Self Love

Can anyone tell me what self love is and how to overcome it?

What do you want? Self Hate? Boy, you must love yourself, creature of God, made at the image of God!! If god loves you, why it is forbidden for you to love you?

Only the devil hates you, OK?

The greatest commandment is to love God and to love our neighbor AS WE LOVE OURSELVES. We are called to love ourselves because we are made in the image of God. True self love is different than lets say narcissism or selfishness. If we do not love ourselves how can we love anyone else? Are you maybe confusing self love with lack of humility or selfishness?

The following is an ***outstanding ***article that would be helpful in understanding self-love. It was written by Fr. John Hardon. He has passed away and is currently being considered for canonization as a saint. I love the archives index. It has so many good articles on morality and spirituality.

therealpresence.org/archives/Christian_Spirituality/Christian_Spirituality_023.htm

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