5+ Poems About Toxic Relationships: When Love Hurts

There is something about toxic relationships that seems to attract people. Whether it’s the drama, the attention, or the idea of being able to fix someone, people tend to be drawn to these types of relationships. And unfortunately, they often end up getting hurt in the process. 

This collection of poems is about those relationships that are bad for us but we can’t seem to let go of. They’re about the pain and heartache of being in a toxic relationship and finally finding the strength to walk away.

These poems explore the dark side of relationships, highlighting the pain and hurt that can come from being in a toxic relationship. These poems may offer some insight and understanding if you’re currently in a toxic relationship or have been in one in the past.

What Are The Best Poems About Toxic Relationships?


Toxic relationships can damage our mental and emotional health. They can rob us of our happiness, peace of mind, and self-esteem. It is important to recognise the signs of a toxic relationship before it’s too late.

There is no shame in admitting that you need assistance; it takes strength and courage to do so. You are not alone. We hope this list of poems will provide some insight and understanding into what a toxic relationship looks like. Is there a poem that resonated with you? Share it with us in the poetry community.

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