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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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    I used to hate myself ( people know how to make

    you hate yourself!) I worked hard on myself and I reached the point where I had Love-hate Relationship With Myself now it is mostly love I love me! I'm the one who entertain myself and I'm the one who understand myself and this is enough
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I Get to Decide

    I could almost call my Love-Hate Relationship with myself a split personality.  I have good days and I have bad days.  But that's not what I'm talking about.  It's like I have Love on one shoulder and Hate on the other.  I get to choose who I want to listen...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    What to hate about me?

    I'm too perfect to live in this world XD jk! Seriously.. Sometimes i love myself like a lover other times like a best friend Sometimes I hate myself but when I think about it i actually hate living in this fukked up world I accept myself as i am as i accept people as they...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Aug 3

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    Dwindled

    I have instances where I am proud of myself but over the years those have dwindled. I feel like crying, but I can't even do that.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    Love Vs Hate

    Yes it's true people, I have a Love - Hate relationship with one's self. I know, I know, you probably thinking, What?...but I thought he was the most perfect man in the world and beyond. And to be honest, I thought..I was the most perfect guy in the world and beyond as well, But...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Mar 27, 2012

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    This Fits Me

    This fit me - this is exactly how I feel. I am a strong, confident and self-assured woman.  I see what I want, I go for it.  Nothing stands in my way, no challenge is to great. On the other hand - I am a weak child, playing on the safe side of...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    Complex Relationship With...... Myself?

    So I'm an 18year old teenager that has just graduated highschool this past june. I've had this weird insane complex relationship with myself for a long time. Sometimes I look in the mirror and I say: "Damnnnn You lookin fine today!!" and I will love the person that I am and how i...
    iwantlovetoo iwantlovetoo 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Reality At Its Finest

    The "Love-hate relationship" with myself is probably like any other teenagers'. I have a wonderful family with married parents and an older brother always by my side. It's hard to be thankful for all the good things in my life. Why? Good question. I am your typical teenage girl...
    BeautifulDreamer97 BeautifulDreamer97 16-17, F Jun 10, 2013

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    Hate and Love

    I truly at times hate myself, I detest my physical appearance and I detest my actions a great deal.  However, when I am attacked by others or presumptions are made about me, I suddenly passionately defend myself to extent I can love myself for those brief moments of an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Complicated

    Okay, so one minute I love myself and then the next I want to put a gun to my head. My mind has conversations with itself, which then makes me do things involuntarily. . Yeah, so really it's just a complicated love/hate relationship, that I have with, myself. Me, myself and I...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Sep 25, 2011

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    I Hate What I Love

    I love myself, but hate my intensity sometimes. Especially my ability to love without expectation. On the occasion that I do "fall in love", I am rejected. My intelligence is awesome, but my intellect is not. I am too "full-on". I am a professional groupie...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 13 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    An Awful Way To Start

    Umm, never done this before... Okay so, I have this weird thing I do were I love myself as in loving your body and your face and hair and all that stuff people say. I love my skin and I think I'm pretty (I don't wanna appear haughty, but just to explain this the right way) and I...
    Freansaviour Freansaviour 18-21 Apr 10, 2013

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    Make Up My Mind!

    one minuet im like happy with myself the next second i hate myself. i say i did a good job then im like it sucks. With EVERYTHING its like that. even if theres nothing or no everything. ugh! it bugs..
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2008

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    Same Things I Love Are the Things I Hate

    The same things i love about myself are the things i hate. I love that i can be so understanding but i hate that i can be so nieve. I love that i can be so patient but i hate that i can so easily be taken advantage of. I love that i can forgive but i hate that i always forget. I...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mom has gone through a lot, and I love her, I really do & she loves me more than life itself. What the problem is, is that whenever my mom & I get into fights (which have been...
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    Yeah. It loves me because I feed it! I hate it because it never shrinks!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    This isn't one of the appearance based posts in here. Probably because I don't really care much for my appearance. Anyway the love part would be the flexibility and strength that...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I love it. It tends to ignore me:(
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Some days I feel great like I look good my body is on point and it's just all go an then other days I look like a sack of potatoes that no one wants... Not that I really care if...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Some days I love my curves, my wide hips, full thighs and breasts. Then other days I feel embarrassed because of them. I'm 36 weeks pregnant, so I have more curve to my body than...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    As I get older, I'm enjoying my body shapes. Not with the mechanics though! Got a lot wrong with me and doctors say the same thing. Losing weight will make some things better...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I enjoy the convenience and enjoy all of the opportunities it can provide. However, almost everywhere you look, there's a dark side which makes me sad.
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M Sep 15

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    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's awesome during the cold winter months, but not so much during beach season.
    TubbyPlumpton TubbyPlumpton 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    In these days... Tell me who doesn't? It's sort of sad, but we never feel super comfortable I guess.
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always was bothered when people asked me about my mother when I was growing up. I also always was uncomfortable when people said things like, "She's your mother. You love her...
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    My boyfriend and I are very comfortable with each other. He watches ****, I watch ****... We are both totally okay with this... Sometimes we watch **** together... Lesbian ****. I...
    SecretlyBiRightNow SecretlyBiRightNow 16-17, F Sep 18

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    Not that i want a relationship with the piece of Sh1t ...but i really wish i could have a father...Any kind of figure that is like a father to me...I have always been without a...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am an only child to a strong willed and beautiful mother who has endured many hardships throughout her life. Almost from Day 1, my mom has played both parental roles, and with a...
    olinor olinor 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Idonotcareanymore Idonotcareanymore 18-21 Sep 13

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    im constantly angry all the time. i came home to take care of my sick dad. i havent been home since high school, so as you can imagine, ive always lived my own life. were not a...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M a week ago

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    Well, I suppose my narcissist got out of the relationship with me. Exactly 2 weeks ago, everything was rosy again. I say "again" because it was the typical pattern of his daily...
    Avicularia Avicularia 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I've always been attracted to white men but I've never been in a relationship with anyone outside of my race idk maybe I should try moving to a place where interracial...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 11

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    I met my ex boyfriend four months ago. We met online and talked everyday for a month before actually meeting. We had very deep conversations and I felt like I already knew him even...
    confusedgirl01 confusedgirl01 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I hate living with pcos, I hate that I don't know anybody with the severity of my condition who I can speak to, I hate that my doctors look at me as if i'm just lying and lazy when...
    FedUp888 FedUp888 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Love people to watch Me play with myself! Anyone interested?
    Latinsensation Latinsensation 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Ugh i hate living with my bf brother he's only 19 and was going to college and stopped going now he won't find a job and i'm behind him cleaning every mess like if i was his mother...
    ashlii92 ashlii92 22-25, F Sep 12

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    Sometimes flying solo is a damn good thing, even listening to other women moan turns me on (mostly while watching ****) but damn I love playing with myself.
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's always interesting to step back and see how you have changed and grown within yourself…. I haven't been on EP in quite a while, I've obviously missed a lot with a few old...
    LovingLaughs94 LovingLaughs94 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I have no problem hiding behind a computer screen and typing out everything I feel. How I'm so depressed and feel alone. It's good to get it out and not really knowing the people...
    mmccarth mmccarth 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I would never actually do it. I just have this urge to stab myself in the stomach over and over again
    sagittarius1236 sagittarius1236 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I am a nudist mom with five kids love skinny dipping with my family and many of my friends. We have a great time on weekends together along with nude sunbathing. My kids are...
    brunettemom brunettemom 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    Take that "hi" and shove it up your bottom. If your experience is only full of how much you like woman with indication that you want an online relationship, you obviously haven't...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm depressed and it's hard. It's gotten bad enough that I started cutting myself for tons of different reasons. Sometimes I feel so numb inside that I cut myself so I can feel...
    benjamintkw benjamintkw 13-15, M Sep 10

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    Especially when other people are in the picture. When others speak fondly of me, I get upset. I want them to just shut up, and that makes me feel like a bad person. Some days I...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F Sep 10

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