39 Quotes About Rocky Relationships

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Being stuck in our life can leave us feel unsatisfied and discontent. These quotes about rocky relationships remind us of that good times always follow bad times.

“A lover’s quarrel is always about every quarrel you ever had.”

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

“Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.”

“Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.”

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”

“Beauty more than bitterness makes the heartbreak.”

“For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle.”

“Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.”

“I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.”

“I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies.”

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

“If your life is cloudy and you’re far, far off course, you may have to go on faith for a while, but eventually you’ll learn that every time you trust your internal navigation system, you end up closer to your right life.”

“In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?”

“In every relationship problems start when you start to emphasize more on ME then WE.”

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.”

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.”

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

“Real giving is when we give to our spouses what’s important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not.”

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

“Relationships give us a reason to live. Revenge.”

“Sorrow comes in great waves…but rolls over us, and though it may almost smother us, it leaves us. And we know that if it is strong, we are stronger, inasmuch as it passes and we remain.”

“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”

“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.”

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”

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

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”

“Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

“To meet, to know, to love and then to part, is the sad tale of many a heart.”

“Trouble is part of your life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough.”

“We mistakenly assume that if our partners love us they will react and behave in certain ways – the ways we react and behave when we love someone.”

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”

“When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences, then love has a chance to blossom.”

“When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought tha things are so bad they have to get better.”

“Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.”

Choosing the right relationship is essential to ensuring a winning success.