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I Don't Want to Grow Up

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    badazzbasicbich badazzbasicbich 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Peter Pan Is My New Idol

    I have decided, I am not turning 21 this year, the aging process stops nnnnnnnnnnnnnnow =) Easy
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 24 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Omgggg

     i can honestly say right now, if there was someone that invented a time machine and was able to put people back in time to that person they once were, I AM THE FIRST ONE TO DO IT.   i do not want to officially grow up. never. ever. i think i'd even give up getting my...
    omgletsnotdothisandsaywedid omgletsnotdothisandsaywedid 18-21, F Oct 19, 2009

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    Im Scared Of Growing Up.

    I'm 15 years old, have a year left at school, then its college and whatever follows that. I dont want to grow up, or leave home, or even leave school for that matter. I think of myself as quite intelligent and capable, but when it comes to the real world, Im as clueless as a...
    unicorn123 unicorn123 13-15, M Aug 5, 2010

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    The Whole Story

    OK this story starts about 10 years ago I reached the age of 30 and I needed something I wasn't sure what I needed I was looking on the internet and I found spanking stories. I started reading lots of them I was... well I wanted to read more and more of them. I was attracted...
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    I just....iunno I'm so excited

    and yet I'm more freaked out and stressed than I've ever been. only 30 days until I go to college......im so stressed.
    BadrialtheFound BadrialtheFound 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I will be graduating from college in less

    than four weeks and it makes me incredibly anxious because of the fact that I don't want to grow up and go out into the "real world". The only thing I've ever wanted to do with my life is play music and be in a band but it isn't something you can make money off anymore which...
    bross1046 bross1046 22-25, M Apr 15

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    Terrified

    I am truly terrified of growing up at this point. The fears have been building up for about two years now and I don't know what to do about it. I'm only sixteen so I have no idea what it's like to live as an adult, which probably just makes it seem more daunting. I got...
    HeartsWillHold HeartsWillHold 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2010

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    Nuuuuu

    College work is teh suxorz. It sucks to constantly have work to do. I signed up for a service that's supposed to help people with career-related things, but I don't even care about it anymore.. I guess the only reason I'm going to college is so I can get a job that pays well...
    YtilaerEpacse YtilaerEpacse 18-21, F Oct 29, 2011

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    I Want to Play

    I am 34 years old and I the heart of a young girl. I didn't have the childhood that other females had. My childhood was strictly adult-like with 10% play time.  Because of this set back, at times the child in me wants to break out and have fun. I want to giggle, wrestle...
    Neutrino38 Neutrino38 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Because My Parents Are Annoying

    Been feeling this way sometimes lately. To the point that sometimes I think if was a BUTTON in front of me right now which when pressed WOULD KILL ME, I'd press it with little thought. I think my parents are inadequate, 'think' they're good enough to be parents (which I think...
    10ft 10ft 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    You Can't Make Me!

    One of the things my grandma used to say to me was "Don't get old." It's kind of hard when you're 28 to act like you're not a grown up, but it comes easily to me. I just don't relate with most adults. Many of them think I'm "immature" or need to "grow up," but why? So I can live...
    MadiJ MadiJ 26-30, F Feb 13, 2013

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    How do u expect me to grow up I love my family

    but sometimes I just wish u would let me make my own decisions without telling me what to do all u guys do is boss me around and tell me what's right for me ITS MY LIFE! U WANT ME TO GROW UP YET YOU DONT ******* LET ME YOU GUYS DRIVE ME INSANE YOUR PRETTY MUCH RUNNING MY LIFE...
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I Feel As If Things Are Changing Too Fast

    i really dont wanna grow up, simple as that. i just hate how that stage between boy to man is a difficult stage because its about accepting how things are and why things are like this and that. i also hate the amount of peer pressure that comes along with it, like for exmaple...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    I Wanna Stay Here Forever!

    Everyone just wants to get past their teen and childhood years. They think everything's going to be better. But I can hardly handle this. Let alone taxes, bills, house payments, supporting others. I can barely function on my own.   So no. I don't want to grow up!
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart 18-21, F Oct 20, 2009

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    I Will Always Be A Kid

    I don't mind if you don't believe in God, but I remember that Jesus Christ did say that being a kid is one of the best things you could do. No, I'm not a kid because of that, but a recent experiece really did teach me what He really meant by that. It is a very decent theory that...
    iEatFood iEatFood 13-15 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Being An Adult Is Crap

    i miss those days when i would just play with toys and visit the playground. being 20, i realised that growing means that you have to have love and money and do this and that, so i couldnt be stuffed pursuing these things. i would like to age slowly even tough i am mistaken for...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    A Job?!

    I feel rushed. I look back at what I'm good at, and I realize what I truly was good at... school. A profession that matches is the trickiest thing to come up with. "Teacher," the tell me to be. If it was so easy. That I would be able to quickly get it down. I only wish to...
    NummyNoodles NummyNoodles 18-21, M Jan 17, 2010

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    Innocent

    I'm not the kind of person to act mature, I love being a kid even if I am 16:) I think I'm afraid to grow up because I know things will hurt more wen ur a grown up. Its scary having to think tht u will need a job and live on ur own. I remember telling my mom tht I would live with...
    WordsOnMyHand WordsOnMyHand 16-17, F Jul 4, 2012

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    In a couple of days, it'll be my 21st birthday.

    Woo. Can't you tell I'm excited? Is it scary how much someone can change in a matter of years? How you're perspective did a complete 180? I'm thinking how strange, how different I was 10 years ago. Hell, even 5 years ago. Surely, this happens to a lot of people...right? 10...
    rockmacabre rockmacabre 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I Do And Dont

    i want to grow up but i dont want to have certain responsibiltys and have to work and all that nonfun stuff paying taxes and what not but it going to happen i am going to get old i cant stop that unless i were to die but i dont want to die yet maybe things will work out well...
    ilikethebeatles ilikethebeatles 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    I feel like I'm getting old.

    .. like I just want time to slow down for a little while so I can enjoy what is happening in my life right now.
    loveandstuff8 loveandstuff8 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I Need To Grow Up.

    I'm 15, a sophomore female in a competitive public school. And here's my story: Over the years …. I don’t know. My mommy, who sacrificed her health for her children. The woman who gave birth to me and my brothers as triplets, even though the doctor had advised her to abort...
    jojoice5 jojoice5 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Mum, dad, remember that time it said I wanted

    to grow up? Yea, I take it all back. I mean growing up definitely has it's perks, especially since I'm the eldest in my family but I'm starting year 12 next year and then it's university from there on. Hell I don't even know what I want to do yet and everyone kinda seems to have...
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 18-21, F a week ago

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    Miss That Simple Fun

    Well dangit, it's too late.. I done did grew up. Buuuuut, ery now and then my inner child comes out.You remember as a kid, just walking around with your eyes closed.. just for fun, seeing what you can try not to bump into and where you'll end up.  Please, tell me I wasn't the...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 17 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    Why Should I?!

    I honestly wish at time I could be like Peter Pan. Still have all the fun of a kid. In a way, I don't want all of the responsibilities of being a grown up, then on the other hand, I do but I still want to be able to be childish wihtout anyone commenting on it. I strongly dislake...
    lilmariah lilmariah 22-25, F Apr 22, 2009

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    The Death Of Fun

    At one stage of my life I used to enjoy writing short stories and drawing cartoons. Stories were especially fun because the thrill of thinking up of an interesting story made my spine tingle. It made me think: "Nobody has ever thought of that before! It's completely new!" But the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    When I joined EP I was 21

    and now for some reason my new "age range" of 22-25 makes me feel weird when it was just 18-21 for so long now! I don't know, it just kind of makes it look as though I grew like, 5 years older all at once when it was only 1 year! I'm not trying to whine or complain that I'm OLD...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I Need A Spank

    i need a spank for woman only i went her to spank me over her knee went belt but first i need her to pull me pants down and boxes down i went her spank me till is red and i am cry
    jason21344 jason21344 22-25 Jun 24, 2013

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    Says Who?

    Really... who says we have to grow up? There are so many "grown ups" out there who have lost the ability to see anything for what it might be or could be or maybe should be; they only see things as they are. I may be dancing round thirty, but I still wear Chuck Taylors and the...
    RedCelt83 RedCelt83 26-30, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I just don't fit anywhere. I don't believe I ever have. Growing up I was always picked on. I always said the wrong thing or acted the wrong way. Even in the military I felt like an...
    justanotherguy86 justanotherguy86 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am not a slave to my phone. Sometimes I am doing something and I don't want to be distracted. I don't take my phone in the bathroom with me. I sleep. My full attention is...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I am having a hard time with something and it is a little scary for me. After my break up with my ex, I had met another guy, he was really charming and adorable well so I thought...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 37 Responses Nov 26

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    This is the closest thing to "I don't want to talk to creeps" Do not flirt with me in any situation, I don't want you, and if you're persistent I will block you. If you are...
    thegrasswillgetgreener thegrasswillgetgreener 16-17, F a week ago

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    its not that I don't want to,but basically,years ago when I was learning to drive, I was doing great,and enjoyed it. but I started having seizures,and had one while at the wheel...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yep. I don't want to talk to some people when I don't want to. Sometimes I'm just going through some stuff, so don't be mad when I don't text back. And I absolutely hate when older...
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not perfect, but I'm true. I'm honest and considerate. I don't want to do you harm. I want someone to share with. I need someone. Someone to talk to, someone to touch. I don't...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    I don't want to feel this way anymore. I can't even describe how I feel. I just know that it's unpleasant. I hate it. I'm tired of life. I'm tired of all the bull crap. I'm tired...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I don't want to forget about the happier moments in the past, but I don't want to think about them either. Sometimes, the memories bring me some peace or a little happiness. Other...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Dec 8

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    The more the death of my grandma sinks in, the more I don't want to think about it. Saying good bye to her was the hardest thing I've ever done. She was my best friend. She was...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I love doing stand-up comedy and to act. I don't want to be famous either. I think the main reason is that I don't want for people to look me "Like a God", and I know 95% of them...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    " I don't want to please God.............. I just want to thank him"
    Allsmilesgirl Allsmilesgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I didn't ask to be born. I don't want to be here and never have. In fact, I stayed in my mother for 11 months. I had no plans to leave. I came out screaming. I having been wishing...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Almost half a year ago, my ex tried to kill me. He is doing it to countless other victims and I'm going to stop him. I don't want revenge, what he did showed me I needed to change...
    Kevin2017 Kevin2017 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I don't want to go to high school anymore but I want to go to college.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    After living with old people my whole life and doing nothing but taking care of them, hell no I don't want kids. People think I'm selfish cause I want to live alone and never have...
    birdoparadise birdoparadise 22-25 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I hate that I can get so mad so easily sometimes. It embarrasses me and really hurts anyone who sees me like that. I don't want to lose my temper. I shake and quiver trying to calm...
    SheilaSmirks SheilaSmirks 41-45, T 2 days ago

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