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I Used To Be A Good Man

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    Yeah, Me Too..

     it's a slippery slope.. but who knew. 
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 4 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Can't Keep A Good Man Down

    I used to be a good man, now im just a raving bad boy that lives life on the edge, and who doesn't give a hoot about the laws.Hell Yeah
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Something Happened

    I used to be a good man.  An upstanding man.  A man with good morals and judgment.  A man some people looked up to for guidance and just to be around because I was never a danger to a good person's way of life. But something happened.  I've had some changes...
    alteredstate alteredstate 22-25, M 59 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Re I Used To Be A Good Man

    If your problem is one of substance abuse i feel deeply for you, in my experience in life and one of being closely connected to people who have fallen into the depths of the abyss. On a few occasions i have helped people who gone a stray, the road you face is one of punishment...
    sexywetlips sexywetlips 26-30, F Oct 23, 2009

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