101+ Selfish Parents Quotes and Sayings

Are you looking for selfish parents’ quotes? Here is the right place to get the best collections of selfish parents’ quotes and sayings. Singly with oneself: seeking or focusing on one’s own advantage, pleasure, or well-being without regard for others.

Everyone can be selfish sometimes. In certain situations, we actually need to be for self-preservation.

Too bad for any parent who has become accustomed to a ruling by force, because at some point the kids just get too big to slap around.

It is the selfish parents who are to blame. Pay attention, and be involved in your children’s lives. They are your legacy, your only hope.” – Aaron B. Powell

These selfish parent quotes represent the qualities that are less than desirable in raising children.

Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they instilled in them.

Selfish Parents Quotes

Being a selfish parent is a sign of not having learned from experience.

As a parent, you should be more concerned with your child’s happiness than your petty insecurities and jealousies

However, when we have people who are repeatedly selfish in our lives it’s draining, upsetting, confusing, and frustrating.

Good parenting gives headaches but bad parenting gives heartaches. ~Shiv KheraSelfish

They should love you, just as you are. Parents should love their kids, right?” “You’d think so

You don’t have to leave your whole family in the past, just those who don’t deserve a place in your future

Anyone can have a child and call themselves “a parent”. A real parent is someone who puts that child above their own selfish needs and wants

If these people are friends, coworkers or acquaintances, we can remove ourselves from them as much as possible – we get a choice.

What’s so sad is when we’re younger, if you have a bad parent, that is normal to you and that’s what you think of as healthy

You don’t get to choose your family, but you do get to choose how they’re allowed to treat you

Being a selfish parent is a sign of not having learned from experience

Dealing with selfish parents, however, is really tricky. When we grow up with selfish parents, it’s sort of like we’ve been drilled to think that this is the way things are supposed to be. It’s normal to us.

Remember, you are not managing an inconvenience; You are raising a human being.

Fear-based parenting is the surest way to create intimidated children

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter when they themselves have poisoned the fountain

My parents loved us, but I wasn’t always sure they liked us

Until we’re a little bit older and we start to notice; the manipulative comments, not showing an interest in your life, making everything about them, acting like you’re an inconvenience to them, constantly putting themselves first, and making selfish decisions around the limited resources of time and money.

It has been my observation that parents kill more dreams than anybody

Good parenting gives headaches, but bad parenting gives heartaches

I want someday to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with.

Children shouldn’t have to sacrifice so that they can have the life they want. You make sacrifices so your children can have the life that they deserve

Whether they are selfish or show narcissistic tendencies (or a bit of both), it’s detrimental to the well-being of children and can have long-term impacts on emotional health, self-esteem, confidence, and relationships with others.

We raise predators by treating children as prey

There are no illegitimate children – only illegitimate parents

Being a parent does not give you an excuse for bad manners.

All of us develop our expectations about how people will treat us based on our relationships with our parents.

Selfish people lost so much in life because even when they realize they are wrong, they don’t know how to ask for forgiveness or show regrets

Some scars don’t hurt. Some scars are numb. Some scars rid you of the capacity to feel anything ever again.

Parenting does require sacrifices and unfortunately not every parent is able to do so in the most selfless, loving, and supportive way.

An unpredictable parent is a fearsome god in the eyes of a child

Remember, you are not managing an inconvenience; You are raising a human being.

Instead of treating your child like how you were treated. Treat them with the same love and attention you wanted from your parents while growing up

Families are homes built on a foundation of trust and love. A toxic family can never be home because the foundation doesn’t exist

Being a parent shouldn’t be when it is convenient for you. It is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year commitment.

I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man

If mental abuse was a punishable crime, a lot of parents would be in jail serving a long term

If you teach hatred to your children, one day your child will have that hatred reflected back onto them and onto YOU.

It is a violation of trust to use your kids as caulking for the cracks in you

They are not sorry for harming you. So, don’t feel guilty for cutting them off
When a father puts in long hours at work, he’s praised for being dedicated and ambitious. But when a mother stays late at the office, she’s sometimes accused of being selfish, neglecting her kids

Today’s troubled homes are made by parents who want to have children but don’t want their children to have parents

All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we’ve tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they’re probably right

Just remember when you are ignoring your child, you are teaching them to live without you

No child is born a delinquent. They only became that way if nobody loved them when they were kids

Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children

If all the people in this world, in which we live, were as selfish as a few of the people in this world, in which we live, there would be no world in which to live.

Fighting became a way of life and seemed perfectly normal for your family

Selfish parents may someday realize what damage they have done that can never be undone.

All of us develop our expectations about how people will treat us based on our relationships with our parents

I’m worried about parents who aren’t parenting

Selfish Parents Quotes – “Fighting became a way of life and seemed perfectly normal for your family

No, we don’t control who our parents are. We don’t control what color we are. We don’t control what home we are born into. But we control our attitude. We control our work ethic. We control our drive and our commitment

Kids are fat because of a lack of parenting.

Instead of treating your child like how you were treated. Treat them with the same love and attention you wanted from your parents while growing up

Family is where you’re meant to be most free. Don’t let blood chain you down.

An unpredictable parent is a fearsome god in the eyes of a child

Do your kids see your kindness, or are you always telling them NO

We raise predators by treating children as prey

Shame and guilt are the results of glory founded on selfish ideas.

An unpredictable parent is a fearsome god in the eyes of a child

If mental abuse was a punishable crime, a lot of parents would be in jail serving a long term

Children learn to smile from their parents.

Nobody will be able to compete with him if he falls in love with himself.

It has been my observation that parents kill more dreams than anybody

Good parenting gives headaches, but bad parenting gives heartaches

Narcissist parents don’t care about their children’s feelings at all. Only their feelings matter

Many children of toxic parents find it exceptionally difficult to identify who they are once they grow up

You shouldn’t do that. Not to your child. You should carry your own burdens

I don’t need a reason to exist, and I don’t need anyone’s permission to exist. I’m the warrant, as well as the sentence.

You may feel guilty for leaving your family behind, but you’ll never regret moving forward.

Put your child’s likes before your selfishness.

Selfish genes actually explain altruistic individuals, and to me, that’s crystal clear.

When you have children, there is no room for lies, no room for anything but the truth. Anything other than that is a bad example, I believe.

No child is born a delinquent. They only became that way if nobody loved them when they were kids.

I swear, by my life and the love I have for it, that I will never live for another man’s sake, nor will I ask another man to live for mine

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.

I’ve never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act

Being a selfish parent is the biggest crime you can do to your child.

Here’s a shock: An adult who still hangs out in skate parks is a bad parent.

Selfishness stems from a sense of heart poverty, from the perception that love is scarce.

You have the right to put up a fence between you and your family, and the choice of whether to include a gate

If your parents ignored you, or if they are just not emotionally available, or if they yell a lot, that is a type of trauma.

What you believe is very powerful. If you have toxic emotions of fear, guilt, and depression, it is because you have wrong thinking, and you have wrong thinking because of wrong believing

Don’t make your selfishness ruin your child’s life.

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