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Twenty Motivational Quotes About Leaving a Narcissist

Updated: Nov 14, 2023



Twenty Motivational Quotes About Leaving a Narcissist

Narcissistic Abuse Support and Guidance with Randi Fine

  1. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.” ― Joel Osteen

  2. “When your ex says “You’ll never find anyone like me.” Just smile and reply “That’s the point.” ― Unknown

  3. “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.” ― Jennifer Weiner

  4. “If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?” Karen Salmansohn

  5. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli

  6. “Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.” ― Sarah Ban Breathnach

  7. “If you’re in a relationship and all you do is cry, you need to stop and ask yourself, are you dating a human or an onion?” Karen Salmansohn

  8. “Never let someone who contributes so little to a relationship control so much of it.” ― Unknown

  9. “Dear Self: Stop re-opening your doors for toxic people, then calling it ‘seeking closure.’ Certain things don’t work out in life . . . and that’s ok.” Reyna Biddy

  10. “You can’t possibly embrace that new relationship, that new companion, that new career, that new friendship, or that new life you want, while you’re still holding on to the baggage of the last one. Let go… and allow yourself to embrace what is waiting for you right at your feet.” ― S. Maraboli

  11. “You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself.”– Charles Orlando

  12. I know that you're waiting for me to break down and contact you. I know that you must be thinking that I'm miserable waiting for you to give me attention. But. You see. I am not the person I once was. You destroyed me over and over, but I built myself back up into someone you will never have the honor of getting to know. _Najwa Zabian

  13. “It’s so nice when toxic people stop talking to you. It’s like the trash took itself out.”― Karen Salmansohn

  14. “Do not hold your breath for anyone, do not wish your lungs to be still, it may delay the cracks from spreading, but eventually they will. Sometimes to keep yourself together, you must allow yourself to leave, even if breaking your own heart is what it takes to let you breathe.”― Erin Hanson

  15. "Sometimes in life you have to give yourself what you wish you could get from somebody else." ― Dr. Phil McGraw

  16. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr

  17. “We can deeply love our poison. We can love the taste of it, the scent of it, the comforting weight of it in our belly and find ourselves woken in the night with stabbing cramps, arms around porcelain toilet bowls, hurling every last bit until collapsing on bathroom tile, limp from dehydration. Sometimes parting with love is essential for survival. I’ve found the most tragic aspect of losing loved ones wasn’t the big boom of the fallout, but realizing later how much healthier I was without them.”― Maggie Young

  18. “You have to speak to be heard, but sometimes you have to be silent to be appreciated.”Unknown

  19. “You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.” ― Tupac Shakur

  20. "There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who do not. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.” ― José N. Harris

  21. "The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away." ― Alysia Harris


Randi Fine is an internationally renowned narcissistic abuse expert and coach, and the author of the groundbreaking book Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery Second Edition, the most comprehensive, most well researched, and most up-to-date book on this subject. In addition to helping survivors recognize their abuse and heal from it, this book teaches mental health professionals how to recognize and properly treat the associated abuse syndrome. She is also the author of the official companion workbook Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: A Comprehensive Workbook for Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse. Randi Fine is the author of Cliffedge Road: A Memoir, the first and only book to characterize the life-long progression of complications caused by narcissistic child abuse.



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