60 When Children Hurt Their Parents Quotes And Break Your Heart

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Raising kids is one of the best feeling in the world for parents. A mother and father puts in all their love, support, protectiveness and time to nurture and raise their kids to give them everything they can. But sometimes a child really hurts his parents which can break their heart and be really sad and painful.

Grown up children disappoint their mom and dad with mistakes or decisions/acts which are not respectful for their parents. They argue, misbehave or abuse, blame their parents which hurt feelings of parents and is disheartening. Showing tantrums, throwing tempers, and being angry with parents hurts them deeply.

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These inspirational children hurting parents quotes are divided into two sections;

  • When Children Hurt Their Parents Quotes
  • When Your Grown Child Breaks Your Heart Quotes

When Children Hurt Their Parents Quotes

  1. “Keep your head up and your heart strong when your child breaks your heart.”

  2. “Don’t stand for defiance and disrespect from your kids. There’s no excuse for abuse.”

  3. “It’s only as a parent that you can have your heart broken and still love the person with every little bits.”                                                                                                           

    when your grown child breaks your heart quotes
    when your grown child breaks your heart quotes

  4. “Your children will never know how to appreciate you until they too have become parents on their own.”

  5. “Children don’t hurt their parents intentionally. But sadness is that they do even after knowing the effect.”

  6. “It’s truly painful when you need to recognize and acknowledge the fact that a child has walked out of your life.”                                                                                     

    hurting moms when your child breaks your heart quotes
    hurting moms when your child breaks your heart quotes

  7. “The person that you care about and love the most is so often the same person that you’ll let hurt you the most.”

  8. “With all the smiles that your children have brought you, isn’t it amazing that they can bring you so much tears as well?”

  9. “It’s so bizarre that you can feel the physical pain in your chest when your child says something that just breaks your heart so.”

  10. “I’ve learned – that no matter how you try to protect your children, they will eventually get hurt and you will hurt in the process.”

  11. “Children might not acknowledge that they are breaking your heart, but they know it, and they will feel just as guilty afterwards too.”

  12. “When your children break your heart, wallow in the sadness as long as you need to, but always let your prayers lead your children on.”

  13. “Instead of scolding your child let them know calmly why you are upset. That way, you are raising them to argue constructively.”

  14. “A mother will know the meaning of unconditional love when their children break their hearts, and yet they still love them just the same.”

  15. “Sometimes, all that the children need are some space after they have broken your heart. Just let them know that you’re there for them.”

  16. “A mom’s duty goes beyond the usual housewife chores. A dad’s love for the mum can be so important when their child breaks her heart!”

  17. “Wondering why you took up parenting when your child breaks your heart? but then once you feel better you just love them all over again.”                                         

    when your grown child hurts you quotes
    when your grown child hurts you quotes

  18. “Here’s what kids don’t do: Respect you and be grateful. Here’s what they do: Eat their food, break your heart. Such a tough parenting journey!”

  19. “It’s important to remember that an argument with your child does not mean that they hate you. They are learning and growing with you too!”

  20. “When our children break our hearts, we remember how our parents have once told us, “You’ll understand when you have your children one day.””

  21. “One of the toughest things to do as a parent is to go through all the arguments that break your hearts and bring yourself to forgive them completely.”

  22. “You might feel like a failure when your child has broken your heart, but know that God is with you through this painful journey. One day, you will get there.”

  23. “How is it that parents have such a wonderful capacity for love? The love from a parent to a child is so strong that there might not be a more powerful force ever.”

  24. “Parents do understand that children will be rebellious one day, but that doesn’t make it hurt any less. It hurts the first time, and it will continue hurting the 100th time.”

  25. “No bible lessons are going to teach the children to be nice to their parents and to take care of their parents’ feelings. This has to be learnt by the children on their own.”

  26. “Maybe one day, children will finally stop hurting their parents. It is going to take a long time, plenty of lessons and good examples, but maybe one day, it will stop hurting so much.”

  27. “The first time that a child hurts the parents, the child will not even know just the extent of damage that they have done. They never know because they have never experienced it themselves.”

  28. “A mother will continue to love her child even after the child has angered her, saddened her and made her feel disappointed. She only wants her child to know that her love is truly unconditional.”

  29. “It’s so easy for children to hurt their parents – unwarranted rudeness, a simple “I don’t care” and all the anger. Children will never understand the feeling until they themselves too become a parent one day.”

  30. “Many parents do not show themselves hurting even when their children have hurt them so much. Even when they are hurt, they still take care of their children’s feelings. Such is the power of a parent’s love.”

  31. “Is it really so difficult for a child to learn that a parent only wants the best for their children? So many efforts lead to a child’s “I hate you” and “I don’t care” that a parent might stop and think, “Is this worth it?””

  32. “Every parent has been hurt by their children. Often, it is not a one-time accident. A child may know that they are hurting their parents, yet they keep doing that because they know that their parents will always love them.”

When Your Grown Child Breaks Your Heart Quotes

  1. “Hurting the feelings of parents brings punishment in both worlds.”

  2. “The hard thing is, you try to help them but still you’re the bad one.”                                           

    when children hurt their parents quotes
    when children hurt their parents quotes

  3. “Ignoring a child’s disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue.” – Fred G. Gosman

  4. “It’s amazing when someone can break your heart, but you still love them with all the little pieces.”

  5. “You can choose to disrespect me but I will not give you permission to hurt my spirit.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  6. “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” – Billy Graham

  7. “Don’t anger your parents in order to please other people. Those other people did not spend their lives building you.”                                                                             

    when your grown child breaks your heart
    when your grown child breaks your heart

  8. “The first step toward healing is recognizing how troubling and painful it is when a child walks out of your life.” – Tina Wakefield

  9. “A very painful part of being a parent is having really negative feelings about your children when you love them so much.” – Louis C. K

  10. “It hurts like how parents feel inside when their children raise their voice against them after standing by their own feet.” – Subha Sairina

  11. “I realize that this is what being a parent means – facing the most horrible thing that could ever happen to you and yet thinking only of how it will hurt your child.” – Claudia Gray

  12. “Maybe one day, children will finally stop hurting their parents. It is going to take a long time, plenty of lessons and good examples, but maybe one day, it will stop hurting so much.”

  13. “A grown adult should never have to be told to be respectful. Showing disrespect is not only immature, but is a common trait of narcissism. Never tolerate those who are disrespectful.”

  14. “How many men and woman lose potential partners because they have bratty, entitled or disrespectful kids? The worse is when they are adults. They are no longer children, but act it.”

  15. “Now i understand why some parents disown their children. You can only push a parent so far, be so disrespectful and take advantage of them for so long before they just can’t take any more.”

  16. “If there is one thing motherhood has taught me, it is the fact that part of being a parent is experiencing heartache and knowing that you would endure it a million times over because your child is worth it.” – Christina Romo

  17. “Sometimes it hurts me while seeing why children leave their parents for sake of new person in their life. He or she are ready to leave those parents who gave their whole life just for upbringings of their child. It pinches me in my heart how new person whom you meet 2 days back can take place of parents who loved you since you where not even born… Don’t even you feel pain in your hearts while hurting your parents??”

  18. “Just because she’s your mom and she’s going to love you forever, no matter what what you can’t treat her just any old way and think it doesn’t matter. Don’t treat the person who loves you the most the worst. Don’t take her for granted. She may not let you see it, but your shortness, impatience and harsh words make her steal away to a quiet place and cry. Her heart hurts to understand why you seem angry with her. She will not always agree with you, but she will always love you. And it doesn’t matter how old you are, or how old she is. Treasure your mom. You’ll never have another one.”

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