Bad Relationships Sayings and Quotes

Sometimes you’ve got to kiss a few frogs before finding the perfect partner. Without these less than stellar relationships, we wouldn’t be able to appreciate the healthy ones we’ll go on to establish. Take the sour along with the sweet with the collection of wise and insightful bad relationship quotes below.

A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won't go anywhere. unknown
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
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. Patti Stanger
A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting...If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually you will heal. Autumn Kohler
When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself. Deepak Chopra
There was a time in the marriage when I could no longer look at myself in a mirror, couldn't feel I was a nice person. A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself. Dionne Warwick
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. Guy Finley
Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. Wayne Dyer
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
The hottest love has the coldest end. Socrates
Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, and don't put up with people that are reckless with yours. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. George Washington
Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
The one who loves the least, controls the relationship. Robert Anthony
How can I let you be a priority in my life, when I'm still an option in your life? Hussein Nishah
Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words. Dr. Joyce Brothers
I am getting nowhere with you and I can't let you go and I cant get through. Ani DiFranco
Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Henry Winkler
The wrong person isn't breaking their back to make you happy. So, stop breaking your back for them. Sonya Parker
A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single. unknown
Why is it that the right people never wind up together? Why are people so afraid to leave a relationship, even if they know it's a bad one? Stephanie Perkins
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? Donna Lynn Hope
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. Groucho Marx
A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel. Shakti Gawain
Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short lived. Zig Ziglar
Relationships are like crystals, you don't realize how much you love it until it breaks. Walter Winchell
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. Sam Owen
Positive, affirming relationsips bring great pleasure while poor relationship brings great pain. Great happiness found in good relationships, greatest pain found in bad relationships. Gary Chapman
Break free of toxic people and relationships, they erode your quality of life. Ty Howard
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
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will. Abraham Lincoln
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. Wiston Auden
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers. Mary Tyler Moore
The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships. Anthony Robbins
For there is but one problem - the problem of human relations. We forget that there is no hope or joy except in human relations. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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. Amy Grant
Relationship does not live in essence unless you can reliably tell the truth without being prompted. Kathryn Hendricks
Problems in relationships occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person. Wayne Dyer
All the lies and pain you put me through, I know now that your love was never true. Francine Chiar
I wish I knew how to quit you! Jack Twist
People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them. Edmund Burke
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. Henry C. Link
Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad. Laura Bowers
Professionalism makes work relationships healthy, foolishness and dishonesty erodes them. Ty Howard
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. William Shakespeare
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. Will Smith
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. Arthur Schopenhauer
Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. Marian Keyes
Nostalgia has a way of blocking the reality of the past. Shannon L. Alder
Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions. Suzy Kassem
Love is supposed to lift you up, not hold you down. It is supposed to push you forward, not hold you back. Suzy Kassem
I have to remember it is not love that has hurt me; but someone who could not love me in the right way. R. YS Perez
Manage your relationships. Great relationships may not be profitable, but bad ones always result in losses. Tarun Sharma
Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the one person who you thought would never hurt you. Gugu Mofokeng
Just say NO to complicated, dead-end, unhealthy, and toxic relationships. Stephanie Lahart
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
A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself. Dionne Warwick
Love cannot live where there is no trust. Edith Hamilton
Sometimes a bad relationship is the best you can do. Matt Nix
Intelligence work is all about relationships. Like a romance, working with a source is more about the heart than the head. Of course, romantic relationships usually end if there's a betrayal, whereas spy relationships often begin with one. Matt Nix
It's a guide to help women get out of bad relationships. It's called, 'You're a Great Guy, BUT...' Betsy Thomas
I think we go through these bad relationships for a reason. Jerry Siegel
It's amazing how you can not only know it's a relationship, but that it's a bad relationship based on nothing but nothing. David Shore
I went down to get my sister out of a bad relationship. Turns out she didn't want to get out of it so here I am. Jeffrey Lieber
Relationships aren't just about being happy. Michael Patrick King
We don't have a love/hate relationship! We have a hate/hate relationship. Arne Olsen
Born in bad relationships / Growing up in gutters to learn the tricks / At daggers drawn with all the laws / Don't know what the rules are for Tom Angelripper
Bad relationships and people I thought were friends / And people judging me / Before they get to know a thing Maureen Collin
Situations have ended sad / Relationships have all been bad / Mine've been like Verlaine's and Rimbaud / But there's no way I can compare Bob Dylan
I never seen you before, so were ya been&were you been hiding? / Probably, having a bad relationship, steadily fighting / Came to find me someone like yo, problem solver Danyle Robinson
You see, I've had some bad relationships already and / I've fooled around goin' steady / But this time when I reach out, it may be my last try. Phoebe Snow
Now I was in a real bad abusive relationship / Knowing that, that was no way for me to live Robert S. Kelly
I can't count the lovers that I've had / All those relationships gone bad / I want to thank you for guiding me / And showing me love Harvey Jay Masson
This is so all bad, nothing good can come from this / Sweet but sad, I don't know love ruins a relationship / It will never last but it feels so good, guess I gotta deal with it Kimberly Pate
Me and my girl we got this relationship / I love her so bad but she treats me like / On lock down like a penitentiary Rick Rubin
See the problem with relationships / In general is that it's always a game Brandon Casey
In the beginning they'll do / Anything to have you / And once they do it's never the same / And I, know everyone out there can relate Brandon Casey
Everything is perfect, it seems divine / But for some strange reason, there's always a catch / It's a one-way relationship, it hurts inside Simon Smith
One person smirks while the other one cries / Butterflies in the stomach of the one whose in love / It cuts like a knife, the truth mixed with lies Simon Smith
One good relationship can mitigate the effect of other bad relationships. Leonora M. Cohen
The single most potent perpetuator of depression is a stable bad relationship Jon G. Allen
Some couples, of course, are better off splitting up, but far too many of them sabotage a relationship that could have worked. John Tierney
No relationship is totally without conflict. H. Norman DMin Wright
In healthy relationships, the partners are determined to resolve conflicts. H. Norman DMin Wright
Unhealthy relationships often develop into love-hate relationships. H. Norman DMin Wright
Some relationships just move from one unresolved conflict to another. H. Norman DMin Wright
We all have been in a bad relationship, the type of relationship that leaves is saying that we have had all wae can stand and that we are done with being in the situation we are in. Decarlos Stewart
There is a real need for interpersonal skills to understand and resolve the differences between partners. Michael Crowe