Your answers indicate that you have learned to love yourself. And this is a good thing. There is a theory that self-love is a block to loving others. People who offer this kind of advice have mistaken self-love for selfishness, vanity, narcissism, and other expressions of egotism. Real Self-Love – with a capital S – is the great enabler that helps you to extend love to others. Self-love makes romance possible in every stage of a relationship. Self-love helps parents to love their children without going into endless sacrifice. Self-love helps friends to give and receive in equal measure. Self-love helps you to say “Yes” to people without saying “No” to yourself.We cannot love another if we do not love ourselves.