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I Know I'm Getting Older Because

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    Jokes Give It Away

    I know I am not nearly as funny as I think I am so learning that my jokes now seem dated and give away my age. I know I am getting older because my not so silly jokes give me away!
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 41-45, F Oct 19, 2013

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    Birthdays

    Time to temper the ego.  Need to face facts.  The calendar does not lie.  In a few months, my age range on my EP member ID will change to 56-60.   This is worse then when I turned 13,   I really felt back then that I could use a few more years being a kid, I feel the same...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    Early Bird Specials Rule!

     Help!  I think I'm crossing over!  My husband and I had a gift certificate to a chain steakhouse.  We used it midweek.  We arrived at the restaurant at 5:00, gave our orders at 5:05, discussed our day, were served, ate our meal, walked out of the...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 22 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Ponderous

    Roseann Barr in Newsweek...about reaching the other side of menopause:  ..."Ahoy, matey! Hail, hail, all ye who enter here! You have arrived! Congratulations, sister!   You have made it through the grip of Nature, and the attack on your intellect that began at your first...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    The View From The Mountain Top.

    Yesterday I had some work to do on some property that my father inlaw owened on the other side of the mountain. When I got done I decided to take the road over the mountain on my return. At the very tip top of the mountain is a lookout where you can see for mile's of the valley...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 11 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Sign's You Just Cant Overlook

    You dont stand in front of a full lengh mirror any more because you are wider then it is. You have to iron the wrinkle's out of your butt once a week You have more doctor's then friend's Your memory is 50/50 and you think that is good Sex is somthing reserved for your anniversary...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    natalieccaa natalieccaa 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Life Spans

    I know I'm getting older because this song really speaks to me...its so beautiful. I love you, honey.  Thank you for sticking around for the best part.   I hear you singing, "I Shall Be Released" Like a chainsaw running through a masterpiece But that's all right, that's ok Grab...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    Old Before I'm Old.

    I can now say I've lived in three decades. 1900's, 2000's and 2010's. I'm only 18. I can remember things that happened 15 years ago. I've recently said "when I was that age". I can have a full conversation with someone who is ten years younger than me. I've said, "you'll...
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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    Truth Teller

    I'm a low down dirty liar.  And a coward.  Self delusion doesn't work with me, however.  I know what I am.   I am not Michelle Pfeiffer!  There I said it.  Now, I feel better.   I also do not qualify anymore for my age range status on EP.   I haven't qualified for...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 13 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    Overheard

    "You can tell she was pretty when she was young.'  Two teenage girls, discussing me, literally behind my back, as I sat five feet away from them!  Another sign you're getting older...people assume you are deaf!  (Full disclosure: It took me a few days to...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 20 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Grumpy

    I always thought tha my Mum was grumpy. Now that I have children and am "Getting Older" I think I may see why she was. I do not have the patience I once did so I Know I'm Gettting Older Because I am turning inot my Mum. AGHHHHH
    ScotishMum ScotishMum 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F Apr 27, 2013

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    I Hope Everything Will Be Easy

    I've gotten old for sure. I hope whatever function I go to won't last long..gotta get home, well rested. Hope I don't fall on the ice..I'd break  a hip for certain. Hope I get a parking spot REAL close to the store entrance.  It's freezing and man, that wind goes right...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a closet nudist. There are two stories here, so my apologies for the length of this post. As far back as i can remember, I didn't like wearing clothes. I think today's...
    Redw1023 Redw1023 56-60, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I kept having this feeling of being useless. I tried to be part of something. But the only thing happening is that it seems a lot of people also want to be part of those. So I was...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I've used this site to sound of over the last year about my problems, I'm going to call it my road to discovery, I've had warm,kind,helpful replies,a latest update,my stbx was evil...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It wasn't until a little while ago that I embraced this side of me. I've always been overly logical and I always put aside everything I couldn't find a logical explanation to...
    AlphaAiyana95 AlphaAiyana95 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I find that's what I should do really.that my religion is right I should wait until I'm married to do it because then I know I'm with someone who loves me and we will be together...
    LovingMusicForever LovingMusicForever 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Half the time, I don't even feel like I did anything wrong. I'm just apologizing because I don't like fighting. But I still think it takes a big person to offer an apology, because...
    azurerush azurerush 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm falling for my best friend's sister. I've known them all for over a decade, and I've always had a crush on her. But I never did anything about it because I'm very close to the...
    Robeta Robeta 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never thought I would feel this way again. I've been through so much in relationships, I really thought being alone would ever make me feel this way anymore, but it's really...
    LonelyInNJ LonelyInNJ 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel so lost. I am 21 years old, working a dead-end job, and investing thousands into a major that I have no interest in. I cannot seem to get over my ex and I have forsaken...
    bawstenbrewin bawstenbrewin 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am with the love of my life. In 2002 we were good friends, then dated each other for a while, fell in love, only for us to get into a huge argument, part and go our separate...
    MartiniMagic MartiniMagic 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm getting enormous lately, eating out and stuffing has been nonstop recently! Message me for pictures :)
    bombsarenotmusic bombsarenotmusic 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i don't know its weird man, recently I've just always been sad. like, I've slowly fallen into this pit of sadness. maybe its because i'm slowly detaching from my friends, maybe its...
    spulunky spulunky 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    im 14 and cant tell if i like being fat or not i weigh 120 pounds and am 4 feet and 7 inches so that adds to my plump look. Also how icant tell is when im with friends im self...
    penguinluv penguinluv 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Letter to my love.. Hey Mister, man I can't wait to meet you, I know you're out there, surviving life and working hard. I hope you had a good day today! Maybe one of these days...
    gayguy82 gayguy82 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I guess this feeling never really goes away, no matter who is sitting next to me, I can't lie to myself, I know they can't really see me. I know they don't want to really see me, I...
    quietlucy quietlucy 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My stranger for a Mother has refused to pay my bills once again. I have a $2000 bill to pay. The only reason that I ran it up was because I was working, but my stranger for a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I can tell. Can you tell too? Look at my photos and comment what you think!!! ;)
    millerrrlilyyy millerrrlilyyy 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    "I'm somewhere on a beach Sipping something strong, Got a new girl, she got it going on We drink all day, and party all night I'm way too gone to have you on my mind She got a body...
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I feel like I'm gonna blink and I'll be 30 lol
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Something has. I'm a year older. Why? BECAUSE IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 30

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    I know im not perfect, but I try to be nice to everyone. I like making friends. and when im not so perfect my dad fixes that :-( but I still love him.
    jtlittlebit jtlittlebit 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I just can't help but feel like I mean nothing to everyone... can't help but feel worthless and pathetic... I'm not sure yet wts destroying me, or what's making my depression worse...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    normal people avoid depressed people like the plague. EP is the only place where people listen with empathy
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    well sometimes tears are a sign of unspoken happiness and a smile is a sign of silent pain
    blossomingangel blossomingangel 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I have been crying myself to sleep for like 2 weeks because of feelings i barely understand. This is a repetition of my other posts and it seems lame. I want to cry all the time...
    TinselCookie607 TinselCookie607 18-21, M Jan 28

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    once they get to know me they stop trying, make me feel like I don't exist but wt the he.ll it's not the first time
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I've been curious for quite sometime now. I never get to travel, but my sister and my cousin's wife(who is like a sister to me) are taking me to Shreveport Louisiana to celebrate...
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F Jan 25

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