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David Teague
Sacrifices I've Made
Fri Oct 5, 2012 8:46am
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I would just like to first say its funny that you put in text that these men in both these stories were middle aged. As far as changing for a relationship, yes I have acted like I had changed, any body that says that they haven't would be a liar. Everyone has done something either major, as in in “Carnal Knowledge” saying he is a vegan, which was a big lie to simple things. Like since I've been here in college I have had a few girls stay over, and there is one, and she stayed the night. She said could we keep the light on that she was afraid of the dark, well I love the absolute pitch dark when I sleep, well she was in my bed so I had to oblige to her request, did it bother me, a little, but I got over it. I as a person though I can't really change me, I've had a few major requests, like a girl I was dating in high school, was super religious, and I'm not the most religious person. She kept at me to go to church, pray before I go to be, pray before I eat, thank the lord for everything. Well I respected her views, and I do believe but not to that extent, and I had to tell her straight up, that wasn't who I was. SO we dated for around 7 months, longest relationship I've ever had but I ended up breaking up with her, partly because she was trying to change me too much. If she couldn't accept me for me than there is someone on this planet out of the 7 billion people on it that can and will accept me, for who I am. Though the extent that these two guys in this story went through, I don't think I could have went through it. The sex in the trash bag, well that is a major red flag to pop up, I'd have to question that relationship at the point all she wanted to talk about was diseases. In “Carnal Knowledge” my first red flag would have been when she sat there and let the dog pee on me on the beach and she just watched it.

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