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I Am An Adult, But I'm A Child At Heart

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    'What's it with you and Paul?' Sherree is many things including direct. Some people I'd deflect such a question but Sherree is an old friend who basically means well. Paul had...
    PeterBe PeterBe 56-60, M Mar 14

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    WHAT THAT MEANS (in case of any misunderstanding) doesn't entail infantilism. :) I love being silly and like having fun, but I'm not that much of a child at heart, just to clarify...
    jsdiapsfjidpa jsdiapsfjidpa 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'M An Adult Child - I admit I am a bit of a loser. I know nothing hardly about the outside world.i am male 42 . I still live with my mother. She says I'm a loser failure. I have...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    18 is suppossed to be the age where your officially an adult. A day after I turned 18 My parents and I were watching tv and saw the original yu gi oh was on. I got exited and...
    MysteriousShadow MysteriousShadow 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    needinghelpbadly needinghelpbadly 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Things have gotten better. I still feel as if my life isn't progressing fast enough for me. I did start a new job, so my financial stresses have significantly lessened. As soon as...
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    MDS88 MDS88 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I so love adult bookstores. I love to look at all the new stuff experiment with new things, and I'm most definitely interested in trying new things that's always exciting thing...
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    mjbutterfly mjbutterfly 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    skcbanana skcbanana 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    MrPerry MrPerry 16-17, M Mar 31

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    MaleSupport1 MaleSupport1 46-50, M Mar 17

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    My parents at a young age taught me to be honest and friendly with others. I have applied that theory as an adult and now to my own kids. too. It seems to work for us.
    barbaratownsend barbaratownsend 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Well, I am not sure if this counts, but as a kid my mother was the one who would punish me and she would use a large wooden spoon. During my childhood my mother broke six wooden...
    billyw420 billyw420 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 21

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    My mother is an alcoholic. She refuses to take responsibility for anything she does and she turns herself into the victim in every situation. I can't have a relationship with her...
    swhickman swhickman 26-30, F Mar 24

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    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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