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I Have Decided To Love Myself

Why Not? I Deserve It 15 People

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    I startedd this group for a reason. I started this group because I cut. Or used to. I purge. Or used to. I called mysefl every negative name in the book and I believed I was ugly and worthless. I didn't want to live anymore for many reasons, but my awful, disgusting self was one...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Jul 18, 2011

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    I wouldn't call it loving myself, but rather that I find myself to be one awesome, one of a kind person. I am intelligent, hard working, easy going, open, and honest, to name some...
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    I hate myself so much!!! I wish I could say I love myself but I don't I hate myself
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    I love myself because i cannot love another if i cannot even love myself
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    Somewhere in the middle of trials, adversity, heartache, pain, and betrayal; I've learned how to love myself.
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    I do not love myself which in turn makes it hard for me to love or show affection towards other people.
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    I'm an 18 year old girl and don't think I'm all cut out for relationships... now if you are about to comment and say "you're too young" or something Along those lines, then please...
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    I dreamed a dream in time gone by When hope was high And life worth living I dreamed that love would never die
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    I'm done with you. I can't believe I was thinking of killing myself over someone as pathetic as you. Go to hell mofo! #FeelingProudOfMyself
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    Each day I'm getting closer to my goal! I'm loving who I am. I loving what I see in the mirror. Minor insecurities still exist, but I'm on my way to overcoming them. Knowing that...
    Angel325 Angel325 31-35 Mar 30

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    I most certainly do. Nothing will change that. No hateful comments or preconceived notions will dent it. I love me and all my faults.
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    Not in a completely narcissistic way, but I try to be the kind of person I would want as my best friend. I also believe you can't truly love someone else until you love yourself...
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    I'm just as curious as to when do you exactly know when you love yourself. Right now I'm not so sure.
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    I am 37 and I have felt this way since I was 6.
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    What a gloriously sunny Sunday! Thank you all those special people in my life that make it worth it
    happylad13 happylad13 36-40, M Apr 13

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    ........this is an option?
    ArguablyLonely ArguablyLonely 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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