“You Need To Love Yourself First” – Why It’s Not That Simple

Me and My Mental Health Matters

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You always here the expression “until you love yourself no one else will love you” and I hate this phrase because that means I’m forever unlovable. I need reassurance that people love me. I can’t love myself so I need it from outside. How can anyone who doesn’t love themselves see themselves as someone worthy of loving if no one can love them? It makes no sense.

Why should I love myself?

That question above is the hardest by far. For me I see nothing worthy of love. I look in the mirror and the hatred towards myself just increases. What am I missing? What can others see that I can’t? Or maybe they can’t see what I can? I see every fault. Every failure. Everything that has added to why people hurt me. Why…

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