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I Cannot Fully Understand What Love Should Feel Like

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    What Is Right And What Is Wrong..

    To clear some things out of the way i'll say this. No one in my family has ever found love. My grandparents on fathers side were together out of convienence. My mother was an orphan and her mother was a ***** (being honest here). My mother has never had a lasting relationship and...
    Vithus Vithus 18-21, M Jun 4, 2012

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    Sometimes I think that I have found true Love, and I know she loves me. But I'm not sure if I feel what Love really is? I was brought up in a harsh environment  and I swore to myself that the cycle would end with me. One thing that I do know is that I'm better off than when...
    jamtwo68 jamtwo68 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2008

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