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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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    and...I'm lovin' it! Sure, I've never been in a relationship, but as a young independent woman I'm lovin' my life and my singleness. Yes, I hope it's not this way forever, but I...
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    Peace. I'm looking for a Caribbean or South American background woman between 18-30 within the United States, New York City, or east coast area. Message me if interested.
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    Peace. I'm looking for a Caribbean or South American background woman between 18-30 within the United States, New York City, or east coast area. Message me if interested.
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    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It is. I especially love how it is depicted in art or nude art. Some people get so disgusted by seeing a naked woman. Really, the human body is a beautiful thing. Especially the...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I met this girl when I was 12..I was too young to understand what is love.she was 17..I remember clearly how beautiful her back was and the way she walks. I never seen anthing...
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    I am single and happy with that. I don't need a girlfriend to make me happy. But Sometimes, i become sad and lonely, so i need someone to be there for me and guess what? i already...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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