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I Have a Love-hate Relationship With Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 191 People

    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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    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...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Mar 27, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 18, 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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F Jun 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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    The privacy wasn't there. The communication was awful. I often wonder what made them want to be parents in the first place. In my baby book they wrote what they hoped I'd be. I...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Four generations of family love and no one has ever been forced into anything. Our grandmother started with our father in 1953. Such wonderful family dedication and bonding...
    LTEP69 LTEP69 56-60, M 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My father and had been close since before I can remember, but he's impatient and moody so when him and my mom split when I was three I lived with my mom and her man whom I barely...
    dzuniga770 dzuniga770 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    i love having days out n spending time with my new family :-)
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I used to when I was younger, but now my dad and I barely talk to each other. My mom says that my dad is possibly bipolar, and by his actions, I think she's right. He gets angry...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I have been so annoyed with girls today who say stuff like 'I'm sad I won't be kissing my boyfriend under the fireworks tonight'. Like really? I'm sad that my boyfriend is on the...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    actually i have no relationship with my dad
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    today I posted an image on Facebook which said something like "if he controls you, shouts, hits, badmouth, diminish you... don't allow it. That is not love" (this wasn't a message...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love my boyfriend. I always have and he's my world. But I developed some curious feelings for quite awhile. I have no idea what to do. I really think I could be attracted to...
    song95 song95 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I Refer To My Depression As If It Were An Intimate Friend She, (because it must be a "she," for who else could hold such a constant draw on me for the last thirty years,) is a...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was freaking out when I saw a claw machine in the mall with a ipad mini in it. I tried it like 2 or 3 times but it's almost impossible to get it. The prizes are suspended by zip...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm larger at the bottom than I am at the top (meaning I barely have boobs but my butt is the size of a Thanksgiving turkey). The rest of my family is the opposite with huge boobs...
    deldel22 deldel22 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Truthfully I have never been in an interracial relationship but I love seeing a happy couple this is interracial!! I have thought about dating outside of my race. I think it would...
    Manlo29 Manlo29 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    We knew (and secretly liked) each other for four years before we started talking every day and realized that our friendship was more than that. We are (still) so in love. I love...
    HardlySherlock HardlySherlock 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don`t know what I`m going to say,but I had an argue with my parents just a minute ago.I didn`t like to write that down in my notebook diary cause I was afraid someone would read...
    kianamk kianamk 13-15 6 days ago

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    yea i love to get my hair played and also love to play with someone hair,someone some woman or girl lol
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Im just a normal bi guy whos just now discovering furries and i want to have a gay experience with somebody
    Rogue2224 Rogue2224 22-25, M a week ago

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    Hey guys. I've posted here in the past because my boyfriend and I were considering an open relationship. Well now we're actually going through with it. We're coming up with rules...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am considering an open relationship because I don't think my bf and I are sexually compatable but we love each other very much. After 3 years I realized that he is more about...
    meow1085 meow1085 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    In a new relationship with a solider who has been deployed for 6months, this will be our first deployment together And currently a week into the deployment. Don't have much of a...
    rosierosa rosierosa 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have knocked out three of my past sparring partners and none of those were justified to the level we were boxing at. The first was an older co-worker, the second was a long time...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 27

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    I am interested in dating a man outside of my race. Although the opposite attracts. I am a African Americans/ Indian female and I love myself. 5ft.7in. I am beautiful on the inside...
    Parislee Parislee 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    If someone would love me then definitely I'd love her back more than my life but it must be real love not just attraction or lie..,
    saysorry saysorry 22-25, M Jun 27

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    These are real thoughts/quotes/things that happened during my work days. Yes mam I understand what you want, I'm just unable to provide that service. Stop b**ching at me I'm...
    DreamlessDesire DreamlessDesire 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Personally, I love interracial relationships. How do you feel about them? Tomorrow, my blog will list positive stuff about #interraciallove , so let's talk about the dark side of...
    RedDotLove RedDotLove 31-35, M Jun 26

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    I never knew that who I cared about so much was really just a sad sack of ****. We became friends, and then we were both at a point in our lives to begin to date. I had kept my...
    heyashree heyashree 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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