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I Am 40 Years Old

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    Turning 40

    I turned 40 this past january.  I don't know what the big deal is about getting old. Like a friend told me. Your as old as You feel. I have been told I do not look My age nor do i feel it.
    Cynn Cynn 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    If One More Person Says The Phrase...

    "...well it's better than the alternative...," I swear I will kill them.  I turn 40 in 4 weeks.  I would be lying to say that I'm not a little scared.  My career is ok, but the one thing that has haunted me for years is love.  I've never truly...
    Penguinfriends Penguinfriends 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    10 Major Changes

    1. became very sensitive 2. cant take **** 3. go for priorities rather than opportunities 4.dont care bout pples opinion 5. no room for 2nd chance relationships 6. rather be alone than awkward relationship 7. becomes self centric. 8. choosy 9. new friends list 10. carry on the...
    sallysteve sallysteve 41-45, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    I am 40. I don't act like.

    I don't look it but no matter how much I run from it I can feel it. My body is not springing back into action at a moments notice. My mind is becoming forgetful and everything I eat, healthy or not, turns to belly fat instantly. I know this sounds cliche but I want to run...
    NowWhatLife NowWhatLife 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    How Does Any Know To Trust Anyone

    I watch tv and see ads for singles and it got my attention we all want to meet are soul,mates And then when u meet someone people think omg i finally meet him or her what my question is U dont know these people and yet why do we as single grow ups dont...
    lovleyone lovleyone 56-60 Apr 23, 2012

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    My Life Has Just Begun

    The years have gone by fast. I am not mad at the time flying, because the first 40 has been a little hard for me. I have had more than my share of lost. Early in life, I had to deal with the death of my mother and the murder of my teenage love (first common law husband); all...
    Angelica420 Angelica420 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Struggling With 40

    I turned 40 this past June. I had all these plans to eat right and exercise and go into my 40's strong. So far that hasn't happened. In fact I am doing the opposite. When will I feel motivated to make this important life change?!
    katherine05 katherine05 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I am 36 years old and feeling confused! I have had no children. I live with my boyfriend who is 9 years younger than I am and neither of us is quite ready for children. I do want...
    FreshPrincess FreshPrincess 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I lost it to a close guy friend I had known for awhile. It wasn't magical or spectacular like every made it seem. It also didn't hurt like everyone said it would. He was 2 years...
    10x30 10x30 18-21, F Apr 5

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    hi I'm 23 years old and i want a baby so bad but i had invasive form of endometriosis and i had to have a full hysterectomy so i can't have kid is anyone going on with the same...
    lilredrobin912 lilredrobin912 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    At 13, I lost my virginity to my 16 year old step brother. I used to call it rape, but eventually I admitted to myself that I never said no. I wanted it to happen, even if I was...
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Greetings all, I am well settled Indian guy looking for lesbian/bisexual or any one who is interested for marriage if convenience, we can take sometime to know each other well and...
    akashalva akashalva 18-21, M Apr 6

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    IM 27years old and i m so happy to be in this age, i feel more free more mature im rich now and i can realise all my dreams , a lot of people loves me, and respecte me ,,cause...
    BETTER1986 BETTER1986 26-30, F Apr 11

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    And not loving it yet... expected more fun 10 years ago ahaha ._.
    countingstarsss countingstarsss 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I was never sick as a child-actually, quite the opposite. I was strong, rambunctious, energetic, and was constantly getting in to this I wasn't supposed to. Lol. So, fast forward...
    RustyJames2130 RustyJames2130 31-35, F Mar 23

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    This is not true at all. Show a pay stub.
    Yerbamate Yerbamate 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I still believe that someone special took it and I don't regret it
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 23

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    it was amazing! he was 19 and we drove out to a dirt hill got in the back of his truck and had fun :)
    lynxacree7 lynxacree7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Going through a divorce but not legally divorced yet. The only place I have to go is my parents. I have been living with them since January. I don't think I can take anymore...
    Raven9171 Raven9171 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I wish that I had had this done when I was younger (a teen). I had braces on my teeth and was told that it wasn't necessary to pull them even though they were bothering me. I...
    nascarlucy nascarlucy 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Hi i am aakriti....and i am gonna share a experience which was sudden and scary also.This is the story of how i lost my virginity.I am a good looking girl with a decent attitude...
    Aakriti1212 Aakriti1212 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Im turning 25 in about 5 minutes....and its bitter sweet
    sunny198917 sunny198917 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It was in the back of his truck. I'll admit, it was peer pressure that was part of my choice to do it. I remember everything like it was yesterday.But I cannot forget his scent...
    taoxkimchi taoxkimchi 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm married but can't have kids all of my friends are having babies and I feel so left out i feel like I'm missing out on something because I had endometriosis And had to get a...
    lilredrobin912 lilredrobin912 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi my name is misaka I want to find more people my age to talk to
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Isn't that gross? I'm 18 years old and some people in their 30s and above message me, it's just my opinion that it's gross so I'm not trying to insult anybody but I just don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Mar 27

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    I sometimes really enjoy listening to old music. I am talking about something 10 or 15 years old, but sometimes I love hearing stuff that is 50 years old and more. I like things...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    is it strange that I'm only into older guys? i wont date a guy that isnt at lease four-five years older than me? i dont know why, ive just always been that way. I dont date like...
    XoXo07 XoXo07 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 31

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    Dating an older guy can be flat out awesome. Something about capturing the attention of an older man just makes you feel so damn special! They’re more refined and experienced...
    GiuseppeGisriel GiuseppeGisriel 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I absolutely love older men. My boyfriend is 44 years old and I'm only 19. I put an add on craigslist a while ago (when I was 18) for an older man and the response was amazing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Mar 28

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    I dated a man who was 12 years older than me for two years. It made me realize how age has nothing to do with life experience, as I've had life experiences he hadn't and never...
    captaintera captaintera 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I feel I'm at a transitioning point in my life, from starry-eyed teen to empowered woman. I'm blossoming. Amoungst these major, gradual changes in myself, my ideas and my attitudes...
    Iconica Iconica 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I absolutely love older men. My ex- boyfriend is 42 years old when i was only 19. I put an add on SeekYounger.com a while ago (when I was 18) for an older man and the response was...
    Beatrice1985 Beatrice1985 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    I was always attracted to older men. I am 22 and I dated men who were at least 4 years older than me. But never passed 10 years apart. The maturity always mattered and I felt safe...
    Lovelifee22 Lovelifee22 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 13

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    When I was younger, about 6 or 7 years old, I was molested by my older brother multiple times. We used to Picto chat all of the time on the DS light for fun together. Then one...
    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F Mar 29

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    Seriously, wtf? I'm a gorgeous 18-year-old girl and older guys, like my dad's age, are drawn to me. They creep me out. The oldest I'd go is 8 years older than me. Anything else is...
    McLovin0000 McLovin0000 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Hi all, apologies for my bad English, it's been a while. So my story is a bit different than most love affairs with married men here. I am now 30 years old. About 6 months ago I...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I was 15 years old when I first began following the old ways. My parents were southern progressives, which wasn't uncommon in Georgia at the time, and they supported progress and...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    My brother is two years older than me and I have grown up around older guys so I'm very used to being around them. I usually date guys older than me.
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Is it normal for me to be attracted to guys around 3-5 years older than me? I'm 15 , 16 in September but I'm rather quite and mature for my age. I just feel like older guys are...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I still can't believe I found him. My husband, beloved,Sir. My amazing man who somehow can handle me. He's 20 years older and I don't regret it one bit. All the worries we both...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am attracted to men who are a lot older than I am. Some people like buffed and muscular men. Some people like lean and scruffy. Some people like them pudgy and no hair. Some...
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I dated a guy who was 10 years older. It was cool. I like dating people older than me.
    meadlingkids meadlingkids 18-21 Mar 30

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    His name is Jeremy and he's 35 years old. He acts more like my dad than he does a brother since according to him "your father does not do enough to keep those teenage boys afraid...
    killyourhero killyourhero 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Hey to whoever took the time to read :) So I met my boyfriend online over a year ago. He's 19 years older then me. The first couple of months where amazing, then things got a bit...
    lovelyle0 lovelyle0 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    His name is Drake. He is 2 years older and he is a good brother. he loves to pull pranks on me which is sorta annoying at times but oh well :P He always will do things like taking...
    lynetteTheChic lynetteTheChic 13-15, F Mar 25

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