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I Am 40 Years Old

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I be 20 next month It going to feel the same way into I hit 21 that's when the party begins.....
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    classyandnasty classyandnasty 18-21, F Apr 6

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    MysteriousGovenor MysteriousGovenor 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    SilverPhoenix11 SilverPhoenix11 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 13

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    Missdrakerss Missdrakerss 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    im actually 12 lol........
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    WyldKard WyldKard 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Or how to put it.. I have always wanted to be older.. For example, id have the thought that when i get older, then finally i can get better along with other people. Then they...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I started liking older men when I was about 13 years old. I felt confused about it because at the same time I enjoyed thinking about older men but I felt guilty about it because I...
    Birdy666 Birdy666 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    GalacticMermaid GalacticMermaid 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Roseloring Roseloring 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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