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I Hate Being Compared To Other People My Age

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    i hate when people treat me like a child

    and expect me to act like an adult
    darkprinsus darkprinsus 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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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'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, 2014

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    I hate how my foot compares me with other

    people my age.Asking me to get out of the house and meet some people.I don't want too meet anyone,I don't like people.And the internet is different,the people on here don't judge like the people I'm front of me but I have to go to school.They try to make me into their image...
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Most teens my age disrespectful rude

    and rebellious they listen to horrible music.that is teaching them to hate one another to kill one another how to make babies only over at the nation. And then you have me someone that is 15 the age with adults thinks that children are the worst!!, well I'm not like that and I...
    Whyicry Whyicry 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I haven't been on here in a while.

    I'm glad im back. Anyone wanna chat
    mischifmaker mischifmaker 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Just because I'm pregnant my mom compares me to

    other people my age and saying that they're not pregnant. God mom I'm not the only pregnant teenager in the world ugh
    addielove addielove 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    A lot of people my age are really immature

    but I'm super mature for my age
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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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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    First thing's first. I hate it

    when people in my generation act like we are the worst generation known to man. We are not. We are just getting started and we have our pros and cons just like everybody else. So it's really STUPID for anyone to just assume they're the worst because it's their turn to be the...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 1

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    I'm 31 years old going on 50 lol I'm mature

    for my age and prefer the company of older people. People my age tend to be self absorbed immature, nothing worse than someone who takes selfies work with a girl she's so narcissistic it's crazy!!
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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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.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    My mom and grandfather ALWAYS compares me to

    other people my age. Mostly my mom. Constantly. Every. *******. Day. She compares me to other people around my age, telling me, "oh, this is what you should be doing" , "this is how you should be acting" , "this is how you should be feeling" , "this is where you should be...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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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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    I'll do things on my own time .

    I don't need to fit in
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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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...
    DarkPeridot DarkPeridot 16-17, F Jul 20, 2012

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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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    I'm nervous because my aunty travels around the

    country, but she's coming to my city in a few months. She's on my mum side of the family and her and my mother are very close. My Aunty has a granddaughter (her name is Chloe) that is the same age as I am, just about two months younger. And of course, my aunty always has to...
    kristen36 kristen36 13-15, F Jul 23, 2014

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    hahaha I got a post removed from here cause I had to many course words so thi is what I said I hate people that have to make fun of people that misspell a word when they know...
    ashes1229 ashes1229 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    I think it's ironic that with all the equal rights awareness and no bullying campaigns people still not only judge harshly but use cruel words. I believe instead of improving as...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I am a black woman. I work. I have a bachelor's degree. I have goals. I don't twerk. I have manners. I respect myself and others. I care. Don't judge me when you don't even know me...
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    I'm sorry that I have an *** and I like to wear shorts...don't see why it's required that I don't wear clothes that other girls can get away with. I have just as much the right as...
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Don't we all..... Lol. Sometimes it's not as bad as you first thought. Other times it's way worse then you could have imagined. But it does blow over if enough time goes by..... Or...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13

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    People always tell me to try and be happy but how can I when it seems like every person is on a mission to make me feel absolutely miserable and self conscious about my existence.
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    Everyone gets at one point in there lives where they question their existence and I am in this situation with my ex girlfriend and she keeps on hating me and I ignore her and idk...
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    When people try to categorize me and generalize me, I become their worst nightmare. I absolutely detest people who think they know you because of your appearance or what you do in...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M May 2

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    I don't get how people can judge one another when they don't even know them. I'm insecure and I have so many things going on in my life. Yes I know I'm not pretty, skinny, not very...
    bipolardisorder bipolardisorder 13-15, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I have to remember that some people are miserable and it's best not to allow them to make me miserable
    Hteag Hteag 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    Colby. You pathetic excuse for a human being. Why cant you just **** off? You cant judge me just because you're dating my friend. Especially when you've hurt her again. Don't...
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    thefemalegrimreaper is a judgemental child who claims to be a 19 year old adult yet she acts like a 4year old and blocks people who are in a dark place it is my opinion that she is...
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    People love to just judge me!! I don't know, do I look like a bad a guy. Then why is it like that XD even little brats think I am lol
    Notimeline Notimeline 18-21, M May 9

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    I still don't understand how my name ends up in the mouths of people I've never spoke to a day in my life.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Its funny how the people that know the least about you have the most to say.
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    In high school, even though I went to an all-girls school, I knew guys from schools around the area, through my friends. Most guys back in HS seemed to think I was sexually active...
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