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I Still Need the Time to Grow

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    I Am Still a Teenager Inside

    Soon I will not be twentysome anymore. The older I get, the more I feel I am still a teenager inside.All my life I never got the chance to grow out of my adolescence.Not like other teenagers when I was younger, I always had doubt of myself and I fear of changing. Second thought...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    How I Feel Today.

      I feel crap today. Just so very meh and blah. It’s horribly familiar. I’m SUCH AN IDIOT. It’s a week till my birthday and I think that’s part of the problem. I generally love birthdays – my own not as much as other people, but...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 3 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    I Rememberd My Self !

    Something happened to a girl cousin of mine , in a family gettogether meeting , a couble of days ago , that made me wanna write about it , so much ! The story , isn't as important , as the what i saw in it . but still , i have to say it in a nutshell . this girl , has...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F Dec 13, 2008

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    Breakaway...

    Thats true. I still have a lot of growing to do...I can't wait to get out of this house! I'm 19 damnit lol. The thing is im more mature than people my age but I need to "grow" as in.."prosper". I need tons of therapy and break away from this hell hole and...
    velvetaurora velvetaurora 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Grow

    Through all of lifes experiences that I have been given I still need time to grow.  I am now realizing that it's not in my younger days that I have done most of my growing mentally and emotionally but during my mid 30s I am doing much of my learning about life...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    To Grow

    I need time but I also need warm sunshine.  All the snow and cold here is only making it take longer.
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    Grown Up's

    When is the time , that you start to call someone a Grown up ?? is it , when they look like one ? or when " you think " , that they act like one ?? can we ever , truly define it ?? i've seen , met , and known people , who are consederd to be the most " grown up's...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I Wanna Know What to Do ... ?!

    It's been a while since i logged in , but now i'm back , with the latest thing , That i'm experiencing .. My sister is going through some rough times lately , i'm not ganna go in the details of that . But the thing is .. that she's really depressed , And could not be in a...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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