If people ask me if I love myself, I usually just answer something like, "Meh, I guess so."
Is loving yourself important in finding a mate? I was married for fourteen years, but I neither love nor hate myself. I don't think loving onesself is terribly important in being a good person, as there is a lot of indications that murderers have very high opinions of themselves.
Most Helpful Girl
I think you are simply comfortable in your own skin, which is why you were married happily for some time.
To "love" yourself doesn't necessarily mean you love every aspect of yourself, just that you are comfortable with who you are, what you look like, and your place in the world. If you can achieve this, you are secure enough to be a good partner. If you don't have this "love" (read, "acceptance" ) you will bring insecurity, jealousy and doubt into your relationships.
I think a better term than "love yourself " would simply be "accept yourself;" that term will never be as buzz-worthy as "love yourself," though.0
Most Helpful Guy
lol, I think it very important to love who you are in your place in your creators eyes. from your extreme example of murderers loving themselves might be the exact opposite. but i wouldn't know i guess. lol
My experience i got married at a young age well normal age I just didn't grow up yet. I felt low of myself and that low self esteem was carried into my relationship. so it did not prosper after I was spent of the love I was capable off.
Luckily my life came crashing down and everything as I knew was destroyed and i was shameful and broken. i had no other love to give.
Miraculously I had gotten a second chance to build my life from scratch band prosper a person filled with desire to succeed in just being lovable. i started to accept myself and make some changes all started by loving myself as I was and was eager to help others and share this new feeling. I was finally able for the first time to appreciate love as it meant and to share that with the love of my life. I waited by not looking for her but we finally did cross paths and the love we share today is more beautiful and easy and freeing all because I love who I am, and i was meant to feel and give this love.0