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Sat, May 7th 2011

I'm a 17 year old girl who is 5'11" and of medium body type. I'm bigger but not huge. I've lost 40lbs since my sophmore year and I'm still single. I am friends with almost everybody and try to love everyone. I never have a boyfriend even though all my friends say I'm pretty. No guys like me romantically, I have lots of friends and am very social. So, why don't guys find me attractive, well ones my own age? Older guys stare at me but I want one my own age. What is wrong with me?

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