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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    Some mornings i'm like Will I Am "Feeling Myself" and think i'm sheer amazing haha and other times i feel like a useless fat slob. Its never in the middle, i don't look and think...
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    When my mom speaks I feel like my ears are being stabbed with a million knives.
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    It has been 7 years now and the time is still counting ... I haven't talked to my bad dad ...but we still live on the same house 'cause I have no choice...it sounds weird but you...
    simplyking simplyking 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So...I'm just hoping he doesn't read this, because he will know immediately. A few months ago, I started liking my cousin. I am a 13 year old girl, and he is 17. I started talking...
    youcanthelpmenow youcanthelpmenow 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Like wow... My mother had actually gave me a birthday hug today. It wasn't even that awkward either. She even gave me a birthday card. Well, it was a week earlier, but that was...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Why is it taking so long to find my soulmate? :( I want to feel the happiness again that I felt a long time ago...
    Slyter Slyter 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It's been a rough few weeks, I've missed him more so this last while. I find myself wondering what exactly I am missing.. I miss how beautiful he made me feel, I miss how sexy...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for about 20 months and I love him and our relationship. Yes we have our ups and downs, although very rarely, but we learn from...
    Rainbowsandrain Rainbowsandrain 36-40, F Aug 15

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    It's just that, because i'm aware of the fact that who I really am in real life is being shielded by a virtual veil... I have become meaner. Well not neccessarily meaner, but I've...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'm in this sexless relationship with this guy that says he loves me but I feel something fishy is going on with him. He is always on his phone pushes me away a lot. I supported...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I'm in this sexless relationship with this guy that says he loves me but I feel something fishy is going on with him. He is always on his phone pushes me away a lot. I supported...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am in love and in a relationship with a man who is married, has two teenagers and who is 50 yrs old. I am 27. Feedback? Advice? I am lost.
    metzaa21 metzaa21 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being in a two year relationship with a soldier who is deployed overseas is one of the hardest things I have ever done.
    aashley1989 aashley1989 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I love to have my hair played with by brushing it shampooing it getting it cut colored I like to have my head layed back in the sink to have my hair washed
    mp98mp98 mp98mp98 36-40, M Aug 11

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    please share with us ,,who love to be with onother one from other country
    kemmoh kemmoh 22-25 Aug 24

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    I love my dad with all of my heart and soul! Having a chill-out night in tonight, complete with takeaway pizzas and a movie!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I usually have to apologize because a lot of black women in my city absolutely hate this so I'm glad I can come here and not be judged. I'm a black guy that only dates white and...
    cmicsilvels cmicsilvels 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I have a love and hate with MTV I just cant watch mtv anymore stupid teen wolf, stupid 16 & pregnant or teen mom 2, stupid catfish, theres actually show that I do like watching two...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F Aug 20

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    Probably because I push myself away from them, and don't feel like I want to be tied down. The more probably cause would be because every guy I've ever been with wants to get...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I have been in this exact same place  over half a dozen times before.  Why haven't I learned by now?  From hour to hour  and even minute to minute I NEVER know who you'll...
    girlofnirvana girlofnirvana 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 3

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    Yeah I'm all for interracial relationships, I think it's cute and I love how it's becoming more common, yay interracial relationships! :D
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    My relationship of 7 years ended a few months ago. It was the worst thing that's ever happened to me. I've come a loooonnng way. However, I still don't think I'm fully okay. I've...
    JnyJny JnyJny 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I am 5'5 and 47.5kg. If you have read my previous posts, you will know all about my struggle with restrictive dieting over the past couple of years, leading to extreme weight loss...
    Mel999 Mel999 18-21 Aug 22

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    Skin colour isn't really a big deal to me. I don't go and think "Oh, I want a interracial relationship" I just love who I love.
    BurntToasty BurntToasty 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Okay so in my last experience i almost went into a complete rant about my luck with relationships.. or guys in general. So decided to post my rant and get it off my chest before i...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I hate myself for the things I have done, but I can't bring myself to tell the truth that would mean hurting people even more than I already have.
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish. It would have been exciting. I myself wanted to be a Soldier. Then gotten in to the thought to take a chance on a Shooting Star.What if it does fall and I miss the chance...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F Aug 11

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    A girl i've known for about 4 years now, told me that when we met she had a crush on me. But at the time I had just started dating another girl. I dated that girl for 2 and a half...
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Me and my girlfriend tend to fight often, even over the little things. I hate it and I just want to hold her instead
    WVMBO WVMBO 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    It is something I've never had, but would love to have. I think it would be awesome.
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Def gonna have an interracial marriage love love love
    angieloveee angieloveee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm 15, and im completely anf utterly in love with a 23 year old, I just love how mature he is and how amazing he makes me feel..Hes moving to LA soon and when I'm 18 I'm going to...
    Effy12 Effy12 18-21, F Aug 13

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    Sometimes love is not enough. If how you love each other is incompatible. It is the bigger thing to do. leave set each other free.
    dalston dalston 51-55, M Aug 18

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