When you don’t love yourself enough, it comes with a lot of consequences, such as;
you allow people to mistreat you and to continue to mistreat you;
you try to please other people feeling it’s your obligation, not because you want to;
you feel suspicious when people treat you well or become extra-generous;
you feel that it’s your fault when things go wrong;
you pity yourself easily when someone criticizes you;
you don’t feel comfortable when you look at yourself in the mirror;
you allow people to think that it is tolerable to abuse other people;
you find it hard to receive love;
you become prone to depression and hopelessness;
you sabotage your own success because you believe you don’t deserve it.
You know, at first glance, it might seem that this lack of love isn’t so harmful in our relationship with others. But how could we even have a basis for loving other people when we can’t even love ourselves? By which standards are we going to treat them when we can’t even treat ourselves well? When we don’t love ourselves enough, we also lose the capacity to love other people.