30 Broken Relationship Quotes For Both Men And Women

Broken relationship quotes that will help you mend the pain

By Diana Nadim
30 Broken Relationship Quotes For Both Men And Women

Sad Broken Relationship Quotes For Couples

When your romantic relationship is not working or comes to an end, it leaves you disappointed and hurt. This is why having inspirational quotes such as the ones listed below is during this difficult moment is very helpful as they will give you courage and energy to keep going. You can easily start blaming yourself for the way your relationship has turned out which is very unhealthy but the following quotes will inspire you to look on the bright side.

1. “It took me realizing that a broken heart has never actually killed anyone to find the courage to ask for what I wasn’t, in just about every situation. That was part of my growing up.”

Ginnifer Goodwin

2. “You will never know true happiness until you have truly loved, and you will never understand what pain really is until you have lost it.”


3. “If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart, if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.”

C. Joybell C

4. “Love is a great poet, its resources are inexhaustible, but if the end it has in view is not obtained, it feels weary and remains silent.”

Giacomo Casanova

5. “When you love someone more than they deserve, surely they will hurt you more than you deserve.”


6. “Everyone can have their heart broken. Even if you know the relationship isn’t working, it’s still sad. Even in a bad relationship, they’re part of your life for a long time, and saying goodbye to that can be difficult.”

James Marsden

7. “When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal.”


8. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part of your story.”

Faraaz Kazi

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Broken Relationship Quotes For Husband And Wife

Just like all other types of relationships, marriages are not perfect. There are ups and downs and sometimes you can find yourself in a marriage that is not working at all. Staying in a broken marriage can drain you both physically and emotionally. The following quotes are meant to help you cope with this kind of situation because no matter how you will choose to deal with your situation it will not be an easy thing.  

9. “A man’s success is measured by what his wife and children say about him. Money and accomplishments mean nothing if you let your home fail.”


10. “If someone truly loves you, they won’t make you feel like you need to constantly fight for their attention.”


11. “When marriage is difficult, focus on the person you are fighting for, not the person you’re fighting with.”


12. “We ignore each other and try to pretend the other person doesn’t exist, but deep down we know it wasn’t supposed to end like this.”


13. “It hurts the most when the person that made you feel special yesterday makes you feel so unwanted today.”


14. “Marriage is meant to keep people together, not just when things are good, but particularly when they are not. That’s why you take marriage vows – not wishes.”

Ngina Otiende

15. “Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there’s no reason to continue.”


16. “There is no challenge strong enough to destroy your marriage as long as you are both willing to stop fighting against each other and start fighting for each other.”


Broken Relationship Quotes For Brother And Sister

Siblings are not spared also when it comes to broken relationships. It’s usually normal for brothers and sisters to have disagreements once in a while. Sometimes things can change for the worse especially when such disagreements turn into something bigger to the point where the relationship between the siblings breaks down completely. Below are some of the quotes which can be of help if you are in such a situation.

17. “Brothers and sisters always fight with each other but they always care for each other silently.”


18. “If thy brother wrongs thee, remember not so much his wrong-doing, but more than ever he is thy brother.”


19. “Your parents are the parents you know best. Your brother and sister, if you have them, are the brother and sister you know best. They may not be the ones you like the best. They may not be the most interesting, but they are the closest and probably the clearest to you.”

James Salter

20. “I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.”

Maya Angelou

21. “Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring quite often the hard way.”

Pamela Dugdale

22. “To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.”

Clara Ortega

23. “I love you, you were there for me, you protected me, and most of all, you loved me. We’d fight, scream, and argue, but, under it all, is a love. That only exists, in a brother, and a sister.”


24. “I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there’s always somebody there, somebody that’s family.”

Trey Parker & Matt Stone

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Funny Broken Relationship Quote That Lightens The Mood

Broken relationships cause nothing but sadness and heartbreaks, and sometimes the best thing you can do is to have a little light moment which will help to take your mind away from all the hurt. The following quotes are meant to help you do just that!

25. “I just broke up with someone and the last thing she said to me was, “You’ll never find anyone like me again!” I’m thinking, “I should hope not! If I don’t want you, why would I want someone like you?”


26. “The funny thing about a broken heart is that it’s not fatal. Though you wish in vain that it were, life continues on and you have no choice but to continue on with it. You take the hand that fate has dealt you and you press forward because there is nothing else that can be done.”

Tracy Winegar

27. “You’re going to fall in love so many times before you find the one you will be with forever. So think of it this way: You’re just one broken heart to a happily forever after.”


28. “Never get jealous when you see your ex with someone else because our parents taught us to give our used toys to the less fortunate.”


29. ”Let go of people who dull your shine, poison your spirit & bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues.”


30. “Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts. Others come into our lives and make us want to leave footprints on their face.”


How To Fix A Broken Relationship

When things are not going right in your relationship, you usually have two options; walk away from it all or you try to fix the relationship. If you choose to fix your relationship, you must be prepared to work really hard for things to go back to how they were before the breakdown. The following are some of the ways of fixing a broken relationship:

1. Be ready to compromise

A relationship cannot work without compromise as it’s not a dictatorship but a partnership. Compromising allows you and your partner to find a common ground on which you can use to build a strong and healthy relationship.

2. Listen

In order for you to find out what lead to the breakdown of your relationship, you must be willing to sit down and listen to your partner. Listening gives you an opportunity of understanding your partner better. Listening also helps to improve communication between you and your partner and this is something that a relationship cannot survive without. To ensure that you are listening to your partner actively, maintain eye contact and ask questions. This also shows that you care about what your partner has to say.

3. Forgive each other

For any type of broken relationship to heal, there must be forgiveness from both partners. This is usually the hardest part of the reconciliation process as you might both be harboring a lot of pain and anger. Forgiving each other gives you a chance of releasing all the negative emotions that you have been keeping to yourself, providing you and your partner with a new chapter.


Relationships usually go through hell, but unfortunately not all get through it. Even relationships between family members and friends are all tested and some fail this test with flying colors. When relationships break, they wreck us emotionally and quotes such as the ones highlighted in this article help to inspire us to keep on going no matter what.

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