self-hatred


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self-ha·tred

(sĕlf′hā′trĭd) or self-hate (-hāt′)
n.
Hatred, disregard, and denigration of oneself.

self-hatred

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self-hate

n
a feeling of intense dislike for oneself: feelings of self-hatred.
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Noun1.self-hatred - shame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions
shame - a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
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"In the last couple of years, I had some sort of breakdown," he says, describing "a stage of total self-hatred" where his confidence "was on the floor".
"However, the black-on-black paradigm, so-called, is never used in that way as a kind of a psychological self-hatred model, it is used to give the public a ridiculous impression that black school teachers, black doctors, black lawyers, black footballers, my grandmother, are all sort of at equal risk of violent crime."
Many of us parochial school survivors joke about this now, but to a child disciplined for parroting back an item on a required list, shame and self-hatred started during so-called secret confessions, and once singled out, many innocent, trusting children found themselves the focus of extra vigilance by priests, nuns and sometimes the "mothers" in the schoolyard.
I don't say this as an act of self-hatred or a distancing from an important cultural or ethnic feature that I dislike and want to abandon.
It was just self-hatred. Low selfesteem, thinking that I couldn't do anything right, not thinking I was worthy of living any more" - Model Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, saying she is now "happy and healthy".
It was just self-hatred. Low self-esteem, thinking that I couldn't do anything right, not thinking I was worthy of living any more" - Model Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, saying she is now "happy and healthy".
"It was just self-hatred, low self-esteem, thinking that I couldn't do anything right, not thinking I was worthy of living anymore," Jackson told Rolling Stone magazine.
As several women had accused Kelly of sexual assault a few years ago, the 'Bad Moms' actress urged everyone to "examine the self-hatred" and focus on the people who have been raped and molested.
Poets and other creative writers from Africa and North America present poems, prose, plays, and mixed-genre writing in search of inter-racial, interstitial, inter-sectional, and inter-states meeting spaces regarding institutional racism, leadership, and governance; the slave trade; self-hatred; racism, bigotry, tribalism, and tragedies; migrants, irritants, aliens, and assimilation; language, identity, color, and colorism; and cultural diversity, transcontinental, and transactional meeting spaces.
"I'm caught up in this vicious cycle of self-hatred, where I often beat myself up about not being what I was, feel angry about what's happened to me and feel I've let people down - especially my family - by not coping better with all of this.
classic and gemlike, immune to self-hatred, or the wormy sickness
To accomplish this, Taylor offers a series of questions to explore the origins of shame and self-hatred, as well as a toolbox of techniques for addressing them in daily life.