100 Breaking Point Bad Relationship Quotes

Welcome to our overcoming bad relationship quotes that offer validation, comfort, and inspiration for those navigating difficult romantic situations.

Starting a new relationship can be exciting and full of promise, but unfortunately, not all relationships are meant to be. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, we find ourselves in a bad relationship that is draining, toxic, or even abusive.

In these situations, it can be hard to know what to do or how to find the strength to move on. That’s where bad relationship quotes come in. They remind us that you’re not alone, that you deserve better, and that there is always hope for a brighter future.

Whether you’re in the midst of toxic relationship or reflecting on past experiences, we got covered. Allow our bad relationship quotes provide a sense of empowerment and guidance to help you take the next step towards healing and growth.

Ending bad relationship quotes

Don’t suffer alone, our bad relationship quotes offer validation and support for those going through tough times.

Relationships end, but they don’t end your life.
Steve Martin

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

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

Ending bad relationship quotes

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

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

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

Hermen Hesse quote on bad relationship - Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

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

The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.
Faraaz Kazi

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

Inspirational bad relationship quotes

From heartbreak to healing, our bad relationship quotes cover all aspects of navigating difficult love.

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

Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.
Tony Robbins

If someone isn’t honoring your feelings, it’s not a real relationship. If you feel drained after spending time with someone, that’s a red flag!
Doreen Virtue

Inspirational bad relationship quotes

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

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

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

People will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou quote on bad relationship - People will never forget how you made them feel.

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
Wayne Dyer

You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
J. K. Rowling

Uplifting quotes for bad relationship

Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
Lucille Ball

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

Love is an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person.
Selwyn Hughes

Uplifting quotes for bad relationship

Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
Leo Buscaglia

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

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

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.
Deborah Reber

Suzy Kassem quote on bad relationship - You are not supposed to go out and find love. Love will find you when you are ready.

You are not supposed to go out and find love. Love will find you when you are ready.
Suzy Kassem

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 announcements, but little by little, you should spend less time with them.
Joel Osteen

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

Leaving a bad relationship quotes

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

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

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

If someone keeps bringing you down, perhaps it’s time to get up and leave.
Karen Salmansohn

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

Why is it that the right people never wind up together? Why are people so afraid to leave a relationship, even if they know it’s a bad one?
Stephanie Perkins

You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.
Jojo Moyes

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

What’s broken is broken–and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
Margaret Mitchell

There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go?
Danny DeVito

Breaking point bad relationship quotes

From toxic partners to unhealthy patterns, our bad relationship quotes will navigate challenging romantic situations. They may inspire you to find new love.

If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.
Abraham Lincoln

Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?
Donna Lynn Hope

If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one–sided, dead–end, low vibrational, relationship or friendship – you won.
Lalah Delia

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

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.

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

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

You made me hate the person I was becoming–only because you wanted me to–and for that, you will never be forgiven.
Ahmed Mostafa

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

Love cannot live where there is no trust.
Edith Hamilton

Bad relationship quotes short

Find comfort in the words of others who have experienced the pain of a unhealthy relationship. Our selection of bad relationship quotes is here to remind you that you’re not alone.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.
Tori Amos

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

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

Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.
Cheryl Strayed

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Khalil Gibran

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

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

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Helen Keller

Letting go of a bad relationship quotes

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.
Guy Finley

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.
Nicole Sobon

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

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.

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

For there is but one problem – the problem of human relations. We forget that there is no hope or joy except in human relations.
Antoine de Saint–Exupéry

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

Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.
Suzy Kassem

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

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

Quotes about bad relationship

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

I feel like relationships are a beautiful thing, period. Relationships can be really beautiful, they can be really hard, they can be really rewarding, or they can be bad relationships where it’s really detrimental and hurtful, but that’s life, period.
J. Cole

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

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

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

If you are in a bad relationship with anyone else, it is because you are in a bad relationship with yourself.
Abiola Abrams

When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that individual is crazy.
Dave Barry

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

Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad. Or guilty, insecure, ashamed, paranoid, or hopeless. So when a relationship makes you feel bad, guilty, insecure, ashamed, paranoid, or hopeless. End it. Get over him. Move on.
Laura Bowers

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

Friendship bad relationship quotes

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

Losing excess fats through exercise is important, but losing useless friends is urgent. Treat urgent things first!
Israelmore Ayivor

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them… but still move on without them.
Mandy Hale

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

Friends do not cast shade in order to shine. Remember that. I used to put up with my closest friends throwing shade all the time, because, I WANTED THEM TO SHINE. But then I learned that when you give other people, the space to shine at your own expense, you’re slowly committing suicide.
C. Joybell C.

Enemy: A friend whose mask has fallen.
Bangambiki Habyarimana

True friends mutually desire the other to shine without the need to cast shade or throw the other under a bus.
C. Joybell C.

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

One fake friend is more dangerous than 100 enemies.
Shaquib Shaikh

You don’t lose friends, because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you’re better for it.
Mandy Hale

Overcoming bad relationship quotes

Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.
Mandy Hale

What’s broken is broken – and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
Margaret Mitchell

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

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

Experience life in all possible ways – good–bad, bitter–sweet, dark–light, summer–winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.

Sometimes two people need to step apart and make a space between that each might see the other anew, in a glance across a room or silhouetted against the moon.
Robert Breault

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

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

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

That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.
Robyn Schneider

Final thoughts

These bad relationship quotes can be a powerful tool for anyone who has experienced the pain of a toxic or abusive relationship. By reading the words of others who have been in your shoes, you can find courage to let go of a bad relationship and create a brighter future for yourself.

They also can provide the inspiration and guidance you need to move forward. Whether you’re dealing with a toxic partner, recovering from a painful breakup, or trying to break free from an unhealthy pattern. So keep our bad relationship quotes close to your heart.

Hope that our collection of bad relationship quotes has resonated with you and offered a sense of comfort, validation, and inspiration. If you enjoy this article, share these quotes with others who may be going through a difficult romantic situation and remind them that they’re not alone.

At the end, no one deserves to be in a toxic or unhealthy relationship, and we believe that everyone deserves love, respect, and happiness. It’s never too late to make a change and create a brighter future for yourself.

Surround yourself with supportive friends and family, seek professional help if needed. Never give up on the belief that you deserve better. Remember, you have strength, courage, and capable of overcoming any challenge that comes your way. Rise and shine!

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