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I Can Be Romantic

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    As cynical as I feel,

    sometimes I still am prone to flights of whimsical fancy, but then I try to not let that cloud my judgment. I can be romantic but I try to use my head more than my heart. I try to be realistic when it comes to matters of the heart. Unfortunately, I still have a soft side that...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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