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I Need to Grow Up

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    I Need To Grow Up... Fast. - Ok. I'm 21, going to school, married, and i work as a cashier. But lately, I've been noticing at work that I'm being treated differently than other...
    OnyxVioletSky OnyxVioletSky 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    growing up (one day at a time) ^^ - I am relearning to love myself, the people that are in my life now and those who are yet to come my way. I am relearning to love life again...
    indelible indelible 26-30 3 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Grow Up - I get money once a semester from my college and I always spend it a good amount on games. Being Broke with no money and spending it on unimportant things seem really...
    ShaneSolo ShaneSolo 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    My Mum - I wish I knew how to be adult about stuff when it comes to my Mum. I just always have such a gut reaction when it comes to decisions she makes. The latest one is to sell...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 4 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Need Too..but Scared Too - My life had been plan by my father since I was born...School...education...what major I'll be taking..what degree I'll be taking...what to do after...
    sindilky sindilky 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    A Time To Transform Into A Woman. - After 26 years you'd think I was ready. But something is holding me back and I don't know what. I don't know why. I feel left behind in my...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 22-25, F Nov 23, 2013

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    What? The World Doesn't Revolve Around Me? Why Not? - ok the title says the most important part. I guess as the last of 3 kids i got used to being the center of attention. i...
    notalostcause notalostcause 36-40, M Mar 15, 2010

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    I Need To Grow Up. - I am going through an identity crisis right now. Actually, I have been, since two years ago. Who am I exactly? What happened to the old me? And why don't I...
    calmthedarkness calmthedarkness 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    Yeah So You Say - i apparently need to grow up because i really really obsess over some one i cant have... i think its pritty f**king normal but no i have been told to grow up and...
    Rebirth Rebirth 16-18, M Oct 30, 2007

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    hi everyone. need advice. see I am a adult baby and because i have sounded like I m a girl due to my natural voice, being called a girl in my earlier school years, loving the...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Fattie64 Fattie64 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just turned 18 and it's giving me a lot of anxiety and I feel really depressed about growing older. I already live away from home because my parents moved before my senior year...
    fallingwhales fallingwhales 18-21, F Mar 16

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    coralain coralain 26-30 1 Response Mar 17

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    It's a tale as old as time - stay for the kids. I have always said I would stay for the sake of my daughter. I would decide what direction to take after she leaves home. That...
    Steph613 Steph613 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    A kiss is more than anything to a girl it will change u and in 2 moths ill have that kiss..im scared yet happy it fills me up with butterflies ..grown up see it as bad but kids are...
    missunperfectly missunperfectly 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Okay. It sounds sort of child like when you say "I don't know what I want to be when I grow up" especially when I'm 17. I mean I have a few ideas in my head, but haven't settled on...
    jasminepage jasminepage 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Go me "I ever want to grow up" means that I dot want to lose that thing that kids have. Why do they have? Joy, amazement, questions, wonder, awe, adventure, curiosity. Kids...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'd very much love to be able to support myself in that way, and having home-grown fruits and vegetables just feels nice.
    emilyVH emilyVH 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I'm beginning to grow a chubby belly and loving it! Hope to be able to speak with others who share my love for chubbiness. :)
    justaguygettingbig justaguygettingbig 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20