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I A Wife And Working Mother

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    Seperation Anxiety

    Like many of you out there, I am a working mom.  I'm in sales and cover a pretty decent sized territory.  My daughter is 10 months old and some days I feel like I can't seem to get a grip on doing either of my jobs to the fullest.  I really love my job.  That being said, I...
    MCooperTX MCooperTX 31-35 May 11, 2012

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    My wife likes to sexually chat with a group online, I am going to allow her to continue in an effort to save our marriage.
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