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I Am Old Enough to Know Better

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    Still Too Young To Care

    I wear my miniskirts in winter.  I own my own saxophone.  I wear my high heels on escalators. I date men too old, women too young, and boys too committed.  I eat my lamb pink in the middle and I dance alone in the lobby of restaurants.  I go out without a scarf, and I walk...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 16 Responses May 26, 2011

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    , But Young Enough to Do It Anyway!

    Heehee   Got that line from my mother!
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2009

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    No Reruns For Me

    Reruns of old mistakes that is.  The one valuable lesson I've learned is this:  Never jump  back into the same skillet.  You'll get burned worse, the second time around. 
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 4 Responses May 18, 2010

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    And I Do Know Better... But...

    But there's something unmistakingly mischievous and exciting about doing stuff against knowing better. Sometimes there's regrets afterwards, of course, with an accompanying sigh of "damn, I KNEW this was gonna happen". But sometimes there's just a giddy feeling and a silly, broad...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 18 Responses May 15, 2011

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    Well I'd Hope So...

    I saw this picture and thought is was cute!!The picture says it all. " I'm a big kid now "So true, I am old enough to know what is right and what is wrong. When I do something wrong, I should have known better. Sometimes, yes, some things are accidental, but not all the time...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F Jun 27, 2011

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    I Sometimes Wonder ...

    I sometimes wonder if I've learned anything ...If I look back over life experiences, and believe me at my age there are plenty to choose from, I like to track progress and see if I have actually matured and handle things any better than I did when I was younger. Mostly I seem to...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Unresolved Anger

    I am old enough to know better than to act on every impulsive idea that comes into my head but sometimes I may say something or do something that I wish I hadn't. My husband and I were with another couple and had ordered some drinks. I had finished my second vodka gimlet when we...
    knownow knownow 56-60, F Apr 10, 2009

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    I Am An Adult

    HAVING CHILDREN PUTS MAJOR EMPHASIS ON THAT WORD: ADULT... BEING AN ADULT MEANS 'DOING' WHAT U NEED TO DO, WHAT'S BEST FOR U AND, IN MY CASE, MY FAMILY CAUSE WHAT'S BEST FOR ME IS, ULTIMATELY, BEST FOR THEM. THAT MEANS LETTING GO OF THINGS THAT CAN HARM U MENTALLY, PHYSICALLY...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F Apr 11, 2009

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    Too Old And Taken

    I am old enough to know that a married man is not available and you should not tell him if you have a crush on him or make suggestions that could lead to the two of you being together without others around. But now I have and I must stop what is going on in case it goes too far...
    shall13 shall13 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Hi.. I know this sounds very weird that 19 yrs old man fells in love with someone who could be his mom. I have fell in love with women who is old enough to be my mother. I am 19...
    Tarakim Tarakim 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I love older guys!!! Most are smart, established, and know how to please a woman. I'm 21 and I'm attracted to guys old enough to be my dad!!! The only problem is if I decided to...
    sweetgirl723 sweetgirl723 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    If I'm old enough to be your granddaughter... Don't message me. My inbox is flooded with 50-70 year old men. Hitting the block button can only help so much...
    hamz11 hamz11 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Yes since I work in fast food I always get older guys flirting with me. Some im okay with because there in there twenties other guys I'm not okay with cause there old enough to be...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I consider myself bi and im only 14 years old, i know i dont look my age but im 14 and i like older guys like 18-50 years old message me if you want
    Johnyk27 Johnyk27 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I guess I think older guys know what to do. I adore older guys who are good dad's too. I would love to get to know you. message me. XD
    xXsuicidalangelXx xXsuicidalangelXx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    You are the Magic Wand.You are imaginative and idealistic. You believe that anything is possible, and you don't leave room for doubt. (Pretty close. I used to believe anything was...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I think I have autisim I am 11 years old noone knows I think this
    25ImBeth 25ImBeth 41-45, F Jan 7

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    "War Out Of Peace"Tristan PrettymanWell there are times when you knowWhen you should stay, when you should goBut you don'tRehearse the lines in your headYou know what needs to be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    Can some of you please lie to me so I can feel better about myself for just a few hours? I know I'm butt ugly but I'm at the point where some lies would be good enough:(
    1972guy 1972guy 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    "Little Do You Know"Alex and SierraLittle do you knowHow I'm breaking while you fall asleepLittle do you knowI'm still haunted by the memoriesLittle do you knowI'm trying to pick...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I just can't dater girls my age. They aren't mature enough.
    KidKD11 KidKD11 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    My older brother. I don't talk about Jacob much with other people, most don't even know I have an older brother. I don't tell unless asked. It's not that I don't love my...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    i don't know if i'm supposed to be monogamous. no matter how much i like the idea of a husband, two kids, some pets, and a house, i always get bored with my current partner and...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Its so annoying in school. The course im taking in school (i dont know what its name is in English). But we usually make short movies, or stuff in photoshop, indesign and...
    heybro1 heybro1 18-21, M Jan 14

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    Everyday i find myself thinking, did I lose myself along the way, have I ever found the true me, even just a fraction of me, will I ever be me or just even the person I used to be...
    Nomad691 Nomad691 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    There is a small age difference (3 and a half years to be exact) between me and my boyfriend of 4 years, and while we are totally ok with it/ its a non issue, others are not- even...
    blueeestarrr28 blueeestarrr28 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    This feeling that I've been having, really wasn't recent at all. It started when I was a young kid, and it progressed over time. At around the time when I was in third or fourth...
    WolfxNight WolfxNight 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Pari, Hey, I miss you so much! Why didn't you say bye? Are you happy? Did you get married? I'm sorry for bombarding you with questions...I just need you ya know..I could tell you...
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Garrett. I'm a 14 year old freshman. I'm gay and horny. I love cute older boys. I service upperclassmen and they look out for me. It's a mutual beneficial relationship. I'm...
    1supercutie 1supercutie 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    What happens is the internet search engine crawl the world wide web looking for material which contains these key phrases and it receives your web site indexed. The greater keyword...
    Alexander0493fzr1 Alexander0493fzr1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    We never forget the pain that we've experienced..because we fear that if we forget that we can't watch out for it and we'll be hurt again. But the truth is most of us who hold onto...
    HekimaUsagi HekimaUsagi 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I dont know if someone is going to read this or if someone ouf there s feeling the same way..but im just so tired of feeling worthless and being never good enough for everyone..its...
    averageavenue averageavenue 13-15 Jan 8

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    She manipulates me, makes me feel guilty when I am not guilty, she says everything I do is disgusting, she looks at me with disgust, she talks crap about me and twists stories to...
    hollyissad hollyissad 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Out of all the relationships I have had, the two that worked out the best was with a 32 year old (10 years older) and a 37 year old (15 years older). I tend to click better with...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Diabetes is a really serious condition and devastating. This article is packed with a variety of tips for diabetics.Almonds are the perfect snack to eat between meals that will...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Im attracted to the maturity, intelligence, and knowledge of the world men have to offer. I look at boys my age and think they are unattractive imbecile and look at 25-40ish men...
    itsonlyadream16 itsonlyadream16 16-17, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I miss the house I lived in before this one more than you could ever know. it was perfect for me and my mother. it was so comfortable and beautiful. it has a wonderful view of the...
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    When I was younger [up to nine years old or so], I thought that every woman magically gets pregnant two years after marriage.
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Too much self sabotage not enough caring about myself and where I'm going. I only look at short term fixes and fun things in the moment. I'm trying to care more about myself and...
    ShaneStoner ShaneStoner 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    So my friend had to go to Verizon to get her contacts transferred since she just got a new phone. There were only two guys working there. Dressed up in suits and ties. How...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    "Losing My Religion"R.E.M.Oh life, it's biggerIt's bigger than youAnd you are not meThe lengths that I will go toThe distance in your eyesOh no, I've said too muchI've said...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 9

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    Aaaahhhh... Sometimes I'm so tempted to post my picture on here and find out... But I'm old and a fraidie cat .... And aside from that I would only show a picture that I thought I...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 12 Responses Jan 12

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    I'm not interesting enough. Not outgoing. I'm too shy and socially awkward. And I know I'm not pretty enough. I've never felt like the most attractive girl in a room, and I know I...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I've been with a partner for nearly the years. We live together with his mum. We live in a very small flat and have done for 18 months. Prior to that, we lived in a family home...
    rebeccadb1 rebeccadb1 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I am not attracted to men much older than me, at all. In fact, I'm not attracted to men at all. But, I have joined this experience because this is where you are, little girl, sweet...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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