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Love Yourself First

It pays off in the end.

Love Yourself First

Dear girls, love yourself first. There are so many girls out there, including myself, that have hit a point in there life to where they can't seem to get over the fact that their makeup doesn't look as good as someone else's, or that all the boys don't circle around you like they do her, or that you're not as popular as her. You try to get in a relationship for all the wrong reasons, because you want to feel loved, you want to feel important and wanted. But stop, take a second and think about this. How are you going to make a relationship work if you don't love yourself?

Loving yourself is a major key in life, not only does it make you feel good, it makes the people that care about you feel good as well. 1. Love yourself for a healthy relationship • If you love yourself while in a relationship, you will understand that you do not need to be pushed around. You will also understand if it's time to let go, or keep pushing strong to try to make things work. If you don't love yourself while in a relationship, you will begin to think that everything is your fault. A bad boyfriend/girlfriend will see that weakness in you and start to blame everything on you. You will start to believe that you are the problem. If you love yourself, you will know, “hey, I don't do everything wrong. I know I am good enough and I know that not everything is my fault.” You will also feel superior. You will feel like you are good enough for this relationship and if they don't think so, screw then. It will get you a lot farther in a relationship, I promise you. 2. It will get you a lot farther in life, all in all. • When someone doesn't love their self, it makes them feel really insecure. It also makes them feel like they can't do anything right.

You know when you're about to take a big test, and you feel like you didn't study enough and you keep saying in your head over and over “I'm going to fail this.” If you have that confidence in yourself, that love for yourself, you will know that you can do it and you're not going to let nothing get in your way. The people that care about you will start to realize your wanting to go out more with your friends, and that you're crawling out of your shell. The people that care about you, want you to love yourself because they love you, too, and they don't want to see you down all the time because you think you're not good enough. 3. You will start to discover what true happiness feels like • In life, you should always care about your happiness before anyone else's. This is your life. You need to be cautious of your happiness over anyone else's. Do what YOU think is right. If you can't make a decision to make you happy because you think the other person should get their way because you aren't good enough, start loving yourself more. This is your life, make it how you want. And don't let anyone's happiness come before yours. Loving yourself is key to this. So; next time you look in the mirror, instead of pointing out all the flaws, point out all the good. Make a list of everything you like about yourself. Use this to create a better life. A happier life. I promise you, there are so many things to love about yourself. Appreciate yourself. It gets you a lot farther. XOXO, Hannah.

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