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I Never Had Fun, Carefree Teenage Years

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    There are two reasons why people go through midlife crises. One, they want to recapture the excitement and fun of when they were younger and have seem to have lost as they grew older. The second reason is that they never HAD a great, fun, exciting teenage-hood. They've become...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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    from age 12, i had to work

    for my stepdad after school, as well as all summer. i was glad to see him go when i was 18.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18

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    I Was Married At 14

    and working full time to pay the rent... I have no idea what carefree teen-aged years are all about... I didn't get to go to the high school or go through the rebellious teen years..lol..I did get my G.E.D and continue my education after I turned 18, but this wasn't...
    deleted66 deleted66 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2010

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    My Name is Malaysia and I've never had a boyfriend. I am 13 years old. I love to play sports. I like to do fun stuff like hang out with friend. Going to baseball game or wrestling...
    cookies19 cookies19 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Never had one, just never really felt those lips. Sure I've had a couple girlfriends in the past but, it either never got to that point or I just got cheated on completely. It just...
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Never had a crush. Never liked anyone (romantically). Never had a boyfriend. I am in no rush either. As I went through my years of high school, my friends always went on rants...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I would really appreciate some input here, i know this is kind of long but I would be glad to hear from anyone who has any advice for me. I'm 18 years old, I just graduated from...
    sidkyd99 sidkyd99 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm fine with being single. I'm not saying I never want a boyfriend, all I'm saying is that I have yet to find a guy that is mature enough and meets enough of my standards to make...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm 20 years old. I am always nice to women and I respect them. I have felt something special towards just 5 women in my life. I have shared my feelings to 3 of them and they all...
    mrh214 mrh214 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Not until 4 years it was a horrible experience, I was tense you get the picture.
    xxsadisticbitchxx xxsadisticbitchxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm fine with not having one. No way I'm ever letting my feelings latch onto any guy anytime soon. Education is my first priority and I can't let my feelings, that is if I ever...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 19 Responses Jul 13

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    So, here I am in a hotel we me at. First time I booked you a room and we stayed mainly in my room..next mrning you told me tontake my shirt off so you did not get make up on it...
    midliferevelation midliferevelation 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Sooo, here is my story: I'm 26, average looking(i guess), and i never dated a girl. More than that, such shame to admit: i never ever kissed girl (insert “dum dum dummm” music...
    FinnnTheHuman FinnnTheHuman 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    My sophomore year in high school started like any other school year. you go to your new classes, you figure out the teacher, you learn the faces of the class, and you try to fit in...
    ThunderST0RM1N ThunderST0RM1N 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I cant recall my exact age at the time. Somewhere around 8-10 years old. I was so sick and tired of having no free will in my dreams as I slept at night. Every time I dreamt...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I'm not the type of girl to complain about being "forever alone". However, lately that's what I'm genuinely concerned about. I am in a group of very tight-knit friends who have all...
    LostInTheSolarSystem LostInTheSolarSystem 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm not the type of girl to complain about being "forever alone". However, lately that's what I'm genuinely concerned about. I am in a group of very tight-knit friends who have all...
    LostInTheSolarSystem LostInTheSolarSystem 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I am a single teenager and I'm not enjoying it. I have never had a gf but would like to have one
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    GSquared2 GSquared2 18-21, M a week ago

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    akillen akillen 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    mmello00 mmello00 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I've never actually said this aloud or wrote this down, so this feels really weird. but here it goes: I am gay. I've known since first grade, but the midwest isn't that proactive...
    zdales98 zdales98 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    katelynnn11 katelynnn11 18-21, F 26 Responses 1 day ago

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    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F Jul 8

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    My husband and I have been married for 10 years but we've been together for 15. During our marriage, he cheated on me twice with two different women. The first woman he actually...
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    Mindnever Mindnever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    eternity7 eternity7 22-25, F a week ago

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    BettyLavender BettyLavender 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    SunsetGuy15 SunsetGuy15 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    kondor1995 kondor1995 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    hannahg9000 hannahg9000 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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