85 Quotes About Family Problems And Family Issues

Looking for some inspirational quotes about family conflict? We have rounded up the best collection of family problems quotes, sayings, captions, status, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to respect your family bond and be together with your family through thick and thin.

Also See: Dysfunctional Family Quotes

Family is the strongest foundation of our existence. But the journey is not so easy all the time. Problems like arguments, disagreements, violence, jealousy, can come between its members, but there are also plenty of ways to handle those issues.

One can have issues with parents, children, husband-wife, siblings. But there are times when there are a lot of family problems, including broken and dysfunctional families, which can really be painful and make you sad.

A broken family relation can never keep its members happy.

Dealing with problems with your loved ones can be easy when you talk calmly and understand each other.

Also See: Sad Family Quotes

These motivational quotes are divided in these sections:-

  • Quotes About Family Problems
  • Family Problems Quotes
  • Sad Family Issues Quotes

These famous quotes about family problems are deep, sad, emotional, sarcastic, and funny too, which will let you know, that you are not alone going through the struggle and the best thing to do after trying your best is to cut ties and walk away.

Don’t forget to check our post on toxic family quotes and toxic people quotes that you might relate to if you have bad relationships with your family members.

Quotes About Family Problems

  1. “No family is sane, is it?” – Rebecca Hall

  2. “Trust me family problems kills your happiness.” – Unknown

  3. “A busy mother makes slothful daughters.” – Portuguese Proverb

  4. “Pick a dysfunction and it’s a family problem.” – Robert Downey, Jr.

  5. “Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules.” – Unknown

  6. “Isn’t it sad when even your own family doesn’t really know who you are.” – Unknown                                                                   

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    hard time quotes about family problems

  7. “Every family is dysfunctional, whether you want to admit it or not.” – Shailene Woodley

  8. “Family problems are one of the worst problems; try to fix it as soon as possible.” – Unknown

  9. “I wonder why I feel treated like an enemy in a place where I am supposed to be welcome.” – Unknown

  10. “I can’t say it’s not painful being estranged from most of my family. I wish it could be otherwise.” – Unknown

  11. “It doesn’t matter what kind of problems a family is having; it should always stay in the family.” – Scott Weiland                                                                                                                                                               

    quotation about family problems
    quotation about family problems

  12. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven, But very often it is the place where we find the deepest heartaches.” – Iyanla Vanzant                                                                                                                                  

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    family problem quotes

  13. “We’re a very close family and we’re a very real family, and I think every real family has real problems.” – Emilio Estevez

  14. “Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.” – Steve Maraboli

  15. “Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.” – Emma Thompson

  16. “Not everyone’s trust issues come from failed relationships. Some of us had family members that hurt us or friends that betrayed us.” – Unknown

  17. “People always talk about family being the most important thing in life but it’s usually family that hurts you the most deeply and painfully.” – Unknown                                                                                                           

    quotes about family problems
    quotes about family problems

  18. “Unfortunately, some family members are so psychotic that no matter how hard you try to forge a healthy relationship, nothing will help.” – Unknown

  19. “Family problems come in all shapes and sizes; some are short lived and easily managed, while others are more chronic and difficult to handle.” – Unknown

  20. “Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children.” – Roger Gould

  21. “Problems are liking washing machines. They twist us, spin us and knock us around but in the end we come out cleaner, brighter and better than before.” – Unknown

  22. “Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

  23. “Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.” – Rick Riordan

  24. “It’s frightening seeing in ourselves the same ingredients as dysfunctional members of our families. Fortunately, as it is with baking, the proportions, mix, and temperature of the exact same ingredients can yield anything from burnt cookies to elegant soufflés.” – Alan Robert Neal

  25. “Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.” – Mignon McLaughlin

Family Problems Quotes

Family should not be perfect but united. Every family has issues, be it big or small. What is important, is to sort out the differences and stick together. Dealing with family problems can never be easy so you should find ways to get rid of the toxicity that clouds your life.

Also See: Toxic Friends Quotes

These encouraging quotes can give to you some clarity to the confusion and frustration of having these poisonous people in your life and take a positive approach in life and relationships.

  1. “I know every family has its problems. But I admire those that stick together.” – Unknown

  2. “Families and their problems go on and on, and they aren’t solved, they’re dealt with.” – Roger Ebert

  3. “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” – George Bernard Shaw

  4. “Dear God, if I lose my hope please remind me that your plans are better than my dream.” – Unknown

  5. “The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.” – Dalai Lama

  6. “All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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    hurt family problem quotes

  7. “A lot of problems in the world would disappear if we talk to each other instead of about each other.” – Unknown

  8. “Most couples have not had hundreds of arguments; they’ve had the same argument hundreds of times.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                       

    sad quotes about family problems
    sad quotes about family problems

  9. “You can’t teach a son to be loyal if the father is not loyal. The same applies with the mother and her daughter.” – Mercy Pheona

  10. “Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: We act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.” – Unknown

  11. “Do no kid yourself, a conflict is never about the surface issue. It’s about ones unsaid, untreated, and unhealed wounds.” – Unknown

  12. “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” – William R. Alger

  13. “The two of you — father and son— should take walks in the evening and talk (without purpose or routes) about this and that.” – Richard P. Feynman

  14. “I don’t think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It’s perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.” – Toni Morrison

  15. “Sometimes life can be difficult. Life happens. From financial problems to struggling children to marital stress, a father could easily get bogged down in the day to day drudge.” – Brooke Jorden

  16. “If we’re sitting at dinner and there’s no conversation going on because everybody’s got their head someplace else in their iPhone, that’s a family problem that needs to be solved.” – Ross W. Greene

  17. “In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.” – Isaac Rosenfeld

  18. Sometimes it can be bad to have too much family. Everybody gets involved in your problems, giving their opinion, gossiping, and making drama. But when bad things happen, they will be there to support you.” – Sofia Vergara

  19. “The American family is not simply changing; it is getting weaker. . . . Family decline drives some of our most urgent social problems. . . . The heart of the family problem lies in the steady breakup of the two-parent home.” – David Popenoe

  20. “The family has become too scared of its children; the children too insecure in their remoteness from their parents; and the church too much of a social welfare organization for the good of the family, the church, or society.” – A. Whitney Griswold

  21. “Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they’re driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.” – Jenna Morasca

Sad Family Issues Quotes

Issues in the family or with family members can make feel mentally and emotionally drained. Instead of making you happy, it saddens you because of various reasons.

It is very sad feeling when you realize that your family is controlling and takes you for granted. It feels bad when they don’t get the respect from their family members.

Constant family problems kills your happiness. It can make you sad, depressed and lonely with broken relationships. You feel upset mentally and emotionally because of the troubles you go through in your family life with your spouse, parents, siblings, etc.

Also check of our post on negativity quotes and gaslighting quotes to inspire you to take a stand and walk out of your abusive relationship.

  1. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.” – Unknown

  2. “If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors.” – Unknown

  3. “Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.” – Sam Levenson

  4. “Being family is determined more by behavior than blood.” – Unknown

  5. “I believe that thinking about the problem…. Is your problem.” – Dan Brown

  6. “Sick of crying, tired of trying, yes I’m smiling but inside I’m dying.” – Unknown

  7. “Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.” – Wes Borland

  8. “How many solutions are found to family problems if we take time to reflect?” – Unknown

  9. “Expecting too much from your family can lead to so much of disappointment.” – Unknown

  10. “It is so sad and painful when you are rejected by those who are closest to you.” – Unknown

  11. “I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.” – Andre Rieu

  12. “Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.” – Unknown

  13. “Fake family is like shadows, they follow you in the sun but leave you in the dark.” – Unknown

  14. “In modern life, we tend to forget family values because of the hectic schedule.” – Mahesh Babu

  15. “Toxic families are a thorn in the flesh and will drive you insane if you are not careful.” – Unknown

  16. “Every relationship goes through a struggle, but only strong relationship get though it.” – Unknown

  17. “I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely.” – Unknown

  18. “I cry silently at night whenever I’m not okay. I grew up not telling my problems to my parents.” – Unknown

  19. “Facing a family problem and not being able to fix it, is the most painful thing one can face in life.” – Unknown

  20. “I want to spend more time with my family, but I’m not sure they want to spend more time with me.” – Esther Rantzen

  21. “Happy outside but inside: problem, pain, stress, sadness, crying, family problem and many more.” – Unknown

  22. “I may be the black sheep of the family, but some of the white sheep aren’t as white as they try to appear.” – Unknown

  23. “Everybody has problems. Everybody has hard times. Do we sacrifice all the good times because of them?” – Unknown

  24. “The old problems – love, money, security, status, health, etc. – are still here to plague us or please us.” – Shelley Berman

  25. “The place of the father in the modern suburban family is very small one, particularly if he plays golf.” – Bertrand Russell

  26. “God, give me strength to solve my family problems, even at times when my whole family is standing against me.” – Unknown

  27. “I finally realized that the reason for my depression and anxiety is because of my parents that pretend they care.” – Unknown

  28. “I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.” – Unknown

  29. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.” – Brigitte Nicole

  30. “When we get waylaid from our walk with God by busyness, depression, family problems, or worse, God does not abandon us.” – Brennan Manning

  31. “I hate that adults can yell horrible things at their children, making them feel like crap, yet when they try to defend themselves, its disrespectful.” – Unknown

  32. “Otherwise, you just become partners managing the kids and life, and that makes your marriage more vulnerable to problems down the road.” – Laura Berman

  33. “I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.” – Unknown

  34. “There is nothing more pathetically sad than a parent who teaches a child not to hit by spanking them. Well, that, and adults who think hitting someone will solve a problem.” – Anitra Lynn McLeod

  35. The more you complain about the problems, the more problems you will have to complain about. It is better to concentrate on how to overcome it rather than cribbing about it all the time.” – Unknown

  36. “Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.” – 1 John 4:20 (Bible Verses)

  37. “How many solutions are found to family problems if we take time to reflect? If we think of a husband or wife and we dream about their good qualities that they have? Don’t ever lose the illusion of when you were boyfriend and girlfriend!” – Pope Francis

  38. “Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reasons and argument… No blame, no reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

  39. “If you have issues with family, friends, and people at work, try and solve these issues head on so you can move on and concentrate on having the life you want. Think about what you can do so that you are happy with yourself – for instance, eating right to feel great and energetic.” – Heidi Klum

  40. “It is very sad that members of the same family do not talk with each other. The children suffer for the adult ego. Cousins miss the wonderful opportunity to be together, and all due to a bruised adult ego. Stop getting offended. Reunite with your family members. One day, your imaginary conflict with all come to an end… with or without you. Don’t wait until its too late.” – Unknown


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