From a Q&A column in my newspaper. The writer is asking about whether to close air conditioning vents in two unused rooms.
"With two bedrooms being unused, it leads to a debate between my wife and myself."
In addition to being poorly worded, this sentence has a grammatical error: "myself" instead of "me." Although the writer is talking about himself, "me" is correct.
You use "myself" (and other reflexive pronouns like it: himself, herself, ourselves, themselves) when you've already mentioned "I" (or he, she, we, they):
I washed myself.
You wouldn't say, "I washed me."
In this criminal sentence, there is a debate between two people: the wife and the writer. If the writer had an argument with himself, he could say, "I had a debate with myself."
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