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  1. nicotine added a post in a topic Sharla in Japan   

    Honestly, I don't think Sharla wants/wanted kids that desperately. In fact, I think it might have been the other way around.
    It's presumptuous to say this, but often times men from Asia won't get married until they're ready to have kids. It could be that Sharla didn't want them after all. There was a lot of talk about her wanting to move to Canada before having kids (as said above). I suspect her husband didn't like that idea. Likewise, Sharla didn't like Korea after all and wanted out. 
    Despite mentioning Canada, returning home, etc., Japan is clearly where Sharla feels more comfortable; likewise, Korea is most comfortable to her ex-husband. 
    Basically, if Sharla was so desperate to "beat the clock" (which yes, those of us who want children need to consider, but we also need to read up on all the flawed studies about not being able to have kids in your late-30's, but I digress), I think she would have started trying for them as soon as she got engaged. Of course, we don't know her medical history, or if she did, but she seemed more focused on loosing weight for her wedding than having a baby before her "window" closes. 
    Also, I always found their interactions quite stilted. Everyone's talking about 7 years, 7 years...I can't tell you how many relationships I've seen around me that were longer than that that were completely built on both people just wanting to say they had a bf/gf, fiance, spouse etc. Meanwhile, both people are looking to the other to make them happy...while ironically, their happiness lies in all the things they'd rather do but CAN'T because of their "relationship". Both people hold out for years, until they can't take it anymore...then they go off and grow until they find one of the many "soulmates" in the world--a person that will ease into their happy life, not someone that will magically make them happy. 
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  2. nicotine added a post in a topic Sharla in Japan   

    Maybe I'm just a terrible person, but I don't feel sorry for her. While Mimei does constantly play victim, part of me thinks this is karma in play for being such a mean person behind the scenes. 
    I think this is what happens when you're desperate to enter a serious relationship, so you force it for years despite seeing obvious flaws, not necessarily with yourself or the person, but your level of compatibility. 20's are a time when many of your friends are getting married, buying houses, having kids, etc. so when you want those things, the temptation to "force" it becomes stronger and stronger, and reachers a fever pitch once you hit your 30's (trust me, I know). But, it's better to find the right person "late" than to waste your time with someone who clearly isn't right for you, which I think she did. I mean, she seems to miss the cats more than the relationship with this person. 
    I do wish her the best, and hopes she learns from this lesson. 
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  3. nicotine added a post in a topic Jenn Im | imjennim | clothesencounters   

    But you know what a coward does? They stay in an environment where they don't have to compete. They say should always strive to be one of the stupidest and least successful of your friends, because then you know you've surrounded yourself with people who are going places and can teach you something. To me, Jenn seems like a "queen of the idiots" figure. LA is not a place of growth for her...but then again, she has to want to grow. 
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  4. nicotine added a post in a topic Rachel and Jun   

    It's super awkward to film yourself with completely different looking lips, discuss health concerns, and not address the lips. Like...what? She talked about her nose, why not her lips? She had to edit this video LOOKING AT HER LIPS! Why did she not reconsider, if she wasn't going to talk about them. Maybe she will later? It's just a weird move to me...
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  5. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor and Elbow-san’s "relationship"   

    For some reason, this all makes me wonder if her husband was married before. Maybe that explains the lowkey wedding. I just find it a bit strange for a Chinese person with his wealth. 
    Anyway, she's gonna have to address this soon. I think Ew-san's flippant responses align with the fact that they think most of their followers are dumb minors who don't understand the legal implications of all of this...which is ironic seeing how minors on an adult website are the centerpoint of these arguments. 
    What does all this prove? Not all that glitters is gold. Taylor, due to feeling desperation about not wanting to be single past her "time", clung onto Ew-san, despite his shady business. She could have continued with her modeling and education, and met a more quality man along the way. But he probably wouldn't have been as wealthy as Ew-san, oops. But, she would have had an education, more happiness, and more drive to create quality YT content. 
    The irony of this all almost hurts. 
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  6. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor and Elbow-san’s "relationship"   

    At least she knows what she is. Hopefully she can keep up the effort in the years to come. I hope she's emotionally prepared to deal with potential cheating with younger women in the future. Shenzhen is just across the boarder...it's a very well-known place for wealthy HKers to find mistresses 
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  7. nicotine added a post in a topic Jenn Im | imjennim | clothesencounters   

    I think she might be realizing marrying Ben was not a smart decision. If you have to make a man, he's not good enough for you. He didn't have much going for him when they met, and she provided him with employment, money, and a new lifestyle. Not good in the long term. 
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  8. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    I used to live very close to HK. Many people don't know HK is 60-70% nature. The city is not very large at all. There are many beaches to enjoy, hiking trails, and generally nature. You could build a large house and have all of that literally minutes away, especially if they're living on Hong Kong Island or Lantau Island. 
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  9. nicotine added a post in a topic Mimei and Duncan (PDR-san)   

    Or, it could be that... Cinnamon was never sick. 
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  10. nicotine added a post in a topic Jenn Im | imjennim | clothesencounters   

    ...direct translation doesn't mean you're translating the CONNOTATION of a word. We put "academy" on sports clothes all the time in America. But I doubt anyone in Korea would want to put "hagwon (academy)" on a shirt and walk around like that. 
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  11. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - Social Media Updates   

    There's always been a lot of discussion here about her boyfriend being the reason behind the dolly look, but I don't think that's the case....? When they started dating, she wasn't doing it. And she changed her style on occasion during that time. 
    Basically, I think the dolly think 100% Taylor, and her bf supported it because it's what she wanted to do...
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  12. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    Yes Taylor is now mature and grown up because she has found someone who is willing to live with her indefinite immaturity...
    I’m still surprised at how this engagement means everyone got Taylor wrong the whole time. I really don’t understand. Again, I don’t wish her badly (because being unimpressed by all this tends to trigger some people), but there is a level of maturity and independence Taylor has clearly not reached, and thanks to Tom’s money and status, might not ever see  
    Before you find a life partner, you have to grow by yourself. I don’t get the impression that Taylor has ever done that. Fortunately, Tom doesn’t mind taking care of her. 
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  13. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    I wasn't wishing her badly, it's just what I've experienced with the people I know. I'm not saying it's universal either. 
    I'm not gonna lie though, I'm surprised everyone has turned from thinking this is a sugar daddy relationship to full-blown support in 24 hrs. 
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  14. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    Let hope it lasts. Usually when people get married after such a long time dating the change in the status quo ruins things. I’m wry but hopefully it lasts for them and he’s not doing this because he feels like he “has to”. 
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  15. nicotine added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    Okay, can we just be real here? Taylor is full of sh!t and anyone who doesn’t see that this is all a combination of sponsorship and insecurity is kind of missing things here. 
    I’m the same height as Taylor and 59 kilos; the smallest I’ve been is 55 and biggest 70. At my frame and height I start to look gaunt and have period problems at anything below 58. And here she is starting at 53 and losing 5lbs...? Is she being serious or is she really just stupid? She’s being Saltay on twitter talking about her future and kids etc but she’s almost 30 and being at such a low weight is going to damage her fertility. (Just because you’re menstruating doesn’t mean you’re ovulating!)
    She claims to want to build muscle so she should be gaining weight. There is a way to gain weight and loose fat at the same time. And news flash: the best weigh to increase your resting metabolic rate is to build muscle mass. Taylor is the epitome of fat skinny and has no muscle to speak of. People keep scapegoating her bf saying he’s pushing her to be this way, but their relationship is obviously a “deal”: she keeps that unreal model body and he gives her money. If she doesn’t like if, she could have left years ago. Honestly, since she wants a family and this guy hasn’t proposed yet, she should probably be making her way out now, but I digress. 
    Body line is Taylor has no clue what she’s doing or what she’s talking about, and she should just keep away from this subject if she’s so determined to say one thing then do another. Or she can get real and actually work to build muscle. Look at Natasha Oceané for instance. Same height as Taylor, over 60kgs, abs for days. 
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