I Am Scared of Getting Older

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    Women Aging In America

    Part of my fear is definitely vain and shallow: losing my looks and no longer being considered "hot" and "beautiful." It just feels like our society values youth above all and there is really nothing to look forward to past certain age besides marriage and...
    missg808 missg808
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Dec 31, 2008

    This is a complicated subject

    for me. Getting old means getting boring and dying. Let's be real, not many old timers die from skydiving or swimming with mermaids; they die in their bed, usually quietly. I guess I would rather die peacefully than in pain though. Anyway. I'll give you a background so you...
    jennrenea jennrenea
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014
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