90+ Best Possessive Quotes on Love and Attachment

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These quotes get into the complexities of possessiveness, reflecting feelings of love, jealousy, and protectiveness.

You belong to me and I belong to you.

This possessiveness will be brought to the surface even if you don’t want to show it.

If only I noticed it the first time we met; how he wrapped his hands tightly around me. I would have seen his possessiveness by then.

Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have. — Sayings54

Possessiveness is a weakness that can suffocate love. – Unknown

Possessive Quotes

You are my everything and I want to possess every bit of your love.

So much of the language of love was like that: you devoured someone with your eyes, you drank in the sight of him, you swallowed him whole. Love was substance, broken down and beating through your bloodstream. ― Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

Do not give in too much to feelings. An overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe377

I do not consider possessiveness as a feeling, and it is not love.

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.- Maya Angelou

Possessiveness and jealousy are the graves of love. – Spanish Proverb

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess. — Martin Luther

Do not become possessive. The purpose of a relationship is to complement each other, grow together, and achieve your common goals as a couple. At the same time, you must each maintain your individual identity as a human being.

I love you. You’re mine. I’ll kill any bastard who tries to take you from me. ― Samantha Young, On Dublin Street

Once you leave jealousy and possessiveness behind, love will slowly rise to the surface and sink along with lust.

Often, good looks could trigger a human’s natural possessiveness.

Possessiveness reflects the fear of losing.

The more possessive you are, the more insecure you become. – Unknown

I am possessive of your heart because it holds the key to my happiness.

I spend a quarter of every day inside you. When you set limits outside of that I can’t help but see them as arbitrary. ― Sylvia Day, Bared to You

Man’s highest joy is in victory: to conquer one’s enemies to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters.— Genghis Khan353

Love can shine in your life, but only love, not desire, not ego, not possessiveness, not jealousy, not addiction.

He thought holding hands was one way of showing possessiveness, yet it was only a way of retaining contact.

To be mature is, we’re told, to move beyond possessiveness. Jealousy is for babies. The mature person knows that no one owns anyone.

Possessiveness isn’t loved. I’m not even sure it qualifies as an emotion. – Ann Aguirre

In your arms, I find the possessiveness comforting because it assures me of your love.

Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can get.

Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself, Love possesses not nor would it be possessed: For love is sufficient unto love. ― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. — Sayings48

Because having what we love is a greater joy than love itself. In this world, the most precious thing ever given to a man is a woman’s heart.

Most women dislike men’s ability to dominate, their possessiveness, and even their masculinity.

I want to be the only one who possesses your smile.

In the beginning, everything is mixed as if mud is mixed in gold. Then one has to put the gold into fire: all that is not gold is burned and drops out of it. Only pure gold comes out of the fire. Awareness is the fire; love is the gold; jealousy, possessiveness, hatred, anger, and lust, are the impurities.

Possessiveness is like a double-edged sword. It can either make you or break you. – Unknown

If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.

People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, and even people with great minds and strong personalities, rarely come out of good little boys and girls. — Lev S. Vygotsky326

True love, Lee, is possessive and cannot be shared with the world.

Never be possessive about anything or anyone. You are born alone and you will die alone. Everything else will leave you sooner or later. Nothing stays with anyone forever except your soul and your beliefs.

True love is not possessive. It is about letting go and allowing the other person to be free. – Unknown

When you’re near, I can’t help but feel possessive because I never want to let you go.

You want to be free. You also want to be mine. You can’t be both. ― Nenia Campbell, Crowned by Fire

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.— J. G. Holland323

If possessiveness is the result of true love, then anger is the result of true healing.

People attract each other because of possessiveness, or maybe because of vivacity, or more because of the need to be at ease.

I don’t want to share you, because your love is something I possess and treasure.

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.

When love and respect go out the window, possessiveness and domination are sure to arise. – Unknown

Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt272

Love sometimes takes us into the dark corners of possessiveness, trapping us in relationships.

The way he holds her looks like he is already staking his firm claim on her as if no one else had been there, only him.

Possessiveness destroys love. And they should not be possessed, because that again destroys your love. – Rajneesh Osho

Your love is a precious possession that I will never let go.

With great difficulty then, I have to placate my heart…

For God’s sake, let’s take the word ‘possess’ and put a brick around its neck and drown it … We can’t possess one another. We can only give and hazard all we have. ― Dorothy L. Sayers, Busman’s Honeymoon

You are rich, when you are content and happy with what you have. — Sayings39

Caring and responsibility are the building blocks of love, but without respect and knowledge of the loved one, love degenerates into dominance and possessiveness.

Possessiveness is the outcome of true love. Anger is the outcome of true care. So accept both from your loved ones. – Simi Ngr

You will receive a thousandfold back if you give love away, for possessiveness has no room in His kingdom.

Love is not possessiveness; many people think that’s what love is you possess somebody totally. To possess somebody is to destroy all possibility of love.

Every moment spent with you is a reminder of the possessive hold you have on my heart. I am possessive of your time because every second spent with you feels like a precious gift.

Of course, I won’t go alone. I shall take my maid.

What? Just because I can’t have you right now, doesn’t mean I’m okay with him having you. ― Cora Carmack, Losing It

If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.

In love, care may be required, but without respect, all that is would be the property of a person.

I could feel his desire, his possessiveness in the way that he stared at me as if I should forever belong to him.

True love is not about possession, it’s about appreciation. When you appreciate someone, you give them the freedom to be themselves. – Unknown

You are mine, and the possessiveness in my heart only grows stronger with each passing day.

Sometimes we get too possessive with someone we don’t even own, It’s a side effect of loving too much and receiving too little.

He broke away from my mouth and trailed his lips down the front of my throat. I felt his lips close around my scars. He kissed away their ugliness. His lips parted in tingling butterfly kisses that drained the strength from my knees. I realized he was mouthing words against my skin.

You can mark anyone as your property, but you cannot force them to like you.

Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation. — Viktor E. Frankl246

Men have a possessiveness in them that is so primal that with just a flick of your hand, they would obey you.

It is ironic that the more possessive you are, the more love you demand, the less you receive, while the more freedom you give, the less you demand, the more love you will receive.

In a romantic relationship, possessiveness can come from insecurity or the fear of losing your partner.

I want to possess your thoughts, so you think of me every second of every day.

You don’t know how I manage these things..

Too bad, Elizabeth. You’re Stuck with me. Not for a few decades, not for centuries. You’re tied to me forever. That boy and girl offspring you talked of? They’ll come from me–or no one. ― Kresley Cole, Lothaire

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, and the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. — Ernest Hemingway229

Your possessive attitude towards someone, depriving him of his freedom and making you a prisoner, takes you away from him.

Sometimes, possessiveness can be pretty frightening, especially when it comes in waves.

Recognizing possessiveness and working towards it is an important step toward building stronger and more fulfilling relationships with the people you love.

I am possessive of your presence because it completes me in every way possible. BIKER OL LADY QUOTES

Don’t waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind.

No, Sebastian said. You will take me. – Amanda Quick

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is a thread, hundreds of tiny threads that sew people together through the years. ― Simone Signoret

You’ve seen the world, and all you’ve seen is nothing; and everything, as well, that you have said and heard is nothing. You’ve sprinted everywhere between here and the horizon; it is nothing. And all the possessions you’ve treasured at home are nothing.

Powers beyond your control can take away everything you have except for one thing: your freedom to choose how to respond to a situation.

Possessiveness could choke out the life of your relationship.

Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation. – Osho

My possessiveness over you comes from the fear of losing the most valuable person in my life.

Don’t know how much restless my heart is.

I dunno. She sat on the bench and hugged the robe like a pillow. I still think that Brett guy is cute.

Possessive quote If a little is not enough for you, nothing is. If a little is not enough for you, nothing is. — Epicurus30

You will find the real answer not in flight, not in ideals, not in beliefs, but in understanding the causes of dependence and possessiveness.

Just by looking at her, he let her feel how possessive he is of her.

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.- Lawrence Durrell

When someone else looks at you, my heart feels jealous. – Unknown

You are the one I possess in my dreams, and I never want to wake up from that reality.

Mine. The language of love is like that, possessive. That should be the first warning that it’s not going to encourage anyone’s betterment. -Holly Black

Good luck getting him away from Bekka. Cleo gathered her silky black hair into a high pony and pink-dabbed Smith’s Rosebud Salve on her lips. She’s got more grip than Crazy Glue.

If those who do not possess knowledge avoid scholarly discussions, disagreement will end. — Al-Ghazali213

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