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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    I will be moving out of my hometown that I have spent the majority of my life in. I graduated from college last summer and my time in school is the only time I've ever lived outside of the house I grew up in. For the past year, I was working a job that I made good money in...
    arrowXheart arrowXheart 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2015

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