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I Am Still A Kid At Heart

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    I always liked to cuddle,

    loved hugs, wanted a dad, didn't wanted to do things that boys my age do. Always saw things different. Even if I do look like a teen and mature person, I'm not.
    Sebastian10 Sebastian10 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    I still collect lego.

    I still watch animated films about superheroes. I love batman. I still prefer playing games to life. I still play with water like it's amazing. I don't dress like an adult. I'm 24 but I think I'm actually 12. XD
    ninalightyear ninalightyear 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2014

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    I look at my age and wonder what I'm Supposed

    to feel like. I still feel like a kid most days. Unless you're my kid and you've done something stupid or harmful. Then I go all momma bear...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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    I still love standing over the heater vent in

    the winter and watching my nightgown billow out. I still love the feel of cool green grass under my bare feet. I still love the smell of cookies baking in the oven. I still love playing with bubbles in the bathtub. I still love to lick the cake batter off the beaters of the...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    What is the point of being a grown up

    if you can't be childish at times.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response Oct 8, 2015

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    I am still a kid at heart

    and will be until I am 29
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2015

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    I hate being an adult.

    I am still a kid in ways. I am like a kid a lot emotionally and psychologically. Sometimes I even like brushing dolls hair. I really like toys and collecting them and playing with them!! I enjoy kiddy like inspired fashion and I enjoy talking to my stuffed animals and giving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 1 Response Mar 9, 2015

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    Do Midnight feasts and pushing the sofas

    together to watch movies with my kids, count?
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 41-45, F Feb 10, 2014

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    I still sleep with my teddy bear

    even at 18. He is Norman da bear. I can't sleep without him. Is that sad or just weird? Lol.
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    I still sleep with a few special plush toys

    from among my huge collection. I can still remember all their names and occasionally talk to them if I'm upset or lonely.
    Jellypone Jellypone 26-30, T 1 Response May 29, 2015

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    I prefer watching cartoons over reality-shiTV.

    They give me so many laughs and idk if I'm too old.
    fenixleo fenixleo 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

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    I love my husband I really do,

    but sometimes I just want to rewind to my high school years and be home with my parents and my little sister and never leave them. Is that weird???
    smartlop93 smartlop93 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 25, 2014

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    When I was younger, I would visit my older

    brother and he was really into comic books, and that was some of the first reading I did. I still love comics and movies because it brings me back good memories.
    Sexyzamar Sexyzamar 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    By hell, I am making play dough!

    !! While having an adult drink too, of course!
    HearMyEscape HearMyEscape 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2015

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    Although I'm an adult

    and very much into *ahem* adult things, I find my mentality is more on the level of a child's. Still interested in games, cartoons and childish humour and that's okay with me!
    Kumaji Kumaji 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Now if I can only figure out how the heck I

    came to be 62... { that is 434 in dog years... }
    tilky tilky 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    No matter how old I get every year.

    I still sleep with my teddy bear. i get excited and put a huge smile when I enter a candy store and i buy candy. I dance around when i get good news or i hear a song i love. All those little things and others i will continue to do cause being an adult is not always fun and games...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 7, 2015

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    All of that work the adults did to make me into

    a "normal, healthy, and hard-working person" and all their efforts to stop my "problem behaviors" were in vain. They have failed. I'm never going to let anything take away what's left of my innocence. I'm going to watch cartoons, eat junk food, stay up late on weekends (or...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 26-30, F Feb 11, 2014

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    Once upon a time someone told me the worst

    secret ever..."Someday you will have to grow up...you will become an adult". It was the most horrible thing I have ever heard till that moment.So I got mad and replied "NO! I will NEVER grow up!" And so I kept my promise till the point I don't look at all my age. I am often...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    I am and always will be a kid at heart.

    I love older cartoons from when I was a kid.
    Katrina11798 Katrina11798 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    My dad always gets on my case

    because I put things like video games and friends first, before important things like school. I know someday I have to grow up and do the things I need to do to live on my own, but for now, the truth is that all I want to do is enjoy my free time, play games, laugh and have a...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Sep 23, 2015

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    Forever Young

    I am a kid at heart, forever young as some might say but it has nothing to do with my physical appearance, the way I eat, or even the many age-fighting creams I use on my face. I stay young because I giggle and laugh and dance in the rain. I still twirl in my skirts round and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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    Sometimes I have times

    where I want to play with toys, color in a coloring book, go on the swings, and when I'm sleepy cuddle up with daddy and sit on daddy's lap
    Mel3210 Mel3210 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    I still kick up the autumn leaves

    and play under the sprinkler. I am also a horror to take shopping.
    butterflybitch butterflybitch 41-45, F Nov 30, 2015

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    You know what simple thing

    that makes me happy for some unknown reason? Bubble wrap! lol. I love the way it goes 'pop' from my fingers. I dont care if it's ridiculous, I still love it.
    restartingit restartingit 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2015

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    I'm almost 36 yrs old

    and at times I have to remind myself that I am an adult, w adult responsibilities, and that's why I have to push through another day of working a job I feel stuck in, so my son can have a great childhood. When I'm home, I want to spend all of my time w an 8 yr old, doing 8 yr...
    ShatteredYouth ShatteredYouth 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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    Hey everyone, im a 20 year old male,

    all though 20 isnt exactly old there's still not many people i know at my age that express they're childish side as fully as I do, although my childish side has a twist to it, and explaining my reasons for being "childish" can relate to other topics or experiences, basically...
    all2livefor all2livefor 22-25, T Feb 25, 2014

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    One of the things that I admire most Bout

    children is their marked sense of resiliency and innate curiosity to learn. I miss the days when my mind and imagination was untouched by the reality that was 'taught' to me.
    himmelmeere himmelmeere 22-25, F Jul 1, 2014

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    I love to have fun especially with my kids!

    ! My coworker and I have tons of fun when we work and it makes the day so much better!!
    Thokgirl82 Thokgirl82 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    Roses are red violets are blue a face like

    yours belongs in the zoo don't be mad I'll be there too not in the cage but laughing at you
    MSEfromD MSEfromD 41-45, M Aug 2, 2015

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    I really don't care what others have to think

    about my being kiddish every now and then. I completely know that I am one of the responsible persons on this planet. But more than often I like being with kids and kids like being with me. It is as simple as that. :-)
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Oct 20, 2014

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    im almost 26 years old an i was super excited

    when i got an avengers waffle iron for christmas this year! even put on the winter soldier after making my fist batch of waffles. no shame!!!
    glasscitycd90 glasscitycd90 26-30, T Jan 4

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    DallasMan85 DallasMan85 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    And I am grateful for that.

    I don't mind stopping to watch a butterfly alight on a flower, take notice of a beautiful sky and having the curiosity to wonder why. I am my own walking Neverland and love it.
    lovehonestly lovehonestly 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2015

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    Among the joys of having kids is

    that one gets to enjoy kids toys, children's books, kids movies ... And a lot of them are quite good. We rewatched "How to Train Your Dragon" today. And that's a good movie, and I bet a lot of adults who do not have kids miss out on good movies like that just because their...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    And Why Should There Be Anything Wrong With That?

    Back when I was in high school I tried so hard to be 'the mature one' amongst my group of friends. I was good at it, but even so it was wrong. A few years ago I met someone who changed my life in so many ways, one of those being learning to be able to accept and portray who I am...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    On my way to MCM Comicon with my 12 year old

    cousin. Nothing like nerding out to comics, cartoons and cosplay with somebody the same mental age as me.
    Kumaji Kumaji 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2014

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    Childlike, Not Childish.

    I think it a wonderful thing to keep that child like quality of seeing the world as a bright, wonderful, exciting place. To take in with awe the things you see in life everyday. To never let the ordinary become mundane, but to welcome it with a warm heart and bright smile. To be...
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 2 Responses May 20, 2012

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    HeyItsJosh HeyItsJosh 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2014

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

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