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I Hate Being Compared To Other People My Age

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    Grrrr...

    It just upsets me sometimes. Why should anyone be compared to people? We are who we are! There's this girl I'm was compared to the other day. There was this programme on this girl who's looks have been affected by something that happened when she was a baby. Look, I totally...
    BloodRedCreepyPasta BloodRedCreepyPasta 16-17, F Jul 20, 2012

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    Help Me. Bullied By Friends Mom

    Okay, so I had this really good friend, that was always Kinda a *****. And my family owns a campground. so one day my friends who camps their comes and tells me that this friend has been telling all my other friend and people in our campground that I am depressed, and my parents...
    foreverdamaged foreverdamaged 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    When Someone Asks

    How does it feel to be your age?I ask, how is it supposed to feel? I am 68 years old. I am old in some ways, but in other ways, I am very youthful. I am not *typical* for my age. I don't want anyone telling me that I should be retired. Really? Why should I be retired, because it...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    My Age Is A Number.Not A Deffinition.

    Im melisa and im 18 years old. Everyone around me looks at me like a child. dont get me wrong, i have a lot to learn and more things to go through in life... but dont treat me like im stupid. I may be 18 but ive lived on my own. takin care of two kids that wernt even mine. cook...
    mmr607 mmr607 70+ Mar 18, 2013

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    I'm turning 18 in a few days.

    I'm not expecting much to change, but at the same time, I expect so much more responsibility. I'm excited & scared.
    JustIndifferent JustIndifferent 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    Coz I Am Who I Am

    I don't like to be compared with anyone actually because I am a masterpiece who is not looking for a mini me...well if it sounds arrogant..then be it. I would not appreciate anyone comparing me with anyone. Some questions that often arise in my mind after such ugly situations...
    Unchainedthoughts Unchainedthoughts 26-30, F Dec 27, 2012

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    Even Now, It Doesn't Stop...

    You'd think that after turning 21 you'd stop being compared to others of your age group. Wrong. I'm 24, so people automattically think I'm doing crazy stuff and getting into a ton of trouble. To be honest I'm pretty quiet and conservitive. I do my work at work - even take some...
    jondoen jondoen 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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    I Am Very Mature For My Age

    So don't hold presuppositions about me based on my age.  Get to know me and see for yourself. I feel that the world as a whole today is corrupt.  Childhood comes and goes like a vapor in the night.  So it was with me.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    People My Age...

    Are not always good examples of human beings lol...so I don't really like being compared to them. Also I've always felt older than people my age anyway.
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    13 And- We Can't Trust You!!!

    People always hated the idea of me going out side at night. At first it was "You are 5! it is too scary for you!" I snuck out anyway to see the stars. Then at seven they were like, " Oh you'll get stolen, you are too cute, don't go alone! Take someone with you!" so I asked my...
    FistOfLove FistOfLove 13-15, F Jun 14, 2012

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    I don't like being compare to someone else !

    Because we grow up in a different way of life and deferent race, even if we're same Asian but we have a different culture.
    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19

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