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I Do Not Need My Ego Stroked

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    Compliments are one thing

    but continually stroking a persons ego will have detrimental effects? For example having been told how wonderful and sexy you are for a number of years and for it to suddenly stop? That's going to mentally upset you right? Also it doesn't make good for a persons personality...
    CarcinogenicCacti CarcinogenicCacti 31-35, F 3 Responses May 18

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