s not your job to fix everyone.” ― Unknown

“Stop setting yourself on fire to keep someone else warm.” ― Unknown

“Love should not make you feel like walking on eggshells.” ― Emma Xu

“The moment that you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.” ― Unknown

Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked.” ― Asa Don Brown

“Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” — Hussein Nishah

“A healthy relationship doesn’t drag you down. It inspires you to be better.” ― Unknown

You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a bell jar; starved for love.” ― Ayushee Ghoshal

“They’ll stab you in the lungs and then ask why you’re having trouble breathing.” ― Unknown

“Don’t light yourself on fire trying to brighten someone else’s existence.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

“Just say no to complicated, dead end, unhealthy, and toxic relationships.” ― Stephanie Lahart

“It’s better to be single with high standards than in a relationship settling for less.” ― Unknown

“Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.” ― Unknown

A relationship controlled by ambiguity, jealousy, and control is not a relationship at all.” ― Unknown

“There are people who bring you down by just being them. They need not do anything.” ― Malebo Sephodi

“Sometimes you need to give up on people, not because you don’t care but because they don’t.” ― Unknown

Relationships never die a natural death. They are always murdered by attitude, behavior, ego, or ignorance.” ― Unknown

“At some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” ― Tara Westover, Educated

“Don’t stay in an unhealthy relationship because you think it’ll get better eventually. Know your worth and move on.” – Unknown

“I know that it really hurts to move on but it hurts more to stay somewhere you aren’t appreciated, respected and loved.” – Unknown

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

“If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?” ― Karen Salmansohn

“I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term.” ― Nicholas Sparks

“Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.”― John Mark Green

“We should fight for our relationships, but if fighting means ripping yourself to shreds and piggybacking all his demons, you need to leave.” ― Tara Love

“Remove yourself from people who treat you like your time doesn’t matter, like your feelings are worthless, or like your soul is replaceable.” ― Unknown

Such a disappointment when you defend someone for so long thinking they are different and they turn out to be just like what everyone said.” ― Unknown

“May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” ― Lalah Delia

Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting. If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually, you will heal.” ― Autumn Kohler

Toxic Relationship Quotes

Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.” — Dennisse Lisseth

“You are allowed to terminate toxic relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You don’t owe anyone an explanation for taking care of yourself.” – Unknown

“Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally, and sometimes, physically.” – Kemi Sogunle

“Do not hold your breath for anyone. Do not wish your lungs to be still. It may delay the cracks from spreading. But eventually they will. Sometimes to keep yourself together, You must allow yourself to leave. Even if breaking your own heart, Is what it takes to let you breathe.” ― Erin Hanson

“Life is too short to hang around people who are causing you to compromise. Pulling you down. Your time is too valuable to waste it with people who don’t have a dream. People that aren’t going anywhere. You don’t need to make some big announcement, but little by little, you should spend less time with them. ― Joel Osteen

Words can lie. Actions don’t.” ― Unknown
“He put me through hell, and I called it love.” ― Unknown

“Be brave enough to say “This is not what I want.”” ― Unknown

“Letting go of a toxic boyfriend is an act of self-care.” ― Unknown

You’ll never be good enough for the wrong person.” ― Steph Social

“Oh what an ill fate it was that has made me love that man.” ― Iris Murdoch

“I gave you my heart, I just didn’t expect to get it back in pieces.” ― Unknown

“Never let someone who contributes to so little control so much.” ― Unknown

You can’t change someone who doesn’t see an issue in his actions.” ― Unknown

“Why do you think of him when you know he’s not thinking of you?” ― Unknown

“You’ll never see how toxic someone is until you breathe fresher air.” ― Unknown

“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and get yourself together.” ― Unknown

“Just because someone desires you, does not mean that he values you.” ― Unknown

“But he doesn’t love me anymore, and it’s not the end of the world.” – Jennifer Weiner

“I am better than you and better without you. What are you without me?” – Chelsey Grace

“Some people don’t want to be fixed because being broken gets them attention.” ― Unknown

“My mouth says, ‘I’m ok.’ My fingers text, ‘I’m fine.’ My heart says, ‘I’m broken.’” ― Unknown

“Hands that never touch. Lips that never meet. The Almost Lovers, never to be.” – Rae Hachton

“All the lies and pain you put me through, I know now that your love was never true.” – Unknown

“Give your time to let him go! Your heart will hurt at first but eventually it understands.” – Unknown

“Lose him when he treats you like his girlfriend behind closed doors and sees right past you in public.” – Liane White

“It was strange, really. A couple of months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.” ― Gabrielle Zevin

“I don’t want a toxic on and off love .I want someone who choose me everyday, even when I’m hard to deal with.” ― Unknown

“There is no safe way to remain in a relationship with a person who has no conscience. The only solution is to escape.” ― Unknown

“If your partner makes you lose your friends, family, self-esteem, happiness, and confidence, then you should lose him.” ― Unknown

“You cannot fix him. He has been the same and won’t change now. Instead, try to save yourself and get out of the toxic relationship.” ― Unknown

“I love when I see women go from such toxic, unhealthy relationships to now being with someone who adores and treats her like a queen!” ― Unknown

“When he’s the last thing you need, he’ll drain you. He’ll exhaust you. He’ll destroy you. And you won’t see it that way. In fact, you won’t notice it at all. But everyone else will.” ― Kirsten Corley

Bad Relationship Quotes

“Stop telling yourself you can fix him. He’s been this way for a long, long time and he doesn’t intend to change. Don’t be a sacrificial lamb on the altar of his rage. Don’t play the martyr to his hate. You can never save someone by letting them destroy you. That’s not love, it’s relational suicide. Save yourself instead. Get out while there’s still time” ―. John Mark Green

“You think you can change a guy, that he’ll be different with you, that you’ll finally be the one to tame him… and before you know it, you’re alone in your underwear at nine o’clock on a Saturday night, crying to Adele songs, eating ice cream straight from the gallon, and wondering what the hell is the matter with you that you fell for such a goddamned man-child after he explicitly warned you not to.” ― Julie Johnson

Thinking of you is a poison I drink often.” ― Atticus


“I miss how close we were. But I don’t regret it.” ― Unknown

“I burned my bridges so the devil couldn’t follow me.” ― L.M. Browning

Your love was awesome. It came quickly and left effortlessly.” ― Unknown

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” ― C.G. Jung

“Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” ― Oprah Winfrey

“When you get out of it, you realize how toxic it actually was.” – Steve Maraboli

“I know it’s over and it never really began, but in my heart, it was so real.” ― Unknown

“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” ― Robert Brault

“How you choose to feel today should not be dependent on others.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

“You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life.” ― Unknown

I seem to be torn between ‘I wish we’d met earlier’ and ‘I wish we’d never met’.” ― Ahmed Mostafa

“Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts.” ― Donna Lynn Hope

“The problem with getting attached to a wrong person is, when they leave, you just feel lost.” ― Unknown

“With all the smiles you brought me, I never thought that you could cause me so many tears.” ― Unknown

“If someone is treating you like you are nothing, you should become nothing in their life by leaving.” Unknown

“If your partner is suspicious of your every act, you should start thinking about your relationship.” ― Unknown

“You broke my heart, I tried living with it. And then you broke my trust. That my dear is not acceptable.” ― Unknown

“Relationships end too soon because people stop putting in the same effort to keep you, as they did to win you.” – Unknown

“It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually.” –Terry Mark

Don’t judge yourself by what others did to you.” ― C. Kennedy

“Sometimes the best revenge is to smile and move on.” ― Unknown

“Being single is better than being in the wrong relationship.” ― Unknown

“It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.” ― Phil McGraw

“Sometimes bad things fall apart so good things can fall together.” ― Unknown

“You survived the worst part. You’re going to survive the recovery.” ― Unknown

“The best way to move forward is to let go of the people holding you back.” ― Unknown

“There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.” – Jessica Hatchigan

“Sometimes you need to die a little inside in order to be reborn and thrive.” ― Unknown

“Bravery is leaving a toxic relationship and knowing that you deserve better.” ― Unknown

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” ― Unknown

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” ― Unknown

Quotes About Toxic Relationships

“There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.” – Tennesse Williams

“When you don’t sleep peacefully in a relationship, you should come out of it and try it.” ― Unknown

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically.” – Joel Osteen

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

“Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.” ― Germany Kent

“Keep in mind that being happily single is way better than being miserable in a relationship.” ― Unknown

“You would not believe this but someday, you will realize that ending it was for the better of us.” – Unknown

“If you’re giving your all and it’s not enough, you’re probably giving it to the wrong relationship.” ― Unknown

“We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.” – Harville Hendrix

“Stop wasting your time on people who treat you good one day, then act like you don’t exist the next day.” – Unknown

“Mental abuse is much more painful than physical abuse because you are consumed by your own thoughts.” ― Unknown

“Problems in relationships occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person.” – Wayne Dyer

“A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.” – Shakti Gawain

“It was strange, really. A couple of months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.” – Gabrielle Zevin

“You have to believe that you’re better than the fountain of abuse that’s been spewing hurt and pain at you. You just are.” – Sara Li

“A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future.” ― Karen Salmansohn

“When it comes to abuse, you believe there’s no way out. There is always help. There is always a way out.” ― Rev. Donna Mulvey

“A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.” – Michael J Herbert

“Forgiveness is a personal process that doesn’t depend on us having direct contact with the people who have hurt us.” ― Sharon Salzberg

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ― Michael J. Fox

“There are many paths to a fairytale ending… Blocking, unfollowing, muting, and unfriending also lead to “happily ever after”.” – Unknown

“You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself.” – Charles Orlando

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow to your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” ― Unknown

“There must come a time when your love for yourself becomes more important than your need to hold onto the pain of your past.” ― Karen Salmansohn

“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.” – Criss Jami

“Perhaps someday I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” — Unknown

“Dear Self: Stop re-opening your doors for toxic people, then calling it ‘seeking closure.’ Certain things don’t work out in life . . . and that’s ok.” — Reyna Biddy

“May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” ― Lalah Delia

“Fire False Friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

“Sometimes there are things in life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we need.” — Don Bolena Jr.

“The wise do not consider the chains and shackles of jail to be the toughest restraints. The chains of attachment are the strongest of the ties that bind.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

“When being in a toxic relationship in life at times you may have to step outside yourself, to see yourself, so you can find yourself and love yourself again.” ― Angel Moreira

“We all have that toxic people around us that make our lives miserable… The day we take them out from our lives, we will all become better people; including them…” ― Rodolfo Peon

“Stop worrying if you will never be able to find another one as good as them. Start practicing self-love. When you love yourself enough, it will be easier to cut off people that aren’t good enough for you.” ― Unknown

Positive Quotes For Toxic Relationships

“It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.” — Daniell Koepke

“Toxic people may try to isolate you from the rest of the world, making them “the only one you have”. And that’s why to leave a toxic relationship, we have to rebuild the connection with your support network.” ― Unknown

“Escaping a toxic relationship can feel like breaking a piece of your heart off; like a wolf chews its leg off to escape a steel trap. Leaving is never easy, but sometimes it’s necessary to save yourself and others from dying inside.” – Unknown

“You let go of a toxic and unhealthy relationship not because you are weak, not because you no longer love the other person, but because you are strong enough to understand that there are times when two people will be a lot happier if they go separate ways than if they stay together.” – Unknown

“Stop making excuses for toxic partners. If you truly love someone for who they are, will you threaten them to make them stay? Will you keep cheating on them? Will you deliberately try to bring them down? If the answer is no, it’s time to stop justifying their toxic behaviors in the name of love.” ― Unknown

A broken heart bleeds tears.” — Steve Maraboli


“The hottest love has the coldest end.” — Socrates

“If it is destroying you. It is not love, my dear.” – Unknown

“Love is not what you say. Love is what you do.” – Unknown

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.” – Edith Hamilton

“I hate being broken. I hate that I cannot go back.” Unknown

“Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.” — Wayne Dyer

“A toxic lover is someone damaged beyond repair.” — Unknown

“Broken hearts work, and they will make you strong.” — Unknown

“I know people can be awful dooms for each other.” ― Iris Murdoch

“Sometimes, we just fall in love with the wrong people.” — Unknown

“The only way to win with a toxic partner is not to play.” — Unknown

“I love you. But I hate the way you push me sometimes.” — Unknown

“Never date someone who makes pain a side effect of love.” — Unknown

“We’ve all loved someone way too freaking much.” — Karen Salmonsohn

“One toxic marriage could make you never fall in love again.” — Unknown

“The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.” — Robert Anthony

“You cannot heal in the same place where you got sick.” — William Goldman

“Love sometimes comes like a dream and leaves like a nightmare.” – Unknown

“You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” – Stelle Atwater

“Stay away from people who make you feel like you are hard to love.” – Unknown

“Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up.” – Marian Keyes

“You are not broken. Someone who didn’t love you convinced that you are.” – Unknown

“The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” – Carroll Bryant

“Love that remains the longest in your heart is the one that is not returned.” — Unknown

Toxic Relationship Quotes For Him

Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked. ― Asa Don Brown

Don’t light yourself on fire trying to brighten someone else’s existence. ― Charlotte Eriksson

Thinking of you is a poison I drink often. ― Atticus

You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a bell jar; starved for love. ― Ayushee Ghoshal

Stop setting yourself on fire to keep someone else warm. ― Unknown

I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term. ― Nicholas Sparks

A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself. ― Dionne Warwick

When he’s the last thing you need, he’ll drain you. He’ll exhaust you. He’ll destroy you. And you won’t see it that way. In fact, you won’t notice it at all. But everyone else will. ― Kirsten Corley

oxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.― John Mark Green

Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go. — Dennisse Lisseth

If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion? ― Karen Salmansohn

A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting. If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually, you will heal. ― Autumn Kohler

No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable. ― May Sarton

Fire False Friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer! ― Israelmore Ayivor

Forgiveness is a personal process that doesn’t depend on us having direct contact with the people who have hurt us. ― Sharon Salzberg

There are only two kinds of people who can drain your energy: those you love, and those you fear. In both instances, it is you who let them in. They did not force their way into your aura, or pry their way into your reality experience. ― Anthon St. Maarten

May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you. ― Lalah Delia

Life is too short to hang around people who are causing you to compromise. Pulling you down. Your time is too valuable to waste it with people who don’t have a dream. People that aren’t going anywhere. You don’t need to make some big announcement, but little by little, you should spend less time with them. ― Joel Osteen

Dear Self: Stop re-opening your doors for toxic people, then calling it ‘seeking closure.’ Certain things don’t work out in life . . . and that’s ok. — Reyna Biddy

Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. ― Donna Lynn Hope

Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself. ― Oprah Winfrey

When it comes to abuse, you believe there’s no way out. There is always help. There is always a way out. ― Rev. Donna Mulvey

Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things. ― Gift Gugu Mona

We all have that toxic people around us that make our lives miserable… The day we take them out from our lives, we will all become better people; including them… ― Rodolfo Peon

You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. ― Unknown

It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go. — Daniell Koepke

Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself. — Hussein Nishah

There must come a time when your love for yourself becomes more important than your need to hold onto the pain of your past. ― Karen Salmansohn

Toxic Relationship Bad Relationship Quotes

I seem to be torn between ‘I wish we’d met earlier’ and ‘I wish we’d never met’. ― Ahmed Mostafa

The wise do not consider the chains and shackles of jail to be the toughest restraints. The chains of attachment are the strongest of the ties that bind. ― Thich Nhat Hanh

Oh what an ill fate it was that has made me love that man. ― Iris Murdoch

How you choose to feel today should not be dependent on others. ― Anthon St. Maarten

I know people can be awful dooms for each other. ― Iris Murdoch

We teach people how to treat us. — Dr. Phil

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. ― Friedrich Nietzsche

It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. ― Dr. Phil

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. ― Ernest Hemingway

It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces. ― Ella Harper

It was strange, really. A couple of months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could. ― Gabrielle Zevin

Some people live in cages with bars built from their own fears and doubts. Some people live in cages with bars built from other people’s fears and doubts; their parents, their friends, their brothers and sisters, their families. Some people live in cages with bars built from the choices others made for them, the circumstances other people imposed upon them. And some people break free. ― C. JoyBell C.

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.  ― C.G. Jung

One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. ― Michael J. Fox

Don’t judge yourself by what others did to you. ― C. Kennedy

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got. ― Robert Brault

When you get out of it, you realize how toxic it actually was. – Steve Maraboli

Love cannot live where there is no trust. – Edith Hamilton

Don’t stay in an unhealthy relationship because you think it’ll get better eventually. Know your worth and move on. – Unknown

It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually. –Terry Mark

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. –Steve Maraboli

You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself. – Charles Orlando

A broken heart bleeds tears. — Steve Maraboli

The hottest love has the coldest end. — Socrates

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. — Wayne Dyer

A toxic lover is someone damaged beyond repair. — Unknown

The only way to win with a toxic partner is not to play. — Unknown

Sometimes, we just fall in love with the wrong people. — Unknown

We’ve all loved someone way too freaking much. — Karen Salmonsohn

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship. — Robert Anthony

Break free of toxic people and relationships, they erode your quality of life. — Unknown

Just because someone desires you, does not mean that he values you. — Julianne Cantarella

Quotes About Toxic Relationships With Girlfriend

It was strange, really. A couple of months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently, I could.”
Gabrielle Zevin, ‘Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac’

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much and forgetting that you are special too.”
Ernest Hemingway

If you’re in a relationship, and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?”
Karen Salmansohn

“Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated.”
Steve Maraboli

“Sometimes, your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.”
Unknown

Sometimes, there are things in life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we need.”
Don Bolena Jr.

“Some people won’t love you no matter what you do. Some people won’t stop loving you no matter what you do. Go where the love is.”
Karen Salmansohn

Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”
Shannon L. Alder

“It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually.”
Terry Mark

. “Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them……they always say the problem is someone else.”
Darlene Quimet

I refuse to please others at the expense of my emotional well being. Even if it means saying “no” to people who are used to hearing ‘yes’.”
Unknown

“Don’t lose yourself holding on to someone that doesn’t care about you.”
Unknown

“Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.”
Unknown

When you notice someone does something toxic the first time, don’t wait for the second time before you address it or cut them off. ― Shahida Arabi

Removing toxic people (including Naysayers) from your life can repay you in scores of holistic wealth. ― Keisha Blair

If you keep pretending you’re not hurt, how can you heal? True love doesn’t expect you to deny you’re in pain. ― Zara Hairston

Make sure you’re not saying ‘It’s complicated’ when it’s actually TOXIC. The more words it takes you to explain your relationship, the less healthy it probably is. ― Steve Maraboli

When you are finally able to see and understand the toxicity you have been surrounding yourself with, they will do everything in their power to make you out to be the evil one.

Just because someone is your family doesn’t mean you have to keep them around if they are toxic or abusive. Don’t let people guilt you. ― Winnie Nantongo

In order to reach your highest potential, it is imperative that you remove all negative people from your life. ― Germany Kent

He would hurt me and make the hurt my fault. So no matter who got hurt, I was to be blamed, always. ― Namrata Gupta

Consistency is genuinely improving yourself to become a good match for those with whom you are in relationships while distancing yourself from people when their actions become too toxic. ― Dexter A. Daniels

Keeping bad company is like being in a germ-infested area. You never know what you’ll catch. ― Frank Sonnenberg,

Being In A Toxic Relationship Quotes

“Problems in relationship occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person.” ― Wayne Dyer

“Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life, you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” — DLQ“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey

“The wrong person will give you less than what you’re worth but that doesn’t mean that you have to accept it.” — Sonya Parker

The wrong person isn’t breaking their back to make you happy. So, stop breaking your back for them.” — Sonya Parker

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” — Nicholas Sparks

“I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?” ― Nicholas Sparks

“Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” ― Oprah Winfrey

“It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” ― Steve Maraboli

When being in a toxic relationship in life at times you may have to step outside yourself, to see yourself, so you can find yourself and love yourself again.” ― Angel Moreira

“Don’t confuse “familiar” with “acceptable”. Toxic relationships can fool you like that.” ― Steve Maraboli

“Just say NO to complicated, dead-end, unhealthy, and toxic relationships.” ― Stephanie Lahart

“Narcissists are very retaliative if they believe another has achieved what they desire, exposed their insecurities, or refused to be under their control.” ― Lorraine Nilon

Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“The hardest part of being in an emotionally abusive relationship, it’s actually admitting you’re in one.” ― Anna Akana

“Sometimes it’s better to end something and try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.” ― Karen Salmansohn

“The wise do not consider the chains and shackles of jail to be the toughest restraints. The chains of attachment are the strongest of the ties that bind.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

We all have toxic people around us that make our lives miserable… The day we take them out of our lives, we will all become better people; including them…” ― Rodolfo Peon

“May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” ― Lalah Delia

“If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?” — Karen Salmansohn

Famous Quotes About Toxic Relationships

You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” ― Chinonye J. Chidolue

“Lots of things can be fixed. Things can be fixed. But many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed, because they should not be fixed. You’re aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus, or is boarding a different ship, and you just can’t be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn’t be.” ― C. JoyBell C.

“Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked.” ― Asa Don Brown

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“If letting go, if letting people and things work themselves out in the way that they needed to without your help was the most important thing, then it was also the hardest.” ― Deb Caletti

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” ― C. JoyBell C.

“It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else” ― Phil McGraw

“Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being.” ― Jean-Yves Leloup

“We teach people how to treat us.” ― Dr. Phil

“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” ― George Washington

“A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.” ― Dionne Warwick

“Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad.” ― Laura Bowers

. “We are responsible for our own relationships, their success, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire.” ― Sam Owen

It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually.” ― Terry Mark

“The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” ― Anthony Robbins

“Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally, and sometimes, physically.” ― Kemi Sogunle

“Everybody has bad relationships and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.” ― Anne Hathaway

If you are not happy with your relationship and it’s becoming too much to handle, you may already know the ugly truth.” ― Unknown

“Sometimes we hesitate because all the efforts we put in the relationship would be wasted once we call it off.” ― Unknown

“You can’t change someone who doesn’t see an issue in their actions.” ― Unknown

“You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life.” ― Unknown

Sometimes you have to accept the truth and stop wasting time on the wrong people.” ― Unknown

“You can’t fight for a place in someone’s life because no matter how hard you try to keep your place, they’ll put you where they want to even if it’s not where you should be.” ― Unknown

“Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.” ― Unknown

“The problem with getting attached to someone, when they leave, you just feel lost.” ― Unknown

“If you feel wrong about your current relationship, it may not necessarily be toxic. But it is definitely not healthy.” ― Unknown

“I am a strong believer that a bad relationship must be brought to an end, no matter how.” ― Unknown

“When you get into a bad relationship the best thing you can do is get out of it as soon you can.” ― Unknown

“The death of one relationship always starts with small arguments and then suspicions.” ― Unknown

“Relationships end, but they don’t end your life. But people do often spend more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.” ― Unknown

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Never date someone who makes pain a side effect of love.” ― Unknown


“The moment you start to wonder that you deserve a better person in life. You actually do.” ― Unknown

“Break free of toxic people and relationships, they erode your quality of life.” ― Unknown

If the family you choose before your birth no longer supports your path towards fulfilling your true destiny, it is never too late to find a new tribe.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

“Boys and girls of narcissistic mothers both have to deal with a deficit of maternal nurturing that their upbringing lacked.” ― Mark Bans

“All toxic mothers are more dangerous than absent fathers due to their contagious toxic energy which poisons your soul.” ― Unknown

“You don’t have to be a victim of the abuse that toxic parents subjected to you in your childhood. You can always break that cycle and start living happily again for your own future family and children.” ― Unknown

If the family you choose before your birth no longer supports your path towards fulfilling your true destiny, it is never too late to find a new tribe.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

“Boys and girls of narcissistic mothers both have to deal with a deficit of maternal nurturing that their upbringing lacked.” ― Mark Bans

“All toxic mothers are more dangerous than absent fathers due to their contagious toxic energy which poisons your soul.” ― Unknown

“You don’t have to be a victim of the abuse that toxic parents subjected to you in your childhood. You can always break that cycle and start living happily again for your own future family and children.” ― Unknown

Being surrounded by toxic parents can be the loneliest moments in your life as a child due to lack of connection and bonding between parents and child.” ― Unknown

“Just good mothers produce good and strong daughters with high self-esteem and self-worth, toxic and abusive moms produce toxic daughters with low self-image, worth, self-esteem and drama which they later import into their own future relationships.” ― Unknown

1 “Just as a bad or corrupt tree cannot produce good fruits, you can’t expect to be loved, valued and cherished by toxic mothers corrupted by their own toxicity from within.” ― Unknown

One of the simplest ways to stay happy is by letting go of the things that make you sad.” ― Tinku Razoria

“If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” ― Steve Maraboli

“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” ― Roy T. Bennett

We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.” ― C. JoyBell C.

“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

“If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.” ― Sarah Dessen

We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.” ― C. JoyBell C.

“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

“If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.” ― Sarah Dessen

Toxic Husband Quotes

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs​

“A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting? If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually, you will heal.” — Autumn Kohler

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” — Hermen Hesse

“Celebrate endings, for they precede new beginnings.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.” — Shakti Gawain

“Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?” — Mary Manin Morrissey

Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are NOT supposed to make you feel bad. Or guilty, insecure, ashamed, paranoid, or hopeless. Good. So when a relationship makes you feel bad, guilty, insecure, ashamed, paranoid, or hopeless, end it.” — Laura Bowers

“Letting go of people out of your life doesn’t mean you hate them, it simply means you respect yourself. Not everyone you meet is meant to stay. Letting go of people out of your life doesn’t mean you hate them, it simply means you respect yourself. Not everyone you meet is meant to stay.” — Anurag Prakash Ray

“A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.” — Unknown

“Letting go of toxic people is an act of self-care.” — Karen Salmansohn

“You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself.” — Charles Orlando

“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” — C. JoyBell

“A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single.” — Unknown

“Unhealthy relationships keep our self-esteem low.” — Sam Owen

“Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally and sometimes, physically.” — Kemi Sogunle

“Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.” — Wayne Dyer

“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.” — Joel Osteen

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