While my biggest argument in favor of self-hatred is that it might keep me compassionate to others (as a way of not sucking up all the love for myself), and that it might keep me safe (as a way of not doing anything too big and bold and daring that might cause others not to like me), I hereby choose to believe that, in fact, as someone who loves herself regardless of the circumstances, compassion will in fact more effortlessly flow from my being, and I will find such fulfillment in the joy of being alive, real, and expressed in the world, that the need for safety will diminish in its presence.
While I am telling myself that I am crazy for doing this, I am circulating this petition 1) to plant seeds in others, and nourish young sprouts already growing toward tree-dom, and 2) because I want to know who are my allies, who else is walking (or would like to walk) this path.
Thus, if the cause of unrelenting self-love resonates in your being, let your name be known.
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J.J., United States5 years ago Comments: I'm so moved by this - you have in fact planted a big seed - at least in my consciousness! I really enjoyed seeing your arguments for self-hatred spelled out - I really resonate. And also, I now resonate with the idea of self-love. Thanks Marina!
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