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I Am Old Enough to Know Better

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    , 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Life teaches us all the same thing, no matter what our circumstance. Those dealt a bad hand teach us the most and those dealt a great hand carry us through when we can't stand up...
    liberty2 liberty2 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I Believed My Parents & My Elders Told Me The Truth About Who They Were The FOIA has allowed me to access information I did not have as a child. The KGB files have made their way...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Fact. I am officially MIDDLE AGED :( This means I'll never get to play proffessional football. Never get to compete at the Olympics. But not old enough to enjoy concessions...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I dated an older guy when I was 15!!! Yeah crazy I know!! He was in a rock band so that was attractive of coarse!! We dated for two years on and off he has always had my back even...
    Tammy420 Tammy420 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Here is a paradox for you all. We are always missing the "good ol days". One of my favorite TED talks of all time is called The Paradox of Choice by Barry S (go watch it, it will...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Hmmmmmmm, unfortunately my father n I had a terrible relationship as soon as I was old enough to talk back essentially. I would stick up for my mom cuz he was always picking on her...
    NatashaZ NatashaZ 36-40, F Nov 6

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    Not much older. People say don't waste your young years. We don't live very long and being an adult sucks. However I just wish I was old enough to have a job and my own home. To
    TakeMeAway15 TakeMeAway15 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    If you look anything close to this age, Please do not ask to message me because you are horny, or think that you can do me a favor in that department or because you are a...
    adventurousprofiler adventurousprofiler 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Not a fan of it myself :/ a few years is ok but when you're old enough to be my father it's not cool!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Well. I am 19 years old and the guy that i have been dating for almost two years is 50 years old. I know. I have introduced him to my youth pastor and some church friends and they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 8

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    Well im 14 years old and im bisexual. Well maybe this is awkard to some of you but i have a crush on my maths teacher. Shes female and shes 25 years old. I know its akward but i...
    bnz123 bnz123 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I´m a burden to everyone who loves me and to everyone I love (or useless at best). I lived in an abusive marriage for 28 years, 8 years ago!! It could have been an "excuse" for...
    cnc0308 cnc0308 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    My mom listen to oldies I know a couple
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 7

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    I believe if people knew who I really am, they wouldn't like me. If you look at everything I've written on this site a lot of it has been cathartic: I wrote it because I was...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm not good enough... I was never good enough to be friends with people at school- they all turned against me and tormented me for years. I was never good enough for S- his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have a dream. Right now, I am 16 years old and a Junior in high school. And my grades currently are okay. They are way better than they were freshman and sophomore year. But I...
    parjae parjae 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    When you wake up, you never know what is going to happen that day. You may have an idea of what your doing, but you don't know how it will turn out and every single detail that...
    Miikkayy Miikkayy 18-21, F Nov 13

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    Dogs definitely!Dogs know how you feel,whats your health is like, what you been up to and they know where you been! Dogs also can smell fear!Sometimes I sit there and I'm unhappy...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    i can get over my last visit with little danielle when she came over my mom's house. The first night she came over i didn't want to talk to her and i was very upset the next...
    dboyd610 dboyd610 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have been this way for as long as I can remember. My life has only ever had snippets of definite direction. You might think I would be used to it by now, but no. There are times...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 3

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    They can't take responsibility. How they are nudists around their children, and then blame the child if he were to have bad thoughts. No, I am not talking about me. I am talking...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I feel utterly bad for those who have committed suicide mostly due to depression because I’ve been in their shoes. Depression is a very, very horrifying mental illness. It takes...
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F Nov 7

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    I'm a pretty happy person for the most part; I tend to be pretty positive and look on the bright side of things but lately I've been feeling different. I had been feeling so...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I always think that I'm not smart enough, not qualified enough, not knowledgable enough, not talented enough. I keep comparing myself to other people. I keep thinking that theres...
    notthatclassy notthatclassy 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Hey, I'm a 14/15 year old girl that just lived through a dark experience. I'm a very shy and timid person, so even though I love making friends and socializing, I found it hard to...
    politelyadorkable politelyadorkable 13-15, F Nov 8

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    It has been two years since I graduated high school, the time that should have been spent doing something worthwhile was wasted on doing nothing. My whole life up until now has...
    NONtoxic NONtoxic 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Hi everyone, this is a post in a group that okay is a little off for me.. I don't exactly LOVE older guys, I can love an older guy but not just anyone, if you know what I mean?. I...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    Last weekend both my older brothers, Michael and Bryce, came home for the weekend. My mother and father were away in Seattle meeting some important clients of dads. I arrived home...
    Sylvielynn Sylvielynn 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was spanked by my older brother like infront of my best friends, my crush, his girlfriend and blah blah. Cause I don't like to behave good, specially when he says me to behave...
    shyunah01 shyunah01 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have to be honest. I've been starving for attention and affection for so long. I have become vulnerable and gullible. I'm setting myself up to get hurt and the sad part about...
    msallovertheplace msallovertheplace 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The worst thing that happen to me this year was message by my husband mistress friends. That rather bothering them I should have good relationship to my husband first. This is...
    ezzy2014 ezzy2014 26-30, F 45 mins ago

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    Who doesn't want this for themselves? In a way it has gotten better, but I still feel an emptiness inside. I was never a happy person even as a child. When I was a child, I didn't...
    PersephoneStardust PersephoneStardust 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    A nightie. Usually short because long ones are hard to find that are long! If they are they are catered for much older women. I wear nighties 24/7. Right now I have on a long one...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    and my blog! I am honest to a fault in my stories and blog, and I never delete them. I just spent part of my morning rereading my EP stories. I laughed at some, I rolled my eyes...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Oct 25

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Oct 30

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    People call me bisexual. That's just not true, I don't believe there's such thing as a person who prefers both the same amount. I like men, I love men and I love women... but not...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2