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05/22/2014

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Valerie

Kevin - I had no idea you were still blogging. What a totally pleasant surprise it was to find you still here. This post was amazing. - Val

Kevin

My blogging efforts are sporadic, but I hope to get back to it more frequently. I'm glad you're back, as well.

Ann

I think the success of the Kamryn meme is that today, more than ever, even small deficiences and blemishes in a partner - as uncovered or happening - have the critical or repulsed partner seek a younger, better or more interesting model.

That's also why predominantly women identify with it. They have ample experience with being replaced or rejected the moment they have a wrinkle or are less than sexy and unwilling to have sex whenever the man wants.

You really don't have to look for narcissists and codependants as explanation. It's everyday fare.

Kevin

I think The Great Kamryn is talking about rejecting a person because of character flaws, not physical flaws. That said, your point about older men and younger women is as true today as it was thousands of years ago. Thanks for commenting.

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