After battling with the Evil Queen, Regina realizes she no longer hates the darker part of herself. She exchanges some of her love for the Queen's darkness, so they can both be whole. 'You are a part of me, and I'm a part of you whether you like it or not. And now I Iove myself, which means so should you,' Regina tells her. From Once Upon a Time Season 6, Episode 14, 'Page 23.'