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I Am Too Old to Be Young But Too Young to Be Old

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    I never got to have the normal experiences of

    youth that most have (because my mom raised me very religiously and expected me to do too much for her) so I don't want to be a "grown-up". At the same time, I have health issues that make me feel older physically than I do in my head.
    allshadesofgrey allshadesofgrey 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 6

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    seriously. that'll be 26,

    too young to be, but too old to be.lol
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I Am Too Old To Be Young But Too Young To Be Old Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . I am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in Tampa Bay, Florida. If you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    Right In the Middle

    I still like new music, not going for the elevator stuff yet.  Still get out and stay active, haven't become lazy yet.  Still can remember what it was like to be a kid.  But I don't need to drive a fast car, or spend money like it's water, get drunk every weekend...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Jan 1, 2009

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    Its a mid life crisis.

    My body says be old. My soul says go play.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I think I am going through a pre mid life

    crises! At the age of 28 I feel like I have missed out on not having more blinding nights out raving until sunrise. I could have carved a different career for myself even though I like the one I have. I would have liked to have had more mindless amazing sex. I want to still be...
    JuniperHendrix JuniperHendrix 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Spent my life as it was supposed to be.

    I grew up got a job go married had kids raised kids. Kids went away, marriage went away job stayed lol.. I got fat old and started to see the changes of age. Then I woke up and hit that mid life crisis that I thought didn't really exist. It does exist and its a pain in the...
    lovemeback lovemeback 51-55 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm 21 With 25 Years Of Experience

    I was "bummed" about being in a car accident and not being able to do the things I wanted to do. Like dance, swim, power walk, etc.I had to get well from being pretty banged up in the wreck.  The doctor wanted me to understand that I needed to get well and that things take time...
    iwritebiographies iwritebiographies 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2011

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    I Feel Like This All the Time!

    Wow, this is an awesome group!  I feel like this all the time.  I feel like I'm too old to start anything because I will never get good at whatever I start (I am one of those people that won't start something unless she can be an expert); however, I feel...
    autotelic autotelic 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    I'm 45...do I FEEL 45?

    No. It's still crazy to me that I'm this age. I get along with people of all ages basically...but more so with people that are younger than me...sometimes a lot younger. I have friends who are in their early 20's. Of course, when I hang out with them I FEEL old...but most...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2014

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    Mirror Man

    Yeah, not coping at all well with the old fart in the mirror. Who is he? Surely it can't be me! I still feel the same -inside- as I did in my 20s. Except I get tired more easily, and women don't look twice at me any more...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 7 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    Ready To Settle Down...

    At this age, 19, a college student should reflect on their attributions to society and how to maintain a proper balance between adulthood and education. We are to live wildly, party like it's 1999, drink until our livers are screeching with aching pain, but not me. I did my 18...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Ride The Ride !

    Childhood ..simple enough for a few years than ..complicated (death) . In my teens I was discovering a new world from childhood... Things were a bit more serious, emotions were greater (love, death ), employment and automobiles were sought ...
    Primotee Primotee 51-55, M Jun 20, 2010

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    Cursed

    the way I was brought up by my Dad was extremely strange. From the age of 7, he would sit me up in the early hours of the morning and tell me buddhist theories on life and how he thought the universe worked, and we would discuss philosophy and where we thought it all came from...
    Daisypie Daisypie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    Stuck

    I'm just stuck in the middle. Now I'm reminded of a panty commercial with the song "Stuck in the middle with you" playing.
    MilwaukeeWoman MilwaukeeWoman 31-35 3 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    I feel young and see myself

    as young most days and then some youngster says, "Thanks, ma'am and blows it for me. ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 11

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    letmedothat letmedothat 18-21, M Jul 6

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    pinkplink pinkplink 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Fact. I am officially MIDDLE AGED :( This means

    I'll never get to play proffessional football. Never get to compete at the Olympics. But not old enough to enjoy concessions anywhere. Not old enough to see a nice reduction in my bills. I think it's the middle aged who perhaps get the worst deal! We work harder now than our...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 18, 2014

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    zemli zemli 22-25, M Jul 6

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    How Old Is Too Young?

    When I got to 45 I simply stated that Iwas half way to 90 and left it at that. Since then, helped no doubt by the fact that my wife gets words and thoughts tangled, I have started substituting one word for another just because it sounds similar - but means something...
    hawk2002 hawk2002 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    I'm too young but fill older

    than my grandmother most times. Afraid to go out and live life, and if I do then I'm afraid to do it alone. Alone, Alone it sucks but Hey whatever
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I'm going crazy...my husband is more like my bestfriend. I don't want to hurt him but I'm more attracted the women...there is no one else...and I've only made out with a few girls...
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    I'm a younger girl. Between the age of 15-18, and I've been with a man who was 32. At first i was fine with his age but then I set limits on myself.. But I'm still into some older...
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    I am 16 and I love belly buttons. If anyone is interested in sending me pics of their belly button, I will send a pic too. My belly button is an innie but it's very shallow. It's...
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