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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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    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 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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    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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