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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One day, I am all gung ho and doing practice questions like there's no tomorrow, next I can't even be bothered to write out the workings for a question I am familiar with.
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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...
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    I love things but I make myself believe I don't love them. I hate things and I try to love them. I know how am I yet I try to change! I know that I want to be intersting yet I try...
    Idonotcareanymore Idonotcareanymore 18-21 Sep 13

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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 Aug 28

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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 8 Responses Sep 11

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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 Aug 28

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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 Aug 28

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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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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 Aug 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    So this all started in 5th, I felt as if it was destiny that brought us together. He first moved to this elementary school n then I also moved to the elementary in like the quarter...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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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 Aug 27

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    ...but my father is a coward. He made mistakes as we all do, but instead of trying his best to protect his own from these mistakes, he blamed the very ones that loved him. He has...
    PricelessLegacy PricelessLegacy 31-35, F Sep 7

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    I'm 19 I suffer from bad skin . Acne . Marks & scars . Over weight . Body & belly . . I hate my body & plus I'm not tall I'm like 5 ,5 inch . Plus I had an appointment . With...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Sep 7

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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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    The more I learn about psychopathy/NPD, the more I forgive the one who ensnared me. He can't help what he is. But it's so hard to forgive myself for giving up my morals and...
    Avicularia Avicularia 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    They always seem to work out fine for me.... I'm black,white and Puerto Rican so naturally I have no problem with people loving whoever they want it has worked out fine for...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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