65 Bad Relationship Quotes On Success In Life

These bad relationship quotes will inspire you. A bad relationship, a toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and, not infrequently, physically damaging to their partner.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging bad relationship quotes, bad relationship sayings, and bad relationship proverbs.

Best Bad Relationship Quotes

  1. “How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  2. “Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.” ~ Tony Robbins
  3. “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.” ~ William James
  4. “A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.” ~ Dionne Warwick

  5. “Problems in relationship occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  6. “The pain of being in a bad relationship is confusing. When it’s over – it’s over. No more confusion!” ~ Greg Behrendt
  7. “If you were in a bad relationship and you meet someone new, you’re going to leave with your luggage. The next person is going to have to endure things that someone else causes.” ~ Curtis Jackson
  8. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.” ~ Edith Hamilton

  9. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou
  10. “Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  11. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  12. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ~ Epicurus
  13. “Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  14. “War is like any other bad relationship. Of course you want out, but at what price? And perhaps more importantly, once you get out, will you be any better off?” – Quellcrist Falconer” ~ Richard K. Morgan
  15. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  16. “There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go?” ~ Danny DeVito
  17. “Sometimes two people need to step apart and make a space between that each might see the other anew, in a glance across a room or silhouetted against the moon.” ~ Robert Breault
  18. “It is better to be alone than in bad company.” ~ Unknown

  19. “When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that individual is crazy.” ~ Dave Barry
  20. “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.” ~ Steve Martin
  21. “What if we just acknowledged that we have a bad relationship, and we stuck it out, anyway? What if we admitted that we make each other nuts, we fight constantly and hardly ever have sex, but we can’t live without each other, so we deal with it? And then we could spend our lives together – in misery, but happy to not be apart.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  22. “We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.” ~ Harville Hendrix

  23. “Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.” ~ Helen Keller
  24. “In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?” ~ Sarah Jessica Parker
  25. “Relationships become rocky when men and women fail to acknowledge they are biologically different and when each expects the other to live up to their expectations. Much of the stress we experience in relationships comes from the false belief that men and women are now the same and have the same priorities, drives and desires” ~ Barbara Pease
  26. “Judgment is discernment on a bad hair day.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

  27. “I’d say to any woman, get out of that bad relationship that’s turning you into a shell of your former self. Learn from it and get out. Then wait; enjoy yourself and your friends because, when what you want comes along, you’ll spot it.” ~ Cat Deeley
  28. “For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle.” ~ Robert Breault
  29. “I am getting nowhere with you and I can’t let you go and I cant get through.” ~ Ani DiFranco
  30. “Relationships end, but they don’t end your life.” ~ Steve Martin

  31. “Why is it that people think staying in a bad relationship is better than being single? Don’t they know that being single is the first step to finding a great relationship?” ~ Jennifer O’Neill
  32. “She stays in the same spot, anchored by the profound, desperate loneliness of a bad relationship.” ~ David Levithan
  33. “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
  34. “Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  35. “I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.” ~ Rita Rudner
  36. “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.” ~ W. H. Auden , One bad relationship quotes
  37. “I have a very bad relationship with mice.” ~ Casey Affleck
  38. “Idleness does drive me crazy, but I’d rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it.” ~ Karen Allen
  39. “A lover’s quarrel is always about every quarrel you ever had.” ~ Robert Breault

  40. “Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  41. “I fervently believe that people shouldn’t stay in bad relationships just because of some artificial rom-com notion of true love being “forever.” In fact, I think that the pressure of conforming to that framework ruins-literally RUINS-a lot of people’s lives.” ~ Lindy West
  42. “In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.” ~ Lauren Bacall
  43. “The true strength of any relationship is measured in bad times not good.” ~ Miles J. Stanford

  44. “It’s no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.” ~ Nick Hornby
  45. “After a few (or many) bad relationships, its so easy to shut down, give up, and stop believing that the right person is out there for us. Our hearts yearn to fall in love, but our minds insist its not possible, and we enter into a tug-of-war with ourselves. Its as if one part of us is screaming, Yes! I deserve a great relationship! while another part insists, Ill never find him or her. When our beliefs contradict our desires, we experience an inner conflict that not only paralyzes us, but can actually prevent us from recognizing the possibilities for love that exist all around us.” ~ Arielle Ford , Bad relationship quotes for him
  46. “If anyone tries to complicate your life, turn and walk away from them.” ~ Caroline Myss
  47. “You’ve got to be in a bad relationship to really understand what a great one is.” ~ Steve Harvey

  48. “Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.” ~ Joyce Brothers
  49. “I was having a bit of trouble. I wasn’t in a good relationship. Or I was in too many bad relationships. I had so many girlfriends at that point. None of them seemed to care they weren’t pleasing me very much. I was obviously in with the wrong group.” ~ Mick Jagger , Bad relationship quotes with girlfriend
  50. “If you are in a bad relationship with anyone else, it is because you are in a bad relationship with yourself.” ~ Abiola Abrams
  51. “People will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou
  52. “Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.” ~ Larry David

  53. “Everybody has bad relationships and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.” ~ Anne Hathaway
  54. “I don’t have a bad relationship. I’m 48 years old. I think life is too short for that. To me, life is… you open the shutters, you see the dogs outside, you look left, you look right, in, what, a second and a half? And that’s a life.” ~ Jean-Claude Van Damme
  55. “I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  56. “The heart was made to be broken.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  57. “I think the thing that I have learned is that a bad love experience is no reason to fear a new love experience, but you have to be very honest at every single stage with the person about how you’ve been hurt, and hopefully they will be supportive about whatever it is that you have to go through. Everybody has bad relationships and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.” ~ Anne Hathaway
  58. “Every couple has ups and downs, every couple argues, and that’s the thing—you’re a couple, and couples can’t function without trust.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  59. “Experience life in all possible ways — good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.” ~ Rajneesh
  60. “I’m sort of…coming off a bad relationship,” “When did it end?” “Slightly before it started.” ~ Rainbow Rowell

  61. “What’s broken is broken—and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I live…I’m too old to believe in such sentimentalities as clean slates and starting all over.” ~ Margaret Mitchell
  62. “I feel like relationships are a beautiful thing, period. Relationships can be really beautiful, they can be really hard, they can be really rewarding, or they can be bad relationships where it’s really detrimental and hurtful, but that’s life, period.” ~ J. Cole
  63. “There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another.” ~ Cyril Connolly

  64. “The end of anything is not fun because there’s a nostalgia to it and everything else. Even the end of a bad relationship can feel so, so, so sad.” ~ Jessica Capshaw
  65. “One downside of being an optimist is that optimistic people tend to forget yesterday’s trauma in the belief that everything will turn out well. This can keep people in bad relationships because they genuinely believe that things will always improve.” ~ Amy Dickinson

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