“Those who are offended by your self-love have a stake in you not loving yourself. You are so much easier to manipulate and mistreat when you don’t like yourself. It’s easier for others to walk all over you when you don’t realize what you deserve and when you don’t re- gard yourself highly. Those who are offended by your self-love know that it’s harder for them to get their way with you. It’s harder for them to speak to you unkindly, take advantage of you, and use you. They know you’ll stick around if you don’t see why you should leave. They can continue to hurt you. Put you down. Step on you to lift themselves higher. This is the only reason someone wouldn’t want you to love yourself. Those who love you want you to love you too.”
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