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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

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    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

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses May 19, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Honesty is the best policy. I am me and don't care if haters gonna hate.
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    I get stuck in this rut and think over and over that I will never be as gorgeous/beautiful/hot/sexy/thin as oh, let's say a billion other women who are much much more attractive...
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    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F Jun 23

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    I wish he just would have been honest about what he was doing and has been doing. That he never intended to stop rather than act like he was. I hate all the lies he's fed me and...
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