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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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    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 16-17, M Feb 8, 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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     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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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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    One of the reason I think this way is probably my look.. (^_^) I'm not so good looking :P :)
    loverylend loverylend 26-30 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    look and feel better all the time, when I was living in Texas I would walk out wearing my roommate's pajama pants, they were fuzzy with rainbow leopard spots while wearing one of...
    Zurea Zurea 26-30, T 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I have dinner with my parents are their friends' families. Their friends have children and most of them is younger than me, but one of them is a bit older than me. After...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Lately, I've been having flashes of realizations in life. Everything I thought to be true about myself was gone. I feel different, yet I feel more myself than ever before. What...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Feelings. Goals. Societal traditions. Forced by powers. Bullies. Inflation. Wealthy tax dodgers. Employment traditions. Shyte flowing down hill. Why. Stupid...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have always had a lot of insecurities. I never felt good/smart/beautiful enough. But I was getting better since the beginning of school year 2014/15. I started feeling more...
    PandaFisk PandaFisk 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Lately my life has finally gotten together. I have finally started driving after years of anxiety. I have a part-time job and a caring boyfriend,but for some reason I have this...
    DarthPancake DarthPancake 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'd like to imagine that I'm beautiful, but I've got acne marks all over my face, leaving my skin patchy, and aged looking. I have such trouble connecting, because I'd like to be...
    breakfastea breakfastea 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    If your friend offers you a Mike's hard lemonade, you are no longer friends with someone like that. You don't need that kind of drama in your life.
    Liftofferik Liftofferik 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I think I'm righting in this group a bit too much nowadays. But I guess that's the bottom line, I feel hopeless. Everyone is fighting around me a lot nowadays and I just don't know...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    If not just more intelligent but loving too. I love all my pets, even the naughty one.
    butterflybitch butterflybitch 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    yah, it has gotten me in trouble at work, started family feuds, terrible things happen to children....I'm leaving that scene bye bye Facebook aka fake book ; p
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    The Dangers Of Social Media https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3LHKKasNvw
    BkOrY7 BkOrY7 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have this black friend - a girl - who is a year younger than me and I must admit that I am weaker and a lot more feminine than she is. My black friend is tough and tomboyish...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I had a good childhood, loving parents and 2 siblings. I had asthma that would put me in and out of the hospital for a few years of my life. A sibling with a mental disability who...
    AlwaysAlone20 AlwaysAlone20 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I find girls clothes more appealing than guys clothes because they have many more styles and selection. I mean the possibilities is almost endless and one thing that women can do...
    12rak38 12rak38 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    If this describes you than for the love of God take a couple of minutes and write down a story or two here..It's really not so hard here's an example. I like women with big natural...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It really seems like it. I remember back a few weeks ago I was feeling pretty happy. some weeks after that, I was thinking "I was happier a few weeks ago" Yesterday I felt...
    CopperFoil CopperFoil 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Do we ever actually ask impersonal questions? A few widely accepted questions that can be asked to acquaintances and long-term relations alike: How are you? - We simply cannot...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I don't know why, but I feel like I've never been able to hold on to close friends. And my marriage isn't so hot either. I feel like I watch everyone around me hanging out and...
    DD247 DD247 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I am on a mission to butt the ******* in my way of reading by his clanging sales pitch. Get off ep my page butthead.
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    Yes, I can be a big kid...so what?
    DaddyBear214 DaddyBear214 56-60, M Aug 22

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    Always alone, there's people around, but they just make me feel more alone
    SarahCookieCrumb SarahCookieCrumb 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I may not be the most beautiful woman in the world. But I'm capable of loving with all my heart. It really doesn't matter to you?? *sigh*.
    PinkyJess1 PinkyJess1 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I may not be the most beautiful woman in the world. But I'm capable of loving with all my heart. It really doesn't matter to you. *sigh*.
    PinkyJess1 PinkyJess1 22-25, F Aug 20

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    This song reminds me of my ex so much. And he is even from California. What are the odds? https://youtu.be/6bA1bbe7ywo "She's So California" She's a warm summer breeze with...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 36-40, F Aug 19

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    I wish I was a straight up lesbian. Instead of bi. Guys would either leave me alone or feel more at ease talking with me. Instead of seeing me as just a sex object. I love women...
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    News story about the whale who asked some fishermen in Australia for help to remove some plastic from its mouth. (link in comments section). I have some mixed feelings about this...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm exhausted. More tired than usual.. It could have a lot of factors but if i had to guess I'd say my hemoglobin levels are off and that's why I feel so fatigued and short of...
    gottakeepyourheadup gottakeepyourheadup 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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