I Am Scared of Growing Up

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    ok so this may sound weird,

    but i am from the uk and in my last year of high school, i hope to go onto sixth form (college) but i don't think i am ready to grow up, i'm scared of what the real world is like and not having teachers to guide me. I'm scared that i don't make good decisions in the future. I...
    Han98 Han98
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    Worry

    I have always been so excited to grow up and start my own life. I still am but it is hitting me now all the bad things that can happen and I feel like everything I've done in the past is going to effect me in the future and cause all of those bad things to happen. I want to move...
    emicake emicake
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    And Then It Hit Me...

    In the past three years, I have lost the pastor at my church, the youth group leader in my Bible study, and my high school drama teacher, a woman who had more of a hand in shaping who I am today than some people in my own family. I went from being an unemployed, fresh-out of high...
    rackella rackella
    18-21
    Nov 21, 2010

    Honestly I've lived life like a kid

    for 17 years never even thought about being an adult in any depth Now all of a sudden it's smacked me hard in the face and I'm terrified of getting jobs and not having the safety of being a kid anymore. I really don't know what to do... :'(
    michaelnutty25 michaelnutty25
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

    15 days till I turn 20.

    My teenager years are almost officially over....scared of the new changes and responsibilities I will start to have
    HawkEye13 HawkEye13
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2014

    Who Isn't Scared To Grow Up

        I KNOW THAT I WANTED TO GROW UP. BUT, NOW I WISH THAT I NEVER DID. I MISS BEING A KID AND NOT HAVING TO WORRY BOUT ANYTHHING. I MISS ALL OF THE FUN THAT I HAD AS A KID. I GUESS THAT WE ALL CAN'T STAY A KID. SOME PEOPLE REALLY SHOULD GROW UP. I LIKE IT WHEN EVER I GET TO...
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2011

    Isnt it weird and sad that

    as a kid you used to be sure that adults always knew what to do and had all the answers but then as you are growing up you start to realize that they know just as much as anyone else but they just have to act like they know how to do everything to make kids feel secure while...
    Heyyayou Heyyayou
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    Don'T Know What To Do With My Life

    Imagine an ordinary family. Responsible parents coming home from there dream jobs then picking up there loving children from school and after a long day they all go out for a nice family dinner. Life doesn't always turn out the way you want it too. You can imagine the best of...
    IlAshleyIl IlAshleyIl
    18-21, F
    Apr 10, 2013

    For a While

    Since I was four years old, I haven't wanted to grow up. I'm 15, and still scared. I feel like I won't be able to be someone when I grow up. I can't stand school. There's so much pressure: they want you to decide your major before 8th grade is even over. I'm not...
    Neverwantedto Neverwantedto
    13-15
    Jul 22, 2009

    Trouble Growing Up

    this might sound weird but im scared about growing up i have 3 older brothers who i love very much the one that is closest to age in me is only one year older than me and im in 9th grade and he is in 10th  Im sad because i mean its only 2  more years until he graduates its gone...
    Supersara04 Supersara04
    13-15
    1 Response Aug 1, 2011

    The biggest decision I will have to make are

    arising and I do not know what to do . I am scared that I have lost my childhood forever and now I am left thrown into the world that I am not ready for .
    undeterminedd undeterminedd
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    Scared

    Well I'm a senior in high school. I've looked forward to it forever you know? But now that it's here, I'm like, okay I want to go back to being a little girl again! I'm worried about getting into college, paying for college, filling out scholarship applications... I don't even...
    shootingstar26 shootingstar26
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2008
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