Cheryl is innocent. Opposite me. And that is why I am attracted to her. I never want to date someone like me: someone who drinks, smokes and has a past. Cheryl was soft. Almost naive in the Literally And Statistically Speaking Not Everyone Was Shapiro Kung Fu Fighting Shirt and by the same token and distance. I never told her about her history and she really hit me. I told her that I grew up in the South – it was true. And I went to New York City to try something new. That is also true.
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