I truly believe that one of the best ways to successfully get out of a toxic relationship is with support from others who have shared in the same experience.
To that end, I have gathered 25 toxic relationship quotes to give you the inspiration and support that you need to get yourself out of a relationship that is sucking you dry and to give you the inspiration to live a full life.
The quotes are from celebrities and authors, sages and unknowns. All of them spoke to me and I am sure will speak to you too.
Dear Self: Stop re-opening your doors for toxic people…then calling it “seeking closure.” Certain things don’t work out in life… and that’s ok. – Reyna Biddy
You can’t fight for a place in someone’s life because no matter how hard you try to keep your place…they’ll put you where they want to even if it’s not where you should be. – Anon
Sometimes it’s better to end something & try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible. – Karen Salmansohn
Thank you. Next. – Ariana Grande
You survived the abuse. You’re going to survive the recovery. – Anon
When it comes to abuse, you believe there’s no way out. There is always help. There is always a way out. – Rev. Donna Mulvey
Please don’t settle for temporary pleasures. You’re worth more than a late-night text and an uncommitted soul. – Unknown
Strong women get tired, strong women feel broken, strong women eventually get fed up, strong women will eventually walk away for good. – r.h. sin
When a strong woman finally gives up it’s not because she is weak or because she no longer loves her man. To put it in the simplest terms – she is just tired. She is tired of the games, she is tired of the sleepless nights, she is tired of feeling like she is all alone and its only one thing. She is tired. – Anon
One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. – Michael J. Fox
I hope you fall in love with someone who always texts you back and who never lets you fall asleep thinking you are unwanted. – Unknown
Some people won’t love you no matter what you do. Some people won’t stop loving you no matter what you do. Go where the love is. – Karen Salmansohn
Sometimes a man’s purpose in a woman’s life is to help her become a better woman…for another man. – Anon
If he’s not doing anything to keep you then why are you trying so hard to stay? Taylor Swift
Cheer up sweet, beautiful girl. You are going to be in love again and it’s going to be magnificent. – Anon
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. – Paulo Coelho
Just because your past didn’t turn out like you wanted it to doesn’t mean your future can’t be better then you have ever imagined. – Unknown
Love is the strongest and most fragile thing we have in life. Nothing is ever for sure, but when something in love doesn’t work from the beginning, it’s never going to work. Don’t push it. – Vanessa Paradis
You deserve to be with someone who looks at you every day like they have won the lottery and they have the whole world in front of them. – Anon
My life basically blew up in my face. And now I’m in this new life, and it’s pretty awesome I have to say — I’m so inspired. Everything just feels new. – Gwen Stefani
You need to keep on moving, darling, or you will miss the train to a better life than this. – Unknown
Pour yourself a drink, put some lipstick on and pull yourself together. – Liz Taylor
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. – Gwyneth Paltrow
You are one decision away from a totally different life. – Unknown
You will find love again, and it will be even more beautiful! In the meantime enjoy all that YOU are! – Rihanna
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together – Marilyn Monroe
So there you are, 25 toxic relationship quotes to help you move on.
I hope they have inspired you to know that you deserve better than someone who doesn’t love and value you everyday and that, if you choose to leave, a better life awaits you.
Go for it! Life is yours for the taking!
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I am a NYC based Certified Life Coach and mental health advocate. My writing has been published on The Huffington Post, Prevention, Psych Central, Pop Sugar, MSN and The Good Man Project, among others. I work with all kinds of people to help them go from depressed and overwhelmed to confident and happy in their relationships and in their world.