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I Thought I Knew Everything When I Was 18

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    I Did

    But then I realized that there was more to life that knowing it all and I forgot everything and started over. Now I am just glad I don't know ****!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    Knowing It All

    its true,when i was 18 i really did think i knew it all,i guess most people do when they're that age.turns out i didnt know anything,i didnt even realise it doesnt matter how much or how little you know anyway,....to be honest i still dont know much! lol
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M Nov 15, 2009

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    I Have Never Been Sooo Wrong!!!

    I was the youngest of three children. My hormones (the Biyotch hormones) kicked in when I was 11. Didn't dimmer down until I was 26. Yeah - WOW. When I was 18 - no one - NO ONE - could tell me anything. If you tried to show me how to do...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 17 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    What a Year

    The year I turned 18 things really changed for me fast. In one year I went from living at home and working in a little pizza place to taking care of my dying grandfather to my first apartment to meeting the man that I would marry. I grew up so very fast that year, I ...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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