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  1. Standard memberSeitse
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    13 Apr '16 09:04
    Life's strange paths and a crap load of circumstantial
    surfing brought to my attention, during the past month,
    the online presence of at least 4 of my exes.

    And, wow they are all doing fantastically. Found the love
    of their life, seem happy, top jobs, kids, and abundant
    health and happiness. I am sincerely very happy for all
    of them.

    I can't help to think, though, that they all made a very, very
    good decision walking away from me. Not only their
    lives improved drastically but also they seem (I can tell
    by their life events, comments, etc.) to have found
    precisely the opposite of what triggered them to wisely
    run away from me. It seems that, by being who I am, I
    inadvertently taught them what they really want and
    don't want from life in general.

    How are your exes doing? Any of you has any story to
    share? Please feel free to contribute.
  2. SubscriberPonderable
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    13 Apr '16 10:39
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Life's strange paths and a crap load of circumstantial
    surfing brought to my attention, during the past month,
    the online presence of at least 4 of my exes.

    And, wow they are all doing fantastically. Found the love
    of their life, seem happy, top jobs, kids, and abundant
    health and happiness. I am sincerely very happy for all
    of them.

    I can't help ...[text shortened]...

    How are your exes doing? Any of you has any story to
    share? Please feel free to contribute.
    I have no exe's
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    13 Apr '16 10:44
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    I have no exe's
    Are they all dead?
  4. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    13 Apr '16 10:48
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    I have no exe's
    I cannot put my finger 100% accurately on the rational but, somehow, I am not surprised.
  5. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    13 Apr '16 10:49
    Originally posted by vandervelde
    Are they all dead?
    And dissolved in acid. Some say Ponderable is a Colombian drug cartel kingpin.
  6. SubscriberPonderable
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    13 Apr '16 10:58
    Originally posted by vandervelde
    Are they all dead?
    No. I married my childhood love and we are still going strong after a good 25 years.
  7. Standard memberSeitse
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    13 Apr '16 11:32
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    No. I married my childhood love and we are still going strong after a good 25 years.
    You are really fortunate. Congratulations on having made the best
    decision of your life, mein freund. Not joking.

    Every single relationship one has had in life leaves learnings, yes,
    but also scars and, needless to say, thickens the heart's skin and
    increases the dose of cynicism with which one looks at love,
    relationships, and the human condition in general. The less liaisons
    one has, the better, in a way.

    There are drawbacks, though, of course, and one of them is
    temptation. We're bombarded everyday with a sexualized environment
    and a sublimation of personal freedom through paths which may be
    freedom narrowing as well --and without a warning! Henceforth, you
    can have very faithful, loving people in a healthy relationship whose
    personal weakness leads them to fall for it and damage their
    relationship based on mere brainwashing or environmental or peer
    pressure, scarring them forever.

    By the way, do you have a mistress or lover on the side? Just asking.
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    13 Apr '16 16:25
    Originally posted by Seitse
    You are really fortunate. Congratulations on having made the best
    decision of your life, mein freund. Not joking.

    Every single relationship one has had in life leaves learnings, yes,
    but also scars and, needless to say, thickens the heart's skin and
    increases the dose of cynicism with which one looks at love,
    relationships, and the human condition in g ...[text shortened]... scarring them forever.

    By the way, do you have a mistress or lover on the side? Just asking.
    Are you like this in your face to face life? If so, do you understand why no one trusts your sincerity?
  9. Standard memberSeitse
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    13 Apr '16 16:57
    Originally posted by JS357
    Are you like this in your face to face life? If so, do you understand why no one trusts your sincerity?
    It makes more sense face to face, where body language, facial
    expression, and physical contact convey exactly what I mean and
    the timing of when I am serious and when I am not, no matter if the
    switch occurs in the same sentence.

    But, yes, I am exactly like this in real life and, even though I may be an
    acquired taste, the few people who love me laugh a lot --when I am not
    depressed and thus joke in irreverent, unexpected, and borderline
    offensive ways.

    Maybe I should have added a smiley?
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    13 Apr '16 17:071 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    It makes more sense face to face, where body language, facial
    expression, and physical contact convey exactly what I mean and
    the timing of when I am serious and when I am not, no matter if the
    switch occurs in the same sentence.

    But, yes, I am exactly like this in real life and, even though I may be an
    acquired taste, the few people who love me laug ...[text shortened]... irreverent, unexpected, and borderline
    offensive ways.

    Maybe I should have added a smiley?
    So I won't expect sincerity from you. Thanks for the heads-up.
  11. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    13 Apr '16 19:36
    Originally posted by JS357
    So I won't expect sincerity from you. Thanks for the heads-up.
    Did I say that? It escapes me how you came to that conclusion.

    I clearly said that face to face people know when I am serious and
    when I am joking, even in those cases when I switch in the middle of
    the sentence.
  12. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    17 Apr '16 00:09
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    No. I married my childhood love and we are still going strong after a good 25 years.
    How long have you been together?
  13. SubscriberPonderable
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    17 Apr '16 12:50
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    How long have you been together?
    Now? about 31 years, before marriage about 5.
  14. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    19 Apr '16 05:48
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Now? about 31 years, before marriage about 5.
    25 good years out of 36 ... not too shabby!
  15. SubscriberPonderable
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    19 Apr '16 06:44
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    25 good years out of 36 ... not too shabby!
    The Point 26+5 are 31 😉

    And of course we only moved in after being married...
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