43 Quotes About Bad Relationships


Having the right skills for your relationship will help to create a foundation for success. These quotes about bad relationships root back to toxic communication strategies and situations of abuse that can go on to destroy any union.

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

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

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

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

“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.”

“Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.”

“Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words.”

“Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short lived.”

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”

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

“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?”

“Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.”

“Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.”

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

“For there is but one problem – the problem of human relations. We forget that there is no hope or joy except in human relations.”

“How can I let you be a priority in my life, when I’m still an option in your life?”

“I am getting nowhere with you and I can’t let you go and I cant get through.”

“I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.”

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

“If you’re giving love and not receiving it, you’re not in the right relationship. If you’re receiving it and not giving it than you are taking advantage of the other person.”

“In any relationship where one person depends on another to be his or her parachute and the other accepts this role both will fall to the ground.”

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

“Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.”

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

“People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.”

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

“Professionalism makes work relationships healthy, foolishness and dishonesty erodes them.”

“Relationship does not live in essence unless you can reliably tell the truth without being prompted.”

“Relationships are like crystals, you don’t realize how much you love it until it breaks.”

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

“Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.”

“Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.”

“The hottest love has the coldest end.”

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

“The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.”

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

“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.”

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

“To be a person who makes and keeps relationships healthy be reliable.”

“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.”

“When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.”

“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”

“While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.”

In the age of technology, relationship abuse can happen on such a new series of levels with equal catastrophic results.

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