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I Am a Helpless Romantic

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    It was really dark in her room,

    I navigated my hands around her body to get some idea where she is. We had been cuddling for a while when we finally kissed – first a short one, followed by a long, thorough kiss. The darkness and quietness of her room made it really intense and fascinating, it was really...
    orwellian orwellian 18-21, M Sep 18

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    God help me! Almost every woman I've ever dated

    has seen some romantic soppy gesture from me. Hearts,flowers,love letters dotted all over the house,neighbours dropping letters at the house early morn because I'd left them with them so they could drop them late at night so she would see them early a m. Surprise week ends away...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 19

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    The Glow In The Gazebo

    "It's dark..." i thought to myself as I walked the long path home in between tall buildings on the sidewalk... It was quiet... a peaceful but lonely quiet. I could only hear my soft footsteps as i place one foot in front of the other methodically as i always do every night...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24, 2013

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    Cutest Thing

    I was at the mall with my friends not too long ago, we were sitting in the food court chatting when an adorable couple at the table next to us stood up and started walking away. I love people watching, especially couples becaues they're so cute, so I sat there and watched them...
    Carmelracoon Carmelracoon 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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