I Am Considered Too Old For My Age

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    14 Going On 40

    just because I listen to music from the 50's and 80's people consider me alot older than I should be, and perhaps I am, I talk alot like an older person and my mind thinks like an older person. most of the time I seem like a normal 14 year old, but it depends on my mood. I look...
    ThorGodOfThunder ThorGodOfThunder
    16-17, M
    3 Responses May 21, 2009

    What Makes Them Think That?

    I arranged my school books on my Dad's office desk and began to settle myself in to get crackin' on the homework while my Dad was busy. A colleague of my father's peeped in to introduce herself and offer me coffee. I had spent a month in Philadelphia, and today was my first day...
    mariacaterina mariacaterina
    16-17, F
    May 3, 2012

    I used to wonder why I was never part of the

    'cool kids group'. Then I realised that I couldn't care less about following styles like a sheep because that's what the 'in thing' is. While they drool about boys and skimpy shorts, I'm here considering my University degrees and voluntarily teaching myself in the summer...
    TheFemaleSimpleton TheFemaleSimpleton
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2014

    Too Old

    people who dont know me always ask me what college did u finish ,once a stranger asked me what's your job hello people i'm at high school. but maybe they're right  i look too old , sometimes i feel my soul is too old. i don't have friends because when i'm around people from...
    livehappy livehappy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2011

    Not True Anymore.

    I used to be considered too old for my age, especially when I was a child. I used to worry about things none of the other children cared about, and people would say I was a know it all. I could read before I was four years old, resulting in the fact that I learned things from...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2011

    I Have Always Been.

    I don't mainly associate with people of my age.  Most of them drive me crazy.  I had a friend who got mad at me because I couldn't go clubbing with her when I had two small children in my custody!  So, no, I don't have time for people my age that are "...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    8 Responses May 23, 2009

    Yeah, when I am at school

    and my councillor a talk to me we do like activity sheets about my relationship with my family, and even if it's just maybe a Teaching Assistant helping me out in class she says 'Oh your so mature for your age' But when I'm around my friends, not all the time, I'm like a...
    Cookzie Cookzie
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014
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