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I Know I'm Getting Older Because

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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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    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 25 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 23 Responses Feb 6, 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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    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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    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 36-40, F Oct 19, 2013

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    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F Apr 27, 2013

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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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    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 14

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    Happy. What is happy. Happy is calm. Happy is peace. Happy for me is peace with myself. After so long of the feelings of unhappy I have to say I'm a happier person now. I've been...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M Feb 20

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    I am no math teacher, but I am pretty sure that zero is as about as low as you can go. Unless you count negative numbers of course. I wonder how that would work. Would you...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    it's because nobody loves me
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Feb 19

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    I don't want them to know. they can't fix me....others knowing would just make things worse.
    cycffuff cycffuff 22-25, F Feb 13

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    I met my wonderful love at Walgreens. He used to work there. You never know when it will happen!
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    Super tired right now, still on EP and it's like nearly 6:30am where I live :( the addiction is real man.
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    This song represents my relationship with my wonderful Mexican girlfriend perfectly. http://youtu.be/acvIVA9-FMQ
    andoni13 andoni13 22-25, M Feb 20

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    My profile picture is from my birthday all the way back from July when I was tan and had long curly hair when I looked good. Now since I'm not lifeguarding right now and it's not...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 15

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    I change my mind so often that even I can't keep up with it. And i don't mean about simple things like clothing, or what I want for lunch. I go from wanting to be with my boyfriend...
    Dodgey4 Dodgey4 22-25, F Feb 2

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    it's not like i like being this way, as if i am being this cold and emotionless on purpose. apparently, my normal facial expression makes me look like an angry serial killer. or...
    Kihon Kihon 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Very recently, I'd say in the last 5 weeks my wife Krista and I seem to be growing distant, our love life still sizzles in bed when it happens but at times I feel like she's going...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    So..I've always had a thing for my mother and used to tel her she was gorgeous until it stated to become more..and I'm 19 now and for the past two years when she is at work I have...
    jakekendall1988 jakekendall1988 22-25, M Feb 16

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    i ask stupid questions all the time, not thinking of how uncomfortable it might make someone but i just want to learn about people. it isn't in me to judge as lord knows, i'm not...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    I feel like I don't have any friends. Even though people say that they are my friend, I feel like I really don't have any friends. I don't have the sort of company of friends...
    Benster5 Benster5 36-40 Feb 11

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    That really drives me insane because it makes me feel like he/she doesn't trust what I'm saying.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm skinny, but recently I've been gaining weight due to eating unhealthy stuff and eating a lot due to stress. I recently visited my older sister and she slapped me on my thighs...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Getting married in 3 months. I have an alcoholic abusive mother who I haven't spoken to in 4 years. My real dad is not on the scene and my step dad lives miles away. My grandma...
    Smallone91 Smallone91 18-21 Feb 2

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    I've never in my life felt as sexy and as beautiful in every way as I do at this exact moment in time. Oh Gawd it's so hard to be humble when I'm so perfect in every way...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I usually am a very cheerful person, always trying to make people happy and never letting problems tear me apart; but lately, school is being so stressing and nervous that I don't...
    Adriano90 Adriano90 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I'm an only child. I'm fine with it but it still sucks. I always wish i had an older brother who i can look up to, who i can trust and talk **** with.
    vhh1996 vhh1996 18-21, M Feb 6

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    He makes me feel like lately I have No Opinion, what I say isn't ever important enough to merely give me a head nod. He used to think I was worth his time, 3 years later we're...
    haloJMK haloJMK 26-30, F Feb 8

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    I don't know who to believe... or who to trust.... I just want to end it.... I'm done with getting hurt...I'm tired of getting hurt...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a younger girl, looking for an older man for attention and maybe some gifts and things ;) If anyone is interested, message me. I would be the perfect sugar baby.
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm some kid that pretends he needs nobody else, and he knows everything about everything, and is super confident. He is always on top of life, and doesn't need the company of any...
    charkzilla20 charkzilla20 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I see everyone around me in some type of relationship or trying to get in one. It's to a point where I have asked out a total of 5 women in the past 3 months and only to be...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Is it wrong to love my baby more than my boyfriends kids? Okay, so I met my boyfriend around a year ago. We dated for about two weeks before he told me he had two kids. It was a...
    julia1155 julia1155 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I've been getting these really intense mood swings, like one moment I'll be really angry at my friends and never want to see them again, and the next I'll love them and never want...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I'm the fattest I've ever been. I've gained a lot lately, according to my scales, and I couldn't be happier. As those numbers climb, so does my appetite, and my belly and other...
    jdoe1234567 jdoe1234567 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Whether I'm trying to or not, I tend to gain weight. I think even when I'm not trying I really "secretly" am trying despite me telling myself I'm not. It becomes even more of a...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    My first big social outing after: My wife's death in November 2014,yes she has the class and style and color and flair to leave this planet on Thanksgiving day. So other than the...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have such an incredible life at first glance; I'm educated, recently lost 30 kilos, stay healthy, I have a roof over my head, travel the world and have some extraordinary...
    hnmad hnmad 31-35, M 9 hrs ago