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I Am Considered Too Old For My Age

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    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

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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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    Mature. Too Mature?

    I've been accused of being "too mature". Sometimes people think I'm being prissy or something because I'm not associating with people my age. I'm NOT thinking higher of myself then them, I'm just not associating with them because their conversation bores me. I've...
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    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

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    I have always been told how mature I am for my age, even when I was 10 years old. I went to teen camp when I was a pre-teen...I hung out with older teens and young adults when I...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Most other people my age spend a Friday night out drinking or partying, looking for random entertainment. Here I am at 2.30 am finally hike from a long night of Bibke study, book...
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I think I am going through a pre mid life crises! At the age of 28 I feel like I have missed out on not having more blinding nights out raving until sunrise. I could have carved a...
    JuniperHendrix JuniperHendrix 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I'm currently eleven but with everything that has happened around me as I grew up it seems like I'm an eleven year old with a thirty year old brain!
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Everyday I literally feel like a thirty year old stuck in a young girl's body.
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I look like I'm eight but I'm 28 and 4 months old I just look cute and not sexy or lady like I look stupid
    monaroyalty monaroyalty 26-30, F Jan 3

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    I feel young and see myself as young most days and then some youngster says, "Thanks, ma'am and blows it for me. ;)
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    my teachers would some times yell at me for not fun with the other kids lol
    charlieean charlieean 16-17, M Jan 3

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    I choose to be a passionate person. Each day I live my life from that perspective. I tend to be intense on conversation and when listening. Even when flirting with a woman I am...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are many people, in the world, that take having children for granted. Some people work and work and still have no biological children. I have experience with fosters and step...
    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard 46-50, M Jan 18

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm getting depressed because I'm surrounded by ******* idiots.
    SprinklesINF SprinklesINF 16-17, M Jan 15

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    Sometimes the belly just wants to play peek-a-boo.
    fatmanroy fatmanroy 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I grew up in the north of England in the 60s, early 70s. Unlike today, when corporal punishment is often regarded as inappropriate punishment for children, in my youth it was very...
    billjacko billjacko 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    My age difference with my boyfriend is not really that big, I'm 18 and he's 24 but it's still something my parents and relatives won't accept. They think he's definitely too old...
    jinhun jinhun 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    He's almost 19, I'll be 15 next June. People around us have already noticed there's something 'wrong' in our relationship. I don't think it is wrong - I'm in love with him and he...
    JohnDoe8600 JohnDoe8600 13-15, F Jan 8

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    There's a difference between older men, much older men, and old men. When I was 21, I was tired of only older men being attracted to me (30's, 40's, 50's). I felt like they were...
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