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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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    People have definitely forgotten what love is. Either that or people just haven't figured it out yet even after all these years. Love is not killing, love is not giving up on a...
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    I have decided to just live a happy life being a good person. There are so many things that I have to be thankful for & I do feel blessed
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    I just love the sport so much. More than my girlfriend. Yes, I love God WAY MORE than football but wow isnt, NFL amazing?
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    Any kiss given with love is perfect ❤ or those kisses that you waited for sooo long to give ❤
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