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I Do Not Anticipate Living to Be Very Old

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    No!

     i refuse to get to age 60! :( i think the people way back when had it right! they died right at their peak around 30 or so... human bodies are obviously not meant to withstand very much longer... its sad really... all these doctors work at prolonging life... but why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    So How Should We Be Treated Fair

    I think almost everyone would agree, we do not want to be living very old, that we could be a burden to our loved ones. Once we come to realize that we are getting old comes the idea of fears from getting old. Fear, mostly of becoming to be a burden. But who knows what would...
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2011

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    I Don't See It

     When I was a little kid, I could see myself living to be very old. Now I don't think so. Most likely, I will not live to be very old because of all the damage that I have done to my body now. And I might kill myself soon like in the next couple of years or earlier than that...
    reset reset 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    It'd Be a Blessin But..

      I think it would truely be a blessing from God. But-when my grandmother and aunt was at the nursing home, I would look around and just think. What if I was here-would I truely be happy? What if I had to depend on somebody to wait on me and care for me. What if I was a...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    No One In My Family Has Made It to 80 ...

    That's what I consider an old age ...  and it would be unrealistic of me to think I'll see my 80th as well :) ...  Being resigned to the inevitable has lead to a bit of a haphazard attitude toward life, in that while I do try to be as health conscious as makes sense to...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy 51-55, M Jun 12, 2009

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