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The Mundane and the Serious

Yesterday and today, since the agency has found nothing for me so far this week, I've been helping my mother. Yesterday, I helped her with an e-mail project and today I did some research for her.

As I predicted, UHart lost pretty badly but they did hang in there for about three-fourths of the game so that was kind of impressive. I think Connecticut, the state as well as the team, will have it's revenge against the Georgia team in the next round as Mel Thomas seems to be back in typical form to give one reason.

Once again, and this is when the comments seriously disappear, I need a little advice. I've finally figured out what it is about the woman I've been conversing with that intrigues me. Like Heather and Nicki before her, this person shares their high level of compassion/empathy. I'm also realizing that, unlike them and more like my mother, she cares way too much what others think of her and doesn't seem to be able to let go easily.

Even though this bothers me, I'm reluctant to let this, whatever we have going, drop. This person has stuck around after hearing "confession" after "confession" from me; any one of which would have scared many women off and, well, has. Does the fact she shares my mother's most irritating trait mean I should let her go?

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Anonymous said…
I don't think that is a bad trait in a person, and I think it can be quite normal. I am like that, although much less than I used to be. Confidence plays a huge part :) She sounds nice, seems to accept you for you, and I need a girl cousin! Kidding. Don't let her go. She just needs to get more comfortable in her skin(or I could be completely off!). Your "reluctance" to let her go should answer your own question! :)

~your cousin, again.
JRRyan said…
I'd say hang out with her and a bunch of other ppl and do fun things. You'll get a better sense of her personality when you're doing stuff and not making ginormous confessions about yourself. Or herself. (I mean, if she likes you, how else can she show it other than being supportive and overly sensitive?)

Also, if all you've done is talk about depressing stuff together, you should really not attempt to make this a relationship. She'll get too attached and you'll feel guilty that all she's done is be there for you. woot 2 cents.

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