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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm trying as hard as I can but it's still not good enough. I guess he's just not happy with me
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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 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dloveski Dloveski 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    I want a man to make love to me with passion & sensuality & for him to fill my vagina with his ***** & them for me to sleep then with his arms around me for the nite minding me...
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    This time around last year, I met this guy. We were seniors in high school. We used to hang out every day in lunch. We would talk and text every day. On my birthday, he took me out...
    galvangirl galvangirl 16-17, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    princessslaya princessslaya 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    i love a boy who never wants to see me. i love a boy who ignores my calls. i love a boy who can't remember my birthday after 4 years. i love a boy who likes other girls. i love a...
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    So after 9 years of emotional torture "we are gonna be together", "I'm not ready", "I messed up I want you back" (after I just wed) TO after you wed "I'm not happy, I want you to...
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    Why would they do this to me? I feel so betrayed and used by my school. They know I have issues and instead of trying to help me they make it worst. I don't feel safe in my school...
    Jakeyfendey Jakeyfendey 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    And the worst was an ex who was a spoilt brat. When I had asked didn't he want to work towards getting a mortgage to have security and make his parents proud, he responded- "I'm...
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    oceans5 oceans5 41-45, F Oct 9

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