I Used to Hate Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    Hatred - My Favorite Self Destructive Behavior

    I'm improving. I used to hate myself, but now I only hate parts of me. Ken
    dreamweaverken71 dreamweaverken71
    70+, M
    Mar 18, 2013

    I Got Over It

    there are those people that make you hate yourself. call you fat, ugly, useless ect..... but then it took me all my life to really get when I'm out of high school it wont matter. high school is like the deathzone. any way who gives! I am me and if they say things let them! all I...
    JellyBoinkle JellyBoinkle
    Aug 24, 2008

    I Use Too

    and the reason was simple to me I failed that last morning to protect the one i loved as she walked to work and was killed i was not there for her and i could not stopourmother from taking her own life (our mother was my wifes mother that gave me a home and love at 12 years old...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Feb 4, 2012

    An Ugly Reflection...

    There was a time when I thought I was happy. I wasn't, I was just throwing myself into other people's drama to divert my attention toward them rather than taking a long, hard look at myself. I could find something wrong with everyone....in one way, shape, or form. How did I...
    asmith108 asmith108
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    Becoming Body Positive

    When I was around 8-9 years old I realized I was different from the other kids. Even though I got along with them well, I noticed there was a great difference in my body size + weight. I was a lot more taller, weighed a lot more, and I had the physique of a 6th grade boy. I was...
    zafnadya zafnadya
    22-25, F
    Oct 16, 2013

    Please Hide The Mirrors

    there was a time i could not even look at my self in the mirror. every time i did i would begin to cry. i purposely harmed my self,because i felt that i deserved pain. someone would call me beautiful, and my fist would clench in anger. i could not stand compliments. i felt ugly...
    sarahbabydoll sarahbabydoll
    18-21, F
    Sep 17, 2010

    Getting Better Bit By Bit

    Just one day at a time I guess. I'm trying and have come a long way. There will always be things about me that I don't like but I can either work on improving those things or harp on it for the rest of eternity... I think I'll go with the fixing. I'm not a bad person just a lot...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Feb 3, 2008

    But Now Things Are Better

    I've learned to love myselff a lot more and accept that I'm not perfect, but I'm fine the way I am. I don't have to be a size 0 or be hot for people to like me, and if that's all people care about, I don't want them to like me anyways. I have a personality under my skin, and I...
    sistersarahsue sistersarahsue
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2008

    I was emotionally and mentally abused by my

    father as a child. Sometimes it even spilled over into physical abuse. Most of my life has been spent wishing I'd never been born or attempting to kill myself. I hated myself so much that when I was 13 I actually hung myself. Luckily I was saved by my only friend who promised...
    Romantheridiculous Romantheridiculous
    18-21, M
    Jun 14, 2015
    WolfForever14 WolfForever14
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014
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