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I Am a Late Bloomer

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    Kinda Behind - My life was put on hold after I lost both my parents when I was 11. I didn't have any other family or relatives so they put me in foster care system. It was a...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M Sep 8, 2012

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    It Just Was'nt Happening. - As A Small Child, it Really Wasnt Obvious that I Was 'Slower' than the Other kids. Untill About 5th Grade. The Kids Started Spreading Rumors that I Was...
    marymoocow32 marymoocow32 22-25 Mar 12, 2012

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    Nearly Ten Years... - I just realized that I've been an "adult" for nearly ten years now. On January 26, 2000, I turned 18, which technically meant that I was then an adult...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    I Feel Like Nothing Right Now. - I'm 16 years old and a boy, my name is Morgan. I feel like I'm the only one of my friends who is a late bloomer, because I don't have a deep voice...
    hangar13drummer hangar13drummer 16-17 6 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    Chanel No. 5 - "Are You There God? It's Me Margaret." by Judy Blume was my favorite book as a tween. I've read it many times over the years. I used to try to imagine myself as...
    crunchymomof1 crunchymomof1 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    I Must. I Must! I Must Increase My Bust! - I started developing breasts at the same age as everyone else.  Hard swollen lumps that were tender and sore...I too wondered what...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 32 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    The Doctors Told Me I Would Never Have A Family - I always was fascinated by the way a baby could just be made out of virtually nothing and having a family was my dream. But when I...
    royalblueeyes royalblueeyes 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    Made Middle School Suck - it took a riddculesly long time for me to hit puberty. in middle school i was smart but pretty clueless, so i didnt know the slightest thing about...
    john96s john96s 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    Still Blooming - I'm 28 and I'm still blooming. Socially, at least. I'm very behind others my age and always have been. I still haven't done a lot of the things most people my age...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Late Bloomer - I'm 14 now and barely started. about a year ago when I was 13, I didn't have any pubic hairs at all. My sister (adopted, about 6 months younger than me) was walking...
    pn35 pn35 70+, M 4 Responses Mar 15, 2013

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    Being Short Isn't Fun - It was the beginning of 8th grade is when I finally hit puberty and now I'm going into high school. I have awesome friends and I'm good with making friends...
    Fender21 Fender21 13-15 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    So Let's Bloom Already!! I Know Some Techniques! We Can Help Each Other Get Through This! - So, here's the story of someone who has been  through nonstop depression, anxiety...
    dma88 dma88 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    Starting Life At 22 - and I mean forgetting who you were and what you knew in high school, because between then and now there was only my idealistic fantasy and marijuana. Then 1 1...
    m3android m3android 22-25 Feb 10, 2013

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    Ugly Duckling - It was 8thgrade in and small country town. My 8th grade class was no more then 20kids including myself. I was about a year to 6months older then everyone. Cause I...
    ladyjt88 ladyjt88 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Single Since Birth - I'm  21 years old and I never had a boyfriend since birth. However, I can't see anything wrong with that. What am I going to do if I really can't find someone...
    blackisbitter blackisbitter 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    My Carefully Constructed World Has Been Turned Upside Down And Nothing Makes Sense Anymore - A new year has begun, and I realize that nothing in my life makes feel exited. I used...
    kyleButler kyleButler 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Always Forward! - I never knew I was never alone in this category. I am 25 years old and I dropped out of High School, received my GED and enlisted in the Army. I served for two...
    Jenai1987 Jenai1987 26-30, M 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Hormones Suck. - If you were to look up the word late bloomer, You would find my picture there. Im pretty sure I define the term pretty well, I am pretty much late on everything if...
    EmpressJudge EmpressJudge 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2011

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    Laft Behind - My blooming has been delayed in several ways.. socially, physically and somehow even emotionally. Everything in my life always came late. For example, I shed my last...
    PeterYeah PeterYeah 18-21, M Feb 19, 2012

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    Standards - Some things, that people have experienced in their 14s or 15s, I've experienced not so long ago. I'm 19. I'm still a virgin and a few months ago, I think, I came out of...
    funereal1134 funereal1134 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2012

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    mysterypisser mysterypisser 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Exploded - When I was 16. I still was waiting to hit puberty. I was still 4'11. The shortest in my grade. It hurt me for a while. But when I was 16. My transformation happened...
    GirlNextDoor2 GirlNextDoor2 26-30, F 23 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    mysterypisser mysterypisser 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Late Developing Sucks! - I'm 19 now and still unable to anything that could be considered facial hair! Comparing myself to other guys, especially at school was depressing, as I...
    Ashola Ashola 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Better Late Then Never! - *smile* As I open up and show off my colors, releasing my scent Coming into full bloom, at such a riper age than most. I maybe behind in season, but my...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    How Popularity Changed My View Of Life - Hey my name is charles but known as fufu. Im 16 but look atleast 14. Im kinda chunky and have gas problems(i burp and fart alot). Im black...
    latebloomer1996 latebloomer1996 16-17, M Dec 17, 2012

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    It Has Shaped the Way I Interact With People. - I've always been a shy person. In part it stemmed from the fact that I had always been uncomfortable in my own skin, I could ...
    JAdam JAdam 19-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    It Came Late Which I Did Hate - well im 26 years old now . i was a late bloomer  alot of boys in my class bloomed at 11,12,13 i didnt which cause major problems in my early...
    cvw123 cvw123 26-30, M Mar 31, 2010

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    Physically But Not Intellectually - Physically I was one of those kids that reached puberty a bit late (14 and a half to be exact) comparing myself with most guys around me at the...
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    Still Unfurling... - I didn't have the university experience I wanted, or felt I should have had. I had absolutely no confidence and took everything waaaay too seriously. I've...
    Elliee29 Elliee29 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    Hope I Bloom Soon - well i'm 16 yrs old but i have the body of a 10 or 11 yr old boy.i have never had a girl friend yet so i never had sex yet almost a few times but they laughed...
    victor16 victor16 16-17 4 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    Kind Of A Happy Ending - Yeah I was a late bloomer. No joke. I got my period 3 days before my 14th birthday. Which I really didn't need, periods suck. At 16 i wore a 32A bra...
    hotfireball1 hotfireball1 16-17, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Sissyslavekylie Sissyslavekylie 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Often I can't relax at parties that carry on late due to singles constantly getting targeted so I do enjoy a good party it just seemed the later it got the worst some people...
    Tricke1983 Tricke1983 31-35, F Mar 23

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    I am habitually and chronically late to everything! It's become really disgusting & disappointing to me as well as others I'm sure! I irritate myself so much but yet I'm still...
    technicallyalli technicallyalli 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Late night conversations are some of the best you can have. Things get deep and personal. People don't judge you. The first time I came out as gay to someone was really late at...
    Cramsey2 Cramsey2 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm 15 male and would love to get into a full latex catsuit but I don't know wear to get them and they're pretty expensive, I tried a morphsuit but it didn't do it for me. Any...
    Cj1738 Cj1738 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I don't know why but I never can get ready on time and I always end up 5-10 minutes late. My parents get really mad at me sometimes and I'll be barely on time for one day although...
    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    It is one of my favorite things to do, but it can get lonely sometimes being the only one awake. I don't go to bed until 6 or 7am, sometimes later than that.
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Me tooooo 5 minutes late everywhere i go I think I need help lol
    SanitySister SanitySister 41-45, F Mar 18

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    I woke up late this morning and missed my morning class... **** it tho :P
    MistahDavid MistahDavid 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I was at boarding school till I was 18 and one day I was in big trouble for being out late. The headmistress called me to her office along with 2 girls who were in the same trouble...
    SpankMyWilly SpankMyWilly 31-35 Mar 20

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    I can stay up all night eating and drinking and watching tv, as long as my friends are energetic, or im home alone. If my friends aren't super excited about whatever we're doing or...
    teasyames teasyames 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Whenever I'm on my way to school or work, I like to pass a lot I people on he freeway cuz I makes me feel better about how late I am.
    Chris1083 Chris1083 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Late night conversations are the deepest and best! Message me if you wanna talk sometime :)
    jokkki jokkki 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I do tend to stay up late,I stay up to help people i love it:D Although for the mornings we have a fight i would wake up until 1pm the next day...One day i slept throughout the...
    SammyLautner SammyLautner 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I think late night conversations bring out another side of someone. The best kind of conversation.
    OooohJaime OooohJaime 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    My latex catsuit broke last nite :( so now I am after a new one we're is a good place to buy one from
    latexlover101 latexlover101 26-30, M Mar 25

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    It's like my mind races through the night. Thinking about my day, my past, my future, running scenes through my head of things that should've happend in my life or just thinking...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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