Top 100+ Emotional Abuse Quotes

An Emotional Abuse Quotes from a relationship specialist or thought leader might inspire a deep epiphany if you’re still recuperating from psychological abuse or have yet to begin the healing process.

It might motivate you to see something new and stop making excuses for the abuse you’ve experienced.

The insults, insinuations, criticism, and accusations that accompany emotional abuse eventually erode the victim’s self-esteem until he or she is unable to make realistic judgments about a situation. He or she may start to suspect that something is amiss with them or that they are going insane. They’ve been emotionally abused to the point that they blame themselves.

Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless… but you’re not worthless; you’re unappreciated. Steve Maraboli

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

Most people inevitably get treated the way they permit themselves to be treated. If you allow someone to treat you like you’re worthless, then they will. Respect yourself enough not to put up with being mistreated. Unknown

Be gentle with your past selves for doing what they had to do to get through it. Jordan Pickell

Victims of emotional abuse can experience more severe psychological reactions. The victim may feel their emotions are affected to such an extent that he or she no longer recognizes their true feelings related to issues or situations the abuser is trying to control. As a result, the victim’s self-concept, confidence, and independence are systematically broken down. Barrie Davenport

Revenge is surviving, getting out, being a better person than you were, and breaking the cycle. Kristy Green

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou

The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.  Shannon L. Alder

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The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. Even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man’s emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.  Lundy Bancroft

The only people that can’t handle the truth are those that suffer so much anxiety that they will live in denial, interevent their illusion from being destroyed, and feel more anxiety.  Shannon L. Alder

Verbal abuse is still abuse. It’s abuse in the form of words. Don’t assume that a few hurtful words won’t cost them their life. Words hurt. Unknown

Overcoming abuse doesn’t just happen, it takes positive steps every day. Let today be the day you start to move forward. Assunta Harris

Abuse grows from attitudes and values, not feelings. The roots are ownership, the trunk is an entitlement, and the branches are controlled. Lundy Bancroft

Emotional Abuse Inspirational Quotes

Emotional Abuse Inspirational Quotes

Abuse grows from attitudes and values, not feelings. The roots are ownership, the trunk is an entitlement, and the branches are controlled. Lundy Bancroft

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

Hoping for something to change in the icy parts of our lives is not foolish. Springtime does come, and buds always bloom. Christa Hesselink

If you don’t like the hand that fate’s dealt you, fight for a new one. Masashi Kishimoto

Emotional abuse poisons a relationship and infuses it with hostility, contempt, and hatred. Beverly Engel

This is an empirical claim: Look closely enough at your mind in the present moment, and you will discover that the self is an illusion.  Sam Harris

Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. Dave Pelzer

Everybody has their time here on earth, use it wisely and stay away from people who like to use and abuse you. Anonymous

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The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. Shannon L. Alder

The remedy for life’s broken pieces is not classes, workshops, or books. Don’t try to heal the broken pieces. Just forgive. Iyanla Vanzant

To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care. Mandy Hale

I’m in an abusive relationship with life. It keeps beating the hell out of me and I’m too cowardly to leave it. Anonymous

Stop telling yourself you can fix him. He’s been this way for a long, long time and he doesn’t intend to change. Save yourself instead, get out while there’s still time. John Mark Green

Abuse changes your life. Fight back and change the life of your abusers by Breaking Your Silence on Abuse! Patty Rose Hopson

When someone isn’t treating you right, no matter how much you love them, you’ve got to love yourself more and walk away. Anonymous

It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that they’re going on. Anonymous

Verbal abuse is still abuse. It’s abuse in the form of words. Don’t assume that a few hurtful words won’t cost them their life. Words hurt. Anonymous

Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships in other words, in families the last place we would want or expect to find violence.  Leslie Morgan Steiner

Famous Emotional Abuse Quotes

Famous Emotional Abuse Quotes

In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always. Walter Savage Landor

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou

Peace is not just the mere absence of violence. Dalai Lama

Poor animals, how jealously they guard their bodies, for to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. Casey Brennan

An abusive relationship is worse than being in prison. I mean literally, not figuratively. Joe Biden

Every abuse ought to be reformed unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself. Voltaire

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Three thousand people singing back your songs is an incredible feeling. Jake Bugg

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. Edmund Burke

The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people and entombs the hope of the race. Charles Bradlaugh

Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady, as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady. Gloria Gaynor

Right now, I’m following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass. Aishwarya Rai

A healthy relationship doesn’t drag you down. It inspires me to be better. Anonymous

Domestic violence is an epidemic, and yet we don’t address it. Until it happens to celebrities. Nelsan Ellis

The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect. Heather Brooke

We do learn so much about ourselves in our experiences. But also, know that it shouldn’t have happened. This was not a lesson you needed to learn. Jordan Pickell

Revenge is surviving, getting out, being a better person than you were, and breaking the cycle. Kristy Green

You can’t change someone who doesn’t see an issue in their actions. Anonymous

Emotional abuse is considered by many to be the most painful form of violence and the most detrimental to self-esteem. Beverly Engel

Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you are worthless but you’re not worthless, you are unappreciated. Steve Maraboli

Damaging After Effects of Emotional Abuse Quotes

Damaging After Effects of Emotional Abuse Quotes

Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally and sometimes, physically. Kemi Sogunie

To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence. Andrei Lankov

To deny someone’s feelings or experiences is to deny their reality. Danu Morrigan

No one deserves to be treated like trash, especially not by the person you love. Unknown

Lies don’t end relationships the truth does. Shannon L. Alder

Be alert! Some people have problems. Don’t let them be your problem and don’t ever allow their problems to infect you through their words and actions! Stay happy! Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength. Henry Rollins

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Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care. Jerry Cantrell

There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from the mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself. Eckhart Tolle

People say you need to be strong, smart, and lucky to survive hard times, war, a natural disaster, or physical torture. But I say emotional abuse—anxiety, fear, guilt, and degradation—is far worse and much harder to survive. Lisa See

Emotional abuse is characterized by intent, a power disparity, and escalation of behavior, duration, and repetition. It is based on a need for power and control. The tactics may differ slightly from abuser to abuser, but the results are always the same. Emotional abuse destroys the hope of a real relationship. Barrie Davenport

Emotional Abuse Relationships Short Quotes

Emotional Abuse Relationships Short Quotes

Emotional abuse is a major epidemic in our culture. Beverly Engel

Lies don’t end relationships, the truth does. Shannon L. Alder

Evil Comes From the Abuse of Free Will. S. Lewis

Emotional abuse is the leading reason for suicide victims. Anonymous

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Fuck Kerouac; he would write his own story. Linda Collison

Emotional abuse is the silent marriage killer.  Austin James

Don’t put up with disrespect just to keep them in your life. Anonymous

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. Edmund Burke

The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal. Astrid Alauda

Abuse is the mean of how retards love. Inga Muscio

Often things are as bad as they seem. Sheldon Kopp

Just because it’s explainable, doesn’t mean it’s excusable. Anonymous

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