I Am An Old Soul

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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.
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    3 Responses Jan 23, 2016

    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
    1 Response Jan 16, 2016

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

    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
    7 Responses Feb 20, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2015
    zrendi zrendi
    16-17, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    some time i do feel that i have a long journey

    in the past and in this life is a strong connection to that long forgotten journey! today while listening to a song i felt strange..a sudden rush of sadness! for few moments i just sit and thought about myself and others! i think i have inherited this sadness from some past...
    snuffal snuffal
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    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...
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    6 Responses Jul 12, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    I prefer 70's - 80's music.

    I would love to find a man with morals(do they still make those?) I enjoy coffee in a place full of books. Antique stores are my little piece of heaven. I want to travel as much as I can. I adore leather bags. Meeting unique people make my heart beat a little faster. LOVE...
    MissAndrea87 MissAndrea87
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2015

      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
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2015

    been told that twice

    and from older people then me, others see me as old in the inside and modern in the out, but i am really just not seeing myself like that i see myself as an alien among my world lost between the deviation of theories that cursed my mind so i throw all what banned me from being...
    gamesBOSS gamesBOSS
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 29, 2016

    I dream of other lives I have lived

    and have déjàvu so much its scary...
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    2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

    I always feel older Wiser.

    I seem older than I look. People consider me mature beyond my years. Honestly I'm probably the most immature person in my group of friends. You'd be surprised.
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    3 Responses Feb 25, 2016

    I've never felt my age

    and believe it or not I still think the same thoughts since I was 4.I also love the 60s era and especially the 20s era when the Flappers were born to revolutionize ♡
    Ale246 Ale246
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2014

    They called me old fashion,

    I couldn't understand the 21st century. Now I know what it is, too mature and deep for the aloof, too old to understand these "new" trends, I'm an old soul OuO
    iVoice iVoice
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    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
    83 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    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...
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    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    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...
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    1 Response Oct 24, 2015
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    Oct 25, 2015

    New member and first post guys.

    I found this site because I was trying to find out who I am. I don't even know what my passions are, all I know/feel is that I'm an old soul. I'm 23yo trying to know more about myself because I want to be successful and make good life/career decisions as early as possible...
    mroldsoul mroldsoul
    22-25, M
    Feb 26, 2016

    I need to reevaluate my entire life.

    while i stand in the que with a jumbo size bottle of fabric softner and a caramel latte thinking "oh ill go wild and treat myself and get the good stuff while its on sale" ... Two 16 y/olds are talkin about the " mad shesh" they had saturday.. I was literally born 55. Im a...
    CassieSamuel CassieSamuel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2016

    Sometimes doesn't it feel like you're not

    leaving your life to the fullest. Or perhaps you're preparing yourself to live life to its fullest. Then again why wait later. Life is short. 100 years or less isn't enough. But why are we limited to 100?
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    1 Response Mar 6, 2016

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Oct 28, 2014

    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.
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    5 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    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...
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    6 Responses Apr 15, 2015


    And that's all I have to say about that. Wait.....I have a young spirit though. That's it.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    46-50, F
    8 Responses May 20, 2012

    It's been relatively recently

    that a friend of mine has labeled me an old soul, but as long as I can remember, I've had a curious mind. I had a friend once who called it a seeking mind - the ability to be open to other ideas and spiritualities. My favorite summary of the old soul is the constant search for...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2014
    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff
    51-55, M
    Nov 27, 2015

    I have been told this multiple times

    and I don't really understand how >.< Ever since I was little my family would always joke that I was an old woman stuck in a young girls body. IDK if it is a bad thing or a good thing. Anyone else feel the same way or get told the same things?
    KeKeNae KeKeNae
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    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

    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
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    This is a perfect definition

    for me. An old soul. Someone who does not like this modern world out all. Someone who dislikes this world where everything can be bought and sold, where materialism reigns, where we are sold (and we buy) the "freedom" of being individuals without roots or solid beliefs, where...
    Cierzo Cierzo
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    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
    8 Responses Jul 9, 2013

    "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

    "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
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    Ive always felt older

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

    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

    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

    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...
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    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    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
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    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

    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

    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...
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    Oct 25, 2015

    I have a lot of people tell me frequently

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

    I like to think I'm an old soul.

    I enjoy being at the house with my husband rather than going out. My hobbies consist of crocheting, sewing, and driving the speed limit. Haha but seriously.
    mymilsobeginning mymilsobeginning
    22-25, F
    Mar 6, 2016

    What does it mean to be an old soul?

    Well, I don't know what it means to many of you, but to me it means something fairly simple, that I have lived many lives. Perhaps that concept is not simple. But in the context of being an "old soul" the definition is quite plain. I have chosen not to recount any of my...
    AngelofForgottenLore AngelofForgottenLore
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    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...
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    4 Responses Jan 17, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    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

    May 1874, You'd think

    that I was prepared for another one of his troublesome ways but after witnessing what he'd done to those innocent people.... I think it was time for a new adventure. For the past 20years I have walked amongst these people moving from place to place trying to fit in. I met this...
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    1 Response Oct 25, 2015
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