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Ladies want these things from you, gentlemen, and you’ll stand out to a very special one if you do them.

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As a single mother who re-entered the dating scene in my early 30s, I encountered my fair share of men who wanted me to like them, and on paper, I should have. They were good-looking and could correctly punctuate a sentence. Some were even doctors, lawyers, or businessmen.

But whether it be through messages or in person, I started to notice patterns of why some guys didn’t hold my interest and why they probably weren’t holding the interest of other available women either.

Here are some things you can employ to make a woman crazy for you instead of all those other guys who may be filling up her inbox. …

If you find yourself wondering why some of your relationships have ended, it might be because you’re exhibiting some toxic behaviors.

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In my early 20s, I became intensely close to a girl named Laura. I’d just moved to the area a couple of years before and struggled to find my “place,” so she was my first real friend in a while. I idolized and envied her. She seemed so carefree and happy, beautiful and cheerful.

We were both adamant about not dating for a year, but not even six months into it, she started talking to a few guys who kept breadcrumbing her.

Why do you keep talking to these stupid guys?” I railed her.

“Because I want to! What’s the big deal?” …

I cut contact with them years ago because I refuse to have unhealthy people in my or my children’s lives.

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Readers please note: this story includes a description of childhood abuse. If you need information or help, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

My daughter was born on October 22nd, 2020 at 12:40pm. That photo above is of her. You are seeing my baby before my own parents ever will.

Even if I hadn’t had this baby in the time of Covid, no one would have been hanging out in the waiting room to see her. …

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