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to oneself

To the exclusion of anyone else. I have the house to myself this weekend, so I'm thinking of throwing a party. Now, that's private information, so just keep it to yourself.

(all) to yourˈself, himˈself, etc.

for only you, him, etc. to have, use, etc: The boss was away last week so we had the office to ourselves.
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps you never thought of that, Barbara--perhaps you never said to yourself, "How could HE get on without me?
You become stupid, restless, and irritable; rude to strangers and dangerous toward your friends; clumsy, maudlin, and quarrelsome; a nuisance to yourself and everybody about you.
You picture to yourself your own sick-bed, with all your friends and relations standing round you weeping.
That's my advice: never marry till you can say to yourself that you have done all you are capable of, and until you have ceased to love the woman of your choice and have seen her plainly as she is, or else you will make a cruel and irrevocable mistake.
I would have you investigate it now with the sole view of forming to yourself some unexaggerated, intelligent estimate of whatever battering-ram power may be lodged there.
Lecount or her master to yourself -- I wish you to arrange immediately for my residing
Talk to yourself envisioning the way you want to be, not the way you happen to see yourself at this moment.
Since you cannot give it to yourself (because you have not realised your strengths), you depend on others giving it to you.
Here are some of the characteristics that identify whether you love yourself or not: Being compassionate, not being angry at the slightest pretext, being helpful towards others, giving time to yourself to look within, giving time to yourself to have a good walk and be with nature so that you are with yourself.
Ironically, being good to yourself instead will bring you closer to achieving those lofty ambitions, says Daylle Deanna Schwartz, speaker, columnist, and author of 15 books, including "The Effortless Entrepreneur.
When you're feeling gloomed out, say to yourself, "OK, I feel really gross about what's going on.
Remember this: You are no good to others--your husband, boss, children, or mother--if you are of no value to yourself.
You should be getting the message that one route to permanent weight loss is learning to talk to yourself differently.
All these suggestions are good ones, and resolutions and commitments to yourself are very important.