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I Know Age Doesn't Affect Maturity

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    But I still a man 5-10 years older

    than a woman is a good combination although a lot of men stay as a child inside.
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    So Stop Accusing It.

    Look at Adele. She's 24. Then look at her songs.Now look at Carly Rae Jepson. She's 27. Now look at her songs.I love both artists. But one is clearly more mature than the other. And its not Carly.
    Aeluna Aeluna 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    But It Does.

    First, let's establish what "maturity" means. I am going to use the vernacular of the term, meaning "behaving in a manner expected of someone AT LEAST as old as the subject's age". Now, in our heads, let's build a matrix here. We have on the vertical axis how old the subject is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    open2anything1976 open2anything1976 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    It's all about the maturity level of state!
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