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I Am In My Thirties

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    Don't Let Your Thirties Pass You By Like Your Twenties Might Have! - When I finished Uni at the age of 22, I felt that I suddenly had to become a responsible grown up. Yeah, still...
    AyoIrl79 AyoIrl79 31-35, M Aug 11, 2011

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    It's really weird to realize I am in my thirties. Most people think I fall between 23 and 27. I quit smoking a few months ago, and I'd still be carded. I think what I can relate...
    jdawg125 jdawg125 36-40, M Feb 9

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    Just Turned 30!! - i just turned 30 on 25th april, and people have been asking me, how i feel, now that im 30, and i always say "i dont know, i dont really feel any different...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12, 2010

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    I'm 31 - The weight change has been a little bit more for me, mainly because of stress. Sweets are my weekness when I'm stressed. Just this year I started having joint pain...
    time2live4me time2live4me 31-35, F May 25, 2009

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    So why do I still feel like I'm in my 20's???
    sinkingwater sinkingwater 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Just Turned 30! - I never thought I'd live to see 30, but here I am! Turned 30 last week and so far its been good. But tonight I had a revelation to myself when I texted my friend...
    XtremeBordelineChic XtremeBordelineChic 26-30, F Jun 7, 2013

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    How Did I Get to Be 34!!?? - Wow life is life and we all get older, but for some reason after I turned 34 in March I have this underlying feeling of being so old, so out of the...
    violett8 violett8 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2009

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    Still Look 24 But I Feeling Old - I will be 34 this year in May and I feel like I was 24 yesterday turned around and here I am!  I still look young and have a youthful way...
    DeeLove21 DeeLove21 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2010

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    Alright... If You Must Know... 32 - And proud!  I didn't think I would make it this far!  I honestly thought I would die before I hit 30, now that I made it..  I AIN...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 2 Responses May 28, 2009

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    If I Take Ten Years Off - If I take ten years off,I'm in  my thirties,Young at heart,However,Even adding on the years,I'm still,Young at heart.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Having recently turned 31, and by "recently," I mean 5 months ago. I find myself still telling people I'm 30. I think I might stick with that until I'm 40. Maybe I'll be honest and...
    lizzie2u lizzie2u 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I Am - Though I look way .... my own age! I wish I could say way younger, but I don't! I believe I have earned every year of my life.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses May 26, 2009

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    Yech - 37??? HOW did THAT happen? It seems like yesterday that I was a kid. Life moves too fast!
    MrsKateBrown MrsKateBrown 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    36 to Be Exact - I have to say everything changes when you hit 30.  Around 33 or 34 I started gaining weight.  I've always been a size 5/6 now I'm a 7/8.  I've...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 9 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Just Turned 35 - It hadn't really hit me that I was in my 30s until last year which seems to be a delayed reaction since I'm now 35... I must have been distracted by my ex...
    outofthebleu outofthebleu 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Something Odd About Those 3's - There's something "odd" about those 3's in our life span!  It's an odd number at odd times in our life. Let me explain. Age 3... An...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    Turning 32 - It just never occurred to me turning 30 something is such a big deal, especially among women. The only thing I notice is my growing sex drive Perhaps I started slow...
    Maeya Maeya 31-35 2 Responses May 25, 2009

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    33 And Feeling Crazy - How old is too old to go a little crazy?  I'll turn 33 next year, and for some reason recently I've had this desire to just go nuts. Things I want to...
    FreyaFire FreyaFire 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    Ah, 31... - On my 30th birthday, my daughter said "Oh my GOD Mom!!! You're middle aged!" But I don't feel middle aged. I feel the same as I always have. I don't mind being in...
    ThatsJustMarvelous ThatsJustMarvelous 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    The Last Few Days Of 35 - I am not who I'd hoped to be at 35 - I have nothing I wanted or dreamed of..   I feel older, creakier, aged but I also feel wiser, confident...
    secretkeeper87 secretkeeper87 31-35, F 3 Responses May 11, 2010

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    I am beginning to appreciate it now as I am in my mid thirties but it was annoying when I was younger. Particularly being asked for ID in a bar when I was 25, much to the amusement...
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    Well , here you are 100 things I want to share about myself . . 1 - I am a Muslim wife. 2 - I am in my thirties. 3 - I am Egyptian and living in Cairo. 4 - I am newly married. 5...
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    Am I though? Or am I bi? I can't tell one from the other some days. I'm a grown woman with a kid, dis the whole married thing and now here I am, mid thirties coming out and not...
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    A Story: The office space that Shirley, rented for her finance business, was not the most salubrious of offices. Situated on top of a row of shops it afforded the basic...
    ShirleyAnneWarner ShirleyAnneWarner 66-70, T Mar 25

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    I just broke up with a gf of 4 years. We lived together for 2 years. She is a bi and she has fallen in love with a guy at work. I am crushed when I caught her lying to cover up her...
    miknat miknat 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    So here's my story. I know it's kind of weird but that's why I'm posting it. Maybe if I get my feelings out I can get over them and realize that it could never happen. So... I was...
    LastOfTheAmericanGirls82 LastOfTheAmericanGirls82 16-17 5 Responses Mar 31

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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
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    My friends step-mom is kinda flirting with me through texting now..... So, I grew up with my friends step-mom and his family. I always thought of her as a helpful guiding figure. I...
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    Due to my up bringing, I have always been mature. I am sixteen years old yet I constantly get mistaken for someone in their mid thirties. My views are much more realistic than most...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F Apr 7

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    So. . . I was about to go to the place where I was supposed to go that day. I rode a bus--an ordinary bus (open windows). Fortunately, there were only a few passengers. I occupied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 9

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    When I was a child, I was very lonely growing up. I had no siblings. I was chubbier and much shyer than the other kids so I got bullied. I also got bullied by my parents for being...
    daydreamingmadness daydreamingmadness 16-17, F Apr 9

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    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 13 Responses a week ago

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    adewey adewey 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    How many of you have heard your spouse or girlfriend ask "What’s so bad about being a man?” my spouse asked me when I finally confessed to her that I was much more than just a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 5 days ago

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    Ok, so let's start with that I'm gay. And my teacher knows. She was the first one to know. I trust her so much. I didn't know who else to turn to cause I was just holding it in...
    Lgbtme Lgbtme 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have a book club, and I'm the youngest active member (who goes to meetings and stuff). My bookish friends are in the late twenties/early thirties and with stable jobs, and...
    allonsyalexa allonsyalexa 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    She looked and smiled. She is in her early thirties well put together n sexy... I was in my driveway next to my truck naked stroking my ****
    1roscoe2c2 1roscoe2c2 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I'm at the age where my body tells me I'm tired long before my mind thinks it is. My mind is still in my twenties - okay, maybe early thirties but, that's as far as it's going. I...
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