Can someone speak loshon hara to themselves about someone? Or is another person required?

Answer:

There is no prohibition of lashon hara about oneself.

Nonetheless, it is not recommended to denigrate oneself – for many reasons.

Sources:

Shut Le-Chafetz Chaim (Rosner, no. 24); see also Chafetz Chaim 7:6.

It also stands to reason that there is no prohibition of lashon hara about oneself; the crux of the prohibition of lashon hara is a flaw in middos, and this flaw does not apply to somebody speaking about himself.

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