I Am Scared of Turning 30

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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
    Jun 19, 2012

    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

    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
    2 Responses May 27, 2009


    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
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

    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

    Turning 30

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

    Turnin' 30

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2015

    Scared Of Turning 30

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

    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

    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
    1 Response Jul 27, 2008
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