I Do Not Like Getting Old

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    ...so I try to ignore it.

    My biggest enemy is the mirror. Oh how it brutally reminds me I'm aging. Being a single father has kept me feeling young...mom is no longer with us :( I have two children in their mid-twenties that have begun lives of their own and at home I have an 11 & 10 year old. My 10 yr...
    wjazz wjazz
    46-50
    May 17, 2015

    Talking About My Generation

    Hello! I am getting up there in age and I am stating to feel them. A few years ago I remember telling people that I never get the flue. But this winter I had a flue 5x - of course I was faking it 3x so I wouldn't have to go to work. Cheers!
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Feb 23, 2008

    Young Genes Vs Actual Age

    I never seemed to have a problem with getting a year older each time.  Perhaps it was because I needed to run away from a particular age and time that I wanted to forget about.  The older I got, it seemed the more mature people around me seemed to be, and I liked that.  I was...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2011

    So I Decided Not To.

    Age, yes. We either get older in age or we die. But I'm thoroughly convinced that I can live to 100 without getting old because I believe "old" is more an attitude than a specific number of years.
    KaleKing KaleKing
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2013

    Young At Heart

    I do not like getting old, well in fact I guess that at 62 I am old. I do not feel old, I like to dance, I walk for miles, I am slim and keep fit, but I´m old. I certainly do not wish to look plastic like so many oldies and not so oldies, so I guess all I can do is live...
    minnie1 minnie1
    61-65
    Feb 23, 2008

    Forever Young ... Let Me Live Forever Young God

    I dont want to get old I don't want to struggle with basic thingsI dont want to get old too soon before I miss out on some fun in life.
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2012

    Thought I Had It Bad But...

    Hello! Yesterday when I asked my regular Wednesday morning grounds keeping customer how  he was he responded in the usual way and  said, “about as well as can be expected  from a 92 year old man”.  This mans philosophy “usually” is...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    6 Responses May 1, 2008
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