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Jackie is a young girl who is working part time at my wife's beauty salon. According to my wife she is an attractive 21 year old blonde. She works a couple days a week --- on Fridays and Mondays. When she first started working there my wife was telling me about her. She was going with a black fellow. She had met him at another place where she works part-time --- a nearby Pizza Hut. And he was the only thing she ever talked about. She talked all day to co-workers and customers about her black boyfriend. No one was equal to him. He was really great. Then they rented an apartment and moved in together. They didn't have enough income to qualify for the apartment so the boyfriend's father co-signed for them. Several weeks after they moved in together she came home one night and found her boyfriend in bed with a girl --- a black girl. She was devastated. She was telling everyone in the beauty shop about what had happened. It seems that this boyfriend had been going with this black girl for some time and had been cheating on her all along. Her 17 year old friend Trudy, who also had a black boyfriend, came to her rescue immediately. She knew just the boy for her --- another black fellow. She went out on a date with him. He told her how great she was and how her other boyfriend just didn't deserve her. In no time at all she was deeply in love with him. All she could talk about was him. She would tell how she and he would cavort nude in the bathtub together there in the apartment while the old boyfriend was just outside the door in another part of the apartment with friends. She said her name was on the lease so she couldn't leave the apartment. So she just continued living there with the old boyfriend, each going their own way. A couple of days ago Jackie's grandmother came to the beauty shop to have her hair done and my wife did her. The subject of the conversation went to Jackie. The grandmother said they had just been evicted from their apartment and Jackie was going to come and live with her and her husband. They had been evicted for wild behavior, wild parties, etc.. The grandmother said she was a mixed up girl and in need of counseling. It seems that her Mother ran away with another man when she was thirteen; and her parents separated in an ugly divorce when she was fifteen. She has worked on a succession of jobs. She doesn't stay very long on any one. Bosses and co-workers always develop a dislike for her it seems, treat her badly, and she quits. Then she will find another job. She will come home from the new job and say "The people here on this job appear to like me, Grandmother!" But it will all end up the same. According to the Grandmother, she is now on her fifth boyfriend since Christmas (that is five boyfriends in four months). I asked my wife if she had a nasty disposition or a bad personality. She said, "No. She has a nice personality. She likes to talk. She talks continually." My wife did mention something else. She is on welfare getting food stamps. Apr 1991
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