Introductory it as Object
The 'love' and 'hate' group
These verbs indicate how a situation makes someone feel or react. These verbs have no equivalent passive pattern.
appreciate (cannot) bear hate like love resent (cannot) stand
I really appreciate it that you raised me all these years in such a warm and happy family.
I hate it that you can paint contentedly while I'm feeling restless and bored.
One of his major attractions was that he took charge. She loved it that he made all the decisions.
I can't stand it that he wears a Sea World tee shirt!