Use a reflexive pronoun when the SUBJECT and the OBJECT of your sentence are the same person, or thing.
In other words, the one doing the action, and the one receiving the action are the same.
(using a REFLEXIVE pronoun)
|[1st person – singular]||I||drive||myself.|
|[1st person – plural]||We||drive||ourselves.|
|[2nd person – singular]||You||drive||yourself.|
|[2nd person – plural]||You||drive||yourselves.|
|[3rd person – singular]||He||drives||himself.|
|[3rd person – singular]||She||drives||herself.|
|[3rd person – singular]||It||drives||itself.|
|[3rd person – plural]||They||drive||themselves.|
I can do it myself, thanks.
You shouldn’t go by yourself. It’s not safe.
I don’t want you kids to go to the concert by yourselves.
Yes, he is getting married! He told me himself, so the rumour must must be true.
Her hairdresser was not available so she cut her hair herself.
Just stand in front of it, and the door will open by itself.
They don’t have a lot of furniture, so they are going to move themselves.