If you aren't being treated with love & respect, check your price tag. Check your price tag. Maybe you've marked yourself down. It's you who tells people what you're worth. Get off the clearance rack and get behind the glass where they keep the valuables.
It's hard for me to love myself when my own mother despises me. It's difficult to comprehend how a mother can choose to hurt her offspring rather than love us. This fact makes learning to love myself the hardest thing I've ever done.