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I Am Not Afraid Of Love

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    I've Changed My Mind.

    I used to shy away from love. I didn't know what it was supposed to feel like so, more often than not, I found myself suck in places that didn't make sense. I was in love with someone who made me cry more than he made me laugh, once, and by the end I had managed to blame the...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Little Things Matter ... A Lot

    After nearly 27 years of marriage, the little things still matter. In fact not only do they matter, sometimes I think they matter even more.  So little effort to show someone you care, so many wonderful feelings of happiness. Take the time to make someone happy today...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 7 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    Three Seconds ...

    is all it takes I timed it this morning Try it for yourself Do it today ... just because Send this text ... "I love you" Bring a smile to their face ... warmth to their heart Three seconds of effort ... hours of lingering happiness Now would be fine ... go ahead ... try it...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 6 Responses May 15, 2012

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    What Bothers Me Is Not The Lack Of Attention. It'S Way More Complciated Than That

    it's the way my relationships always end up the way they are right now. This through no fault of my own. As far as historical perspective is concerned I'm getting better and better at knowing what i want and it's safety and freedom to  unfurl and really get emeshed with someone...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 14, 2013

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    I'm Not Afraid To Love Another

    We love a precious few in our lives.  Some we expect we should love …and others we question why. Our logical minds work to control our emotions and when we cannot we become confused.  You hear … I’m afraid to love as I’m afraid of being hurt or hurting another.  A...
    RKHunter RKHunter 51-55, M 8 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Im not afraid to speak my mind i will tell you how it is straight to your face 💁 for the people who are afraid, what have you got to lose?
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