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I Have Ten Times the Responsibilities of Most People My Age

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    Unfortunately

    In recent years I have established boundaries and stuck to them. So yes I am admitting that for years all the responsibilities I had we're self imposed. I raised my parents in some ways. It was a strange arrangement, but I have since broken out of that relationship. The reason I...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    AnonymousNinja123 AnonymousNinja123 18-21, F Jan 20, 2014

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    I Became A Mother Without The Sex. . . .

    I've always been the mother hen. The girl with the plan, the back up plan, and the back up plan for the back up plan. Ask my family what I wanted to be, and the majority would say a secretary. The other part would say a house keeper. Not that there is anything wrong with those...
    ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed 13-15, F Nov 16, 2010

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    A Ton

    I put it all on myself so i can't really complain about it. It is my choice after all.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 17, 2010

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    And It's Showing

    all of my friends my age ask my how I do it. all of my older friends marvel at how young I am. I'm 19. I've been graying since I was 15. I now have crows feet and fine lines. could be worse.  it's not that I really mind the extra responsibility. I'm at the age when I...
    09healed08 09healed08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    dogs are a mans best friend is such a true statement. they are so loving & never let you down like most people do. i love my dog more then life
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    No, no wait! It should've been HALF my age.
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    melancholy moon, why do you shine so bright when you're sad. like when smiling is a mask we hold for each other each night when the sun goes to sleep. melancholy moon. i wish you...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Well I'm not sure if it was twice my age lol. But she was 26 and I was 16. She was hot as hell too haha.
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    My pup is really my baby, he's a big, adorable, happy baby who can never get enough cuddling and love. He's always wagging his tail and licking around even the air with his tongue...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    My dog sleeps right next to me in my bed. When I bring food in bed, she will never touch them even if I'm not around. But when she really likes something, she'll place her head on...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F Feb 16

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    My dog is my best friend. I feel like he just understands me. Only real dog lovers will understand this feeling. Dogs just don't judge you like people do....
    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You're an awful person and I want you to know that. You're just..... the absolute worst and you're gonna have to live with that. Ok? Ok.
    Chpt16 Chpt16 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been through hell and back , around the world and back and some more but I am who I am bc of all the places I have been and things that I have seen and heard . If you love...
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    She was 27 years younger than me. Still we clicked like crazy, had THE h.ottest s.ex. And yes, the taboo aspect was just sooooo sexy. For the both of us.
    Domineer Domineer 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    dont trust ppl to much bc in one day all the trust its gonna be gone in 1 fight =)
    tukie14 tukie14 13-15, T Feb 7

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    Even when I really should, depending on what it is I can cave really easy. Obviously sex isn't one of these things xD.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 19

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