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Cowboy was unavailable. Found prince instead.

by LuckyFarmer on April 8, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


The love of my life in high school was the strong silent type. I had visions of a house in the country and white picket fences. It was not to be. He did not love me. But the universe knew what I did not. That my prince really would come. In the form of a man who was not afraid to tell you what he was feeling, and loved everything about me, warts and all.

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