I Am 17

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    17, Wow, 1/5 of the Way Through Life

    its so wierd, we've lived like a fifth of our lives, spent it all in school, wow, alot of education lol, is it possible to be sick of life when your this young? we've only just started to look towards the real world, and its already difficult, what the hell will i do in 10 years...
    sezy sezy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2007

    Anyone around my age want to talk ?

    And when I say around my age I mean from the years 17-20 not 17-50. I'm feeling pretty happy today
    tblairebeats tblairebeats
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2014

    Ahhh! I'm seventeen! Woot woot.

    Nah, my birthday was On November 30 though. Can't wait to be 18 though!
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2015

    Turning 17 this November 6 :) Ugh

    now Im soon no longer going to be 16. Damn it. 😜
    lifetime201 lifetime201
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Oct 25, 2014

    Many Moons Ago

    Many moons ago,Was 17,Wish I were again,I know,Wind the clock back,Thirty odd years,I can be again!
    storywriter2 storywriter2
    May 1, 2012


    I'm 17 and have experienced lots of things. So excited i'm graduating highschool, and then I can move out and do whatever I want and my fave thing will be to have sex anytime I want. Yea!!!!!
    Tina17 Tina17
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 21, 2007


    Finally! I found some people my age!! :) I turned 17 June 15th...Even thought this year is almost over, I can honestly look back and say my 17th year of life was a wild one. Now I'm not typically a bad girl but I did get into a little mischief this year hehe ^__^ but I will say I...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 18, 2011
    deleted deleted
    Jun 2, 2015

    BEING 17

    Being 17 is no different then being 16. You still have the same pressures of being a teenager! Driving, Dating, school, getting good grades, parents butting in all the time, friends pressuring u do things thats against your morals and beliefs like stealing or having sex with...
    rachelkerns91 rachelkerns91
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2008
    MrSoundWave MrSoundWave
    18-21, M
    May 26, 2014

    Mystically Inclined

    Yes, 17 years old and I feel way too old - I may not have that whole wisdom thing down, but definently "adulthood" squared to a capital "T". Anyway, I'm enjoying the last droplets of summer vac. before I drown myself in paper, college, and depression...
    Nich Nich
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2007

    I am 17 today! Finally,

    I can read those seventeen magazines. YES. Fist bump Friday moment right there. 👊🎂
    tpoluti tpoluti
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2015

    I'm so depressed. If God is out there; Please!

    Stop this already! I can't take it anymore! I can't!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    17 And...

    I am currently 17 and have been for a couple months. Nothing excites me more then the idea of finally being an adult legally, but I just had this realization that I have been an adult; or treated like one for years now. You see I don't feel like I am the average 17 year old. I...
    IGotThingsToSay IGotThingsToSay
    Jul 25, 2013

    I feel like my life is about to be over.

    ..I won't be able to go to the pool for free anymore and I can't play in the kids zone at the mall 😩...I'm still young in so many ways but when someone takes my pen I get serious....NO ONE touches my favorite pen ...no no no no
    18-21, F
    Mar 16, 2015

    Almost 19 Woot Woot

    i have almost a year till i am 18 but still it works for me i have had a tuff life here latley and wanna get outta my house really bad but it just dont work that away i have to wait till i am 18 ugh
    tatpole tatpole
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

    17 And Stupid

     Strange LoveAs my days at school come to an end, one is flooded with memories, priceless moments, unrealized dreams and unrequited love.  Ah, the primal joy of first love and how I’d like to hold on to it forever. How I feel the painful pangs of loss that it...
    ToxinX ToxinX
    18-21, M
    Jan 28, 2010

    Sadly, I am 17. I wish I was younger again.

    I hate getting older, absolutely hate it. I don't want to be an adult. I don't want to grow up. I don't want to get any older. I miss being younger.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    Ayy anyone wanna talk?

    I'm down to talk about anything
    JJactually JJactually
    18-21, M
    Mar 24, 2016

    Beieng 17

    Being 17 is kinda fun. I have been 17 since the 21st of january. Im so happy to know that i only have a year left untill i can be out on my own and be with my mom and girlfriend. my moms name is angie and my girlfriends name is alexis. love them both. anyway um. I have a job...
    kyza93 kyza93
    18-21, F
    Mar 4, 2010

    For some reason I cannot update my age

    or gender through this bloody app.
    joeyc773 joeyc773
    May 5, 2015

    i dont feel 17.. Childhood was pretty pathetic

    and didn't last long. Never had any Real friends so i was always lonely lonely lonely. and being alone for so long , not seeing anyone or talking to anyone and being in isolation because i chose to stay locked in my room , staring at the walls ..blank as the thoughts in my mind...
    LunarDream LunarDream
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    I am seventeen years old

    and I love watching anime and like drawing and listening to the music =) and I wanna make new friend's send me =) thanks
    aleksvandeta aleksvandeta
    18-21, M
    Mar 1, 2015
    PrincessTokapee1997 PrincessTokapee1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2014

    I Feel So Old I'M About To Turn 17 Soon

    Idk why but I keep thinking that I'm becoming really old I honestly don't no why i always cry on my birthdays than get happy ! I'm just so curious that my life is going to be so hard I still want to be a kid I'm becoming so old ! Help
    jane1996 jane1996
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2013

    Yep I Am...

     I'm 17 yep I am... I'm almost 18 ok well in like 6 months I will be 18... It probably won't be any different being 18 at all I'll probably feel the same when I turned 17... But yep I'm 17 and I like it...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    26-30, F
    Sep 4, 2008

    Im 17 and Dont Have My Learners!

    Here in Aus, when you are 16 you get ya learners and then once you turn 18, after doing 120 hours of driving, you get your license. I'm 17 and a bit and don't have my learners.. Is it that a bad thing? I just feel a bit scared gettin it. What if i fail it?! There goes heaps of...
    scilla scilla
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    And today is my birthday,

    sort of a "new year" instead of new years eve.
    NexChance NexChance
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    Oct 24!

    Yes surey!  I turned 17 just at the end of last month!  I don't feel different but I do feel like a new freedom is edging on the horizon.  And I can't wait for it!  I can taste it (tastes like dirt 0_o).  Yeah freedom from adults (well technically since I couldn't beat them...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX
    18-21, F
    Nov 2, 2011

    17, 18 in December! woot woot.

    Hate late birthdays though -.-
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2014
    QueenThylee QueenThylee
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 12, 2014

    NOT For Long

    today it's my birthday................ it ended with me in tears. my 18th birthday! my birthday of legal age! (23.10.2007)
    shadowfairy shadowfairy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2007

    17 And Lost

    i just turned 17 years old and i only have about 6 months left of school and TEE education left. but ive had enough ive been stuck in the creativity draining education system for to long. but i don't know what else to do with my life.....
    elijane elijane
    Apr 18, 2012

    Im 17 Wat Else Do I Love to Do

    im 17 duh and i love to party, drink and ahve sex wat else is ther to being 17???? please tell me.......
    agirlinneedofhelp agirlinneedofhelp
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2007

    People make me LAUGH!

    ! 😄😄😊😁😏
    deleted deleted
    Jun 26, 2015

    Edit: As of April 29th,

    2015, I am no longer 17 years old. ...yeah, there's not much else to say.
    SomeGuyNamedBlue SomeGuyNamedBlue
    18-21, M
    Mar 1, 2015

    Ya Ya... Oh Joy...

    Not even a full year until I'm considered a woman.  Sucks to be me. 
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 11, 2012
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    Hey everybody. I am seventeen.

    Um, well, I guess the title already sort of said that...hmm. Ah, have a good day!
    ezekieljd ezekieljd
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2014
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