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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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     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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    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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    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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    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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    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 don't think that an age has a particular feeling but I can relate to feeling stretched out and tired from life experiences.
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    It kind of stinks since I just figured out that my mood is drastically better if I sleep with the darkness and spend a good amount of time in daylight. The biggest reason I don't...
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    Humans often deserve what misery they get. Animals are innocent.
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    Loved you yesterday, Love you still, Always have, Always will......
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    Yep that's me in a nutshell rather - I would say , it is according to the situation - you would see the sad side , the humorous side , the serious side , the investigating side...
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    Take any journey for about an hour into a city and I can guarantee you will find a girl you think is good looking. It never ceases to amaze me just how common good looks are lol...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I have plenty of bravado , but doesn't mean I going out with a bull horn..... I have plenty of self esteem but I'm not going to show it n yea I'm a b**** but I'm also the sweetest...
    jinna69 jinna69 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I like the adams family a lot, the way they dress, the way they behave and their house!
    alma70 alma70 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I've met both people; who doesn't look the most pretty or handsome but they are nice. And some who looks cute and handsome with darkness inside of 'em.
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    But am trying to comment on each.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Life, you get removed from your mothers womb to grow up in a hostile world. You're told to grow up get a job pay your bills get married have children and now your expected to be...
    EternalSolitude EternalSolitude 13-15, M Sep 8

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    no you're not you're just to into yourself
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I find this to be really true :) There was a time in my life when I was super shallow and only talk to the prettiest of girls or the guys that don't have ache and braces. However...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 12

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    I am...I will read between lines... and be paying attention to what you say, how and why you say it... only way to know if you're true or not...at least it has served me good ....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lies. Two truths and a lie. Thats a game???? Thats disgusting. Lies and plausible deniability. And abuse of power. And arse kyssyng. And idea stealing. And...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Haters on ep. Pigs. Egos. Wussies. Trolls. Jerks. So many irk on purpose. Or bash views then block. How sad they must be to try that life. How sick in...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    How many my age are fascinated by it??
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    One post discussing decent people who dont hate us. One post pointing out how news wants us hating entire groups. And i get chewed and mislabeled. Ignorant hate. EP...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
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    Everyday I think I'm old...28...and life is so boring with this routine...what happened to me? Where is the joy of life? Sometimes I think if I'm so bored by now what is the point...
    domibe domibe 26-30, F Sep 2

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    The cover of night shields me from the stress of social activity Muhahaha
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    "Do people even see me?" I wonder to myself as I look around the school hallway, feeling more invisible than ever. I always felt alone and misunderstood, but high school has made...
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    I don't want to sound conceited. It isn't that I think I am better than everyone, I just feel like I don't fit in with so most humans way of thinking and feeling. I feel like I am...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Hi guys I'm new in this group ,but I've been struggling most of my life because of my maturity . And what do I exactly mean?? Well I'm 15 years old mostly mistaken for 19-20 years...
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