Sadly, family is not always as perfect as we would want them to be. That’s why today I’m sharing these fake family quotes, as a reminder that the family you choose is stronger than the one you’re born to. Know that you are not alone in feeling this way!

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Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.
  1. “Blood doesn’t make you family. Loyalty does.” – Unknown
  2. “Some people are like clouds, when they disappear, it’s a brighter day.” – Unknown
  3. “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.” – Unknown
  4. “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” – Criss Jami
  5. “Fake family quotes remind us to cherish the authentic relationships we have in our lives and let go of those that are toxic or insincere.” – Unknown
  6. “It’s better to be alone than to be in bad company.” – George Washington
  7. “You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ’em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  8. “Never trust anyone who doesn’t have a troubled past. They’re probably hiding something.” – Unknown
  9. “It’s not always the people who are closest to us who are the most supportive. Sometimes, it’s the ones who understand us the most.” – Unknown
  10. “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou
  11. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” – Iyanla Vanzant
  12. “There are times when family is nothing more than those you are born into, and there are times when family is those you would choose if you could.” – Tyler Henry
  13. “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies, it comes from those you trust the most.” – Unknown
  14. “It’s not about who’s blood is in your veins, it’s about who’s always been there for you, and who’s still there.” – Unknown
  15. “Sometimes you have to walk away from what you want to find what you deserve.” – Unknown
  16. “A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” – Benjamin Franklin
  17. “Distance yourself from people who only see your mistakes, but never acknowledge your efforts.” – Unknown
  18. “Family isn’t always about blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are.” – Unknown
  19. “Some people aren’t loyal to you, they are loyal to their need of you. Once their needs change, so does their loyalty.” – Unknown
  20. “Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don’t care.” – Hikigaya Hachiman
  21. “It’s better to have nobody than to have someone who is half there, or doesn’t want to be there.” – Angelina Jolie
  22. “Fake family members are like autumn leaves, they’re scattered everywhere.” – Unknown
  23. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” – Isaac Asimov
  24. “The problem with the family is that they come with baggage. If we could just leave the baggage behind, family gatherings would be so much more joyful.” – Unknown
  25. “Sometimes, the people you’d take a bullet for are the ones behind the trigger.” – Unknown
  26. “Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.” – Unknown
  27. “Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and by love.” – Dave Willis
  28. “The best way to remove toxic people from your life is to not acknowledge their presence in your life.” – Unknown
  29. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” – Faraaz Kazi
  30. “Families are like fudge, mostly sweet with lots of nuts.” – Unknown
  31. “Loyalty isn’t grey. It’s black and white. You’re either loyal completely, or not loyal at all.” – Sharnay
  32. “The closest friends eventually become family, and the family you’re born into eventually becomes friends.” – Unknown
  33. “Some people are not your friends, they are just scared to be your enemy.” – Unknown
  34. “Some people create their own storms, and then get upset when it rains.” – Unknown
  35. “Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” – Robert Tew
  36. “At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Unknown
  37. “Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, but because they don’t.” – Unknown
  38. “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour. True friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but they are always there.” – Habeeb Akande
  39. “Family is not about blood. It’s about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.” – Unknown
  40. “The hardest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.” – Unknown
  41. “It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.” – Byron Katie
  42. “Some people are so fake that even their tears are artificial.” – Unknown
  43. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Sometimes, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” – Iyanla Vanzant
  44. “Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.” – Karl Marx
  45. “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox
  46. “I don’t hate you, I’m just disappointed you turned into everything you said you’d never be.” – Unknown
  47. “Family is where life begins and love never ends.” – Unknown
  48. “Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.” – John Mark Green
  49. “The only people you owe your loyalty to are those who never made you question theirs.” – Unknown
  50. “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.” – Unknown
  51. “Fake people don’t surprise me anymore, loyal people do.” – Unknown
  52. “Some people are so poor, all they have is money.” – Unknown
  53. “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – David Ogden Stiers
  54. “Sometimes, the best way to solve a problem is to just stop caring.” – Unknown
  55. “You can’t choose your family, but you can choose your friends.” – Unknown
  56. “Cutting people out of your life doesn’t mean you hate them, it simply means you respect yourself.” – Unknown
  57. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  58. “Family isn’t about who’s blood you have. It’s about who you care about.” – Trey Parker and Matt Stone
  59. “Just because they’re family doesn’t mean they won’t hurt you.” – Unknown
  60. “Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.” – Roy T. Bennett
  61. “A true friend is someone who is there for you when they would rather be somewhere else.” – Len Wein

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