Family Rejection Toxic Family Quotes

Facing rejection from our own family can be a deeply challenging experience, and sometimes it’s even necessary to distance ourselves from toxic relationships to protect our mental and emotional well-being. In such difficult times, words of wisdom can provide comfort and insight. The following collection of 25 Family Rejection and Toxic Family Quotes might help you to gain perspective and solace during these tough moments.

“What is important is family, friends, giving back to your community and finding meaning in life.” – Adrian Grenier

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu

“Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.” – Rick Riordan

“In toxic families, problem behaviors are denied so nobody has to do anything about them.” – John Bradshaw

“Just because they are family, doesn’t mean they won’t drain you. Protect your peace.” – Karen Salmansohn

“Sometimes, the family you’re born into isn’t the one you belong to.” – Sherrilyn Kenyon

“The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious.” – Lundy Bancroft

“Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.” – John Mark Green

“Sometimes, it is necessary to sever ties with family members who bring nothing but stress and unhappiness into your life.” – Unknown

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.” – Unknown

“Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.” – Bryant McGill

“You have to love yourself enough to set a standard for your life that you’re unwilling to compromise. If people or circumstances undermine that standard, you have to make a hard choice.” – Dan Pearce

“When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you. The misinformation will feel unfair, but stay above it, trusting that other people will eventually see the truth, just like you did.” – Jill Blakeway

“Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” – Mandy Hale

“You are allowed to terminate toxic relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry, selfish, and unforgiving. You don’t owe anyone an explanation for taking care of yourself.” – Unknown

“Just because some people are fueled by drama doesn’t mean you have to attend the performance.” – Cheryl Richardson

“You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.” – Unknown

“Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Unknown

“The more dysfunctional, the more some family members seek to control the behavior of others.” – David W. Earle

“Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” – Iyanla Vanzant

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!” – Robert Tew

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.” – Maya Angelou

“You don’t have to be part of a family that is hurting you and bringing you down and damaging your personality.” – Laura Schlessinger

“It’s not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” – Johann Schiller

“Toxic parents are often quite good at playing the victim. This is a handy tactic they can use to make you feel guilty, which gives them the control they want.” – Danu Morrigan

Navigating the tricky terrain of family rejection and toxic relationships can be challenging, but remember, it’s important to prioritize your mental and emotional health. It’s okay to draw boundaries and protect your peace. Which of these quotes resonated with you the most? Do you have any personal experiences or words of wisdom to share on this topic? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below. Your insights might help others who are grappling with similar situations.

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