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I Tend To Place People On Pedestals

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    Well At Least One Lady

    Put her on a pedestal to elevate her and show her how beautiful and wonderful she really is.   She doesn't keep me low long for she elevates me up as well.
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    Twice Guilty Now Innocent

    I used to be so very guilty of putting people up on pedestals, it was one of the more atrocious crimes one could ever commit. Especially when in the heat of the love, I ended up painfully blind to very real faults and I vowed to cease doing that. I can't do that anymore because...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I don't care what people think am a different kind of breed most people can't understand
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    I tend to do this a lot, most of the time I don't do it intentionally, it just happens because my mind operates differently than most people!
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    People are stupid. They often jump to conclusions about you without knowing anything about you! Over time, I've learnt that a friendly smile but tight lips tend to serve me best;)
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    I tend to laugh a lot or tease that person but I mean it all in good spirits. I figure if I'm a little mean to you and you don't like me back then I can cover myself.
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    i cant seem to let go of all the bad my bf the father of my 2kids has done,so i tend to let that anger come between the little love thats left for him,
    cynR1993 cynR1993 18-21, F 5 days ago

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