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Following that, I interviewed two women to learn how they used the site successfully for their own fulfillment.
I began with a listing announcing myself to the women of my city.
It goes without saying that the content of this article is not intended for children or those made uncomfortable by such topics.
But if you're interested, read on for the story of my seven days on Craigslist's Casual Encounters — my failures, near misses, discoveries, insights and successes.