Loving yourself is important. If you don't, you can risk many things, from not giving freely of yourself to a loved one to failing at life's many tasks from sheer lack of confidence .
Here are some ways you can work to break this cycle.
“Every day, I kill the image of my poor brother. . . I assassinate him regularly, for the ‘Divine Dali’ cannot have anything in common with this former terrestrial being.” -Salvador Dali