Best Unsupportive Family Quotes 2021

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  1. “Never let the lack of support deter your mission.”

  2. “There’s no room for unsupportive family and friends in 2021.”                                                                   
    Unsupportive Friends Quotes
    Unsupportive Friends Quotes

  3. “Train yourself to be fueled by laughter and unsupportive people.”

  4. “Fielding unsupportive family pressure and stick to your healthy guns!”

  5. “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.”

  6. “Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.”- Richard Bach

  7. “Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy.”

  8. “The one’s who say “you can’t” and “you won’t” are probably the ones scared that “you will”.”

  9. “The secret of a happy home life is that members of the family learn to give and receive love.”

  10. “You need to stop doing things for someone when you find out it’s expected rather than appreciated.”

  11. “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.”- Anthony Liccione                                                                                                                                     
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    Unsupportive Family Quotes Images

  12. “The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it. ”- Margaret Sanger

  13. “You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them.” – Mandy Hale

  14. “Make sure everybody in your “boat” is rowing and not drilling holes when you’re not looking. Know your circle.”

  15. “Sometimes you have to move on without certain people. If they’re meant to be in your life, they’ll catch up.” – Mandy Hale

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

  17. “Family is supposed to be there for you no matter what comes your way. Shame on the ones who are not, that’s not family is all about.”

  18. “Don’t worry about the family that ignores and acts like you don’t matter, love the ones who are always there for you no matter what.”                                                                                                           
    Unsupportive Husband Quotes
    Unsupportive Husband Quotes

  19. “I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.”- Maya Angelou

  20. “A person struggling for someone because of the unsupportive family has greater value than a person with a supportive family…fact of life…”

  21. “Surround yourself with people that reflect who you want to be and how you want to feel, energies are contagious.” – Rachel Wolchin                                                                 
    Disappointment Unsupportive Family Quotes
    Disappointment Unsupportive Family Quotes

  22. “If you’re going home to an unsupportive family this holiday season, remember that your worth is not defined by what they say or how they treat you.”

  23. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”

  24. “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” – Robin William

  25. “Throughout life you will find those people who are selfish, hateful, and inconsiderate. You can’t change people but you can change how much they are a part of your life.”                                                                                                                                             
    Unsupportive Family Members Quotes
    Unsupportive Family Members Quotes

  26. “A big shout out to all the kids who grew up in an unsupportive family while they hear about another supportive family around them: You have a life worth living, you are strong and brave.”

  27. “Being genetically related doesn’t make you family. Love, support, trust, sacrifice, honesty, protection, acceptance, security, compromise, gratitude, respect, and loyalty are what makes your family.”

  28. “Inter-caste love…boycotted by family…unsupportive friends…cathechist society…uncertain future…even when all circumstances were against them, they decided to stay together and support each other at their worst.”

  29. “Shoutout to people who grew up with emotionally unsupportive parents and have to hear other people talk about how supportive their families are while you’re basically guiding yourself through life. You’re strong and brave.”                                                                                                                                                                                     
    Unsupportive Family Quotes
    Unsupportive Family Quotes

  30. “It’s okay that you have an unsupportive family…It’s okay to feel at the bottom…But it’s not okay to decide to end your life…Because…Nobody can break you unless you break yourself…There might be many important events that you might miss…You might not have been made feel special at all…But it’s fine…The truth is you’re perfect.”

Quotes About Unsupportive Family

#1. It is ludicrous to suppose that the more sceptical we are the more we see good in everything. It is clear that the more we are certain what good is, the more we shall see good in everything. – Author: G.K. Chesterton

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#2. Oh, I constantly say things that I regret. I mortify myself constantly. But that’s just part of the deal. I’m not really sure what’s going to come out of my mouth. – Author: Kathy Griffin

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#3. When we undertake to cover our sins, … behold, the heavens withdraw themselves; the Spirit of the Lord is grieved; and when it is withdrawn, Amen to the priesthood or the authority of that man – Author: Dallin H. Oaks

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#4. The only other thing that’s like video games for me is watching tennis on TV. I can have it on, and there’s a rhythmic quality to it – I can be watching Wimbledon or the U.S. Open and still be working. – Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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#5. What a good thing there is no marriage or giving in marriage in the after-life; it will certainly help to smooth things out. – Author: Barbara Pym

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#6. The importance of coming into God’s presence is worth overcoming all obstacles along the way. – Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer

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#7. Golden Heart finalist in the prestigious RWA writing contest. Finalist in the International Digital Awards Semi-finalist in the Best Indie Books of 2012. A featured – Author: E. Ayers

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#8. A blind, anemic, weak-kneed flea on crutches would have a greater chance of defeating a herd of a thousand wild stampeding elephants, than the enemy has of defeating God. – Author: Ray Comfort

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#9. Under the previous regime of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, I was detained. So was my wife, Serkalem Fasil. She gave birth to our son in prison in 2005. – Author: Eskinder Nega

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#10. Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization. – Author: Winston Churchill

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#11. By and large musicians are pretty lazy; they don’t do a whole lot. They’re usually very busy doing nothing. – Author: Buzz Osborne

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#12. Everyone’s got their own way of loving. There’s no such thing as ‘supposed to – Author: Rachel Manija Brown

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#13. You can see a lot of politics on a lot of different channels. I’m not interested, really, in talking in some wonky conversation about politics, though. It’s not my speed. I’m not interested in the ins and outs of health care. – Author: Joy Behar

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#14. I am a product of every other black woman before me who has done or said anything worthwhile. Recognizing that I am part of history is what allows me to soar. – Author: Oprah Winfrey

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Unsupportive Family Quotes

  1. “Only humans can hurt one another, Ada thought; only humans falter and betray one another with a stunning, fearsome frequency. As David’s family had done to him; as David had done to her. And Ada would do it too. She would fail other people throughout her life, inevitably, even those she loved best.” Liz Moore
  2. “Look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct of members of the family. “ Proverb
  3. “My grandfather was crying. The kind of quiet that is quiet and a secret. The kind of crying that only I noticed. I thought about him going into my mom’s room when she was little and hitting my mom and holding up her report card and saying that her bad grades would never happen again. And I think now that maybe he meant my older brother. Or my sister. Or me. That he would make sure that he was the one to work in a mill. I don’t know if that’s good or bad. I don’t know if it’s better to have your kids be happy and not go to college. I don’t know if it’s better to be close with your daughter or make sure she has a better life than you do. I just don’t know.” Stephen Chbosky
  4. “A father who can leave his wife for the lust of body of other ladies is deprived of the love of all other members of his family. “ Unknown
  5. “…Families are Forever, and I wondered if the slogan was meant as a promise or a threat.” Brady Udall
  6. “I explain to my patients that abused children often find it hard to disentangle themselves from their dysfunctional families, whereas children grow away from good, loving parents with far less conflict. After all, isn’t that the task of a good parent, to enable the child to leave home?” Irvin Yalom
  7. “…our family became a place where you screamed for help but no one heard, not ever.” Marceline Loridan-Ivens
  8. “See, I think there are roads that lead us to each other. But in my family, there were no roads – just underground tunnels. I think we all got lost in those underground tunnels. No, not lost. We just lived there.” Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  9. “Twenty years after we had left so fierce and proud, we were all right back where we had started, yoked to each other and the same old drama.” Dorothy Allison
  10. “Mindfulness won’t ensure you’ll win an argument with your sister. Mindfulness won’t enable you to bypass your feelings of anger or hurt either. But it may help you see the conflict in a new way, one that allows you to break through old patterns.” Sharon Salzberg
  11. A family can be the bane of one’s existence. A family can also be most of the meaning of one’s existence. I don’t know whether my family is bane or meaning, but they have surely gone away and left a large hole in my heart.” Keri Hulme
  12. “In my family strange is relative.” Kate Rockland
  13. “As I was growing up, no one in my family got their needs met through respectful negotiation and compromise.” Olga Trujillo
  14. “Families are homes built on a foundation of trust and love. A toxic family can never be a home because the foundation doesn’t exist.” Unknown
  15. “Toxic mothers are image-oriented rather than love-oriented.” Sherrie Campbell
  16. “Adults who were hurt as children inevitably exhibit a peculiar strength, a profound inner wisdom, and a remarkable creativity and insight. Deep within them – just beneath the wound – lies a profound spiritual vitality, a quiet knowing, a way of perceiving what is beautiful, right, and true. Since their early experiences were so dark and painful, they have spent much of their lives in search of the gentleness, love, and peace they have only imagined in the privacy of their own hearts.” Wayne Muller
  17. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place we find the deepest heartache.” Lyanla Vansant
  18. “The black sheep blazes the trail for other family members to follow when they finally see the wolf.” Unknown
  19. “I was in denial of the glaring reality that my existence depended on my willingness to comply with the family policy of me earning the splinter of space they granted to me.” M. Wakefield
  20. “When we are raised in toxic families, we often go through a time period, and for some of us, a lifetime, of repeating the toxic patterns we were raised in with other people in our lives. We do this until we decide we’ve had enough pain and choose to genuinely examine our patterns and stop the craziness for good.” Sherrie Campbell
  21. “Family is where you’re meant to be most free. Don’t let blood chain you down.” Unknown
  22. “Cutting people off doesn’t have limits. Family can get cut off too if they are causing you stress. Eliminate any negativity in your circle. ” The
  23. “You went through a “No” phase as a toddler as practice for when you needed to say it as an adult.” Unknown
  24. “A family is a social system and if that system is dysfunctional, the ramifications for the children growing up within it are grave. In what is known as generational drug addiction, the adult children of drug addicts and alcoholics are quietly suffering all over the world. By the time the children have grown up, dysfunction has been deeply ingrained in mind, body and brain.” Christopher Dines
  25. Just because they are your family doesn’t mean that they know what’s best for you or your life.
  26. Our family was stuck in a cosmic hamster wheel of toxic love, making the same mistakes, saying the same words, being hurt in the same ways generation after generation. I didn’t want to keep playing a role in this tragedy of errors.” Yamile Saied Méndez
  27. “Dysfunctional families despise the truth-tellers and whistle-blowers. They are all about admiring the Emperor’s new clothes, and they turn on anyone who dares to mention the nakedness.” Sherrie Campbell
  28. “It’s sad how I can trust teachers more than my parents.” Dawn Andrews
  29. “Recovering from family scapegoating requires recognizing that being the ‘identified patient’ is symptomatic of generations of systemic dysfunction within one’s family, fueled by unrecognized anxiety and even trauma. In a certain sense, members of a dysfunctional family are participating in a ‘consensual trance‘, i.e., a ‘survival trance’ supported by false narratives, toxic shame, anxiety, and egoic defense mechanisms, such as denial and projection.” Rebecca C. Mandeville
  30. “You have the right to put up a fence between you and your family, and the choice whether to include a gate.” Unknown
  31. “I was born into this family but all I got was hate in a place where I was supposed to get love and acceptance.”
  32. “When you say “No” to a toxic family, you say “Yes” to loving yourself.” Unknown
  33. “For healthy mothers, the most gratifying part of mothering is watching their children unfold in their own unique and independent ways. For a toxic mother, the natural passage of their children into their independence is experienced as an act of betrayal against her. If toxic mothers are not getting the attention they crave from their children, they “experience their children as inconveniences who stand in their way of doing what they want to do for themselves.”  –Sherrie Campbell
  34. “Saying “No” to family doesn’t make you a bad person, it makes you an honest person.” Unknown
  35. “Families must be built on love, trust and acceptance but dysfunctional families has no such traits, which is why they are what they are. ”
  36. “Children betrayed their parents by becoming their own people.” Leslye Walton
  37. f a man’s character is to be abused, say what you will, there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.” William Makepeace Thackeray
  38. “Just because your father’s present, doesn’t mean he isn’t absent.” Elizabeth Acevedo
  39. “A dysfunctional family is not a family at all, it’s a toxic relationship parading as a requirement.” Unknown
  40. “I love this quote: “Never argue with an idiot. People watching won’t be able to tell the difference.” When we are attacked and defending ourselves, we end up looking just as bad as our attacker, and our attacker will make sure to focus on only our reaction rather than what they did to cause our reaction.” Sherrie Campbell
  41. “But the people who mattered were the people you chose instead of the people who were yours by an accident of birth. Real family was heart as much as, if not more than, blood.” Martina Boone
  42. “I remember how they looked at me when they made me move out of their house when I was fifteen; when they met my friends at my college graduation; when they were across the conference table from me at the legal deposition. Reflected in their eyes is what they saw-a rogue turd bolus, swirling around and around and refusing to go down. If it’s true that I’m locked in a decades-long death match with these people, I’m the one who’s going to win. One down, one to go.” Pookie Sekmet
  43. “Being brushed aside is the easiest way to discard a child.” Sherrie Campbell
  44. “Dysfunctional families can’t give you love because love can’t come from people who don’t love themselves in the first place.”
  45. “Immediate, often unsolicited, sometimes undeserved forgiveness—that is what turns the wheel of family life.” Kelly Corrigan

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