Difficult Relationship Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old difficult relationship quotes, difficult relationship sayings, and difficult relationship proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you. Mike Murdock
Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship. Amelia Earhart
Ask anyone who has been in a love relationship for a while: nothing is perfect. Tracy McMillan
Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. Pietro Aretino
Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Hermann Hesse
A real relationship is like a river; the deeper it gets the less noise it makes. Tony Gaskins
You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Epicurus
Looking back and wondering if it could have worked eventually hurts more than trying and failing. Dominic Riccitello
Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure. Stephen King
Either, you are in love with someone or you're not. Fear is complicated, not love. Shannon L. Alder
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice. Anne Tyler
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals. Nicholas Sparks
What you perceive as a failure today may actually be a crucial step towards the success you seek. Never give up Richelle E. Goodrich
A relationship with lots of pain, it's not a relationship that will last long. Jang In-hwan
Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Henry Winkler
Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one. Miguel Angel Ruiz
Anyone who reads my work will see that there are often difficult relationships between fathers and sons. Salman Rushdie
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
It's always difficult to really sum up exactly why a relationship works. Charlie Hunnam
Difficult relationships come into our lives for a reason. No one would choose them, certainly. But if we let them, they can teach us how to be flexible with others and more forgiving. Joan Bauer
All conflict can be traced back to someone's feelings getting hurt, don't you think? Liane Moriarty
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
The most functional way to regulate difficult emotions in love relationships is to share them. Sue Johnson
Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods. Denis Waitley
If you can't be happy and content by yourself then you shouldn't be in a relationship. Evan Sutter
Every relationship is different. Everyone loves differently. Richelle Mead
It will be a difficult couple of days. It's difficult now and it will be difficult tomorrow. Gary Neville
Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed. Oscar Wilde
When you have an author and an auteur, it's a difficult and challenging relationship. Sam Taylor-Johnson
Be honest, brutally honest. That is what's going to maintain relationships. Lauryn Hill
A life with difficult relationships, filled with obstacles and losses, presents the most opportunity for the soul's growth. Brian Weiss
Pain will leave you, when you let go. Jeremy Aldana
There are times when two people need to step apart from one another, but there is no rule that says they have to turn and fire. Robert Brault
It's hard to communicate anything exactly and that's why perfect relationships between people are difficult to find. Gustave Flaubert
Strong relationships withstand the tests of time and brave the hardships encountered as though they are the necessities for survival. Hermann J Steinherr
Single and in a relationship are just titles. Your heart determines your true relationship status. Anonymous
Sorrow comes in great waves…but rolls over us, and though it may almost smother us, it leaves us. And we know that if it is strong, we are stronger, inasmuch as it passes and we remain. Henry James
Without communication there is no relationship. Without respect there is no love. Without trust there is no reason to continue. Anonymous
With relationship comes access, and with intimacy comes influence. Tommy Tenney
Marriage is an extremely difficult relationship. Lee Radziwil
When in a relationship, a real man doesn't make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman. Steve Maraboli
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli
Couples need to rebuild their relationship. Retired men still tend to act like the lord and master. Sayoko Nishida
There are so many different kinds of relationships, so it's sort of difficult to define what is considered normal. Annette Bening
A relationship with secrets can never work. Jerrry Siegel
I have to warn you about tonight's show. Tonight's show will fix your relationship or destroy it. And either way, you're welcome. Christopher Titus
Relationships are built on trust, Hope. And I want our relationship to have a strong foundation. Chris McKenna
I don't think I've ever felt this good about the end of a relationship. Gene Rodenberry
I pushed James away because if he found out about us working together, it would destroy our relationship. Jerry Siegel
A wise man once said "Relationships based on intense experiences never work. Jerry Siegel
You take someone to the airport, it's clearly the beginning of the relationship. That's why I have never taken anyone to the airport at the beginning of a relationship. Nora Ephron
You kept your relationship a secret and neither of you are willing to make a real commitment David Baldacci
The truth is, neither one of us has the slightest idea where this relationship is going. We can't predict the future. Wes Anderson
Would you now? Is this what our relationship will be like, you ordering me around? Kelly Marcel
We promised to keep it casual / But at times it can be so difficult / This relationship, so untypical / And I can't understand / Tell me why, tell me why Mariah Carey
First you love ma and then you leave me / And then I'm falling back in your arms / There's no conclusion, it's so deceiving / Cause I get taken in by your charms / Even though I try not to bend Mariah Carey
Goes through a couple of these relationships / and still stays strong / Too young and dumb to call it quits / Its still a love song Stephen Schwartz
Now a relationship is something we won't ever have / Why do I feel like I lost something that I never had / You should have been there when I graduated / Told me you love me and congratulations / Instead you left us at the window waiting Nathan Feuerstein
The single most potent perpetrator of depression is a stable bad relationship. Jon G. Allen
One good relationship can mitigate the effect of other bad relationships. Leonora M. Cohen
There is a real need for interpersonal skills to understand and resolve the differences between partners Michael Crowe
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 we can stand and that we are done with being in the situation we are in. Decarlos Stewart
Making those simple but powerful acts of love a priority in you relationships, and you'll be writing a happy ending to your own love stories. Dave Willis
One of the biggest emergencies in our modern relationship crisis is a widespread disregard for the law of love. Dave Willis
Many people treat their relationships like possessions that can be upgraded or traded in for newer models. Dave Willis
Our modern culture has grown more impatient, and impatience is a massive barrier to commitment Dave Willis
The collective lack of commitment stems from a sense of entitlement for 'On Demand' intimacy. Dave Willis
You do not get into a relationship just because you are in need of love. Bimbo Odukoya
You get into a relationship because you are whole and fulfilled, and out of the abundance of love in you heart, you want to give it to someone else. Bimbo Odukoya
The point is not being in a relationship; it is about you being in the right relationship. Bimbo Odukoya
Love? It's kind of complicated, but I'll tell you this.. the second you're willing to make yourself miserable to make someone else happy, that's love. Perry Ritthaler
Never make a person fall for you when you have no intention of catching them. Perry Ritthaler
It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you. Perry Ritthaler
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. Perry Ritthaler
Love is 3/4 dream and 1/4 reality. Problems arise when you fall in love with the dream and not the reality. True love happens when you in love with both. Perry Ritthaler
Without love in a relationship there is no momentum and without momentum there's no belief, and without belief there is no progress, and without progress there's no success. John A. Andrews
An adult-like commitment carries more significance than a childlike commitment. John A. Andrews
If there's no commitment between two people whether in thought, word or action love's forced to sit on the fence. John A. Andrews
Everyone wants to be appreciated, accepted and affirmed. John A. Andrews
Humility in action puts the relationship on a higher level. John A. Andrews
Sometimes we run from a situation or relationship that awakens fear within us. Kasi Kaye Iliopoulos
Consider that great love relationships and life are risky: if you lose, cherish the lesson anyway. Vincenzo Berghella
Do not let a small disagreement ruin a great relationship. Vincenzo Berghella
When you disagree with the ones you love, stick to the current issue. Don't bring back old arguments. Vincenzo Berghella
Remember that the best relationship is that in which mutual love is bigger than mutual necessity Vincenzo Berghella