“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

“Family isn’t defined by our genes, it’s built and maintained through love and support.” – Unknown

“Some people will only be there for you as long as you have something to offer. Once you are no longer of use, they’ll disappear.” – Unknown

“Don’t mistake someone’s presence for their loyalty. Some people are only around when they want something from you.” – Unknown

“Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.” – Unknown

“It’s sad when the people who are supposed to love you unconditionally turn their backs on you.” – Unknown

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

“Fake friends are like shadows. They follow you only during your brightest moments.” – Unknown

“Growing up means realizing a lot of your friends aren’t really your friends.” – Unknown

“The biggest hypocrites are those who pretend to care about you, while behind your back, they talk about how much they dislike you.” – Unknown

“Watch who you call your family. Sometimes friends are closer to you than your own blood.” – Unknown

“Cut off fake family like you would a cancer. They are toxic and don’t deserve a place in your life.” – Unknown

“Some family members are like mushrooms; you feed them poop and they thrive.” – Unknown

“There’s always one person in every family who you can’t trust. If you can’t think of who it is, then it’s probably you.” – Unknown

“Family isn’t about who’s blood you have. It’s about who you care about and who cares about you.” – Unknown

“Fake family members will always find a way to disappoint you. It’s their nature.” – Unknown

“You can’t choose your family, but you can choose who you keep in your life.” – Unknown

“There’s a difference between family and relatives. Not all relatives are family, but true family will always be there for you.” – Unknown

“Fake family members are like parasites. They suck the life out of you and give nothing in return.” – Unknown

“Beware of those who smile in your face but talk behind your back. They are not your family.” – Unknown

“Some family members are like snakes; they will bite you when you least expect it.” – Unknown

“Surround yourself with those who have your best interest at heart, not those who only pretend to.” – Unknown

“Your true family is the people who will never abandon you, no matter what.” – Unknown

“Fake family members will try to bring you down to their level. Don’t let them.” – Unknown

“It’s better to have no family than to have toxic and fake family members.” – Unknown

“Family is supposed to be your safe haven, your support system. If they are not, it’s time to let them go.” – Unknown