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I Am A Single Woman

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    Never married, several long term relationships,

    even a brief engagement. My first love, the man I lost my virginity to, reappeared in my life about a year ago after a 30+ year absence. He tracked me down. He's been married for the last 20 years, no children, and he claims that his wife has abandoned him emotionally and...
    Junebug60 Junebug60 51-55, F May 20

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    Single,single,single,

    I always feel like I'm single! Anyways anyone wanna text? I'm bored as he'll (848) 482-8537.
    ForgetMeNot96 ForgetMeNot96 18-21, F Jan 15

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