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120 Toxic Relationship Quotes That Helps You Decide Whether to Stay Or Move On

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Some relationships are beyond repair. No matter how hard you try, it cannot be fixed again. When love turns into bitterness, people usually become toxic to each other. There is no respect left in such relationships.

Toxic relationships can drain you both mentally and physically. The only thing you can do is choose yourself and leave. What is the fun of staying in a relationship where you do not feel you belong?

Here are some toxic relationship quotes that might encourage you to clarify things and choose what is better for you.

Toxic Relationship Quotes For Him

Heartbreak comes with terrible pain for all. But, it is better to end certain relationships and bear the pain rather than leave in a toxic environment. Toxic people are not always bad, but they are just not right for you. Take a deep breath, wipe your eyes, raise your head and carry on.

1. “It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.” ― Dr. Phil

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2. “Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.” ― John Mark Green

3. “Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.”

4. “You are not in rehab. It’s not your job to fix everyone.”

5. “Just because someone desires you, does not mean that he values you.”

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6. “Don’t let your loyalty become slavery.”

7. “A toxic lover is someone damaged beyond repair.”

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8. “We teach people how to treat us.” — Dr. Phil

9. “A healthy relationship will never require you to sacrifice your friends, your dream, or your dignity.”

10. “Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.”

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11. “I seem to be torn between ‘I wish we’d met earlier and ‘I wish we’d never met.” ― Ahmed Mostafa

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12. “At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.”

13. “You can’t change someone who doesn’t see an issue in their actions.”

14. “People who can’t communicate think everything’s an argument.”

15. “Mental abuse is much more painful than physical abuse because you are consumed by your own thoughts.”

16. “If it is destroying you, it is not love.”

17. “Some people don’t want to be fixed because being broken gets them attention.”

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18. “If he makes you lose your family, lose your friends, lose your confidence, lose your self-esteem, or lose your happiness, then you need to lose him.”

19. “Stop setting yourself on fire to keep someone else warm.”

20. “You’re not broken. Someone who didn’t love you convinced you that you are.”

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21. “Remove yourself from people who treat you like your time doesn’t matter like your feelings are worthless, or like your soul is replaceable.” – S. Mcnutt

22. “They never want to discuss what triggered you.”

23. “The wrong one will find you in peace and leave you in pieces, but the right one will find you in pieces and lead you to peace.”

24. “Never trust a man that tries to destroy you when mad. That’s weak.”

25. “Stay away from people who think you’re arguing every time you try to express yourself.”

26. “If they do it often, it’s not a mistake; it’s just their behavior.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli

27. “How they treat you is how they feel about you.”

28. “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

29. “Don’t ask why people keep hurting you. Ask yourself why you keep allowing it to happen.” – Robert Tew

30. “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

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Toxic Relationship Quotes To Let Go And Move On

31. “I trusted you but now your words mean nothing to me because your actions spoke the truth.”

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

33. “Stop telling yourself you can fix him. He’s been this way for a long, long time and he doesn’t intend to change. Save yourself instead, get out while there’s still time.”

34. “Give the gift of your absence to those who do not appreciate your presence.”

35. “Stay away from people who make you feel like you are hard to love.”

36. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

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

38. “Divorce is okay. Breaking up is okay. Starting over is okay. Moving on is okay. Being alone is okay. What is not okay is staying somewhere you’re not valued and appreciated.”

39. “If they are not making you glow, glow alone.”

40. “Sometimes you need to give up on people, not because you don’t care but because they don’t.”

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41. “Sometimes the best revenge is to smile and move on.”

42. “If love can fade, so can pain.”

43. “Sometimes you have to accept the truth and stop wasting time on the wrong people.”

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

45. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” ― Robert Brault

46. “It’s like one day you flipped a switch and became someone I never knew.”

47. “At any given moment you have the power to say, “This is not how the story is going to end.”

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

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

50. “May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” – Lalah Delia

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51. “Being alone may scare you. But staying in a bad relationship will damage you.

52. “Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked.” ― Asa Don Brown

 53. “Don’t light yourself on fire trying to brighten someone else’s existence.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

54. “You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a bell jar; starved for love.” ― Ayushee Ghoshal

55. “A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.” ― Dionne Warwick

56. “We can deeply love our poison. We can love the taste of it, the scent of it, the comforting weight of it in our belly and find ourselves woken in the night with stabbing cramps, arms around porcelain toilet bowls, hurling every last bit until collapsing on bathroom tile, limp from dehydration. Sometimes parting with love is essential for survival. I’ve found the most tragic aspect of losing loved ones wasn’t the big boom of the fallout, but realizing later how much healthier I was without them.” ― Maggie Young

57. “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

58. “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

59. “May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” ― Lalah Delia

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60. “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

Toxic Relationship Quotes for Her

A toxic relationship breaks you or makes your heart as hard as iron. Some people come to your life just to teach you a lesson. So when that chapter has come to a rough and bitter stage, it is better to end it and move on to the next. Staying in a swamp will make you dirtier. Maybe you have just gotten out of a flawed relationship and feel broken and need a reminder that you are a wonderfully unique human worthy of love and kindness.

61. “A woman should never invest in a relationship she wouldn’t want for her daughter.”

62. “It is better to break your own heart by leaving an abusive relationship, rather than having that person breaking your heart every day.”

63. “Stop telling yourself you can fix him. He’s been this way for a long, long time and he doesn’t intend to change. Save yourself instead, get out while there’s still time.”

64. “Go where you are celebrated – not tolerated. If they can’t see your true value and worth, then it’s time for a new start.”

65. “The moment that you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.”

66. “Sometimes bad things fall apart so good things can fall together.”

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67. “You don’t deserve someone who comes back, you deserve someone who never leaves.”

68. “If life can remove someone you never dreamed of losing, it can replace them with someone you never dream of having.”

69. “You deserve to be with somebody who makes you happy.”

Quotes on Letting go of a toxic relationship

70. “Sometimes we refuse to see how bad something is until it completely destroys us.” 

71. “I’m guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I’m done, I’m done.” ― Turcois Ominek

72. “Because this is my life. And that’s the only explanation you need.”

73. “Being single and having peace of mind is much better than being in a relationship where you feel single and have no peace of mind.”

74. “You’re in a relationship to be happy, to smile, to laugh, and to make good memories. Not to be constantly upset, to feel hurt, and to cry.”

75. “A woman is a reflection of how you treat her. If you don’t like how she’s acting, look at how you are treating her.”

76. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”

77. “I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.” – Groucho Marx

78. “Two things I want to say: Where have you been in my life? Can you please go back there?”

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79. “I know the bible talks about forgiveness and all but I am pretty sure Jesus will hold my purse while I kick your ass.”

Toxic Relationships Quotes That Will Encourage You to Love Yourself

80. “You’re jelly to my burger, knife to my soup, glitter to my sushi, and ketchup to my ice cream. My point is you are worthless.”

81. “I am so miserable without you, it’s almost as if you’re here.” – Billy Ray Cyrus

82. “Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts.” Others come into our lives and make us want to leave footprints on their face.”

83. “If you love someone, set them free. If they come back, set them on fire.”

84. “How am I supposed to forget you when everytime I go outside I see things that remind me of you like garbage cans and dog shit.”

85. “The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.” – Colin Chapman

86. “As a man in a relationship, you have a choice: you can be right or you can be happy.”

87. “Don’t cry because it’s over, Smile! Because that asshole is finally someone else’s problem.”

88. “It’s not you, it’s me finally realizing you’re terrible for me.”

89. “When your ex says, “You will never find anyone like me again.” Tell him, “That’s the point, you idiot.”

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90. “Your ex asking you to be friends after a breakup is like kidnappers asking you to keep in touch after letting you go.”

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91. “The key to a good relationship is the key. Give me back the key.” – Ronnie Edwards

92. “Letting go means to realize that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

93. “Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ

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

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

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

97. “It wasn’t love, just heavy manipulation.” – R.H.Sin

98. “My middle finger salutes your attitude.”

99. “Our breakup was due to religious differences. He thought he was God. I didn’t.”

Toxic Relationship Quotes For Her

100. “The best revenge against a woman who steals your man from you is to let her keep him.”

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

102. “Remove your heart from his hand. He is not man enough to care for it.” – R.H.Sin

103. “Never lower your worth to get somebody’s attention.”

104. “You made me realize that everything comes with an expiry date.”

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105. “I am really a nice person until you piss me off.”

106.  “When you truly don’t care what anyone thinks of you, you have reached a dangerously awesome level of freedom.”

107. “Stop telling yourself you can fix him. He’s been this way for a long, long time and he doesn’t intend to change. Save yourself instead, get out while there’s still time.”

108. “My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” – Socrates

 109. “My mother always told me to put things back where I found them… So I’m about to put this bitch in her place.”

110. “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness clearly never paid for a divorce.”

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111. “My girlfriend said she wanted me to be more like her Ex. So I dumped her.”

112. “Remember that sometimes, not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”

113. “I can’t tell if it’s killing me or if it’s actually making me stronger.”

114. “You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.” – Amit Kalantri

115. “You not wanting me was the beginning of me wanting myself.” – Nayyirah Waheed

116. “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

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117. “Toxic relationships are dangerous to your health; they will literally kill you. Stress shortens your lifespan. Even a broken heart can kill you. There is an undeniable mind-body connection. Your arguments and hateful talk can land you in the emergency room or in the morgue. You were not meant to live in a fever of anxiety; screaming yourself hoarse in a frenzy of dreadful, panicked fight-or-flight that leaves you exhausted and numb with grief. You were not meant to live like animals tearing one another to shreds. Don’t turn your hair gray. Don’t carve a roadmap of pain into the sweet wrinkles on your face. Don’t lay in the quiet with your heart pounding like a trapped, frightened creature. For your own precious and beautiful life, and for those around you — seek help or get out before it is too late. This is your wake-up call!” ― Bryant McGill

118. “Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.” — Dennisse Lisseth

119. “If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?” ― Karen Salmansohn

120. “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

What did you learn from these toxic relationship quotes?

So, what’s your amplest takeaway from these toxic relationships quotes and sayings? No matter what society says, remember that you deserve better. You will definitely find the one who is right for you. Don’t lose hope just because you had a bitter experience. Stay strong and love yourself. You don’t deserve to go through shit anymore.

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