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I Say Ignorance Is Not Bliss

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    Conversation With The Mother Of My Daughter's Girlfriend

    If your teenage daughter came home from a trip to the mall with her friend wearing matching t-shirts with writing on them that said, “I love vagina’s”, what would you think? Recently I experienced this scenario. I know my daughter is gay and that her ‘friend’ is her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 22 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Ignorance Isn't Bliss

    I don't have my head up my a**, or in a hole it's the actions of others that are ruining my life. Ignorance isn't bliss.
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 Apr 22, 2012

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