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I Hate Getting Older

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    Today's My Birthday

    I'm fifteen, and I'm just scared to death of my life slipping away from me. I haven't done anything remotely important and if I died today, I would have  no lasting effect on the world. As I get older, I know that this mindset will just stay with me until whenever I do die...
    xvod1414 xvod1414 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Finding A Home

    Recently my husband and I where looking for a home to buy. It was stressful and when we finally found one that we loved, got approved and got the keys I was relieved. I thought my troubles were over as far as finding a house. We already found one, and we are planning on never...
    emarie15 emarie15 46-50, F Sep 5, 2012

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    I'm so terrified of getting old like no one

    understands how much the thought of getting wrinkles bothered me. lol Just the thought of all this makes me want to puke...
    ruthlessbitch13 ruthlessbitch13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Old and Getting Older

    So any body out here feel the same ?????/  I really don't like the 40's rather be a kid again.
    bluejeanbaby8 bluejeanbaby8 46-50, F 5 Responses May 29, 2008

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    29

    im 29 and will be 30 in 9 months. my 20s went too fast, had some good times but all in all a Disappointment. i would never do it over again and if so all differently.
    rorer714 rorer714 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I Know

    Especially since I had such a miserable childhood and growing up for me was the pits. Also, there are so many things I always wanted to do when I was younger, but now it's too late because of my age. I wish there was such a thing as the fountain of youth.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    My First Love

    I am 20 year old boy. I am very handsome but till now I don’t have any girl friend. At the time of my collage (11st) I was in Love with a girl, She was very cute & Beautiful but I could not propose her, as both of us belong to a small village, I couldn’t dare to...
    mahesh333 mahesh333 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    As We Age Our Loved Ones Get Older

    It's not the wrinkles or the extra pounds that bother me, it's the fact that my mom is the youngest of 7 kids and she'll soon be 70.I can't imagine a world without my uncle and aunt that I spent time with growing up. He was the closest person I had in a father way in my life. I...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    From "spinsterbroad"

    Some woman from Facebook I "liked": I have to break out the tweezers and do a number on my neck & chin. I just Naired my stache last night and I think the seedlings dribbled down & sprouted within hours. Then it'll be time to slather some lube into the crevices of life & strap up...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    Getting Old Errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    I really do, HATE getting older, I would give anything to be a kid again then a teenager. I look at my children and think WOW One is graduating High school this year and I get real depressed. Thinking of what I did  in high school and how much I miss it!!!!!! AHHHHH to be...
    bluejeanbaby8 bluejeanbaby8 46-50, F May 22, 2008

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    Well I look in the mirror

    and see the gray hairs starting to show up in my beard. Never thought about getting older until now. Have a long life to live yet but it's kind of funny seeing the grays, lol.
    DaveFF0178 DaveFF0178 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    32

    I guess a lot of people on here are going to think that I'm still too young to complain, because a lot of people on here are in their 40's, 50's, and beyond; however, if we can all remember, things can start to change in our early 30's. I will be turning 32 in five months. The...
    hate2age hate2age 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    In Almost All Ways, I Like Getting Older - Except

    My son, not quite 13, and I share a lot at his bedtime every night. Before he goes to sleep, we lie together in the dark and sometimes he tells me about his dreams and aspirations, sometimes about issues he's dealing with, sometimes he asks questions about stuff, sometimes I just...
    fsmspup fsmspup 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    OMG!!!!

    Okay guys its this weekend (graduation)) I am happy, excited for my son and sad at the same time definetly not ready for this next phase of my life, OLd and grey. That's how I feel. I repeat old old old. I wanna be back in high school AHHH the good old...
    bluejeanbaby8 bluejeanbaby8 46-50, F Jun 27, 2008

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    Geritol

    Lawrence Welk followed by Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. The transition from youth to age 52 Sucks. Teeth eyesight Fatigue nobody ever thinks when they are like 17 or so jeez can't wait till i'm 70. Then you wind up ascertaining your property wealth livestock children and or...
    mcmill181 mcmill181 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Where Have The Years Gone?

    I am 52 today and have been married 28 yeas so where have those years gone ? It seems like only yesterday I was a teenager!
    marmite2973 marmite2973 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    43

    43 is a difficult age for me and probably for all women. Yes, we CAN have more children but we probably will not. You begin to look at your children and feel sadness that you will not be able to see another day one of a precious life. Of course I love my children, but I miss...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    We All Hate Getting Older But There Are Some Things We Can Do About It...

    I am 58 and of course, am experiencing all that everyone is writing about here. Can I say this though. In my own personal situation, I have found that if you address each individual situation, whether it be graying hair, joint pain, overall fatigue...just address one situation at...
    moonlightlady339 moonlightlady339 56-60, F 7 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    A Few Weeks Left

    Okay guys, I have a few more weeks before my oldest son graduates high school and I am freakin out!!!!!!!  This is my first baby to get out of school and man am I feelin old!!!! I would give anything to be his age again , I know stop dwelling, I should make it through okay...
    bluejeanbaby8 bluejeanbaby8 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2008

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    Really Do

    Some people will read this and say i don't know what old is; I'm still young and have lots of possibility ahead of me, but the fact is the older i get the more behind the 8 ball i find myself, the more i seem to fall behind everyone else, the more i fall behind in society's most...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 3 Responses May 30, 2008

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    The Face Looking Back............

    It was not so long ago any thoughts of anti wrinkle cream and hair colour were a world away  (-where has that time gone) . Not to mention the blissful ignorance of daily aches and pains, fybroid problems, a menstural cycle with a mind of its own and joints that creek and crack...
    mistikstar mistikstar 41-45 1 Response Nov 19, 2011

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    When I get older, I don't want people thinking

    "What a Sweet Old Lady".....I want them thinking "Oh Crap....What is she up to now!!"
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F Jul 15, 2014

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    We All Hate It But It's The Way Life Works

    we all hate geting older it's how life is want it or not your gonna grow old i heard of some people growimg old but they look young i saw it when my mom was whatching discovery channel i was bored but take my dad for example he's 35 years old and he still acts like a teen...
    fax4ever fax4ever 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    I've Looked Everywhere And I Still Can't Find Them...

    The years! I'm 41 and so miserable and depressed about it. Just a moment ago I was in my early thirties and my twenties just a little earlier than that. I don't know how I became 41. It's like a horrible lie someone told and now it's gained credence. It's not about the...
    Spangles7 Spangles7 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Getting Older and Dating.............

    I don't mind the getting older.  I appreciate the lessons life has to offer and the things I have learned, good and not so good.  What I don't like is, inside I feel just as I did when I was a teenager.  I can still run five miles in fifty minutes, still...
    robbieracer robbieracer 36-40 2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    GrabItProductions GrabItProductions 13-15, F Jan 20

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    Can't See The Benefits!

    loss of energy, aches and pains that i didn't have when i was younger, forgetfulness, etc. can someone tell me the benefits of getting older because, right now, i don't see any!
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    18

    I turned 18 two weeks ago. worst birthday ever. aging for a woman is the worst.
    MrsRight MrsRight 22-25, F 1 Response May 22, 2010

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    Dont Mind the Age Itself

    What I hate about getting older is the physical aspects of it right now. I am only 41....but I am really beginning to notice differences. I hate still being called or compared to a "kid". My boss is the main person who does this because I happen to be the younest of all...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 2, 2008

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    I just want everyone

    who claims the golden years are great must be kidding themselves.I am a very positive person who is extremely active and in good health but at 63 the things that I had looked forward to when retiring seem to be past memories.I have a great friend in my wife but with menopause...
    QUAILHUNTER01 QUAILHUNTER01 61-65, M Jul 15, 2014

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    Older On The Outside.

    Ok, I admit it, I'm getting older.. physically. Not that you would actually guess it really, except a little extra padding around the middle which I'm working on. I have good hair genetics and when I have a haircut there are very few grey hairs visible even on the temples of my...
    madman13 madman13 56-60, M May 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Definitely getting older, but I'm not complaining about that...there are some great advantages to it. Unfortunately, the mistakes have been extremely numerous.....a semi-lucid...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I really hate that I'm getting old! I feel like I'm losing touch with the younger generation, and forgetting what it was like to be a kid. not to mention the older, hairy, achy...
    jayr74 jayr74 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Some girls worry about their body as they get older. Not me! I just know I'm going to be awesome no matter my age ;p
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T Apr 5

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    DO NOT TALK TO ME IF U ARE 30 YEARS OLD OR OLDER PLEASE!!!!!
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 2 Responses Apr 6

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    She wants me to be this introverted rescuer like her. I make friends easily then she hates when I make friends because then I don't want to stay in the house with her. She wont let...
    Jelliboo Jelliboo 18-21, F Apr 24

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    Last week my husband and I were at the beach and this really cute couple walked by. He turned and told me he remembered when we were just like that. We look younger than our age...
    happywallflower happywallflower 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I get so jealous very easy ugh! I hate that I get so jealous!
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 2 Responses Apr 10

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    If I wasn't so insecure I'd be OK. I hate it, it can make me really miserable when the green eyed monster rears its head. I try not to but I struggle to control it. Ahh wish I new...
    rachhappyville rachhappyville 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 24

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    Haha….I just HAD to add this to my profile….. :D
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Me too lol ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    pauly673 pauly673 46-50, M Apr 5

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    Why should I be? I'll always be sexy. :)
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M Apr 24

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    My body is worse. Society is too. So fears are sane.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    With a birthday looming, I would settle for one of the two each year. Why be picky?
    TechnicalEcstasy TechnicalEcstasy 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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