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I Am Going Back to Being Just Myself

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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