41 Quotes About Disappointment in Family Members


Dealing with toxic parents can be a root cause of many relationship conflicts. These quotes about disappointment in family members are the perfect example to the type of situations that arise between relatives.

“After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.”

“Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.”

“But the people who mattered were the people you chose instead of the people who were yours by an accident of birth. Real family was heart as much as, if not more than, blood.”

“Children betrayed their parents by becoming their own people.”

“Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children.”

“Doubt is a lot like faith; A mustard’s seed worth changes everything.”

“Everybody’s family has problems.”

“Families and their problems go on and on, and they aren’t solved, they’re dealt with.”

“Family problems come in all shapes and sizes; some are short-lived and easily managed, while others are more chronic and difficult to handle.”

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.”

“Family, friends and relationships are the blessings of the God. They are the best way to access God.”

“I believe in fate and I believe you were supposed to walk into my life, so Mason could walk into yours.”

“I can’t say it’s not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise.”

“I don’t think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It’s perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.”

“I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely.”

“If a man’s character is to be abused, say what you will, there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.”

“If she were alive today, she would be ashamed of me. I’m trying to change that.”

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”

“In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.”

“It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.”

“I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life”

“Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.”

“Most couples have not had hundreds of arguments; they’ve had the same argument hundreds of times.”

“Only the family, society’s smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be “strangers in a strange land,” who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt.”

“Otherwise, you just become partners managing the kids and life, and that makes your marriage more vulnerable to problems down the road.”

“Pick a dysfunction and it’s a family problem.”

“Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one of which has lain in amniotic bliss inside the other, one of which has labored to give birth to the other.”

“Problems are like washing machines. They twist us, spin us and knock us around but in the end we come out cleaner, brighter and better than before.”

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.”

“She wanted to ask him why they were all strangers who shared the same last name.”

“Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.”

“The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.”

“The harsh truth of every relationship, even between those who love each other, like fathers and sons and daughters, or husbands and wives, is that the love is always unequal.”

“The more you love,the more love you have to give.It’s the only feeling we have which is infinite…”

“The old problems – love, money, security, status, health, etc. – are still here to plague us or please us.”

“The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.”

“There are family mysteries I cannot solve. There are family mysteries I am unwilling to solve.”

“We didn’t want to admit it then, but we were friends. Best friends.”

“We’re a very close family and we’re a very real family, and I think every real family has real problems.”

“With love like that, you can’t get pick about how it finds you or the details. All that matters is that it’s there. Better late than never.”

“You can’t teach a son to be loyal if the father is not loyal. The same applies with the mother and her daughter.”

At some point of your life, you will find a period of time that your parents will disappoint you.

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