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I Appreciate Subtlety

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      I appreciate subtlety.  I don't always see it, because I'm a fairly blunt person.  I understand its purpose.  Allowing someone to come obliquely to a topic without having to say exactly what they mean.  Much of Asia operates this way.     I prefer otherwise, but much...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 29, 2012

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    I appreciate full honesty over any kind of "impressive" act. I appreciate it bc I know how rare it is to have in any kind of relationship, bc it may come with its own battles...
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    I don't need many things to survive all I need is a comfy place to relax. And I really do appreciate that. I like T.V. and video games but I don't need them. I can spend the whole...
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    I really appreciate honesty. I hate hypocrisy and all bullshits that people say because of society. For example: if i was a girl and one day i dressed with a deep cleavage, i...
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    I never feel like I'm enough for anyone. I just want to feel loved and for someone to show that they appreciate the things I do. I need that feeling.
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    I appreciate when a friend gives me helpful advice. It is amazing what a difference it can make. First, to have a friend; Second to have a smart and empathetic friend; and Third...
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