I Am Young and Old At the Same Time

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    People ask my age and I stumble over it sometimes. Whatever age I've been, it has never felt right. I was twelve and I felt older, I was thirteen and it was strange. Now I'm fifteen and it just doesn't fit... Maybe because when I was younger, I never imagined being older. I was...
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 20, 2008

    So I'm Told

    I can definatly say I know how it feels to feel the way being young and old at the same time makes you feel..   .... I'm often told I seem young and inoccent, stuff like that, and I'm also often told how mature I seem, how I clearly have experienced an awful lot for...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2007


    i randomly skip around ages.  from an immatrue 12 year old, to a 45 year old wisened cynic, and all the years in between, with all their strengths and weaknesses.  odd.
    de6789 de6789
    26-30, F
    Sep 7, 2008

    Old Soul

    I am young in the age sense.  I will be 25 my next birthday.  As for life experience I feel old.  When I share a story I always get asked my age.  When I answer it's hard for the other person to believe.  I became a mom and a wife at 20.  I think...
    crazyinlove88 crazyinlove88
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2007


    As I'm sure all of you can attest, us young people get stereotyped into a terrible category. That category is "you are young; therefore dumb and immature." I have heard it over and over again. For example, I'm 27 years old and have a co-worker that is the same age. She is a bimbo...
    wrkngal wrkngal
    26-30, F
    Nov 25, 2010


    Iam now at the ripe old age of , wait for it , you'll never guess, that's right 32. I have never been so old in fact. But I actually feel like i'm about 16 , weird that's almost half my age! To be honest i think that most peoplr probably feel younger than they are. I have some...
    bigboot bigboot
    31-35, M
    Sep 9, 2007

    Young & Old

    Depends on the discussion.  There can be things that will make me be old fashion and other topics, I will be more up to date...young at heart.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Feb 26, 2011

    Young At Heart

    I am already 31 and I still feel like I'm in my mid-20's. I would like to think I act maturely when necessary. Sometimes, I even think "older" than my actual age. I can say I have experienced a lot in life that made me this way. On the other hand, people often mistake me to be in...
    starked starked
    31-35, F
    Mar 4, 2012

    I've always thought this.

    When I was 4 is when I really noticed it. It's when I started reading. At the age of 4, most children don't even know how to successfully manage a conversation with someone. My teachers would always tell my parents that I had an amazing common sense at this age. I've always...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2014
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