Strong Quotes Reflecting the Harsh Reality of Bad Parenting
Bad parenting is a cycle until one brave soul has the courage to break it.
Good parents are god?s gift, bad parents are a special kind of tragedy.
Children are not colorings that you fill with your favorite shades. Bad parents think they do.?
When you have to become your own parent, you grow up faster.
Poor parenting is not the child’s mistake.
The scars left by bad parenting run deep within a child.
A bad parent’s actions speak louder than their words.
There is no such thing as a perfect parent, but it takes very special ones to be dreadful.
Bad parenting is a mirror reflecting the ugly truth.
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. Be careful what you drop.
In the book of life, bad parents are the unwritten chapters.
Not all abusive parents wear the mask of alcohol, some wear the mask of ignorance.
Bad parents build cages, not wings for their children.
Don’t let a history of bad parenting write your future.
From the broken clay pot of bad parenting, emerge beautiful individuals creating their own vases.
Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off. – Unknown
Just because they are your parents does not mean they are your best teachers. – Unknown
Toxic parents defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on their children. – Dr. Susan Forward
The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal. – Astrid Alauda
Not all toxic parents are overtly abusive. Some are covertly abusive and subtle. – Shahida Arabi
Children who are not encouraged to do, to try, to explore, to master, and to risk failure, oftentimes feel helpless and inadequate. – Susan Forward
A bad parent can damage a child. Let’s continue to love our children just as they are with all their defects. – Pope Francis
When our parents are unable to see us as separate, unique individuals, our sense of self-worth suffers. – Karyl McBride
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham
Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. – Matthew L. Jacobson
The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. – James E. Faust
It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless. – L.R Knost
Parents are not around forever. But remember their teachings will be. – Unknown
Just because you give birth to a child doesn’t make you a mother! Being a mother means taking care of your kids, cuddling, watching them grow, teaching them, fighting for them, loving them unconditionally until your last breath. – Maria Nieves
Parents are the bone on which children cut their teeth. – Peter Ustinov
Not all toxic parents are overtly abusive. Many are covertly abusive, a type of abuse that isn’t as visible.
The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal.
Children should never carry their parents’ dreams; only their own.
It’s not our parents’ faults that shape us, but their shadows that we can’t escape.
Sometimes, the most toxic people you meet come disguised as parents.
Neglect and indifference are often the sharpest knives a parent can wield.
Children are not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Bad parenting is a cycle, but it’s a cycle that can be broken.
In the end, we often replicate what we know ? yes, the inherited recipe of parenting can be altered.
Your upbringing doesn’t define your future; your choices do.
Plants grow with rain, warmth, and sunlight, not just one. Similarly, a child craves love, guidance, and attention, not just provision.
Parents are supposed to give the child back to herself with love. If they’ve got duct tape over their eyes and crap in their ears, they shouldn’t be parents.
Some parents are so much into the ‘I?m the parent’ role, they forget ‘I?m the human’ part, and that’s where the biggest mistakes occur.
Children are not a distraction from more important work, they are the most important work.
The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.
Ignoring a child’s emotional needs and making them feel unworthy of love and praise is the worst kind of parenting.
Some people are unable to be parents, they become dictators instead.
The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.
You were born of us, but you are not ours to shape. Your path is yours alone.
Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar, love is the shield of the noble.