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I Am Old Enough to Know Better

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 139 People

    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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    , 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Nov 18

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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 1 Response Nov 14

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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 1 Response 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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    Moving forward using all my breathMaking love to you was never second bestI saw the world crashing all around your faceNever really knowing it was always mesh and laceI'll stop...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 4 days ago

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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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    You always say 'You're too young to understand love' but you know what? I think you're just scared, scared by the fact that I know better than you did when you were in high school...
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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

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    My preference is older women, I don't really know why, I've been with many around my own age, but I just prefer to be with someone fairly older.
    VKittyV VKittyV 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have known a girl for 3 years now, and despite everything she only sees me as another friend. She is now a senior and is going to leave possibly out of state. I really love her...
    Delta7190 Delta7190 16-17, M 3 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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    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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    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 was created to make a big change being some hope into this world and make it better. I feel like that is my one main duty to serve and that is on duty I shall get done no matter...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    older men are kool some act like kids the only thing that i hate
    tiffany13fun tiffany13fun 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i dated few older guys there kool they dont act like kids my age thats what i like
    gamerboy12 gamerboy12 13-15 21 mins 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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    10 Things You Never Realized You Should Be Thankful For: Thanksgiving is a great reminder to count your blessings. But don’t just be thankful for the “standard” blessings...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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 Nov 16

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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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    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

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    Hyaluronic acid foundation hydrates the pores and skin while minimizing the looks of wonderful strains and wrinkles 12% hydroxy acid Mix gently sloughs away useless skin cells...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 15

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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 4 days ago

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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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    It happens every time If it counts I'll lose my courage when I need it the most Then it comes crawling up after Begs me to ask her what I already know Singing "Oh, love get me out...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    It’s so frustrating to know that he’ll never want you because he deserves someone better than you, prettier. It’s not that you aren’t good or pretty… it’s that you’re...
    pats17 pats17 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I wasn't able to post yesterday since I ran out of time. I really wasn't wanting to work out due to aching muscles, and I really was crunched for time, but I didn't let myself off...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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