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Looking for Love in the 90’s – Life Lesson #458

“SWF seeks SWM for LTR – must love alternative music” Back in 1993, I used to check out the personal ads in the back of the Cleveland Free Times and decided one day to give it a try. After all, what did I have to lose? Unfortunately, in those days I didn’t have the confidence, attitude and passion for life that I now possess – also, I was not upfront in my ad concerning my physical appearance. In my head I thought, “what good looking guy would want to respond…

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Fat.

  (Revised & Updated 4/26/2015)     As far back as I can remember, I’ve been a heavy girl and the Mom-ster never let me hear the end of it.   I’m sure that even though we do not speak anymore, to this day she still speaks of me as her “fat and disgusting daughter.” Most mothers raise their children to believe that the true beauty of a person isn’t the physical appearance, but what’s inside a person that counts. Mom-ster was the exact opposite. If you weren’t skinny, “No…

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