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Her Distraught Daughter

Dearest Well-meaning but Misguided Mama: Against your cruel wishes I married Jake, and true to your words, a big mistake. Then I met Mr. Right whom you called a jerk and pointed out his every smallest quirk. So I dropped him, though it broke my heart and I did my best not to fall apart – drinking mostly and cursing my life doubtful that I’d ever marry and be a wife. After a year of tears and desolation I met Glenn and at last my consolation: a man of taste, position, and solvency he was my dream come true, a certainty. But again, mama, you pointed out, I had chosen a clone of Jake another bad mistake. So reluctantly I once again broke off the relationship, but the pain was greatest returning the huge diamond engagement ring shaped like an almond, its fiery brilliance and enormous size when I stared at it blinding both my eyes. I am alone again but not without a goal, mama, much less in a proverbial hole. I bought a gun today with enough bullets to shut your mouth with repeated hits.

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Date: 2/12/2022 1:52:00 AM
Oh my goodness! The ending was a shocker!
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Date: 1/19/2022 2:32:00 PM
ha ha ha dark humour at its best lol
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