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I Am Scared of Turning 30

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yup I get scared. I get scared after watch scary movies at night and I get scared when I go on a night time walk. My biggest fear is being replaced. I hate it but I can't help it...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Actually, I'm scared to hell of injections, but not from VC or IV needles or any needle used to draw blood outta my body. I know the needle will go directly to one of my veins. The...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Nov 7

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    Every time I think about this my heart threatens to pound it's way out of my chest. Okay so I'm getting some feeling for this amazing guy. But I'm scared. And at first I thought...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Well I have to get test done on Monday to see if I have Leukaemia and lung cancer. My doctor is worried about me cause I have been bruising for no reason and he said that there is...
    Byebyebabe Byebyebabe 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm so F()$@ing Alone I know plenty of people in my life. I used to think I was alone when I was surrounded by people. Now I realize, I'm so alone because, I am alone. It's a...
    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 18-21, M Nov 8

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    last year i was raped and im always scared ive tried to kill myself everyday and night since it happened i feel so scared and alone my body is all cuts and scars i dont know what...
    alanahlouise alanahlouise 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    ^ Of the results of my actions today and of never finding a significant other. I acted without thinking and did not handle a situation with my usual tact and grace. I'm scared of...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 22-25, M Nov 11

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    I'm currently home alone with my two dogs and there are a bunch of noises in the bathroom from the wind blowing things around but I'm still scared as hell. Every time I try to calm...
    pkninja pkninja 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    Its awful, feeling this way. Im TERRIFIED of being in a relationship. I'm scared that I will be played. I'm scared that I'll never be good enough, or pretty enough. When did this...
    Shanyyyy18 Shanyyyy18 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Im scared of never being good enough for my family myslef and friends im scared I mite go insane with evreything that goes through my head evreyones problems but there problems...
    angymagallanes648 angymagallanes648 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I'm scared of abuse when I'm in relationships with my girlfriend. Sometimes I don't like when she hit me or do stuff like abused me. It can be end up of our relationship. Cause I'm...
    shaqwanna shaqwanna 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Im scared of myself. i look in the mirror and i don't recognize the person staring back at me. i don't like her. we haven't known each other very long. actually, i don't know her...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm so scared of it somedays. People treat old people like a disease or like they are a joke. Just because of their outward appearance. Especially teenagers. It makes me so sad...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always been scared of the ocean, i know how to swim but I'm scared of sharks and jelly fish. People are like there is a small chance that you will ever be bitten. I say...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I only have one week of high-school left. Ever. It feels so weird to think that I was in a "safe environment" for about 12 years and that I'll be 18 soon and I will have to make...
    Frangenia Frangenia 16-17 Oct 27

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    I don't know what life has in store for me and I'm going to be leaving for college soon. I guess I'm just scared that I'll be living alone for the first time in my life. How do I...
    Coletteisawesome Coletteisawesome 16-17, F Oct 28

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    I feel like a white because I got raped. I feel like it was my fault. I haven't told anyone. I'm so scared they'll judge me
    rawerimadino rawerimadino 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    A month ago, someone I know well passed away, I attended his funeral and we took him to the grave and I saw the whole ceremony till we closed the grave. Very strange feeling to...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm scared that if i told you i love you and you don't feel the same our friendship will be over :(
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Nov 2

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    i dont know why but i am just too scared of relationship!
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M Nov 3

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    After my last one ... I can not even bear the thought of falling in love As soon as someone lovely comes along or someone i could potentially be with my stomach aches from the...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Love always ends up with pain.... I am scared to let myself go and fall in love again.
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I fell though. Now i'm just scared of her leaving.
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Nov 4

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    It's been years since the last time I fell in love. I like flirting and going out with guys but when things start to get serious I shut them out immediately. I get scared and just...
    Sofiie Sofiie 18-21, F Nov 4

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    I am scared to get attached because "when hearts break, they don't break even"
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I was always this way since I had a crush on someone years ago and had my feelings crushed when the person completely let me down. I am trying to be in love at the present time...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I find myself over thinking new relationships, contemplating on if we are taking it to fast, getting to close. On how I can nurture this new fragile relationship so it could...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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