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I Am An Old Soul

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    You may not have guessed with all the wise-owl

    stuff i post, but i am indeed only 18. I am proud of what i learned from life already! ^u^ (and i love antiques, too!)
    hopelesslyalone7654321 hopelesslyalone7654321 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2015

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    I've been through a lot.

    If I wrote an autobiography, I doubt I'd believe it. I suppose I've never felt the same as (how I perceive) other people my age.
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Old Souls

    First of all, if you really want to learn more about old souls, go to michaelteachings.com. I have always sensed I was different from others and I hope to find other old souls who I can relate to. Here are some traits and information about old souls if...
    Scorpiogirl112 Scorpiogirl112 18-21, F 87 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    I dream of other lives I have lived

    and have déjàvu so much its scary...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

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    Ive always felt older

    than I am. It's just something I was born feeling.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2015

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    I'm an old soul trapped into young body.

    I find a lot of things my generation does stupid. I prefer to talk to older people rather than individuals my age. And I always liked older, educated men. I don't know if this has something to do with it but I'm a good judge of character too. I can always sense when someone is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 15, 2015

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    thechubbyhiker thechubbyhiker 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 26, 2015

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    2095. Technology has caught up with me,

    no longer can I live this life. I must die. I ran for the large forest area back in 2073 after searching so long for Ana. I can no longer live a life like this, I must die. 2132, i am beginning to realize my past, who I am. Clues set all over the world like messages, but they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    In fact positively Ancient.

    .. 'Your soul has been hanging around the earth since the near beginning of time. Whether because of a passion to breathe and be part of the living, or because of some hard past making you not able to move. Whatever it is, you have some unfinished business. You're wise and...
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    Anyone ever feel like you don't belong in this

    lifetime? Like you've already experienced things multiple times and you feel above your age group, and you can't relate to people your age.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 8, 2015

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    I used to always consider myself to be "very

    very old," as a soul, which is true...then I realized it brought a lot of ego creation in me, now feeling superior to others who are younger souls, and slowly began realizing how that ended up separating me from almost all people and caused me suffering. I then had to work to...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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    Ever since I was little I always felt slightly

    out of place with the rest of the kids. I was considered the mature, serious type. As I get older (I am currently 18), I feel older and older. I feel more comfortable around people who are older than me. When I am with my friends I feel disconnected from them.. I really can't...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 17, 2015

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    Insanely old... older

    than the human race itself. I own something from damn near every era, and still use most, if not all of it on an almost daily basis. I'm not too keen on the modern, technological world of today. I drink a powdered tonic/elixer of a mix of different herbs, and spices almost daily...
    shaaka shaaka 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2015

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    We stand out from the rest.

    We have really fit in. We find a lot of mainstream conversation boring. A question things people thought were unchangeable. We see the larger picture in life and always searching for me. My question is, how do we find a life partner? Our likelihood of finding someone with the...
    rooster93 rooster93 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

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    "Some people are just old souls

    and need to be accepted as such. If you are one of the people that gets called crazy for thinking you can feel people’s energy, or a hermit for needing to have time alone, or a ‘weirdo’ for believing in alternative things, the best thing you can do is continue to be true...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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    I wouldn't know if I am,

    because the soul is an intangible concept until one experiences it, if it even exists. What cracks me up is when people who believe we only live one life simultaneously say they're an old soul. Its simple math! A soul can't be older than you if there's only one life unless it's...
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I try to change the way I speak

    and write but it doesn't work. Someway somehow my spirit become old or wise. Not sure if its knowledge based or just purity of my being.
    mamaafrica000 mamaafrica000 41-45, F Oct 26, 2015

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    1414, you would come to think

    that one would always love you. Where one loves you one will always remain. Not in this case, not when another woman takes away that love. I lost his attention, for that he lost mine. For months we slowly drifted away from each other. Nights where we would have fun and enjoy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 25, 2015

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    Here's the thing..if you feel you are an old

    soul then you most likely are. The common feelings and characteristics of old souls are feeling different, withdrawn, detached, emotionally and physically tired, not caring for material wealth or latest designers and feeling of apathy and desire to "go home". I am familiar with...
    Elalala Elalala 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Old Soul Faq!

    This story is meant for questions about old souls, so, if you ask some questions i answer them here as well as i can. I'm not all-knowing, certainly not, but i know enough. How there can be old and young souls? Well... everybody knows that human population on the earth is...
    AwakingDreamer AwakingDreamer 22-25, M 16 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    I remembered a memory It was during the Nazi

    era...I remember living in a very large estate...and we hid a young Jewish girl underground... the soldiers did not know this... Forced my husband to house the soldiers for a week before they head off to next destination... I remember having to sneak by to feed her...she was so...
    Chloesawakening Chloesawakening 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    My Story

    Where do i begin, where does it all begin. I could choose to start at this mortals life birth or i could go to a time where i was no more then dust of the cosmos and formed a though. I was and have always been me. I find myself uncovering more of that everyday but...
    Buddahpat314 Buddahpat314 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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      Sitting here,

    it really hit me, I AM old. It matters not, that I am young at heart and in my thoughts. I have learned much, experienced even more, adapted to the changes in times, and grew to be open and understanding of those things that could not be changed. Memories. So many changes...
    NamDoc NamDoc 66-70, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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    I connect well with people of all ages

    but feel most comfortable around people who are twice or three times my age. I'm very observational and when I do socialize people are always asking me why I'm so quiet. I'm almost 26 years old but I really feel like I've already lived 100 years. I'm attracted to wisdom and...
    Cassyellis Cassyellis 26-30, F 4 Responses May 30, 2015

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    I feel as though I am someone older trapped in

    a younger body. I feel like I am extremely wise and have stories to tell from my life, but frankly I am not that old and I don't have any wise advice or stories! I feel like I have them- but I can't /access/ them! It makes me so frustrated because I feel like I am not truly...
    BushyxTail BushyxTail 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    Well, I was actually told

    that by a woman who did my astrology birth chart! I don't usually care for this things.. I prefer to live my life the best way I can.. but my mother and sister asked that woman to do it and so she did! The creepy thing is that she never met me.. but she got every single thing...
    zezitch zezitch 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    "No Choice In The Matter"

    I am an old soul because I had to grow up faster and take on responsibilities that weren't mine to bear. I also had to become closed off and tolerate very bad acts that were forced on me, and I was threatened. I truly believe to this day that they were not empty threats because...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    September 2001, date unknown I witness another

    tragic event in the United States again. Always something with this country. I have seen enough with this land for the past 300 years or so. I sense a pattern with these events. I could see why these people assume it's their government. I moved to the state of Washington for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 25, 2015

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    I have a hard time relating to the majority of

    people my own age. (I'm in my 20s). My best friend is the only person my age I feel I can really connect with and I think she may have an old soul too. but the majority of my friends at at least 5 to 10 years older than me.
    HorseGirl21 HorseGirl21 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 25, 2015

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    Just had a dandelion

    and burdock..wow that was a blast from the past. Now all I can think about is getting my hands on some roller boots, wham bars and space invader crisps.
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    As a child (kindergarten-9) I would stare in

    the mirror wondering if we all saw the same. I would stare into my hazel eyes, blond hair and observe myself thinking if my eyes gave me a vision of myself that others maybe saw differently? Later asking my mom to explain to me how I look. Then I would think why my sister...
    mandala033 mandala033 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    mjsaint mjsaint 41-45 Sep 4, 2015

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    Wise beyond years many have told me.

    .. but despite that i do not know everything. Some people mistake me for thinking i know everything or am always right... That is most certainly not true! Let me say that again so you don't miss it: I do not know everything, am not always right, and am learning myself. Sometimes...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2015

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    I have a lot of people tell me frequently

    that I was born in the wrong generation.
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 8, 2015

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    I have spent the past few centuries living all

    over the world. Covering my tracks, and the thrill of adventure never gets old. 809 years on earth and still I have not found peace. Though adventure is adventure, the pain still haunts me. People come and go, lives fade away like smoke or breath on a mirror. I keep a journal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2015

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    A Place Called Stop

    Do you ever think about time? About how the greater the velocity the slower time passes and the lower the velocity the faster time passes? This gets me wondering how fast I am going. At this latitude I am heading East with a rotational velocity of several hundred miles an hour...
    Katie6963 Katie6963 61-65, F 9 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    When I was five, I started my quest to discover

    what's beyond the edge of the universe.
    TheGreanBean TheGreanBean 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2015

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    I was talking to my therapist last week

    and mentioned I get uncomfortable around kids. Especially when they come up and talk to me. Naturally she said to me, "why do you think that is?" I hadn't really given it thought until she asked, but I realized kids make me uncomfortable because I don't remember being one. Not...
    Fealda Fealda 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    So.... I went to the place

    that she shot the video, and it was an old "town". I remember how she said she loved that place, and when I went there, I agreed. I saw every place that was featured in the video.... After two years, all this time, I was able to go there. I'm so happy that it's still running...
    prererecess prererecess 18-21, F Nov 29, 2015

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    It may sound strange

    but I get flashes of a palace in Rome one of my past lives was a Roman emperor but thes flashes are blurry and hard for me to interpret
    Poisonmyst Poisonmyst 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2015

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    I am definitely an old soul.

    But feeling we were born in the wrong time period doesn't say it all about us old souls. Yes ....we always are bucking trends and often run against the wind. But more importantly we aren't phonies, we old souls are always seeking truth. We never sacrifice are souls to be well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Some people has told me I have an old soul,

    but I don't understand well the concept. What do they mean?
    purpleinmonday purpleinmonday 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2015

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    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M Nov 27, 2015

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    Have you ever experienced certain events in

    your life that make you feel you've changed, not just as a person but also your soul? I was always the odd one out. Tried to fit in but you know the story... It never worked. I see the world through a pair of eyes that are both innocent and jaded. I am 33 and yet I feel...
    SapphireSol SapphireSol 31-35, F 8 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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