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I Am Old and Young At the Same Time

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    Sure Thing - Since I remember people have told me I have an old soul. Maybe I have stolen it from an old dude, who knows?. I have this mature way of viewing life and the things...
    caritus caritus 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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    There Are Others! - I have always felt so much more mature than my peers. I don't ever remember a time when I didn't feel this way. Sometimes I am pretty sure that I am a 50 year...
    alexisblatcher alexisblatcher 18-21, F Feb 16, 2012

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    Yeah - I like old music and am generally mature, I don't party until sunrise (anymore), don't drink til im' sick, I am good with money and have goals that I'm working toward...
    soulfool soulfool 31-35, F Mar 7, 2012

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    Im Very Mature - I am a very mature person but really young in age I have been through things to make me responsible and thoughtful and mature for someone that is my age
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 23, 2012

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    Old In Experience, Young In Age - I grew up with my Mum being disabled (she has multiple scleriosis) and she was diagnosed just a few days before she gave birth to me, so I have...
    Tyogani Tyogani 21-25, F 3 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    I think people laugh at me when I run behind the shopping cart in the parking lot and hop on for a ride. I hope I never stop enjoying life and being just as silly as I want to be...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm A Young Old Man. - Most of my good friends are over 50. I'm 32. It has always been this way. when I was 9, I smoked my first ciggerette with a teenager, he was 16. I thought he...
    MrNotReallySerious MrNotReallySerious 31-35, M May 15, 2012

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    I Refuse to Be Old If I Can't Be a Flower Child - I am still stuck in the peace movement and refuse to change love into hate and freedom into paranoia and peace into war and...
    peaceonearth1962 peaceonearth1962 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    What is age? How do you define your life's progression? Is it by the greying of the hair, the weakening of the limbs, or by the arbitrary measurement of time with years? I am...
    costascova costascova 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Young Body, Old Mind - ever since i was young ive felt like i am more mature then other kids my age and even kids older then me. sometimes this can be a good thing when i  need to...
    aryarivers aryarivers 16-17, F Jan 15, 2012

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    Back In Translation. - Lost in an era of tassels and knaves. From rutted dirty roads I become a concrete slave.
    SilentBluemoon SilentBluemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    I'm 19 but I feel wise beyond my years. I'm not like the others in my age group. I know I've already written a story similar to what I'm going to write now. But I think its...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Life On Hold - When Iwas 17 I believed that my dreams were on hold for awhile, Just to take this pregnancy to full term, deliver my baby.. Ofcourse I will have time for my baby...
    TheMoodyArtist TheMoodyArtist 51-55, F Apr 7, 2012

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    Models In Magazines - Picture perfect Cold mannequins Chiseled to stone Cold beauty Cloned classless alabaster Place exactly on shiny pages Luring the youth With images of...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    I Dont Know If I Fit In With This Topic But.. - I feel old and I know that Im not. Life is just going by so fast. I just turned 24 on April 28th but I feel so much younger than...
    Childish1der Childish1der 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    Defying The Odds - I AM about to turn 51 but could pass for 30's.The only way I feel old is problems I sometimes experience with my knee or knees.Don't know if its from a past...
    doneitagain doneitagain 51-55, F Aug 8, 2012

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    State Of Mind - I feel this group describes me well. I certainly FEEL both young and old....often simultaneously! I'm young at heart. I've never really felt my age, which perhaps...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Through A Child's Eyes...
    MisterGrey MisterGrey 46-50, M 15 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Im A Old Soul - hey whats up im 22 years old from nyc the reason this group cought my eye is because im young. But for some reason i love classic songs more then up to date music...
    toosick85 toosick85 18-21 May 7, 2012

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    13? - Hello, since november 2012 i have been 13 years old. i have never really been "with" my generation with pop culture. i also collect old bulky electronics from the 1970s. some...
    coffeelover123 coffeelover123 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    I see happiness like a child but i make choices like an adult :)
    sharpal sharpal 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Modern Vs. Old School Woman - There is an enormous age gap between my parents and myself.  When I was 5 they were 65.  Long story... Sex was never discussed, women were...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    A Reflection On The Balance Between Childhood And The Greying Time, Or: Gee I'Ve Got Some Growing Up To Do! - I am young, there is no denying my youth. Teenage in years. Called a...
    reachmygoalasap reachmygoalasap 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    Well, I Thought I Was Young... - I've always been a bit immature for my age of 24 years, (for example, most of my friends are getting married, having kids, and I just got out of...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    I'm a Little Girl/grandma - too often I feel like I'm much older than I actually am. my thoughts are much more...mature and insightful. I've been through so much in just a few...
    inoatheart inoatheart 19-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Changes - Since I turned 50 a few months ago, I suppose I have to cop to being middle-aged.   It's the mid-point of 100 afterall.   But despite what some people think ( and you...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 9 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Appreciation - Although I am young and occasionally like to act as if I am not, I still appreciate, recognize, and enjoy the power of my youth. In 20 years, I'll look back at...
    Saverian Saverian 16-17, M Mar 31, 2013

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    The Teenaged Hag - I'm the teenaged hag, the young girl who acts like she's 38. I'm 18 but I dislike to party. I really don't feel for drama, I find it quite annoying. I don't...
    boriangel101 boriangel101 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    Understanding Ivy. Understanding Me. - Only those who have endured sexless unions truly understand how they feel. Cuddled in a ball of the edge of the bed ( "ours" never was...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    My Toy Projector -                                                                              When I was about eight years old My gran...
    MisterGrey MisterGrey 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    You Are Only As Old As Your Inner Child Feels! - My friend Linda told me this week that a big part of the reason she loves me is because of my childhood innocense like view of the...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M Sep 4, 2013

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    Still Feel Like I'm 18!! - I feel old because of my arthritis, mostly in my knees and left arm.  It is creeping into other joints.  I feel it especially during the cold wet...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    Old Lady Inside A Young Girl - I am 22, i have been to a club 3 times in my life, i dont really drink, party or go out often and me and my boyfriend have sex enough to qualify as a...
    LOSTphoenix LOSTphoenix 22-25, F Jun 3, 2012

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    Young And Old At The Same Time :) - I am only 18 years old and yet i feel so old! Before i even finished high school i gave birth to my son. Having a kid in high school deffinatly...
    Inmyheartforever87 Inmyheartforever87 18-21, F Jul 23, 2012

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    Hi - hio im momo im from morocco i love macking love thats whay im serchineg abeutifull girll
    bokhtam bokhtam 26-30, M Sep 4, 2013

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    I've endured suffering that most people my age cant even begin to imagine....its taught me to know how to handle certain situations... but above all its taught to enjoy every...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm That Good Bipolar - I'm 26... I look 19 to most and I act 15 on some days... Other days I actually act my age (when it's time to pay rent and take care of home)... I like to...
    Blacksheep4 Blacksheep4 26-30 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    Things I Might Do To Bring Out My Inner Child - Invite a friend or friends to ride bikes Go out and toss a frisbee Ride a shopping cart Have a water balloon fight Blow bubbles Jump...
    MathMan789 MathMan789 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Cause I Am Turning 18 - I am guilty. I should be studying now for my overly delayed advertising prelims, but as you see, I am not. I could not force myself to...
    katyyoung katyyoung 18-21, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Mature and Immature - Everyone is telling me about what responsibilities I have, that I'm old enough now to realise some things, that I have to be careful because I have exams, but...
    whatsername whatsername 18-21, F Nov 3, 2007

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    The Music Has Changed - Every generation throws another hero off the pop charts... Paul Simon. I was reading a story on EP where the writer referred to Sade as old time R&B.  The...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 21, 2012

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    I am wise beyond my years and I am grateful for it.
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Disgusted With This Era. - Although entertaining i feel so putrid living in the same time with a person who will hear Marche Slave and instantly change it to hear a  a song...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Apr 11, 2012

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