I Think of Myself As a Girl Rather Than a Woman

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    Don't Feel My Age

    When I was 21 my mother told me she was in her 50s before she stopped thinking of herself as a girl. I don't feel my age, and I don't look it most days either (this is a chronic problem, although less of a problem per se the older I get). I started having a problem with...
    fatcow fatcow
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2008

    I Think I Always Will

    Im 28, and I always call myself a girl rather than woman. I dunno really but I feel and look young for my age and Im defo in touch with my inner child :-P Im not very mature either so I think girl fits me better :-)
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2012

    Definitely.

    I'm kinda in the phase right now where I'm not a girl anymore, but not quite a woman. But if I had to pick one, I'd say I was a girl. And quite frankly, becoming a woman is about learning to stand on your own feet and living life your way. The same as becoming a man. It's about...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 23, 2008

    Definitely.

    "woman" has too many negative connotations for me. for instance, the whole "blossoming into a woman" thing sucks aspercreme on so many levels that i won't even attempt to list them here. also, "woman" sounds all.....grown up. official. mature...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2008

    Getting Better Though

    I can honestly say i think its because im still babied by my parents .. I depend on them for alot of things .they don't have guardianship of me ... however its documented that they can have me hospitalized if need be . And im still stuck in that i have to be the perfect daughter...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2008

    Annoys Me

    I'm 19 and I guess biologically and by society's standards, I am a 'woman'. But I don't feel like a woman at all. Ofcourse this is just my thoughts but when I think of a woman, I think of a mature, classy, stylish and self-controlled person. I may be mature sometimes but I don't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    Always Will Do

    i love dressing up, i love playing with playdough, i love blowing bubbles, i love playing in sand, i love sweets, i love dancing like a loon, i love swinging on swings, i love reading childish books. in essence i still think and act like a little girl most of the time. when i am...
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2008

    What Makes A Girl A Woman?

    Many challenges in life taught me to grow up fast. I've always tricked people when it comes to guessing my age. I guess you could say I have wisdom beyond my years. But even then, with all the responsibilities and lessons I've learned, I still feel like a girl. I've experienced...
    endofseptember endofseptember
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Aug 13, 2010
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