Bad Relationships Quotes

Quotes tagged as "bad-relationships" (showing 1-17 of 17)
Anthon St. Maarten
“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

“Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“You are not supposed to go out and find love. Love will find you when you are ready.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Shannon L. Alder
“Sometimes, you can be more than enough for someone, but they choose not to be in your life. Always remember that Satan works hard to keep people miserable by feeding their fears, so they stay in their comfort zone. The truth is some people value what is predictable, more than chemistry.”
Shannon L. Alder

“You do not find love. It finds you.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of 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, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

R.Y.S. Perez
“I have to remember it is not love that has hurt me; but someone who could not love me in the right way.”
R.Y.S. Perez, I Hope You Fall in Love: Poetry Collection

Sheena Hutchinson
“I may have lost my parents, but I think you lost more than that… you lost yourself”
Sheena Hutchinson, Discovering April

Israelmore Ayivor
“Losing excess fats through exercise is important, but losing useless friends is urgent. Treat urgent things first!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Let's Go to the Next Level

Henry Cloud
“Defensive devaluation is a protective device that makes love bad, trust unimportant and people "no darn good any way". People who have been deeply hurt in their relationships will often devalue love so it doesn't hurt so much. And they often become resigned to never loving again.”
Henry Cloud, Safe People: How to Find Relationships That Are Good for You and Avoid Those That Aren't

Phil Volatile
“We had scar-tissue
romance and ours was
a relationship of saying
goodbye—every time
we fought, every time
we fucked, and every time
we called it quits, before
picking up our knives
again”
Phil Volatile, Crushed Black Velvet

Cheryl R. Cowtan
“The group’s laughter echoed off the stained, plaster ceiling. I raised my beer, but before I clinked the bottles together, I challenged him. “You think you’re a man I won’t forget?”
“Ah’m nae any man ye’ve met before.”
“Praise be,” I smirked, “the others haven’t been worth spit.”
Then the whiskey came, and I was taken by the tawny light, forgetting to worry about my ‘crazy’. Until Angus’ efforts at gilding my heart, called my ‘alter’ to the fore.”
Cheryl R. Cowtan, Girl Desecrated: Vampires, Asylums and Highlanders 1984

Phil Volatile
“Adios

Her pretty picture
lying on the
ground was like
the toppling
of some
fascist
regime
And burning
the photograph,
was the
celebration”
Phil Volatile, Crushed Black Velvet

“Manage your relationships. Great relationships may not be profitable, but bad ones always result in losses.”
Tarun Sharma

Ahmed Mostafa
“You made me hate the person I was becoming—only because you wanted me to—and for that, you will never be forgiven.”
Ahmed Mostafa

Shilo Niziolek
“Afterward, she would finally come to understand what it meant to be human, what it felt like when the wrong man loves a woman, how the touch of a hand on her back--placed at the exact spot where the shoulder blades end and before the spine begins--can feel like the way that wings beat in the darkest part of the night.”
Shilo Niziolek, The Gateway Review: A Journal of Magical Realism