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I Do Not Fear Aging

For those who grow old with grace. 152 People

    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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    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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    tazman01 tazman01 66-70, M 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 22, 2014

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    I can not wait to be old!

    I am going to dye my hair platinum blonde and spike it up, wear some hot pink converse, and leather jackets with the studs, and hit up Chippendales and take me home a young buck. Imma pimp out my motorized scooter too.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Jan 17

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    My hairdresser found my first gray hairs last

    summer. She would have wanted to dye my hair to make them disappear, and she rolled her eyes, when I told her I actually liked the idea of getting gray hair. I have also been getting more and more wrinkles, I think I look older than people at my age in general. I don't mind - I...
    adamiriam adamiriam 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    When I looked at myself in the mirror this

    morning after shower, I realized that I am already aging because I see wrinkles in my face, crow's feet in my eye area...Some imperfections can be seen because of the length of time I am in this earth. That supple skin when I was in my early years is gone, changes are evidence...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 12 Responses 11 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 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 remember I was asigned to write about my worst fear in sheet of paper. I wrote that my biggest fear was fear itself. Imagine life where you can't do anything because your scared...
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    Fear...... Fear? No I don't fear death, it is life that I fear! Life is the scary reality for me, death seems like peace in a raging sea. Sometimes death calls to me in soft...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a really bad temper waiting to release. I need to get off the pressure but once it's out, I can never turn back. The first biggest thing I fear is God but the second is the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I lost my talent. It was misery. I was an expert in misery, writing to strangers worldwide giving advice and flawlessly understanding their situations and what they could do about...
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    "You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." Eleanor...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 3 Responses May 2

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    Here I am... That is what I'm thinking now. When I look back I know I can be proud of what I overcame. But now I'm here... and the difference between then and now is that I do not...
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    I tread waters of insecurity fearing one day everything will come to end, will vanish, just disappear into the silence of night. You know very well you are the air I breathe yet my...
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    lonewolf41 lonewolf41 41-45, F 1 Response May 5

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    I used to fear death. I would crawl under the table and cry when I was little. When my mom asked why, I said "I don't wanna die!" Now I don't fear it. I wish I was dead
    Autumn02 Autumn02 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I dont fear death . I fear dying before achieving my goals
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Ever since my best friend of 7 years was killed I slowly over the course of time no longer feared dying. I'm not one who can bring myself to commit suicide, though when I was (too...
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    I don't fear death because... I really don't know why but I just don't fear.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 18

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    I fear it, but I guess its that fear that turns me on.
    austinclemens austinclemens 22-25, M 3 days ago

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