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I Do Not Fear Aging

For those who grow old with grace. 122 People

    Wisdom

    I am excited to become wiser. I want to experience life to the fullest. I want to become the best person I can possibly be. And all of this takes time. That's why I don't fear aging. The positives outweigh the negatives. I mean, getting older means getting more fragile and not-as...
    skinned skinned 18-21, F Mar 4, 2011

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    A Tech Manager Looks At 50

    According to the TV, I'm supposed to be mourning the loss of my testosterone as I watch what's left of my hair disappear down the shower drain. I need to be watching for my AARP card in the mail, and double-checking how long I've had my current auto insurance.Well, a funny...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    Aging

    Aging just like death, it cannot be escaped and we will go through it even if we don't like the process and results of it.  I guess, we have to deal with it.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    It's How We Feel

    Age is all in our head mostly.We think too much about our future and how are we going to be able to survive when we will not be able to move as well or possibly think as well.We worry too much about where we are going to end up or where our young are going to be!!I feel that if I...
    Spitbak Spitbak 41-45, M Oct 13, 2011

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    I Am So Much More

    I am not my name I am so much more I am not my body I am so much more I am not my culture I am so much more I not my beliefs I am so much more I am not my condition I am so much more I am not this breath I am so much more I am not this moment I am so much more I...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Can't Stop It.

    Why should I fear something that is the natural progression in life.We are all getting older day by day. Like they say you are only as old as you feel. Right now I don't feel like i'm 43, but more like in my early 30's. While i'm here on this earth i'm going to enjoy my time...
    curious2b curious2b 41-45, M 8 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    I Never Have

    but the idea that I don't have to do it alone anymore. well, it's pretty f*ckin awesome, my friends. there is such a difference in putting on a brave face and actually finding strength.
    AllFoundandNoLost AllFoundandNoLost 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2010

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    I don't understand the fear most people have of

    aging.... It's just nature running its natural course. If you're 79, I guess that's rational since you're near your life expectancy but I get annoyed when girls around my age complain about their age. Wtf? We're in our early 20's. My teenaged years were crap and I am thankful...
    Relateds Relateds 22-25, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Hello Wrinkles.. Here I Come!

    I can distinctly remember being a kid and knowing I did not at all want to grow up. Adults always seemed so stressed. Of course now that I'm an adult I get it but I know that I will never grow up. I am and have always been a kid at heart. Just because my body gets older does not...
    Laughtereverafter Laughtereverafter 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    Just More Experiences To Add To The Journey!

    Why should i fear ageing; there is something profoundly wonderful in growing older, to get the chance to experience life and all its wonders, to go through this eclectic and joyful journey; the only thing that would make growing older better for me would be the opportunity to...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Dec 5, 2011

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    Becoming The Elders

    You know you're all grown up when, after Easter dinner, a joint gets lit and passed around the room. No kids. No parents. No safety net.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 25, 2011

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    I'm There

    No fear left. My hearing is shot.Half my teeth are gone.Can't see half of what i'm looking at.My pillow has more of my hair than my head.My back goes out more than i do.My joints creak more than an old barn door.NO i don't fear aging,i'm already damn old.The only thing left is...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2011

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    I'm not old yet, but sometimes I do feel out of

    touch with younger people. I used to be at the cutting edge of whats considered cool, but recently I've noticed that I don't know many of the things that are considered cool these days. I don't watch TV, so I'm lost when people talk about Game of Thrones or Breaking Bad, I...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Aging

    Aging,No need to fear,It's part of life,We all grow old,It's how you feel,That matters,Not your age.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    I Don't Fear Ageing :D

    I neither, fear ageing! I would love to grow old as there is only one other alternative! And i don't fancy that for a long time to come! God be willing!
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F Nov 24, 2011

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    Old, To Late To Change

    I found the following joke so true, I want to share it with EP I confied to my husband on the eve of our 50th anniversary, that I was having an affair. He turned to me and asked...... Are you having it catered? An that, my friends, is the definition of "old"
    aces4battle aces4battle 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    It's just something that happens in life you

    know? People age every day and I'm okay with that. Someday I will age and I do not really care. I do not care about my appearance. What I do care is the way people look at me. Like my personality and not the way I look like in the mirror. Aging is normal. It really is.
    Oscarrios570 Oscarrios570 13-15, M Dec 26, 2013

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    Some people will go to extreme lengths to not

    appear their age. Joan Rivers is a prime example since she has been thrust into the limelight recently by doing nothing more than passing away. I had several friends who have died in recent time and the only mention of them was in the obituary column in the local paper...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Sep 12

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    Live Through Your Spirit

    I don't fear it because as long as a person's happy then what else matters?  Be content with yourself then you won't care if you have wrinkles here and there. In addition, there are ways to sort of keep a youthful look through eating healthy foods and living through ones...
    WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs 22-25 4 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    Bring It On

    I am by no means old but I'm not worried about aging at all. Older people tend to have more wisdom so I'm all for it.
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Freedom Is Growing Old

    I can't take credit for these thoughts but I do agree with them. If you judge people, You have no time to Love them. As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I have seen too...
    bcvegas4u bcvegas4u 66-70, M Jul 22, 2013

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    I Have Earned It

    I have earned every single fine line and gray hair!   When I think of all I've been through, it amazes me that I don't look twice my age!  Alas, just a few gray hairs and a couple fine lines on my face.  Actually, my hair is naturally very light blonde, and the little gray...
    PrincessAstrid PrincessAstrid 31-35, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Youth Cannot Know

    Optimally, getting older does mean getting better -- in the sense that the friends you have are the friends you want, you know what to watch out for in terms of bad people and scammers, you've accumulated stuff and are now divesting yourself of it, the path behind you is a...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F Dec 19, 2011

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    This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get, "why should we fear God?" The short and simple answer is this, He is the giver and taker of life! The long answer, is a...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 3

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    BEFORE you go "telling me about The danger of fear" ??, Read what I have to say ? I know "Fear" isn't THE GREATEST thing to Have, but then again, isn't There a Saying: Tis Better...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 1 day ago

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    But it is. Everyday I wake up I think about my past. I can't move forward mentally. My brain is so consumed with my past self (childhood). I experienced so many trials as a kid...
    forestchild forestchild 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    "We have nothing to fear but fear itself," Franklin D. Roosevelt A lot can be said about fear but it tells an untold story in a persons past. Fear isn't something that just...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M Oct 31

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    I am afraid of myself and the darkness inside me. Technically speaking I am afraid of myself, afraid of losing myself to the dark. I have never been afraid of the darkness around...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I don't have many... Not right now, anyway. I fear the ocean (even though I love learning about it and everything inside of it, I do NOT like to be in it. You never know what's...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I m tired of worry too much. I know the fact is repetition can make fear go away. I bite my lips and singing in my heart to keep going keep trying. At least I know what I want. To...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at anytime." - Mark Twain I don't fear death because you can't do much about it. Sure...
    makenap makenap 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    trmhippygirl7 trmhippygirl7 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I face my fears... Sort of. My worst fear is drowning but I still surf and swim as deep as I can. The amount of times I almost drowned is probably higher than most people's but I...
    Lindsy18 Lindsy18 13-15, F Nov 11

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    lc543 lc543 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm not sure many people realize that there's a difference between wishing for death, and simply being unafraid. Persistence of suicidal thoughts doesn't equate to fearlessness...
    Socialized Socialized 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I just had a presentation today and I feel awful after. It has always been like that. I often ask my friends about my performance, i.e: Did I look nervous? , Was it okay? , Do...
    Starlet1206 Starlet1206 18-21 Nov 5

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    I can honestly say that I do not fear death - mainly because I had to confront my own mortality a number of times and have even been clinically dead more than once. When I was 21...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 5

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    I fear a lot actually. Way to many fears to list, I think. :/ But my number one fear is losing the people I care about. Kinda corny but true.
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 8

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    the one I fear the most out of all my fears is God !! he's the most powerful God!! of all his creation if he wanted to he could do some damage or other things we would never...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F Nov 2

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    I don't fear death I fear pain
    CopperEyedGirl CopperEyedGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Hello Everyone. I personally don't have this fear- or at least not abnormally. I'm currently working as a Media Student and I'm about to start a new film. The plot is still being...
    RebeccaDaizee RebeccaDaizee 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Whenever you ask me to hangout this is what I want to say: It always seems like I’m too busy doesn’t it? That I have too many obligations for us to be casual friends even? I...
    averageweasel averageweasel 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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