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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 212 People

    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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    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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    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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    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...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Mar 27, 2012

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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 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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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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    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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    I wish there was more I could do to serve

    humanity. I'm not proud of myself, nor do I think I should be alive. I'm so sorry Jesus that I do not live a productive lifestyle, helping people and serving the public. I'm so messed up. I feel like I'm living in barriers. I hate myself for not helping anyone. Everywhere I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 15, 2015

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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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    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 2 Responses Aug 18, 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 18-21, F Jun 10, 2013

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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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    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 Sep 29, 2014

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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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    Maybe I will not leave tomorrow... ordays after that... . But I hope I have one chanve to have a moment... of having a great evening... great food....great comversation... and a...
    destita destita 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    We had another weekend with dad, he is accepting us and how we are, which is pretty cool and the fact that in such a horrible backward place as this our dad accepts us is totally...
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    I'm a 29 yr old black woman and I've only dated two black guys my whole life. I've always been attracted to other races. My longest relationship was with a Latino and my most...
    kbabe0181 kbabe0181 26-30, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Anyone interested in a relationship?
    babyboy1808 babyboy1808 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    Our mum raised us on her own with no help from dad, she works hard really hard that means she is away a lot at weekend, when a neighbour looks out for us. Our dad was never around...
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am thankful for the comfort of the Holy Spirit and the nature of God's Spirit. i pray for more filling of the Spirit, for more love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Its very complicated haha.
    Ayunir Ayunir 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I love him, he loves me, but he doesn't have time to love me. He is always working.
    VioletSea VioletSea 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes even though I prefer white men I often wonder what it would be like to date my own. My white partners have made it so obnoxious at times to be with them. They make black...
    cvlt cvlt 22-25, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    that is an understatement on my part. i have no relationship with him...sure ive tried over the years. and i guess he has too a point. i am the oldest of 4 kids plus the only...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was married to a sociopath for 7 years. I am going to say they never change they tell you what you want to hear. they have no morals or conscience. They can erase a program lets...
    ashleya9285 ashleya9285 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I hate swimwear, it is wet, uncomfy and gets cold. Swimming naked is the answer its comfy and dries easily. And you get to sea your friends naked!
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've always found my attraction to white men to be stronger. I'd love to met one on hete :-) being funny is basically the way to my heart is always a bonus. So if any of you sweet...
    hippieAfrochild hippieAfrochild 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey girls looking for a a nice girl who enjoy simple things in life like watching sun set and sun rise with and doesn't care what other people thing about you :) if this sounds...
    DalyLifeOfDee DalyLifeOfDee 18-21, M a week ago

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    A interracial relationship
    Lantell Lantell 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You know when I get in a relationship I just want to date a guy that would love me and care about and have to same interest I honestly don't care what race you are :)
    jadagee jadagee 18-21, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    I miss the clue when white guys flirt with me. black guys are more upfront which is what I'm used to. subtlety I miss.
    SpecialKndofOrdinary SpecialKndofOrdinary 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I would love to meet and talk to some single black guys;)
    curious0330 curious0330 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I met the love of my life 3 months ago and he just left for basic training yesterday and I cried myself to sleep and slept most of today. I know I'm not the only "soldiers girl...
    aliciathestrange aliciathestrange 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have a love hate relationship with the internet. On one hand, I have access to unlimited knowledge. I can research whenever and wherever. Many of my friends I've only known...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    We both changed Me did crimes And life brought hard choices But she was great Then went yuppie And me lost her Tough love taught by her cousin hit And...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Just waiting to one day meet that dark hair light eyes 6ft3 white guy with the most beautiful mind and the kindest heart
    Dage23 Dage23 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 30

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    "Be happy with yourself." Right..how can I be happy with myself if I am not really. I've been truggling to lose weight but I might as well give up. I've failed too many times and...
    PassionForCreativity PassionForCreativity 26-30, F Jan 30

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    My mom and I have never been close. I am closer to my dad because he and I are more alike. My mom and I constantly fight and we can never agree about anything. My mom thinks that...
    Winters15 Winters15 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    i hate going shopping and knowing that im either the same size or bigger. its only been 3 months since i last went shopping but today i tried on my size but it was to tight. what...
    amipark amipark 16-17, F Jan 27

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    The absolute hardest challenge I have ever been faced with. At the end of it all and only then did I truly realize the devastating toll that it had taken on my psyche. I left with...
    ClassyCassie ClassyCassie 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    It's wonderful. Really. It still amazes me how well we fit together, how close our bond already is. Never known such love, affection, loyalty, honesty, trust, respect and...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F Jan 27

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