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I Do Not Anticipate Living to Be Very Old

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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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    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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    I Never Planed On Reaching 21 Or Much After That

    as ihunted death all over the world in any little war that paid money i was hunting death so i could join my wife and her mother and i am now almost 65
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 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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    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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    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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    Statiscally I Shouldn't Be Living Much Longer

    Statistically I shouldn't be living much longer. I've already outlived my father and my mother was killed by the VA. I don't smoke and have maybe one drink a day. I don't do drugs. I am overweight but my blood pressure and cholesterol are OK. My job has a lot of stress but I...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Aug 6, 2010

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    Garraway Garraway 51-55, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm not missing my old life, but I am missing my friend that moved away. The one I used to have girls nights with. We could walk around at night for hours, just talking and joking...
    serenewinds serenewinds 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    Can anyone give a point in living a nightmare? No bullsh*t that random people care or family care or anything, a normal good reason..
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What is the point in living in a world that doesn't want you i can't do this anymore it's torture they are tearing me apart each day is a battle with life and death i am exhausted...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION HE IS YOUR SENIOR PARTNER 2 Corinthians 13:14 (AMP) The grace (favor and spiritual blessing) of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God...
    ganyoji ganyoji 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I imagine myself living my daddy Dom serving him and taking care of him. I want that SO bad. I imagine myself cooking for him as he gropes me from behind and makes me his
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I call the era in my life now the "In-Between". A moment in your life where you literally feel like your in the middle between life and death and don't know which direction to...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    nothingon nothingon 70+, M 6 days ago

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    I lived in Australia for a number of years, and I am saving heavily to migrate to another country. Most Australians may be tall and broad physically, but their intellect is one of...
    tired1992 tired1992 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My story is very complicated and truthful, but my psychologist says I'm disassociating. (And she probably thinks I'm certifiably insane.) I am in a (currently) 26 year-old's body...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    If reality is the state of being actual or true... or things that exist and have essence.. or that which exists objectively Being human means we have senses and a nervous system...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    i am alone in the world and i know that i will never be wanted plus we are not alound to have scientists create science to have people being imortal or living forever so whats the...
    warcraftlover16 warcraftlover16 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I think I want to quit life. I'm kind of sucking at it, I'm really unhappy, and I doubt anyone would care anyway. My parents would pretend to care because it wouldn't be...
    sting0611 sting0611 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Associated card: Seven of Swords. Associated track: none. Your thoughts, indeed, create your own reality. But, it's much deeper than that... always been even deeper, much, much...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Associated card: Judgement. Associated track: none. Just right now I cut away another person from my life. This year was and is just amazingly eye-opening when it comes to dating...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Associated card: The World. Associated track: http://bit.ly/1WbAhQi “If you want to kill yourself, kill what you don't like. I had an old self that I killed. You can kill...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Associated card: Ace of Swords. Associated track: none. My heart grew three times bigger after I stumbled upon the cosmology model proposed by Julian Barbour! Finally, someone...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I post here looking to connect with others who also like older guys to share opinions and reasons, not to attract older men (who are usually of the pervert variety) and flirt with...
    katieliebtkatzen katieliebtkatzen 16-17, F 12 Responses Feb 1

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    I've always been attracted to older men to a certain degree, even my first celebrity crush was an older man (David Bowie)! My attraction lead me into a multitude of problems though...
    spoiledsweetforever spoiledsweetforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    i feel like i don't know how to "human" anymore.. like the living the enjoying memories its like i don't know how to do that anymore...
    covermewithrain covermewithrain 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    living in England so many. our local church is over 500 years old and there's a famous castle only a few miles away
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I woke up feeling apathy. I don't care anymore I just am tired and it scares me. I had a friend years ago who told me the same thing He killed himself a week later I am numb...
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    There are posters on this forum that will never grow up. They will never rid themselves of their old habits and knee jerk impulses. When one poster says that Australians are this...
    undiplomatic undiplomatic 41-45, M Jan 30

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    I la-la-la-lovee older men, preferably white. And I don't mean the Hugh Hefner, about to kick the bucket older man. I mean a 30 to 50 year old man who isn't overweight, isn't...
    BisexTex BisexTex 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 29

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    I Love Country Living;Being A City Slicker All My Life I Never Knew How Beautiful and Absolutely Wonderful It Is In The Country.That Was Til I Started Dating Heather(One Of My Ex's...
    BiggBeautifulBri BiggBeautifulBri 46-50, M Jan 29

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    I have an older brother who is 39 years old, still living with my parent, never been employed and complaints about almost everything. Like he was trying to give a **** about the...
    Armdrifter Armdrifter 31-35, M Jan 28

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    It's my home my soul is in Limbo but thankfully God is here this time. Living in shadows is better than living in death
    XxRazorbladeRomancexX XxRazorbladeRomancexX 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    While all you filthy repugnant animal immigrants are on your knees crying about how much you hate it here , take time this Australia day to bow down and thank all Australians for...
    Nodoubteh Nodoubteh 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 25