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Top 20 Abandonment Issues Quotes That Will Make You Feel Seen

Abandonment Issues Quotes

This post contains some of the best abandonment issues quotes that will make you feel seen.

Abandonment Issues

Abandonment issues stem from a fear of loneliness, which is a form of anxiety.

It often begins in childhood when a child experiences a traumatic loss.

But abandonment issues can also begin in adulthood.

Signs of Abandonment Issues

Signs of abandonment issues in adults include:

  • Rejecting people before they can be rejected
  • Avoiding getting close to others
  • Extreme insecurity
  • Moving from one relationship to another or making many friends to never be alone
  • Putting up with poor treatment for fear of being alone

Related: Self-Abandonment: What Is It & How To Get Back In Touch With Yourself

Abandonment Issues Quotes

1. “Abandonment stings, even when it means freedom.” – Maggie Shipstead

2. “Anyone who abandons you is for teaching you how to stand up on your own two feet.” – Laura Clegg

3. “At times in life you have to leave people where they left you.” – Angel Moreira

4. “Because the place you are born isn’t necessarily the place you belong. I was born into a world that abandoned me, stole from me, rejected me; is it so surprising I found a better one?” – Unknown

5. “Chasing unavailable people is self abandonment.” – Sheleana Aiyana

6. “Every child makes its peace with abandonment. That’s called growing up.” – Gregory Maguire

7. “If someone hurt you, abandoned you, betrayed you… it says nothing about your meaningfulness but everything about their character.” – Krystal

Related: Betrayal Trauma Test: Do I Have Betrayal Trauma?

8. “If you leave someone at least tell them why, because what’s more painful than being abandoned; is knowing you’re not worth an explanation.” – Unknown

9. “Love often leads to healing, while fear and isolation breed illness. And our biggest fear is abandonment.” – Candace Pert

10. “My healing isn’t a choice to abandon others, it’s a choice to no longer abandon myself.” – Elezabeth Symond

11. “People don’t abandon people they love. They abandon people they were using.” – Unknown

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12. “People need to know that they are not alone, that they have not been abandoned; but that there is One Who loves them for what they are, Who cares about them.” – Dada Vaswani

13. “Remember, at the moment of your deepest anguish, you are not being abandoned. There are concerned fellow humans ready to meet your own reaching out for life – wish regeneration. Do not isolate yourself from help” – Froma Sand

14. “Some people might leave you,’ he said, for once ignoring a joke in favor of something real. ‘But it doesn’t mean you’re worth leaving. It doesn’t mean that at all.”― Veronica Roth

Related: 7 Stages Of Betrayal Trauma (+7 Tips For Overcoming Betrayal Trauma)

15. “Sometimes you must embrace the feeling of being abandoned, until your deepest self warms to the thought of you being its closest companion.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

16. “The fear of abandonment forced me to comply as a child, but I’m not forced to comply anymore. The key people in my life did reject me for telling the truth about my abuse, but I’m not alone. Even if the consequence for telling the truth is rejection from everyone I know, that’s not the same death threat that it was when I was a child. I’m a self-sufficient adult and abandonment no longer means the end of my life.” – Christina Enevoldsen

17. “The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.” – Oprah Winfrey

18. “They say that abandonment is a wound that never heals. I say only that an abandoned child never forgets.” – Mario Balotelli

19. “When one is abandoned, one is left alone. This can happen through physical absence as well as physical presence. In fact to be abandoned by someone who is physically present is much more crazymaking. ” – John Bradshaw

20. “When you feel abandoned, don’t let painful feelings fester. Tell someone; you have a right to feel better.” – Steve Tsuchiyama

Related: How To Heal Abandonment Issues? Top 15 Powe.rful Strategies For Fear of Abandonment Healing

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