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I Am Always Attracted to People With Too Much Baggage

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    Needed.

    I need to feel needed.That's why most of my attempts at long term relationships are toward vaguely to vastly damaged people. Because I can help them feel better. Because in my own delusion of self-righteousness I can fix them.But I can't. Maybe a personal incapability. Maybe...
    Hethyx Hethyx 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Are You Kidding?

    A bit of baggage is one thing, however lately I found myself in a situation that was starting to repeat itself from the last bad situation I let myself get charmed into. I can't believe my bad luck with relationships. I mean seriously now, are there any women who don't have an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2010

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    I Can Save Him, Yes I Can!

    he has a criminal record and unable to drive, but that's okay 'cuz he hasn't a ride.  has seven kids he can't even see. a really great dad, which is appealing to me.  he is separated, but not yet divorced. I do give him credit for staying the course...
    FreakOfNature FreakOfNature 41-45 13 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    I think selfishness is a part of human's nature. I mean, just listen to the things we say to ourselves. " I want to excel in my studies so that someday I can get a good job and...
    Shhhinigami Shhhinigami 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Perhaps, I do think too muchperhaps, I should feel a little bit more.I think, ponder, and dwell and suchI do not get passionate any longerI think when my heart suffersthis easier...
    Angelov Angelov 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    igivefreelove igivefreelove 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I know I think too much. I try and imagine things happening before they do so that should it happen I know what I'm going to do. I suppose some would say that it's worrying too...
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    Unnecessarilylostsoul Unnecessarilylostsoul 26-30 Mar 2

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Kylor51 Kylor51 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 3

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    This would be true I spend too much time saying why me? Why couldn't it be someone else?
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