100+ Best Husband Hurting Wife Quotes

The husband hurting wife quotations can be used to express the mental anguish that a wife experiences when her husband doesn’t really adore or concern for her.

A wife makes significant compromises in order to sustain a positive relationship with her husband and to keep their home peaceful and loving for their children. When husbands do not appreciate their wives’ efforts and purposefully or unknowingly hurt them, the pain is tremendous. It makes no difference whether you are hurt mentally or personally because both are equally painful.

Not every husband injures their wife by doing something. Sometimes simple bad communication is the root of all evil.

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This is the page for you because it contains the best and most comprehensive gathering of husband hurting wife quotations of all time.

If your husband has stopped worrying about you, is oblivious, and wants to treat you in an unsatisfactory manner, then these motivational phrases are exactly what you need!

The husband hurting wife quotations in this article are the best relationship quotations about true love, but also about one that is no longer worth your pain.

Although these hurt quotes for wives cannot directly help you resolve the issues in your wedding, they can encourage you to do something about being disrespected.

100+ Best Husband Hurting Wife Quotes

  1. “There is nothing lonelier than being in a marriage and feeling unseen by your husband. You feel like a ghost in your own home.” ― Barrie Davenport
  2. “I used to think that the worst feeling in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.” ― Robin Williams
  3. “Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds, but ten years later, the wounds are still there.” ― Joel Osteen
  4. “You married him because he promised to love, honor, and cherish you. When all of those promises are broken time and again, you are left with a broken heart.” ― Barrie Davenport
  5. “Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.” ― Stephen King
  6. “Sometimes I get real lonely sleeping with you.” ― Haruki Murakami
  7. “Something my dad says…He says you end up marrying the one you don’t understand. Then you spend the rest of your life trying.” ― Fredrik Backman
  8. “Having your heart broken by the one you love the most can be like a thousand paper cuts or one massive and decisive blow. Either way, the pain is profound.” ― Barrie Davenport
  9. “Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning, and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  10. “There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream – whatever that dream might be.” ― Pearl S. Buck
  11. “It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.” ― David Levithan
  12. “What kills love? Only this: neglect.” ― Jeanette Winterson
  13. “The demise of marriages begins with a growing absence of responsive intimate interactions. The conflict comes later.” ― Sue Johnson
  14. “The loneliest thing in the world is lying awake beside someone asleep.” ― Rebecca Makkai
  15. “You’re ignoring me so loud that it’s deafening. This silence is so deep that it’s echoing.” ― Anna Jae
  16. “Really, what is more important in a man’s life than his wife? His work? His kids? His hobbies? If you’re not number one in your husband’s life, your soul will begin to wither and fade away.” ― Barrie Davenport
  17. “If your husband neglects you, he doesn’t deserve you.” ― Unknown
  18. “Nothing hurts more than being ignored, replaced, forgotten, or lied to.” ― Unknown
  19. “Ignoring your partner’s needs and expecting a happy relationship, is like ignoring your plants needing water and still expecting a beautiful garden.” ― Unknown
  20. “Even the most intense feelings cease when neglected and taken for granted.” ― Anupama Garg
  21. “While it is better to be loved than hated, it is also far better to be hated than ignored.” ― Viet Thanh Nguyen
  22. “Being ignored by the person you love is hard. But what hurts the most is how they make it look so easy.” ― Unknown
  23. “My husband neglects me and thinks I’ll always be here waiting. He has no idea the storm that is about to break over his life. I’m tired of begging him to make me a priority.” ― Unknown
  24. “When your husband ignores you, no matter if it’s all the time or just after arguments, he is trying to avoid and run away from a problem instead of dealing with it and solving it.” ― Lisa Penn
  25. “If you’re being ignored, that’s a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.” ― Lykke Li
  26. “Never neglect the people who are most important to you simply because you think they will always be there. Because one morning you might wake up and realize you lost the moon while counting the stars.” ― Unknown
  27. “Ignoring is a passive-aggressive way of dealing with a chronic relationship problem. When your husband ignores you, no matter if it’s all the time or just after arguments, he is trying to avoid and run away from a problem instead of dealing with it and solving it.” ― Lisa Penn
  28. “The worst thing a guy could do for a girl is to ignore her while she’s loving you with all her heart.” ― Liam Payne
  29. “What’s worse than being hated is being ignored, because it’s like you don’t exist at all and your presence is nothing.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray
  30. “Neglect cannot exist with love in a marriage. If you’re neglected and taken for granted, you’re not loved.” ― Barrie Davenport
  31. “A husband who hurts does not need a wife who submits to it. He needs his mother and a father to teach him better. That is where change should begin.” ― Unknown
  32. “I don’t think he knows how much he hurts me sometimes…” ― Unknown
  33. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ― Steve Maraboli
  34. “If you’re turning yourself into a pretzel to win his love and attention, you’ve already diminished yourself. You’ve already lost whatever love he said he had for you.” ― Unknown
  35. “If your husband is hurting you, but you’re unable to fix it, have faith in God. God always has a plan for you. Believe in him to show the light.” ― Unknown
  36. “The worst feeling in the world is being hurt by someone you love.” ― Unknown
  37. “You hurt me more than what I deserve because I love you more than what you deserve.” ― Unknown
  38. “I’m sad, hurt, angry, mad, and disappointed, but you know what? I’ll put on a smile and move on, it will hurt, but I will survive.” ― Unknown
  39. “No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.” ― Faraaz Kazi
  40. “Everyone will get hurt by someone. Getting hurt is a part of life. Expect to get hurt, but don’t change into someone you’re not because of it.” ― Sonya Parker
  41. “The problem is you still don’t think that you did anything to hurt me.” ― Unknown
  42. “Hurting someone who really loves you is as easy as throwing a stone in a lake, but you never really know how deep the stone goes once it hits the water. Take care to remember that each stone thrown could be a ripple of hurt or a tidal wave of devastation.” ― Unknown
  43. “The shattering of a heart being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” ― Carroll Bryant
  44. “Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you and you meant nothing to him.” ― Unknown
  45. “It hurts the most when the person who made you feel so special yesterday makes you feel so unwanted today.” ― Unknown
  46. “One day, I hope you look back at what we had and regret every single thing you did to let it end.” ― Unknown
  47. “Whenever a husband battles within himself, it’s his wife who feels the force of the war.” ― Unknown
  48. “Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the one person who you thought would never hurt you.” ― Unknown
  49. “I will never regret you or say I wish I’d never met you. Because once upon a time you were exactly what I needed.” ― Bob Marley
  50. “It hurts like hell when your husband doesn’t treat you right. What hurts, even more, is when they act like they don’t even know what they have been doing.” ― Unknown
  51. “Never make a good woman hurt too many times… At some point the pain you cause her will permanently damage her and she will no longer see a future with you or look at you the same.” ― Unknown
  52. “Every heart has pain. Only the way of expressing it is different. Fools hide it in eyes, while the brilliant hide it in their smile.” ― Unknown
  53. “Marriage has its ups and downs. But no ups and downs can justify a husband hurting his wife. Don’t let them cover a toxic relationship that’s killing you from inside.” ― Unknown
  54. “When a girl gives up, it’s not because she doesn’t love you, but because she’s tired of getting hurt and feels like you’ll never care.” ― Unknown
  55. “Everyone in life is gonna hurt you, you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain.” ― Unknown
  56. “A real man never hurts a woman. Be very careful when you make a woman cry because God counts her tears. The woman came out of a man’s rib, not from his feet to be walked on, and not from his head to be superior, but from his side to be equal. Under the arm to be protected, and next to the heart to be loved.” ― Unknown
  57. “Dear Husband, don’t hurt your wife. She loves you dearly. Don’t think her silence is submission. Her silence is a painful protest to keep you in her life no matter what.” ― Unknown
  58. “A broken heart is the worst. Nobody can see it, but it hurts every time you breathe.” ― Unknown
  59. “When you hurt the one you love, you are bound to hurt yourself.” ― Unknown
  60. “It’s true, the greatest gift a husband can give to his wife is to not hurt her. Everything else falls into place when a man stops to understand what hurts her.” ― Unknown
  61. “I have learned, being alone is not the same as loneliness. And there is nothing quite as lonely as a lonely marriage.” ― Sara Stansberry
  62. “Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” ― Jennifer Weiner
  63. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” ― Marc and Angel
  64. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” ― Ella Harper
  65. “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than hurt yourself by putting it back together.” ― D. Love
  66. “A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself — to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.” ― Unknown
  67. “Distance doesn’t separate people. Silence does.” ― Jeff Hood
  68. “After marriage, a woman’s sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man’s so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.” ― Helen Rowland
  69. “Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.” ― Bette Davis
  70. “Don’t spend too much time beating on a wall, hoping it will transform into a door.” ― Dr. Laura Schlessinger
  71. “Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you.” ― Rupi Kaur
  72. “A break up is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave it broken than to hurt yourself trying to put it back together.” ― Unknown
  73. “Most people cheat because they’re paying more attention to what they’re missing rather than what they have.” ― Unknown
  74. “If he can’t handle you at your worst, then he does not deserve you at your best. Real love means seeing beyond the words spoken out of pain, and instead seeing a person’s soul.” ― Shannon L. Alder
  75. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  76. “Marriage is not 50-50; divorce is 50-50. Marriage has to be 100-100. It isn’t dividing everything in half, but giving everything you’ve got!” ― Unknown
  77. “If he’s not calling you, it’s because you are not on his mind. If he creates expectations for you and then doesn’t follow through on little things, he will do the same for big things. Be aware of this and realize that he’s okay with disappointing you.” ― Greg Behrendt
  78. “You cannot really get married by mistake. You can only marry the wrong person.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  79. “Love grows where trust is laid, and love dies where trust is betrayed.” ― Unknown
  80. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.” ― Shannon L. Alder
  81. “I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer
  82. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” — Deborah Reber
  83. “When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.” ― Unknown
  84. “A husband should remember it is only natural and healthy for your relationship to have disagreements in a marriage. What is important is how you conduct yourself in these disagreements, you can disagree with your wife without being disrespectful and hurtful. Do not say things that are designed to hurt your wife’s feelings. You love your wife and “love is kind”.” ― Unknown
  85. “Being single is much better than being lied to, cheated on, and disrespected.” ― Unknown
  86. “A good marriage is supposed to be one where each spouse secretly thinks he or she got the better deal.” ― Anne Lamott
  87. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” ― Shannon L. Alder
  88. “Your spouse is not a possession you attain, but a friend which you trust and adore.” ― Robert Vanleeuwen
  89. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ― Haruki Murakami
  90. “The loudest scream of a woman is silence. When she begins ignoring you, you may know she’s in a lot of pain.” ― Unknown
  91. “If your husband makes you miserable more than they make you happy, then it is time to let him go, no matter how much you love him.” ― Unknown
  92. “I think a bad husband is far worse than no husband.” ― Margaret Cavendish
  93. “Some men are tempted to violate secrecy from the uneasiness secrecy gives them, and others, merely to impress you with the extent of their confidence.” ― Norm MacDonald
  94. “A man will admit his wrongs and try to fix them. A boy will find excuses and constantly blame you for why he’s hurting you.” ― Unknown
  95. “The husband who doesn’t tell his wife everything probably reasons that what she doesn’t know won’t hurt him.” ― Leo J. Burke
  96. “I still believed he’d love me again somehow, love me that intense, thick way he did, the way that made everything good.” ― Gillian Flynn
  97. “I hate not being happy. I hate the fact that my own husband doesn’t even care about my feelings of loneliness. I thought marriage was supposed to be comforting and fun. I just feel trapped.” ― Unknown
  98. “Holding on to a man who doesn’t want you just shows that you have no self-worth. When someone walks away and doesn’t look back, show yourself just a little bit of self-respect and move on.” ― Unknown
  99. “Only a man who doesn’t love himself mistreats the woman who loves him.” ― R. H. Sin
  100. “No disease is more dangerous than a bad husband, for if a woman catches that Pox, she’ll languish from it her entire life.” ― Sabrina Jeffries

The Root of Pain

While these quotes evoke a sense of anguish and despair, it’s essential to discern the root of these feelings. As legendary author Leo Tolstoy said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The source of this hurt can stem from various factors such as infidelity, abuse, lack of attention, miscommunication, or even a lack of mutual respect and understanding.

It’s crucial to open dialogues about these issues, to confront them and begin the process of understanding and healing.

Silent Suffering: The Emotional Toll

Neglected pain can lead to emotional exhaustion, causing a significant strain on the relationship. Emotional abuse is as devastating as physical abuse, but oftentimes, harder to identify because it’s subtle and insidious.

Though pain may not physically manifest, the emotional wounds it leaves behind affects mental health, self-esteem, and overall life satisfaction. It’s an omnipresent cloud, affecting not only the relationship between the husband and wife but also creating a hostile environment for everyone in the household.

Communication: The Key to Healing

Clear, open, respectful communication is a critical tool in resolving these issues. Both parties should feel heard, understood, and empathized with. Husband-hunging wife scenarios require intensive healing, necessitating the contributions of both parties. Feelings of hurt must be acknowledged and validated before effective remediation can occur.

Channels for free and open communication should always be available and explored. Psychologists highly recommend seeking professional help if communication channels seem blocked.

The Role of Forgiveness and Growth

Learning to forgive each other and ourselves within a relationship is essential. No one is without flaws, and mistakes are inevitable. Mutual understanding, forgiveness, and growth are pivotal in mending damaged relationships. As Alexander Pope famously said, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.”

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why Does My Husband Hurt Me Emotionally?

Emotional hurt in a relationship can stem from various factors, including lack of communication, unmet expectations, disagreements, or personal issues. Each situation is unique, so addressing the issue through open and honest communication is crucial.

2. What Should I Do When My Husband Hurts My Feelings?

Open communication is the key. Express your feelings honestly without blaming or attacking him. Remember, it’s okay to be vulnerable. If your feelings continue to be dismissed or the situation isn’t improving, consider seeking help from a professional counselor or therapist.

3. How Can Emotional Hurt Affect the Relationship?

Emotional hurt can lead to anger, resentment, and frustration that can slowly eat away at the foundation of your relationship. In severe cases, it may even lead to depression or anxiety. Addressing these issues promptly is essential to heal and preserve your relationship.

4. How Can I Prevent My Husband From Hurting Me Emotionally?

Setting boundaries can be a potent way to prevent emotional hurt. Communicate clearly and assertively about your expectations, feelings, and boundaries. Again, consider professional counseling if this doesn’t work or the situation is severe.

5. Can Couples Overcome Emotional Pain?

Yes, many couples can and do overcome emotional pain. It requires acknowledging the hurt, understanding each other’s perspectives, effective communication, mutual respect, and potentially seeking professional guidance.

6. When Do I Need Professional Help?

If the emotional hurt has escalated to a level where it adversely affects your mental health, it’s recommended to seek professional help. Further, if open communication isn’t helping or escalating the situation, going to a counselor or therapist can provide a safe and neutral space to discuss your problems.


Finally, husband hurting wife quotations serve as strong notices that physical, mental, and emotional abuse should never be considered acceptable. They also remind us that trust, respect, and recognising are the foundations of a strong marriage.

Everyone has the right to feel secure in their own relationship, and they should never settle for anything less than love and loyalty. It is critical to recognise the warning signs of an undesirable or unhealthy relationship and take appropriate action to ensure the safety of all parties involved.

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