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Top 35 Family Betrayal Quotes

Family Betrayal Quotes

This post contains some of the best family betrayal quotes.

Family Betrayal Quotes

1. “Sometimes the people closest to you betray you, and your home isn’t a place you can be happy anymore. It’s hard, but it’s true.” – P.C. Cast

2. “You don’t know hate until your own family comes against you.” – Unknown

3. “You are allowed to walk away from people that constantly hurt you.” –Bynnada

4. “They say family’s first, but family is the first to get you hurt.” – Chrisper Malamsha

5. “They burned the bridge, then ask why I don’t visit.” – Unknown

6. “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.” – Unknown

7. “Sometimes when the people you love hurt you the most. It’s better to stay quiet because, if your love wasn’t enough… Do you think your words will matter?” – Unknown

8. “Sometimes family was the cruelest form of love there was, for no one could hurt you more than the people who created you.” – SC Stephens

9. “Some people in your family will come miles to bury you, but won’t even cross a street to come support you when you are alive.” – Unknown

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10. “Some of the hardest people to cut off are family members. But sometimes they are the main ones that need to go…” – Unknown

11. “So, you want to sniff out imposters in your family? Just put money in the equation and see what happens.” – Samuel Zulu

12. “Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.” – Unknown

13. “Love them from a distance. Pray for them, wish them well, but don’t allow them to abuse you.” – Kimber Waul

14. “Just because someone is ‘family’ doesn’t mean you have to tolerate lies, chaos, drama, manipulation and disrespect.” – Unknown

15. “It’s so sad that some people can lie to your face as if you are not blood-related.” – Samuel Zulu

16. “It’s not love that hurts. What hurts is being hurt by someone you love.” – Unknown

17. “It hurts the most when your own family betrays you…” – Unknown

18. “Isn’t it sad when you get hurt so much, you can finally say “I’m used to it”.” – Unknown

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19. “Instead of promoting healthy development, they unconsciously undermine it, often with the belief that they are acting in their child’s best interest.” – Susan Forward

20. “In my family, you can rot to hell on the inside as long as you’re flawless on the outside, which is really sick, but also hard to unlearn.” – Laura Wiess

21. “In general, the more dysfunctional the family the more inappropriate their response to disclosure. Never expect a sane response from an insane system.” – Renee Fredrickson

22. “If you’re struggling and your people are just sitting there watching you struggle, they’re not your people.” – Unknown

23. “Family… no one can hurt you as bad as they do.” – Unknown

24. “Family suppose to help family, not watch them struggle and talk about them.” – Unknown      

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

26. “Family is supposed to be our haven. Very often, it’s the place we find the deepest heartache.” – Lyanla Vansant

27. “Fake family members are more dangerous than standing armies.” – Samuel Zulu

28. “Fake family is like shadows. They follow you in the sun but leave you in the dark.” – Unknown      

29. “Fake family are like clouds when they disappear, the day is much brighter.” – Unknown

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30. “Cutting people out of my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.” – Unknown

31. “And sometimes family hurts more than anybody else.” – Unknown

32. “All that fake and jealous family members can give you are lies, drama, and jealousy.” – Samuel Zulu

33. “A toxic family is even worse than a toxic relationship.” – Rohan Chouhan

34. “A person raised in a healthy family is equipped to live a confident and independent life; someone from an unhealthy family is filled with fear and self-doubt.” – Christina Enevoldsen

35.  “A child should never feel as if they need to earn a mother’s love.” – Sherrie Campbell

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