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I Am 40 Years Old

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    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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    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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    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 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I just spent an hour trying to explain to my 10 year old son and his friends that a "waterbed" is not an inflatable pool toy. I described that people thought it was a luxury to...
    trendd trendd 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I like old school BMX and have been collecting and sometimes selling off some of my bikes. I also like some of the new school bikes, all bikes after 19.87 until present day, but...
    adamsonmusic adamsonmusic 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i will love you and i dont care if ur same age or older
    warcraftlover16 warcraftlover16 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I was not at all sure when we arrived if the older gentleman by the kitchen was going to be part of our adventure or if he was about to leave or really, what was he doing with our...
    Beverlynips Beverlynips 36-40, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    okay so statistically speaking, girls grow mature faster than guys. So according to that, i should not find any older girl (max in 40s) here attracted to younger guy like me if...
    SsL919 SsL919 22-25, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I can remember when I heard the first hip hop record on the radio! I will be 47 but was 10 years old. My uncles had a dj crew called 'Unlimited Power' and they did a block party on...
    MzMecka1969 MzMecka1969 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 19 and have always been attracted to older guys. I do have an age limit tho. I only guys in their early and late 20s. It may not seem old to you, but it is for me lol. My bf is...
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    after dating a guy my age then dating older.. men around 5-10 years older are just sexier and more mature.
    kateadg kateadg 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always been attracted to older men to a certain degree, even my first celebrity crush was an older man (David Bowie)! My attraction lead me into a multitude of problems though...
    spoiledsweetforever spoiledsweetforever 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    living in England so many. our local church is over 500 years old and there's a famous castle only a few miles away
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi Guys, I need advice on how to get over a married woman I have been having an affair with for over 3 years. It all started when i began to give her tennis lessons at the country...
    soccerguy1989 soccerguy1989 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    This was when I was 7 lol Here we go :p no spelling or grammar corrections eithet There wunce was a 4 year old boy named as Ben that has finally went to school and on the fitfh...
    peepwaddles peepwaddles 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    For the first time in my life I have no life plan, and it feels liberating. I have always been a very ambitious and 'driven' person and was born with an 'on' button, which has...
    wonderofwonders1 wonderofwonders1 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Hi everyone. I am a sweet single woman from Denmark, and I am looking for a sweet and modern from Denmark. I am not interested in long distance relationship from another country...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 31-35, F Jan 28

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    I have an older brother who is 39 years old, still living with my parent, never been employed and complaints about almost everything. Like he was trying to give a **** about the...
    Armdrifter Armdrifter 31-35, M Jan 28

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    is name is (initials) Z.T, my first love/boyfriend ..we met when i was 14? (young silly love, didn't get really serious until i reached my Sophmore year) and dated until after i...
    anonymouskiwi anonymouskiwi 22-25, T Jan 26

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    is name is (initials) Z.T, my first love/boyfriend ..we met when i was 14? (young silly love, didn't get really serious until i reached my Sophmore year) and dated until after i...
    anonymouskiwi anonymouskiwi 22-25, T 1 Response Jan 26

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    is name is (initials) Z.T, my first love/boyfriend ..we met when i was 14? (young silly love, didn't get really serious until i reached my Sophmore year) and dated until after i...
    anonymouskiwi anonymouskiwi 22-25, T Jan 26

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    I'm not really, of course. But I'll come back and respond to this properly when I reach my 100th birthday :P
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Im 13 Years Old And Im Looking For A Gf Who Is Blonde Or Brunette And Has Blue Or Green Eyes
    moe7Ace moe7Ace 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I started driving at 16 and helped around by dropping off my siblings at school whenever my parents had to go to work. At 18, I was already working at a pharmacy while still in...
    tiffanyandasaltshaker tiffanyandasaltshaker 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I hate how when your the oldest sibling you get less off the attention for some it may be the other way around for it goes in this direction. My younger siblings get what they want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 23

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    My older brother is 4 years older and is going through the IB. he swears at me and insults me all the time, treats me like a complete retard and gets me in trouble for not...
    eloijasper eloijasper 16-17, M Jan 23

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    A foursome of male golfers, all in their 40's, discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because the waitresses were young...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I ended up marrying a man 30 years older than me and I regret it every day. I was 16 when we meet and it was just 3 months after losing my mother who I was extremely close to. We...
    PeyMae PeyMae 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Who remembers this? (Pic attached) I haven't even seen this in years!!! But I was shopping Sunday and I saw it. My kids saw me taking a pic of it and said "mommy what is that?" I...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 20

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    one of my oldest friends Jade Lestrade surprised me today having been in france for some time spreading my name and doing as I instructed. seeing her made me feel happy for in all...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 19

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    Hit the mark on Jan 13th. Im gonna live a life solely based on pleasure now. All about me. And whoever calls himself dating me at the time. But mostly me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 19

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    To Spank Or Not To Spank In School. Do you think that behavior was better and standards were higher back in the days when the paddle was a part of school? (or in other countries...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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    hello i am an older man with many years of experience on how to treat a lady
    tommygun522 tommygun522 46-50, M Jan 19

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    I currently love a woman 30 years older than me. She is never off my mind. I care very deeply about her. She in her life has suffered from mental health issues and abuse...
    GCutty GCutty 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    the reason why when I was age 3 years upwards he made my life unhappy from that age to the the age hi am now 47 he was for years older than me plus I was not Love by my dad...
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Jan 17

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    If you consider twelve years "much" younger, that is. Our ages are, me: 44, him:32. To me, the disparity in years does not constitute an insurmountable obstacle, as our...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I prefer older guys as they know how to treat girls- 30 is a good age and people can't say 20 is old when that only 3 years older than you :p it need to be more mature and has...
    kimberley18 kimberley18 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 17