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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Love: fall back. Hate: forward. I'll take the extra hour of sleep on one day over the extra sunlight lol
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    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M Nov 11

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    my dad is constantly mad at me, if I don't return his call in time he ignores me for days sometimes even weeks. he hates that I have a better relationship with my mom and holds it...
    justwanttobehappy1 justwanttobehappy1 18-21 1 Response Nov 10

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    My relationship with my father means everything to me. We haven't been as close as we always were lately though. He's been working more since he started his small business and it...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Yea, but he keeps looking for fights arguing with me saying a cat who hates being outside (claws at the door to come back in, always has been a inside so their paws are sensitive...
    NeverAnonymous NeverAnonymous 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    my dad's mom just died last week... I didn't know her...so it feels weird to call her my grandmother but my dad and I were never close either...he was just never the dad who...
    lostinthoughtss lostinthoughtss 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am scared of my father. I'm not quite sure why. Every time I hear his car pull up in the drive way I get very anxious and feel like he's going to tell at me for no reason, but...
    helloimxxxxx helloimxxxxx 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My father enters the door, and the first thing he said wasn't "hello." No, the first thing he said was "someone bring me up a bowl of mayonnaise and relish." Now keep in mind, he...
    anonmailman123 anonmailman123 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    My situation started with a coat. My mother bought me a coat that was £60 and I wore it to school and within a week I lost it. I was sure that I left it in a friends car and I...
    VanillaCupcakes VanillaCupcakes 16-17, F Nov 10

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    I'm going to move in with my dad and hopefully we get closer than we are now I'm nervous tho because my mom don't know yet and my dad is also going to get my siblings
    Babypandabear21 Babypandabear21 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Like me and my dad used to be very close when I was little me & my dad used to be very close now it's just like distance . He's doesn't say anything to me and we never hang out...
    Heyitsjalenn Heyitsjalenn 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm the girl that walks into a room and all heads turn, I've dated princes and nfl players and before you get the wrong idea I've had slept with a total of 1 guy. I've always had...
    notperfection notperfection 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference! Hello, I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We meet on AgeMeet.com.We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing...
    fergiecc11 fergiecc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    dianacc11 dianacc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I love interracial relationships and I believe having biracial kids are also a beautiful thing. Some people still dislike these acts in this day and time. I can't wait to give...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    I have recently become extremely sick. I can't eat or sleep and I have chills and a fever that won't break. I live alone (my parents divorced and my mom gave me the house and moved...
    mufasamilan mufasamilan 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I love edging before letting myself come
    Yopolol Yopolol 18-21 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I sometimes talk with myself. And my mum does it too. Back in the day, when my little sister and I were younger, we always found it funny that our mother could be talking with...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    This past weekend, me and a friend went on a weekend spa retreat..something that would've have interested me a year ago, three years ago, heck, my whole life... I've never felt so...
    justsmile14 justsmile14 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 27

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    Two years ago i fell in love. At first it was just like some other teen crush i had earlier. And then, one of my really good friends, told me she is in love with him. But she didn...
    MentalnoSjebana MentalnoSjebana 13-15, F Nov 9

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      Yes I do....and many of you may not believe me, but here is just one post of the many I have had to deal with that have been posted about me.
    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 9 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This isn't in anyway meant to be another one of my sarcastic points. I have conversations with myself and I respond and get results to what I have asked... I take credit for what...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Nov 4

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    There are some awesome people in my circle. All have been through things and still have a sense of humor. I would love to have dinner and drinks with any of them. All have...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i havent lived at home since i graduated high school. i suppose i could just go out and rent a place, but i wouldnt be saving a single penny. eventually, ill be moving, so i guess...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I like sex everyday or at least 3xs a week, or multiple times a day if in the mood, my girl hates sex everyday b/c of her past. She was promiscuous at a young age and then stopped...
    jembaby07 jembaby07 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    Age Gap Dating Site - Younger Women Older Men Dating&Older Women Younger Men Dating AgeMeet.com - The Largest Dating Site for Older Women Dating Younger Men and Older Men Dating...
    kerendion kerendion 26-30, F Nov 4

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    I am not attracted to people who look like me (not that I'm ugly). i just love to see mixed couples. i am really mixed. My brother got more Caucasian genes than I did. I have more...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    He has been gone 32 days now. The only reason I know that is I have been keeping a journal to keep him up to speed on every day since he was gone once he returns. I've only gotten...
    sebuka92 sebuka92 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a mom of two boys 7 - 8 next month and 6 my ex left me and them in may 2011 for two years he lied cheated stole didnt call or barely come see them backed out of promises one...
    lonelydove12 lonelydove12 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Love psychologists say 2yrs and In Love feelings where off.....Here's the article that could save a lot of our drowning EP relationships ...I will implement this ...feeling valued...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Not only am I involved in a loving interracial relationship I married my great love and we're very happy.
    mihael011 mihael011 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I love being with anyone idc bout the race i love seeing mixed relationships. Ive dated pretty much every race except african american. Ok before u go thinking im racist its not...
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