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46 Toxic Family Quotes To Move Forward In Life For Positivity

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Not everyone is blessed to be born into a loving and supportive family. And for that reason, home doesn’t feel like a home but a prison.

Being born into a toxic family is traumatic. You are broken inside, and it’s difficult to heal. A toxic family will let you experience the silent abuse that will take away your happiness. Since we don’t choose our family, it’s not easy to break away from family members that we have been with since the beginning.

Here is a list of toxic family quotes that describes the harsh reality of being born into a toxic family and being surrounded by toxic family members.

Toxic Family Quotes

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These toxic family quotes will give you the inspiration to end toxic family relationships and move forward in life. To move forward in life, we have to end this chain of frustrations and stress. Gain confidence and scroll down to read more.

“Humans can be so ugly sometimes that the ones you love the most would only love to see you fall. It’s a cruel world.” – Sidney Albury

“Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.” – Les Dawson

“Let negative people live their negative lives with their negative minds.”― Moosa Rahat

“You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.” — Joel Osteen

“Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm, not the exception.” ― Carlos Wallace

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

“Family or not, I will cut you off. That saying “but that’s family” means nothing if a family is toxic and means you no good.” – Morgan Sharee

“The more dysfunctional, the more some family members seek to control the behavior of others.” –David W. Earle

“If the family you chose 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

“Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.” –Sam Levenson

“A child should never feel as if they need to earn a mother’s love.” – Sherrie Campbell

“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

“Remember…Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.” —Ziad K. Abdelnour

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” –Anne Lamott

“It’s not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” – Jonathan Schiller

“All the men in my family were bearded and most of the women.” –W.C. Fields

“My family never supports my dreams. I feel like a broken piece of junk.” –Unknown

“Always stay up strong, even when you don’t get support from the family. To succeed in life, you need to leave behind the ones who hinder your progress.” – Unknown

“Unsupportive family is your weakness, so leave the ones that hurt you.” – Unknown

“I may be the black sheep of the family, but at least I am me and not a fictitious white sheep I am not.” –Samuel Zulu

“When you notice someone​​ does something toxic the first time, don’t wait for the second time before you address it.” –Shahida Arabi

Toxic Family Member Quotes

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It’s not less than a struggle when you have to deal with toxic family members. You just have to release your anger and frustration to live a happy life. These toxic family members’ quotes will help you move past stress and see some moments of peace in the situation. 

“A toxic mother talks but never listens, and she gives advice but never takes any.” – Sherrie Campbell

“It’s okay to cut ties with toxic friends and family; you’ve got to prioritize your own well-being.” – Brenden Dilley

“If you attach to the negative behavior of others, it brings you down to their level.” – Guru Singh

“A toxic family is even worse than a toxic relationship.” – Rohan Chouhan

“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

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

“As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy – and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress.” — Travis Bradberry

“Just because they are your family doesn’t mean that they know what’s best for you or your life.” –Samuel Zulu

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

“Handling toxic people is not an art; they will be the victim of their own toxicity” ― P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“You can miss a person every day and still be glad that they are no longer in your life.” – Tara Westover

“Let’s get out of the habit of telling people that’s still your mom, your dad, or your sister. Toxic is toxic. You are allowed to walk away from people that constantly hurt you.” – Bynnada

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” — Robert Tew

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

“If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

“Blood doesn’t make you family. Some of the most demonic and demeaning people in your life share your DNA.” – Temi Ade

“It’s amazing how quickly things can turn around when you remove toxic people from your life.” — Robert Tew

“When people pressure you to engage in negative decisions and actions, look at them boldly in the eyes and dare them to do good.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

“Every day, you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly.” — Leon Brown

“Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” – Auliq Ice

‘’People who try to bring you down every day aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.” – Terry Mark

“In the process of letting go, you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” – Deepak Chopra

“Making amends is not only saying the words but also being willing to listen to how your behavior caused another’s pain, and then the really hard part, changing behavior.” – David W. Earle

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” — Michael Jordan

It’s important to set boundaries with toxic family members when it’s enough to deal with their drama. With these quotes, you can relate to the situation and find the right words to deal with your toxic family.

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Prachi Pant
A proud daughter, sister, and writer who loves poetry and can scribble rhymes. Coffee keeps me going, and so does my work.

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