I Came to Earth for the Experiences

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I was born in 1948, a front edge baby boomer, a product of location, times, religion, and multi-level abuse.  I’m 2nd oldest of 7 with oldest child responsibilities due to the actual oldest having handicaps.  I wasn’t allowed to date, no friends, worked away from home since age 11, not allowed to own any of …

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I remember every moment that made me fall in love with the man who one day would destroy my ease to love freely.

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I met the man of my dreams when I was 20 years old, working at a casino as a barista. He was the epitome of tall, dark(tan) and handsome. It was love at first sight. He worked there too, at the steak house, as a server. I was a young girl, barely old enough to …

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After 25 years of a horrible marriage, I love myself now.

First I was married for 25 yrs. Most of it was unhappy. The relationship started great…then it was up and down forever. We started out living together 6 months into the relationship we were pregnant. I loved him but wasn’t sure if he was the “one”.  I wanted the baby, though. So many things pointed …

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An Irish Goodbye

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Trigger Warning: self harm, drug use, heavy alcohol consumption, and suicide attempt is described in this piece. × Dismiss alert Aside: the relationships described were nonmonogamous in nature, meaning that the people therein agreed that the people they loved were free to explore love with more than one person. Ideally… She had blue eyes, dark …

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