Growing trend among young singles who treat pets like girlfriends and boyfriends

Lucy, a 1 year old Burmese Mountain dog and her owner Alfred Pretrone.

There’s “something special” about Lucy, says Alfred Pretrone about his female companion. She’s good-looking, “chill” and she makes the stress melt away at the end of a long day. But Lucy isn’t Mr. Petrone’s girlfriend. She’s his dog.

 

 

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Young couples share everything including passwords

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It has become fashionable for young people to express their affection for each other by sharing their passwords.

Boyfriends and girlfriends have long signaled their devotion to each other by various means — the gift of a letterman jacket, or an exchange of class rings or ID bracelets. Best friends share locker combinations.

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12 Year Old Girl Thwarts Rapist Using iPod and Facebook

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A 12-year-old girl in South St. Paul, Minnesota used a WiFi-enabled iPod to thwart multiple attempts by Raymond Cesmat, her mother’s ex-boyfriend, to rape her.

According to TwinCities.com, the pre-teen was home alone with Cesmat, 42, who took her cell phone from her, allegedly to keep her from “texting all night.” Cesmat left her bedroom after a first attempt at sexual assault, then returned…

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