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I Do Not Ever Want to Grow Up

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    Can't Let Go Of My Youth Xd - No matter what age i become at each stage, i STILL ACT and FEEL like a kid!! XD lol I just can't help it. I would like watch a lot of kids shows and...
    ImJen ImJen 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    Because I'm a Toys R' Us kids
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm a forever child inside. I love Disney and I get excited over the little things. No matter how old I am I'll never be to old for Disney
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Too bad. You have to if you want to survive "the real world."
    khokho204 khokho204 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    .... - "Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional."
    anteye anteye 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2006

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    This is the Peter Pan group?
    taekwondogirl taekwondogirl 13-15, F Mar 11

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    If This Is Growing Up, No Thanks - My parents live in a world of insurance payments, tax payments etc. Seems like the more possessions you have, the more tax you gotta pay. Their...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Toys R Us Kid - im almost 30. i still play video games and watch cartoons.  i play with toys with my sons. i like riding bikes and my mother wonders why i still play video...
    thatguy78 thatguy78 26-30, M 2 Responses May 28, 2007

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    I don't want to be old and cranky. The older I get the sweeter I'm going to be
    Rebecca321 Rebecca321 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I will be thrown into the real world with business workers who don't have souls and will dress and act like one of them. Hopefully if I'm lucky, along the way I won't lose myself...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I don't want to grow up because staying young forever would be awesome!!:)
    SekireiGoddess14 SekireiGoddess14 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Forever Young - I want to be forever young so that I will be carefree, innocent, decent looking and lack the great responsibilities that come with adulthood.  Growing up is...
    reset reset 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23, 2010

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    Me Either - sometimes in an adult world you can become so overwelmed you revert to being a kid.the innocence of a child is the most pure thing on this planet.we were all there at...
    tramolished tramolished 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Youth and Regression - Youth and Regression in an Infantile Society by John Zerzan G A T T O : M P 3 · R E A L Among the young there are quite a few examples of a tendency to...
    Piptery Piptery 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2012

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    Adults Are Hopelessly Egotist. I Hated Adults Since I Was A Child, Now That I Am Big , I Fall In The Same Category And It Frustrates Me. I Talk Simply, But 'Grown-Ups' Always Find...
    xuxq xuxq 18-21 2 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I Want To Go Back In Time - when nothing really mattered and there didn't have to be a reason for everything; when each experience was fresh and life was full of amazing surprises...
    cyjenny95 cyjenny95 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    When I was 11 I told my mum I didn't want to turn into a teen. I am now 16 and I act quite immature but I still take care of my younger brother and sisters and do a bit of chores...
    howlovelyx howlovelyx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Go me "I ever want to grow up" means that I dot want to lose that thing that kids have. Why do they have? Joy, amazement, questions, wonder, awe, adventure, curiosity. Kids...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've Actually Already Growed Up But I Don't 'feel' It - I still feel like I'm 20, but I'm gonna be 29 this year. I don't know why I feel this way. I guess I just love my inner...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    I'm a Toys R Us Kid! - Things seem to be so much simplier as a child! Life in the palm of your hands kind of feeling. I love to think about how time is so wonderful, and now...
    nichole05 nichole05 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I'll always be a kid at heart. I need to go ahead and have kids so I can have someone to play games with haha
    JoshuaAlan JoshuaAlan 22-25, M Feb 3

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    Stressed out. I have to get my life together, no more lagging.
    SincerelyJasmineXO SincerelyJasmineXO 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I'm 24 and I definitely don't act my age but that's because I feel everyone around wants to act grown. They deny themselves of what they want just to be perceived a certain way...
    tyo789 tyo789 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    ******* PUBIC HAIR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I used to want to grow up an do all the things like highschool an have a job, now I want to lay in bed an be 5 or 6 where if I cried someone picks me up an lets me have whatever I...
    Wannabeaprincess Wannabeaprincess 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Not As Much Fun As It Was Supposed To Be -
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Lol I'm such a child a got a classic Barbie doll.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    "I wish I could say this was a story about how I got on the bus a boy and got off a man more cynical, hardened, and mature and ****. But that’s not true. The truth is I got on...
    Poetical Poetical 16-17, M Mar 1

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    My grandma always says do things while you are young and the older i get i agree thats it true. During highschool you thing you think you"ll be young forever then it hits you once...
    4heartsnroses 4heartsnroses 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    I want to grow up, as in be an adult, but I never want to lose my childlikeness. I'm so terrified that when I "grow up" I'll be conservative instead of a hippie. There's a song...
    birdsey birdsey 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    Life is easy when you are young. You can play with toys and make up stories without people judging and ruining your playtime. You can carry that special friend around and others...
    PicassoSan PicassoSan 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I don't want to witness the cruel world that I have to deal with when I grow up.
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Tired Of Hearing It - I hear a lot of ppl tell me I need to grow up because I never take anything seriously. Honestly I don't know how. If being grown up means being serious all...
    CookiezRrad CookiezRrad 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I'm a toys r us kid!!! ..lol nah but actually I always think about not wanting to grow up at all. Eversince I was young teenager, I always say I will never grow old. Then after...
    jonnygoode74 jonnygoode74 36-40, M Feb 24

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    Don't Want To Grow Up - Well, I'm 14 years old, grade 8. I don't want to grow up at all. I still played with Barbie dolls in grade six (i was 11 going on 12) and people made fun of...
    offtowonderland offtowonderland 13-15 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    In public, i act very mature and adult-ish, bit when i'm at home by myself i get so childish and energetic i feel i've never gone past 5, and it kinda saddens me that i am 18 yet...
    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M Feb 23

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    I don't wanna grow up. Im a Toys R Us kid.
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Never....ever....ever! Awww yet again I am forced to write more than I want because my post is too short. Brevity EP is sometimes a good thing.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    WIGWAM!!!!!! - So I got the little person a wigwam the other day, and her dad has been trying to build it ever since. When I see them next im going to fill it with balloons for her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    So F***Ing Afraid - The fear of growing up literally consumes me. Everything will change. As morbid and sad as this is, my parents will probably die before me, my friends may die...
    mjme26 mjme26 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    No Please, I Do Not Want To. - I do not want to grow up, I am not ready for the real world at all. All this crap that happened with my family, I really hate it. My oldest brother...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4, 2012

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    I'm 22 But.... - I'm 22 but..... I still like to play hide and seek.... I still read comics I still want my daddy to protect me I still like to act childish I still like to...
    linda linda 21-25, F 12 Responses Oct 23, 2006

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    Eat the magic jelly beans like pippy long stocking.
    Eva8227 Eva8227 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It's the second star to the right... Right?
    harliemo harliemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I Will Always Be Me... - a big kid at heart, i will always have a childish side and i will not change for anyone, i am who i am and im happy i am. i think deep down everyone had a...
    crafterkim crafterkim 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    I absolutely don't wanna grow up. I wanna be independent and see what the real world is like but I know I'm gonna miss my childhood for sure.
    mullingar1 mullingar1 13-15, F Jan 18

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    But actually I think nobody ever really does. Somehow nobody ever becomes the independent, socially responsible, in control person, you thought that every adult was when you were a...
    photosynthea photosynthea 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Growing Up Sucks! - I have nothing against adults, but I notice that older you get, the more crap life dishes out to you. I have dealt with more than enough during my lifetime...
    Brleha Brleha 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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