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I Think I Will Never Grow Up

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    I Thought I Was A Grown Up For Awhile...

    While I was knee deep in parenting for awhile I did try to grow up. Then life slapped me upside the head. Now I am just going to be me as much as possible. I need to spend time laughing and playing and hanging out outside everyday. I can't take myself too seriously because I am a...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    Never Grow Up

    Never grow up,No, not I,Won't grow old,never age,Why should I?I'm happy as can be,The way I am.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 21, 2012

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    It's The Only Thing That Keeps Me Sane

    I will never stop loving Sesame Street      
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Curiosity Of A Child

    I am an adult, but I think a part of me will never grow up. I have in me, an infinite curiosity of a child about life, an endless desires to color this world with traces of innocent joy. I am surprised with what I can do and what this life is capable of making me to smile again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Still A Child

    Despite being 22 going on 23, I'm still pretty much a child. Either we're silly or just plain stubborn, I believe that we are all still children and will never grow up. Age has nothing to do with "growing" up.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Mar 24, 2011

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Sep 10, 2012

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    I'll Always Be a Kid At Heart

    There's nothing I like more than 'playing pretend'. After that comes tea parties, and dress-up. Reality sucks. Reality really really sucks. Being a kid doesn't. It's about the only thing my mom accepts about me, and it is so nice to go to American Girl place with my little...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul 18-21, F Sep 13, 2007

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Sep 10, 2012

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    I Never Want Lose My Child Heart

    There are a lot of things i want to learn how to do to keep my child parts safe.  Like learning how to ask for help and learning to say NO! (or no thank you.)My child heart helps me get inspired, be creative and love people.  Those are all wonderful things so i always want to...
    purin473 purin473 31-35, M Jun 14, 2011

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Aug 26, 2011

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    But that's not bad.They tell me I live in a

    fairy tale.Does that mean I need to get out of it into the "real world", or just that they're jealous that they're not in one? I once read somewhere that we live our entire lives in the world in our heads.And the one I've been in so far has kept me safe, sound and very much...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Grow Up? Who Will I Be Then?

    ok, i am 31 and i feel like i am in my early 20's. mentally i have no idea where i am. sometimes i feel like i will never feel my age. like the guys i look at, the ones i am actually interested in are always way younger than me. but i figured one thing out lately. the guys i am...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    Grown Up?

    I do feel like I am maybe pretending to be a grown up. People will say things to suggest I am grown up, because I have a career and car and am trying to buy a house, but it all feels a little like dress ups and someone will find me out soon. You have this idea of when you will...
    Elpis2012 Elpis2012 26-30, F Mar 4, 2012

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    Immaturity...

    I think I'll never grow up because everyone treats me like a child.They just look down on me and I'll end up throwing a tantrum afterwards. Still, I'm just a child to the heart.I'm still a kid mentally, maybe it's better to pout and get what I want.will I ever grow up??
    Colorless76 Colorless76 13-15, F Apr 17, 2011

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    I Know I'll Never Grow Up.

    Why should I? Where's the fun in that? In relative terms we are here for such a short space of time, why waste it by being too serious about life, the world and everything. I prefer to be childlike and laugh my way through it, rather than take it all too seriously. I still enjoy...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Promised To Myself...

    Never gonna let the child in me to die! And never gonna let all the rush in the world.. .....And all the rush in life to make me forget, how to be a playful, fun loving and careless person! =) That's my theory for my "happily ever after"! =)
    zoejaneee zoejaneee 22-25, F 5 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Contentment

    So... I'm only 18, but I really don't think I'll ever grow up. Now, I don't find this to be a bad thing. Being happy this way, to me, is better than being unhappy any other way. I like to wonder things. Imagine. I'm a little on the naive side, but thats okay too. I...
    SummerMaiden SummerMaiden 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14, 2010

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    I Will Never Grow Up

    everything in my life came late..........I was always behind and everyone around me was always steps ahead. I was the oldest in my class but I looked like the youngest I was 14 and while I was still playing with barbies all the girs in my class were busy with guys make...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 3 Responses Mar 6, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    These days nearly everyone follows media and sadly believe in everything they find in them. And majority od those people will think im talking jibberish but it only shows how deep...
    kat8507 kat8507 26-30 Jul 9

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    The Vietnam war was at its peak in 1968. The Tet offensive started on January 30 and the Pueblo incident with North Korea occurred on January 23. The USAF began operation Port Bow...
    a42g11 a42g11 61-65, M Jul 9

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    I can try to play the smart sweet girl or the sexy mysterious girl but in the end there is nothing about me anyone can seem to love. I try to just be myself but that seems to never...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Going to sleep alone and waking up alone could may just be one of the hardest things to get over. It's been a long time since I've shared my bed with someone that I'm starting to...
    GivenToFly182 GivenToFly182 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    I will never apologise for being me. I'm me and I won't change for anyone. If you want to change me, you'll never succeed. I just want someone that will accept me for being me
    baconnater3000 baconnater3000 13-15, M Jun 26

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    There was a time I felt that our love was pure and real. I say that with all confidence...even if I was only 16 then. The moment I felt sure I loved you, I knew I could never un...
    takaw takaw 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Sorry ...but I will never compromise my integrity for anything or anybody. My soul means a lot to me. Although I feel we all swerve from our true path sometimes, we are guided by a...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Finding the One person who has shown me who I truely am has been an AMAZING experience! I know, that no matter how O/our situation turns out, I will never be the same...and for...
    snwnglmkr snwnglmkr 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life of being a child is so much fun. I remember when I play outdoor games, volley ball,basketball,Chinese garter and many more.We play also hide and seek, climbing trees,biking...
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F Jun 28

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    There are many but the one i will never forget is Boys like Girls. They are my favorite band since 2006 and i met the lead singer and he was the sweetest person ever and listened...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F Jun 29

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    My life has been wasted...and theres nothing I can do about it. I will never be an artist, author or even an actor💔 Why is my life screwed up and full of catastrophe😫 WHY...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I will not cry for your attention. I will not beg for your affection.. I will not ache to feel your love, your nurture and protection! These things would come freely if you truly...
    Wiltingflower Wiltingflower 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My kids are probably not going to like me for this, but they will not have their own tv or computer in their room at least until age 16, most likely. Depends on the kid. They won't...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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...
    futureexwife14 futureexwife14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm young yes.. But does being young necessarily mean you don't know what love is? Ever since I was a little girl i grew up watching the love stories dreaming that one day that...
    autumnforeverme autumnforeverme 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Lately I have noticed this hatred feeling towards my husband. He even tells me he notice that I have a hatred feeling towards him. I just flat out can't stand him! He plays too...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    As long as we judge each other harshly without taking time to understand each other's point of view...it will always be Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus!!!  I...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    I first started thinking about starting a business early on in my life. I would have lemonade stands. I would bike up and down my block, ringing my bell on my bike and sell ice...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Well I used to. I'd been loving him for 6 years. I experienced crying myself to sleep.. I cried in front of the whole student body because I saw him and my friend together. Like...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F Jun 26

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    Well I used to. I'd been loving him for 6 years. I experienced crying myself to sleep.. I cried in front of the whole student body because I saw him and my friend together. Like...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F Jun 26

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    because of shyness, even though I really am interested in people and have a desire to socialize. This is the sole reason I joined this site. Bit of a novel, I'm sorry. I've come...
    yyz1 yyz1 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I live right next to a school so I often see little kids going to school and going home. A few weeks ago I saw what looked like a 7 year old girl with an iPhone 5. I could just...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    These kids are 10 - 13 talking about sex, having babies, and jobs, and I'm thinking "Excuse me? Where are your parents?" 😑
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    It started when I was younger and all of my friends were just discovering relationships.. I always told them how pointless it was. I would say, "I'm fine alone. I'm going to wait...
    amberooo amberooo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Whenever I think about love, it's so hard for me to think that it could happen for me. That I don't really see it happening for me. I try to be hopeful but it's so hard when you're...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    We hang out constantly.... and frequently... and for copious amounts of time. We've admitted that we have feelings for each other. I just... I don't know. There's times where I...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I feel this way everyday. It makes me sad when I see everyone around me so happy and in love. I am 23 and have never had a serious boyfriend. Never been loved romantically, or been...
    livingmemory livingmemory 22-25, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    Not really my thing I never wanted to get married
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26