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I Am Scared of Turning 30

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    I Turn 30 In 5 Months....ahhhhh!!!!!!

    Getting older hasn't really hit me until now. Although my teens and 20's I felt invincible. Now as I approach 30 I feel like I am reaching the point of no return. I also quit smoking.... 6 weeks now... I am experiencing all the quitters side effects. Wow! I cant believe I...
    usmcvince usmcvince 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    I'm a Big Kid Now!!

    I cant wait to be 30, all  my friends are older than me and they always call me the baby because I'm still in my 20's, when I turn 30 I'll finally be a grown-up... i think? Well at least my age will say I am... nothing else will actually change.
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    The Big 30

     I dreaded turning 30, I questioned where I am at at 30 and where I wasn't, i even wrote a dissertation on it then it hit and to tell you the truth its not bad actually its kind of great, I am in my prime The perfect time for a freash starts, i truely believe that 30 is a...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    27

    I turn 27 on Sunday. I love age 26. I don't want it to end. I have 3 years to complete my 3 major goals...get married, buy a house, have kids. I always intended to be done having kids by 30. My mom was done by 22 and she was so energetic. I went to college, got a master's...
    callabryn callabryn 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2009

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    One Step Closer To The Big 30 In A Month... Or So... But Who's Keeping Track Anyways....

    I will be turning one year closer to 30 in about a month... something I am really not looking forward to... at all... At 27, I have done quite a bit of things, had some experiences that I wouldn't change for the world, and others I would never wish upon my worst enemy.... There...
    lostntransl8tion lostntransl8tion 26-30 Jun 19, 2012

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    Scared Of Turning 30

    Not I, I'm nearly 48! Still living.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2011

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    How to Not Have a Horrible Day?

    All the major birthdays of my life like 18 and 21 were kind of disasterous.  Now In just a few days I will be turning 30.  I don't have hardly any friends where I live so I don't really know how to spend the day.  Turning 30 will inevitably cause me to reflect...
    daddysgoodgirl daddysgoodgirl 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    Turning 30

    Turning 30,Not again,I'm scared,Must be stuck,Been goin' on for years,HELP!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Oct 12, 2012

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    Moving Onward

    I've found a new level of awareness I never knew existed. The adjustments are in progress. However with that, comes the ability to see beyond exteriors and see what lies beneath the portrayed facade. Ugliness in what I once thought was admirable and left breathless in...
    myawareness myawareness 26-30, F Nov 24, 2012

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    Almost There

    this time next year it will be exactly 3 weeks until i turn 30.  the big 3-0.  thirty.  really.  i don't look like it thank goodness, but still.  when you tell people you're 30 it's like they expect certain things from you.  when you're in you're 20s...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 1 Response May 6, 2009

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    Negative Nancy Is Scared Shitless of 30

    excuse me for not using proper grammar and punctuation. i just don't have the patience for it right now. so...i'm terrified of turning 30. i became the ripe 'ol age on 29 a few months ago, and since then, i have made myself feel lost, melodramatic, hopeless, resentful, scared...
    dirtythirty dirtythirty 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    Turnin' 30

    Turnin' 30,I'm scared,Lost some years,Time too,It seems,Goin' backwards,HELP!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 2 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    I still have a few years to go,

    but turning 30 scares me so much that I'm considering suicide before I get there :-/
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    Terrible Thirty

    I'm turning 29 in a couple of months and the thought of being a year away from the big 3 0 is scary. I have nothing against the age 30...I'm sure there are a lot of thriving, happy people in their 30's...but being single and clueless about what I really wanna do with my life at...
    sarahlissa sarahlissa 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    Just Here To Send A Message To All Members Of This Group

    I was scared at the thought of turning 30;  and now I'm 62 - and I'll tell you age is just a number, it's how you feel yourself that matters, so don't worry, you'll be fine; don't think about age. You're as old as you want to be!
    pinkie5549 pinkie5549 61-65, F Oct 16, 2011

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    Scared Of Turning 30?

    HA!!!!!Try 55.... makes 30 look like child's play.  Getting old is NOT for the cowardly.  
    lightpainter lightpainter 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    It's nearly been a year since I've turned 17, and I still feel exactly the same. I feel like the same 16 year old who had just started College. Of course now, I'm not in College...
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    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I know this is a little off since i'm talking about this and posting it a phew days later but bare in mind i'm just trying to figure everything out from everything before and now...
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    storykid storykid 18-21, M Feb 3

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    I am scared of the people in this house. They abused my wife to the point where her brain felt the need to split up and have alters handle it. She has DID because of what they...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    queenofhearts15 queenofhearts15 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    ukfm15 ukfm15 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F Jan 30

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    Which is why I spend most of my time on the Internet. I'm scared of people. I'm scared that they will leave me, reject me, after realizing how much of a freak I am. Here, no one...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm literally scared right now I just texted my mother telling her that I have a girlfriend. it is in draft mode I just haven't sent it yet because I'm scared to send it.
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    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I know I shouldn't feel this way in my own home. I'm 17 and when I was 12 and 13 my brother did some stuff that he should not have to me and my little sister. Nothing extremely bad...
    Tara884248 Tara884248 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I was raped by 5 men last night...and one of them was my dad, I'm so scared that someone els is gonna try to hurt me, I feel so dirty and broken. The worst part was, my mom came...
    imsinkinkimg imsinkinkimg 13-15, F 8 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm so scared of being fussed at by my grandfather. I got lost driving and I couldn't go home I had to go strait into work. So he came and took my car( at my job) Now he's gonna...
    abbigailbooo abbigailbooo 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I found out last night that my husband has been on face book ,I haven't talked to him in over a year now . And he has been posting on his page that he is happy and that's all good...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I am too scared to fall in love. This girl that I like (we say we're boyfriend and girlfriend but we're not official) just went to her ex's house last night and hasn't texted me...
    ofskies ofskies 18-21, M Feb 8

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    I don't know what the future holds. I know what it will hold if I continue on this path but I am not sure I want to follow it anymore. I am scared of the unknown but it could bring...
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    I need to have a conversation with my husband but I'm scared. It's so easy to just go along always agreeing it's so easy to always do what I've done. I'm scared because I already...
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    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I love my girlfriend so much but the girls before her have hurt me so bad that i'm not even me anymore. But i really like Erin(my gf) like i love her. Im just scared like really...
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    I am not scared of death but very very scared of loosing people I love a lot...After my Dad passed away, I just realised that nothing can be as scary as death.. The emptiness of...
    Waldena Waldena 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My guy friend scared me from behind, wrapping his arms around me. I ended up going into self defence mode and elbowed him in the stomach and his face..oops..hahaha
    wolflover514 wolflover514 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Im a bit scared tonight tomorrow o am having a little operation There is s certain someone that will calm me down. He wil talk me through my fears. 😞😞😞
    Sweetcityflower Sweetcityflower 70+, F 7 Responses Jan 27

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    The one and only woman in my life that I really do love and care about is going through a real difficult time and I am failing her by not being there for her when she needs me...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 29

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