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I Want Wisdom From Old Folks

Let's get some 70+ authors on the Experience Project 75 People

    What Have You Learned From Life?

    If you are on this site and are over 70, I am interested in what you have to say. What have you learned from life? What would you do differently? Are there any big traps of youth that are now so obviously silly?. (I am sure there are wise people under 70, but these...
    blackberryface blackberryface 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    To Have Known Then What I Know Now

    What a wonderful concept.  Wisdom with out having to live throuth though times to get it. Why do you think when we are young we don't want to hear what our elders try to teach us?  As I look back on my own life and as I raised my children I often wondered about this...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    Anyone Out There Want to Get Some Older Folks On the Experience Project?

    If anyone has a friend, relative, or neighbor that is elderly, I think the Experience Project would be a great fit. It lets people tell stories and seriously, if you have 70 or 80 years of experiences, you are basically the gurus of life.
    blackberryface blackberryface 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Hell Yes

    Hell yes I do. Who else is gonna know jackshit about life? who else is gonna be able to tell me, tell me what happens, what is, what's going on? My friends are my age and yes, they'r all going to be intelligent because they go to one fo the top universities in the world, but if...
    thegreatsmoky thegreatsmoky 18-21 1 Response Apr 16, 2009

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    Thank Goodness For Older People!

    The person who I know who has so much grace and wisdom is my grandmother.  I have learned a lot from her.  Older people have so much wisdom! :-)
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F May 2, 2009

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    all four of my grand parents died before i was born. i feel as tho ive missed a great part of my history. i feel as tho therez something missing. i really do envy friends that  talk about their grandparents lives wen i kno nothing about mines
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    I Like To Talk W/ Old Pp Whenever I Meet A Difficulties

    Yes as it stated, I like to talk w/ old ppl whenever I meet a difficulty or sth confusing or annoying me. I may not do as they suggest but I'd like to know their experiences and what they suggest since my experiences is less then they have and in this case I may be blind in a...
    TaiwanSag TaiwanSag 26-30, F Dec 22, 2011

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    I Love Old People (no Affence.)

    i love listening to old peoples storys, they have such amazing things to say, and hearing about there life and seeing photos of them when teens, and stuff is great. is amazing to hear some of the things they have done and just learn something diffrent.
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    Maulana Rumi

    Two Friends A certain person came to the Friend's door and knocked. "Who's there?" "It's me." The Friend answered, "Go away. There's no place for raw meat at this table." The individual went wandering for a year. Nothing but the fire of separation can change hypocrisy and ego...
    Nido1111 Nido1111 22-25, M Jan 22, 2012

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    I Soak It Up.

    I think wisdom is a combination of knowledge gained from your own life stories with that of others and definitely includes older folk. They have done things that I will never do, and I have gained wisdom from their life. That of course applies to those people more knowledgeable...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 11 Responses May 25, 2008

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    Legacy's Story

    Legacy’s Story     The job my wife is involved with puts her in contact with many seniors day in and day out.  We talk often about what goes on with her job and most of it is her telling me stories that she has had told her.  Over the past year I...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    I will always remember all the things

    which my grandpa, my mother and every elderly in my life has shared with me. I consider my mom, my book of wisdom. We lost her 5 years ago. But I just love how this woman has been our inspiration and also to others. She is a strong yet gentle and loving mom, supportive, great...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    How Did You Do It?

    To elderly folks here on EP if you had an abusive or distressing life how did it all turn out in the end??
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Wisdom

    Now I know all old people are not wise. Kinda a surprise considering how long they have been around =/ But when you meet a wise one, why would you pass it up to learn from them? They have been around and learned alot from thier time in this world. Be a waste not to benefit from...
    Dyrnwyn Dyrnwyn 26-30, M Feb 18, 2012

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    I Love Sories Of Old Days

    I think it is odd to hear "the good old days" as many of these days weren't so good. BUT I love to hear stories of how people coped with the depression and life afterward. The generosity of people on farms, farm folks had it somewhat easier than town folks, My aunt & uncle lived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I love people older than I. If they are a kind soul of course. To me, they have so much knowledge and character. I love to hear their stories. I appreciate their guidance if given...
    OceanicXs OceanicXs 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I've been retired and living in Knoxville TN for a bit over four years now. I've met many younger Gay men and have had, and continue to have, some great friendships and great sex...
    trtrk9118 trtrk9118 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    Getting real tired of it taking so long to meet minds like my own. Endlessly scrolling through experiences and profiles, scrutinizing every detail that a person shows of their self...
    MohnJarston86 MohnJarston86 22-25, M 50 mins ago

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    I am only 13 and I want to sext with girls of any age I don't care
    jc2418 jc2418 13-15, M Jul 30

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    I want men younger than me for a relationship though & in Southern mass!! 21+, Freak, Domibant, 7+, white/Spanish. MUST LOVE HUGE **** & BBW's!!!
    christinelove69 christinelove69 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 9

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    “How much more there is now to living! Instead of our drab slogging forth and back to the fishing boats, there’s reason to life! We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M Jul 22

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    Obviously my message was not getting through , if your 19 or over please stop messaging me and....
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Mostly gay guys that like to be tickles...
    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M Aug 2

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    Getting annoying as **** just leave the girls alone
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Aug 3

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    Message me girls love to talk
    Daddylicksyou Daddylicksyou 61-65, M Jul 26

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    I have come to realize that I am not accepted by those I love the most, my family and now have decided that I am not going to spend my time worrying about what they think of me...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F Aug 2

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. I love this website 2. I usually ask my questions while drinking, a bit more than buzzed, I really have asked about 4000, I just delete them when I get around to it. Maybe...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Im-A-Young-Girl-And-Im-Attracted-To-Older-Men/3571980 (By the way, this girl is 16.) doyouwant; 46-50 M "Hi...I like young girls and I...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I can be friends with people from a wide range of difference. It varies from oldschool nerds to contemporary ******* or even mixed! I'm the kind of in between these two, so maybe...
    pnsrstw pnsrstw 18-21, F Aug 8

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    My beautiful dog that past away from old age as well
    weadle98 weadle98 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I need someone to help a thin girl get chubby :) I don't want anyone way older than me though, so don't try if you are. Guy or girl I don't care Message me if you want
    GettingChubby GettingChubby 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    i really want a girlfriend for me age doesn't matter much ,who is caring ,honest ,mature ,and more important a good human who is really serious for relationship ,i am quite...
    rev414 rev414 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I want a nice older stay at home mom to show off for.
    subpop subpop 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Mr. Right, you like me. You enjoy my presence. You get my humor. You get that I have a rich inner world inside me that is full of thoughts and emotions and stories and memories...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F Jul 26

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    Please make sure that you read this post before adding me to your circle. I love making new friends on EP, but I do try to stay away from creeps as well. Here are some things you...
    Justletmebeally Justletmebeally 13-15, F Jul 22

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    Intimacy is What I want most from this world But what I most fear.
    MichaelBayArea MichaelBayArea 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I'm always horny and I love to have sex, especially with older men. There's just something about them that's so... addictive? haha probably not the word to describe it but I always...
    natalielan506 natalielan506 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Angry Know-it-All- Dear Old Dad You joined the army and earned your degree. You worked steadily and provided a stable home. You always came home. Took us to church every sunday...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I love it when older men notice me. I get so turned on. 40s 50s maybe even older.
    JacquieSavage JacquieSavage 26-30, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love older men. I'm 26 and I was with a man who was 54. He had such a firm touch and soft skin. It turned me on so much that he wanted me. I felt so comforted by him being so...
    JacquieSavage JacquieSavage 26-30, F 18 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    ~*~ I am "re-posting" this, from something I wrote a friend. ~*~ So many folks don't know about this & it's a shame. ( Plz, keep N mind - different things work 4 different folks...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    [ x] smoked a cigar [ x] smoked a cigarette [ x] kissed a member of the same sex [x ] are/been in love [ x] dumped someone [x ]been in a fist fight [ ]had a crush on an older...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Aug 7

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    I wish I could - "go home", I mean. *Like some days, I would just about sell the eyes out of my head to be able to get the hell out of here, and go back to the US. ( My husband...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 1

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    I've done this a few times. The first time I was a young teen. I was walking to school(2miles) it was pouring with rain and I and my brother were soaked. As we got to the bridge...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    In my junior year of college I studied abroad and met this guy. We hit it off instantly but it never went farther than a night of dancing and drinking. When I went back home I...
    natmariesa natmariesa 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    1. I am a natural blonde 2. My eyes have every color in them but most would say they are green. 3. I have one older sister and two younger brothers. 4. I love to sing 5. I paint 6...
    kristin8227 kristin8227 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am planning in the next few years to rent an RV or camper and try to drive all over North America. I want to stay at or near National, State, or Provincial Parks. I want to see...
    M00nkitty M00nkitty 26-30, F