70 Sad Family Quotes Relatable To Broken Relationships

Looking for some sad quotes about family? We have rounded up the best collection of sad family quotes, sayings, messages, captions, status, (with images and pictures) that you might relate to.

Also See: Dysfunctional Family Quotes

Family is the strongest foundation of our existence. It’s loving and supporting us at every point. But there are times when there are a lot of family problems, including broken and dysfunctional families, death of a loved one, which can really be painful and make you sad.

Also See: Toxic Family Quotes

A broken family relation can never keep its members happy. Problem within relationships can be taxing for everyone around in the family. A happy family and love and true bond can get a smile to its members.

Suggested: Toxic People Quotes

We have divided the post in the following sections;

  • Sad Family Quotes
  • Sad Broken Family Quotes

Don’t forget to check our post on Family Strength Quotes which will inspire you to be together with your family in thick and thin.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of blessed family quotes and sayings to thank Almighty God for the wonderful blessing.

Sad Family Quotes

  1. “I miss my family with all my heart.”

  2. “Family problems kills your happiness.”

  3. “Sadness is having a dysfunctional family.”                                                                                 
    Sad Family Quotes
    Sad Family Quotes

  4. “No one can break my heart like my father did.”

  5. “Dear mom and dad, I wish you knew I was trying.”                                                                     
    Sad Family Quotes parents
    Sad Family Quotes parents

  6. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”

  7. “In a family, the sadness of one is the sadness of all.”                                                                       
    Sad Quotes For Family
    Sad Quotes For Family

  8. “Parents kill more dreams than anybody.” – Spike Lee

  9. “If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors.”

  10. “Being family is determined more by behavior than blood.”

  11. “Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it.” – George Eliot

  12. “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as family.”

  13. “They never want to discuss what triggered you. Just how you reacted.”

  14. “Isn’t it sad when even your own family doesn’t really know who you are.”                     
    sad but true deep broken family quotes
    sad but true deep broken family quotes

  15. “The hardest thing is not talking to someone you used to talk to everyday.”

  16. “It’s so sad that even people closely related by blood can betray each other.”

  17. “I watched as my family tree crumbled apart, leaving me as its only branch.”

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

  19. “Absolutely no one can screw you over quite as well as members of your own family.”

  20. “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other. ”

  21. “Sadness is when everything you do reminds you of your family, but they are far away.”                                                                                                                                   
    Sad Family Images With quotes
    Sad Family Images With quotes

  22. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy

  23. “A child that’s being abused by its parents doesn’t stop loving its parents, it stops loving itself.”

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

  25. “Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, but because they don’t.”

  26. “I hate my parents for ruining my life. I get jealous when I see my friend’s parents being so nice.”

  27. “Sometimes it makes me sad that I didn’t get to have one family for my entire life.” – Isabel Grillies

  28. “I hate that my family can always make me cry, but if I say one harmful thing, I feel like a monster.”

  29. “Sometimes you have to accept the fact that certain things will never go back to how they use to be.”

  30. “In a toxic family system the black sheep is often just the person who sees through everyone else’s bullshit.”

  31. “As your kids grow they may forget what you said, but won’t forget how you made them feel.” – Kevin Heath

  32. “Sometimes I’d rather hang out with my friends than my family because I feel more loved and understood…”

  33. “Family is supposed to be our safe heaven, but very often it is the place where we find the deepest heartaches.”                                                                                     
    Deep And Sad Family Quotes
    Deep And Sad Family Quotes

  34. “Do you ever just want to pack up and leave, out of the blue, without saying goodbye to anyone and start a new life?”

  35. “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” – Charles Kuralt

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

  37. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.”

  38. “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.”

  39. “One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” – Margaret Mead

  40. “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.”

  41. “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Eva Burrows

  42. “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?”

  43. “In our family portrait we look pretty happy. We look pretty normal, let’s go back to that. In our family portrait we look pretty happy. Let’s play pretend, act like it goes naturally.”

  44. “My family doesn’t do happy endings. We do sad endings or frustrating endings or no endings at all. We are hardwired to expect the next interruption or disappearance or broken promise.” – Hope Solo

  45. “I hate it when people say, “they’re still your family.” Just because someone is your family doesn’t mean you have to keep them in your life in they’re toxic. Blood means nothing sometimes. Don’t let people guilt you into being in contact with someone who isn’t good for your mental health.”

  46. “When I was a kid, there was unhappiness in my family – was dealt with partly by escaping to television. And from a very early age, for whatever reason, I became scornful and resistant to and angry about that. And some other time in my life, I realized that there’s a lot I loved in television.” – Robert Pinsky

  47. “Family isn’t defined only by the last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and by love. It means showing up when they it most. It means having each other’s backs. It means choosing to love each other even on those days when you struggle to like each other. It means never giving up on each other.”

  48. “Don’t waste your energy worrying about family that doesn’t worry about you. It’s their fault if they make the choice to miss out on the beauty of your children and the love your family could share. Focus on those who show you they care through both their words and actions, those are the people worth your energy.”

  49. “It’s very sad when 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 will all come to an end…with or without you. Don’t wait until it’s too late.”

  50. “I’ve learned a lot this year…I learned that things don’t always turn out the way you planned, or the way you think they should. And I’ve learned that there are things that go wrong that don’t always get fixed or get put back together the way they were before. I’ve learned that some broken things stay broken, and I’ve learned that you can get through bad times and keep looking for better ones, as long as you have people who love you.”

Sad Broken Family Quotes

  1. “It hurts the most when your own family betrays you…”

  2. “Family is not about blood. It’s about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.”

  3. “Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.” – Jerry B. Jenkins

  4. “Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.” – Leigh Anne Tuohy

  5. “I wish that I could move away from my broken family where love ceases to exist so I don’t turn out like one of them.”

  6. “You eventually learn to trust no one. Being alone sucks but at least you don’t have to worry about being let down or hurt again….”

  7. “I think my family might actually be happy if I wasn’t here. Or at least hate each other a little less. I think I’m the reason my family is broken.”

  8. “I don’t think 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

  9. “My family wonders why I never want to be home or why I’m always in my room, maybe it’s because everytime I’m around you guys all you do is yell at me.”

  10. “I hate the term broken family to describe divorces. When my parents divorced they didn’t “break” the family, they fixed it. Their marriage was what was broken.”

  11. “There is no such thing as a broken family. Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart.”

  12. “When you inherit a broken family, you can’t throw it away and get a new one. What you can do is find people and situations that provide for you what your family cannot.” – Iyanla Yanzat

  13. “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”

  14. “When you’re in a broken family and your role model is a violent male, boys grow up believing that’s the way they’re supposed to act. And girls think that’s an accepted way men will treat them.” – Jim Costa

  15. “Family is a bond that can never be broken, there may be some cracks in it but will not break. Always remember who you are and where you came from, don’t let life or the people around you change you. Family is family no matter what happens.”

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