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I Want Wisdom From Old Folks

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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 1 Response Jul 2, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "El infierno está lleno de buenas intenciones

    y el cielo de buenas obras." " Hell is full of good intentions and heaven of good actions". My grandma
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    No por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano.

    Not because you wake up early, means the sun will rise sooner . Grandma
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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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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    Related Experiences

    Or how to put it.. I have always wanted to be older.. For example, id have the thought that when i get older, then finally i can get better along with other people. Then they...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 24

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    Please never let me get so old I need two hands on the walker as my pants hang around my knees as I'm standing on a busy street trying to desperately move somewhere to sit so I can...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 3 Responses May 5

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    I want an older man anyone want to chat. ;)
    Rebecca214 Rebecca214 18-21, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am blessed I have 5 beautiful kids a loving devoted partner, but I want more I want to get out there and see the world and find myself again, I want to do something else I love.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 23

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    i will do new pics soon any ideas
    addme99gay addme99gay 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I;m 53 and women wanna chat ? if you do , send me a private mesg !
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M May 10

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    I live in north west Florida, close to Georgia. Would love to meet young guys that need attention ;) very discreet. Like really young.
    elimin8or elimin8or 36-40, M 2 Responses May 13

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    Mother had a tough life, and it carried over to how she raised her own kids. She was self-centered and abusive, mentally and physically. Beatings and put downs, and never once a...
    rbulova rbulova 70+, T May 1

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    I'm starting to think, that saying "Age ain't nothing but a number" is really true. I always thought older men had it togethere, their minds were on a certain level, mature. I...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 8 Responses May 13

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    I like talking with and getting advice from older men. They have more interesting stories.
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Is there literally anyone online, who fancies a Skype as sleep eludes me. Talk about anything you want. Just good old clean friendly chin wag!
    parny19 parny19 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "I don't ask you anything. I don't want anything from you." Since that moment my life changed, well, it wasn't fully changed at first, but with time, the more it developed inside...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ....every ******* day... I can't stop thinking about it. My body is constantly hot and wanting. Please don't offer me your services, I know who I want it from, I'm happily taken...
    redchevelle redchevelle 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    is there anything wrong with wanting sex all the time? I just feel like i want it from the moment I wake up to the moment i go to sleep
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    can't get over my ex wife who recently I took into my house due to her breakup and stint in rehab. I feel used because we aren't together yet she wants sex from me when she has the...
    bostonr1 bostonr1 36-40, M 3 Responses May 14

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    Wisdom is the principal thing therefore get wisdom & with all thy getting get understanding. Proverbs 4:7 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm a 23 year old white single male. I'm looking to hook up with a hot older women.
    Chris19915x Chris19915x 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Recently choosing a photo booth Perth for catching very crazy images of your marriage visitors experiencing themselves has been a increasing in reputation. A photobooth seek the...
    fotosage02 fotosage02 22-25, F 41 mins ago

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    Mike Huckabee needs to stop protecting crime with Jesus name. A crime is a crime and it doesn't matter if you're Christian or a minor. I am a Christian. Many have a problem with...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    So I met this guy when we were 18. I kinda liked him, but I was on the fence about it, and in my snobby 18 year old wisdom, decided he wasn't worth another thought when he ditched...
    Supersyncsteph Supersyncsteph 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The horrifying moment when you're looking for an adult but then you realize you are an adult. So you look for an older adult, someone successfully adulting. An adultier adult...
    samipee samipee 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1 I like watching movies from the 30s40s50s. 2 I like most music from 1930-1990. 3 I like sports mainly, baseball. 4 I believe in the US Constitution. 5 I value people who can...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I absolutely love my nieces and nephews. I was the youngest of four siblings so not surprisingly I was an aunt at 7 and again at 17. Relationships with my nephews were playful...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Haha so I spoke to a guy. Much much older than myself who thought he knew my body better than myself. I hate it when people talk without knowing what they're talking about...
    lalali13 lalali13 18-21, F May 14

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    Wisdom and knowledge - From 1 Corinthians 2, About wisdom and knowledge. Who is your source? Intellectualism is good, but don't reason - strive to have faith and be dependent on...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Thank you for your service and sacrifice and God Bless all our nation's veterans. Special thanks goes out to my son and his shipmates, serving aboard the U.S.S. New York, far from...
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 70+, M 3 Responses 51 mins ago

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