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I Am Scared of Turning 30

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Feb 3

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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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    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

    Not I, I'm nearly 48! Still living.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 6, 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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    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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    It was just never meant to be for me. I'm unloveable and I know it. I don't have anything for people to love. And no one had loved me. I did plan to date starting from college...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    PrincessTiff1997 PrincessTiff1997 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    goldenlife2k15 goldenlife2k15 13-15, F Jul 20

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    i didnt used to be scared of it, maybe its just scared of dying alone
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    last time.. i asked a girl out....she was all good, pretty and nice,..but then...i found out she was with someone else i guess she didn't like me at all .And I"m scared that..if i...
    IsaacXavier IsaacXavier 13-15, M Jul 19

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    CoolDude2244 CoolDude2244 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I am so scared because I used to be so much more perceptive and stronger. I just wish people weren't so damaged and broken... now I am.
    hauntd hauntd 36-40, F Jul 18

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    My mom has been in and out of contact with me for a year now. Last night she blocked my husband and myself on Facebook. I called her this morning to say hi and she told me bluntly...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I have spent the better part of the last seven years giving all I knew how to give to my husband... I wasn't perfect of course, I've made plenty of poor choices throughout it all...
    Furiousfire Furiousfire 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 17

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    Not so much scared as find them quite funny..... I'm no romantic type and way too independent to even notice if I even had a bf So basically I'm never getting into a relationship
    ababe98 ababe98 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I've been cheated on, lies, hurt. no communication I always give tons of chances and stay loyal to who I love kept hurting me in every ways. then last break up. I stopped looking...
    bhk92 bhk92 22-25, F Jul 17

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    My brother and I were talking about different TV shows, I asked him about House of Cards, whether it is any good. He told me: it is very interesting, you can watch it on popcorn...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Ohh yeah! That's so me! I just love teasing and flashing older men and turning them on. The older the better. when I see older men checking me out it makes me ssooooo wet. I do my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 17

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    I want out. My husband is mentally, emotionally, and financially abusive to me. We have been married for 2 years. We rent a house and my car is in his name. He sold my car that I...
    Niceandcold Niceandcold 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    For once I am actually very scared. I'm scared of losing her and I'm scared of losing my purpose. I'm scared.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I'm scared for what's gonna happen on Tuesday!! :/
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have been feeling scared about my future recently. I am supposed to go to a new school in less than a month and I'm worried that I will be alone and have no friends. Ever since...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M Jul 14

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    I'm not really scared because everyone has to die someday
    clumsystupidgirl17 clumsystupidgirl17 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Yea. I AM scared. Scared of what I've let myself turn into. I'm living, once again, in a new state. I've run from my past with the homies. I've run from the pain I felt from...
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