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I Have Given Up On Romantic Love

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    So Tired Of Trying...

    I'm tired of trying and getting nowhere. People telling me what I want to hear to get me to do what they want or go away. Or get my money... I have love in my heart. I hoped for the longest time to find a good person to share it with. Someone to cherish and value our...
    amikety amikety 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    I was 3 months clean.. until now.
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