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Dating a girl who looks like your ex

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No one gets laid in Florida. I was shocked as the breakup had been harrowing and messy as dyke breakups tend to be but there they were.

Locking lips at a chic downtown lesbian hotel room party. I peered closer at the picture. My mouth hung in horror as I realized snarky little Lena was correct. So I sent sweet Violet a text.

Such a simple, yet Dating a girl who looks like your ex an emotionally jarring word. A few years back, I had an ex date someone who was the exact opposite of me I detailed the experience in my first ever viral personal essay.

Let me tell you. Was our entire relationship a lie? Or was I just such a whacked-out mental-case that she had to go for my polar opposite in her next relationship because I traumatized her so deeply?

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But at least in that situation, you can put the relationship to bed. As painful as it is, as large of a blow it is to your ego, at least you know the truth.

Here are seven strange thoughts that swirl through your fragile brain when your ex starts dating someone exactly like you. No one wants to be a sale item.

We want to be the expensive statement piece purchased at full price, you know? Is she intentionally taking photos of them together as some sort twisted signal directed towards me? Only this time the boots are new, asshole. Not tattered and worn, like youZara.

I wonder if she shouts out my name in bed sometimes….

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Shouting out the wrong name in bed is a common malpractice performed by many lesbians because we often date people with similar names. I lived in constant fear of shouting out the wrong name in bed I never did.

It's a fact that guys...

But if I HAD done such a thing, it would only be because all the ladies shared a common name. Is she trying to turn the new girl into me? The knock-off is never quite the same as the real thing.

Like wild individuality, baby. You are the original lady lez.

The other night I was...

Everything else is just a copy. The last strange thought you have during this emotional rollercoaster is the strangest of them all. And maybe your ex is dating someone who looks like you.

Like the fierce single woman you are. I wonder if she shouts out my name in bed sometimes… Shouting out the wrong name in bed is a common malpractice performed by many lesbians because we often date people with similar names. It's a fact that guys like to date girls that look a certain way.

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I don't think anyone would care as long as you are happy. And you shouldn't worry so much about.

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