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I Am Single But Not Sure If I Am Ready to Mingle

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    I often dream of meeting my soulmate.

    At 32 years old, I can admit that I haven't dated much. Seems like when I did in fact open myself up to someone I ended up hurt and somewhat scared emotionally. Theoretically, I'd love to be in a healthy, loving, trusting relationship. However practically I can't see myself...
    futurebbw futurebbw 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    sbenveniste sbenveniste 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    I'm up and down when it comes to deciding

    whether I want to be single or not. One minute I want to be single and the next I don't. Sometimes I think about as a plan what if I can have a friend that I can kiss, have fun with, spend some time together and have him only sleep with ME nobody else!!! Guys sleep with anyone...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    I Don't Want to Hurt Anybody...

    I'm alone, but want affection. I'm just asking you guys and girls one thing...be gentle. I can't be rushed or pressured one way or the other. It's just difficult to believe in true love after such a big disappointment... (Ahhh... NYC.)
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I'm not ready at all,

    someone started flirting with me and I went home and cried. I didn't like it. I miss my ex.
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    I Dont Know

    i dont know i dont know i dont know i dont know i dont know i dont know i dont know :(
    georshar georshar 36-40, F 10 Responses May 12, 2009

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    Love It Or Leave It ??

     My Friends are dating, my mum is dating, my aunts and uncles are dating........ Almost everyone i know are dating except me, it's not that i don't want to date or that im Ugly (or at least i hope not) I am just not ready to go head over heels, 1000 miles an hour into a...
    Wishergirl Wishergirl 13-15, F Dec 7, 2009

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    The chemistry we used to have was amazing! Even after the kid was born and I was exhausted, just a look or touch would make me ready, almost anytime. Some stuff happened- a long...
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    Been single for a year now. And I'm ready to mingle! 🌚👐
    Chick1301 Chick1301 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    Single and I ain't ready to mingle :P I don't want to date till I'm older.
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