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I Feel More Grown Up Than Anybody Around Me

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    It Sucks.

    Thing is, so much happened when I was a kid. It meant I had to grow up. I was 12 when I started looking after my mum. And since then, I've had to be the adult of the house... It's just meant that at 18, I feel like a 80 year old. I feel like I've had to bear the weight of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    Grown Away

    Most people that I meet feel dissatisfied with their life at a level that I can no longer identify with. There is almost a kind of blindness or a sleepwalking that clouds the eyes of most people I interact with. They see the world through dark, cloudy lenses of desire and goals...
    saintbryan saintbryan 21-25, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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    I'm Not A Mother, But I Am Their Mother...

    I spend my time mostly with guys :) I love them, don't get me wrong, but I always have to "mother" them. I'm constantly asking them if they have this or that. We went to the movies one time and I had to make a check list for them. "Do you have your money, wallet, keys, coat...
    cdailey cdailey 22-25, F Aug 23, 2011

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    I Do Too

    im 15 and probably the most mature person in my grade. everyone else in my grade is just so annoying....
    ninja ninja 16-18, M Feb 8, 2007

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     god Yes.im Always Abl...

     god yes.im always able to tell when somthing s not gonna work or somthing bad happen.i rarely feel like i have friends that are on the same level as me
    revanthegoth revanthegoth 18-21 Aug 23, 2008

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    Stupid

    when ever i go away on holiday i grow up a little bit more. i was more mature than my brother (who is 3 years older than me) when i was 8. everyone in my year is just too interested in superficial crap. it irritates me how immature they all are. i am very comfortable around those...
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    My dad always asks me "When are you going to grow up or be mature?" Also my man sometimes tells me to "grow up." I just ignore them and be me. I'm more mature than most people...
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    We put so much emphasis on the way someone looks but really? Why? The person literally has no control over how they will look like in their natural state. Its just already decided...
    LoveCove LoveCove 18-21, F Nov 3

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    Being immature is okay. Is kinda helps people you know? They get to remember what it feels like to be a kid again and loosen up a little. So good job, to all of us. :D
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    I am a gay man. I don't think I am especially attractive, yet I have men, and women, throw themselves at me. Many call me gorgeous. I don't mind sometimes, but last night I had two...
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    SadAbdul SadAbdul 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Oct 29

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    Sometimes it is best to seem ignorant than let others think they have to be any number of steps ahead of me. Plus it's sometimes pretty neat surprising people! :-D
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    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I EXPERIENCED A LOT OFF THINGS THAT YOU NOTICE ONCE YOU BECOME RE ABLE WITH DISABILITIES. LIKE FOR INSTANCE HOW THE REST ROOM IN SOME BUSINESSES SEEM SO SMALL AND HARDER TO GET...
    Diane2003 Diane2003 46-50, F Oct 26

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    It was really stupid of me to think that Marriage is all about stepping into the most hectic part of life until I realized it is one of the most beautiful phases of life.....
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F Oct 26

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    Uh? ____________________ This proves I am God, he is not.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Oct 30

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    I have a high IQ, but I've never been one to think intelligence can be gained without experience. Life is Gods know how many seconds, millions, but it is measured by achievement...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Though sometimes I'm sincerely thick.Could I be an "idiot savant"???
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M Oct 31

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    Hell yeah! Once people know you're approachable and you know stuff. They never stop coming to you for .........EVERYTHING!! So. I stay quiet and say nothing.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 31

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    In this day and time, sometimes your forced to dumb yourself down just to fit in. Sad, but true.
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I hate when people think just because your blonde your stupid, I have a brain, and I have to work twice as hard even at work to prove it
    feelingcrazynconfused feelingcrazynconfused 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Indeed. One of the hardest things I (may ever) do, is to see right through someone, yet not say anything or make a judgment and still treat them with decorum.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 31 Responses Nov 6

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    That one awkward moment when you observed/noticed something about someone, then pretend not to so you don't sound like a stalker.
    FriendlyCerealKiller FriendlyCerealKiller 18-21 1 Response Nov 6

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    The things I know which I wish I didn't.
    eman12345678 eman12345678 13-15, M Nov 6

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    I see, hear, and Observe.....and Act Accordingly...Quietly....
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 8

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    Some times I wish could stop cataloguing everyone I meet or know according to danger and how to react. And some times I wish I wouldn't pick up on their interesting habits. And...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I think people get tired of my immaturity. I don't want to grow up, I want to always be a kid at heart. I'm tired of being serious all the time. It's stressful.
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I'm the coolest guy there is ,people who me say that. I am immature BC being mature is boring and normal. my Dachshund is Jewish.
    racistdick racistdick 41-45 1 Response Nov 10

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    :) until I die. Or you die. Which ever comes first lol
    Jaysee90 Jaysee90 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I will always be a kid at heart ;)
    taylorrose99 taylorrose99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    That's me Take it or not I don't give a f*** #smiler
    DatGirl99 DatGirl99 13-15, F Nov 11

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    I second that definitely😉👍
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    *claps* mmhmm! I hear that!
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Training today, stressing my coach out haha
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F Nov 13

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    We are attracted by appearance but we can only live with the character.
    ladybug96 ladybug96 16-17, F 8 Responses Nov 15