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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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    I'm on a 14 hour train/ bus ride with my 1 1/2 year old. I love my child but Jesus I feel like strangling her. I'm not sure that we will both survive this trip.
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    I hat the App for EP. I constantly have have to check for messages. Well what messages? Lol but yeah urgggg
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    Running track made my legs so muscular but for some reason people always tell me that I have nice legs and they wish that they had legs like me lol
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    My relationship with my mom is... problematic, I'd say. We are in touch, however the best thing that ever happened to our relationship was distance. We love each other, but our...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    i like listening to music but it feels like i haven't developed any serious bond. it makes me so sad this side of my life regarding music. i grew up with no music at all in the...
    alogo alogo 26-30 Dec 28, 2014

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    well, me and my dad have always fought,and argued. the thing is my dad didn't leave my family hes not absuive hes not an alchoholic. hes really rude and mean and judge mental, as...
    Leahxox Leahxox 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    When the mountains fallAnd the tempest roars You are with meWhen creation foldsStill my soul will soar on Your mercyI'll walk through the fireWith my head lifted highAnd my spirit...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F Jan 10

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    It's been this way for ten years now. He married my mom when I was five and has been unkind to me ever since he married her. I can't take it anymore, being disrespected. It...
    ningqin ningqin 13-15, F Jan 11

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    yes.but how can i meet a man who wants and can have long distance relationships with me?? i know some interracial couples. they have met on instagram. i'm in Japan. it's impossible...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 17

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    Hello, I am new here. I had something happen to me that I have never seen before and just wanted to talk about. I was beginning to heal from it because of reading other people's...
    Fresh1414 Fresh1414 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    My uncle is 54 he has twin daughters, lives in telford which is about 45mins to an hour away from my family. He is a grandfather to two beautiful little girls. He is divorced and...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    This is really it...PART 3 ;) After these encounters, I find myself with mixed emotions. There is an emotional and, sometimes, sexual charge there. Then, I feel guilty for having...
    ImnessAntiess ImnessAntiess 26-30, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I said that I'd write PART 2 ;) So, there it is. About the breaks... I am virtually relentless in doing whatever I can to make what he wants happen, especially in light of what...
    ImnessAntiess ImnessAntiess 26-30, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    vanessacc11 vanessacc11 26-30, F Jan 4

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    I have been struggling with my relationship with God, because I want to know him before I can surrender myself to him. Last year a friend of mine who went to the same high school...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    minniecc11 minniecc11 26-30, F Jan 15

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    I would love to have an interracial with someone right now. I like men from different races. I want a relationship with a man different from my race.
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F Jan 5

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    I too was struggling in my relationship with GOD...after a truly awful 2014....my faith took a few hits.....I raged, and vented against GOD...wondering if HE was really there, and...
    sexygirl39 sexygirl39 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a month shy of 3 years. He is only in BT but before now the longest we've spent apart was three weeks and now I am looking at...
    Romero020212 Romero020212 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Just some observations about Australian passengers compared with their European counterparts. Recently flew with Jetstar to Phuket from Melbourne. It was chockers and all Aussies...
    coolibaz coolibaz 61-65, M Jan 9

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    I'm technically not in a relationship with this person, but we talked almost every day for two months. We met on a dating site, so I only know his first name and a few other basic...
    worrier07 worrier07 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    My girlfriend and I have an abnormal relationship. Early on we agreed neither of us would care if we had sex with other people. Neither of us is possessive of each other, and we...
    speedskull speedskull 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    Before I forget, I will write about this. I guess I have mentioned it already in an earlier bit under this heading, but it's become more poignant, I think, since then. Or...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 17 hrs ago

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    "I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." -MLK
    Spanishintuition Spanishintuition 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just found out my mum has cancer.... Im absolutely gutted. Not sure what to do with myself! 😢
    RichieRich030680 RichieRich030680 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I always have and will love to play with cute puppies for hours. I don't know I'm obcessed with puppies. They adore me and I love them
    alexanderpearce alexanderpearce 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have a friend that I met on here last year... we don't talk so much lately... She's crazy-awesome... she loves like this... I have never asked her... but her life sure challenges...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    YES, I WANT YOUR OPINION. ;) ...It seems to me that by the time most people get here, we are at the point of ranting...or, at least, to the peak of frustration. Today, right now...
    ImnessAntiess ImnessAntiess 26-30, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I have been hiding out for a couple of days. Some friends came to visit. Actually I will call them acquaintances not friends, because I don't like them at all. I know hate is a...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago