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I Was Told I Would Not Grow Old

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    When I was a teenage I felt so sorry for anyone over 30. But now at 55, I see the absolute beauty of growing older. Now, I have worked for over 30 years, I have raised two...
    RedXSue RedXSue 51-55, F Aug 30

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    You don't even know . i can't imagine me having a full life , or even half of one . i figured i would have killed myself before i was 12 because i seriously don't want to grow old...
    Breenis Breenis 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Like c'mon, really? xD God knows how old you are yet you decide to sit behind a computer screen and troll another group of people that have nothing to do with you. Hahaha Your...
    CauseImMrBrightside CauseImMrBrightside 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    It wasn't told by a random person, but rather my Dad. My great-granddad, Fred was a soldier in WWII. He had just married my great-gran, Evelyn (19) who was the youngest of 14...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 14

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    It's so strange. All I want is to find someone to be with. Someone to hug whenever I feel like. Someone to look at In the morning and kiss softly and passionate and both. I have a...
    alexhuman alexhuman 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I'm not scared of how I'll look, I'm scared that I'm just wasting somebody else's time , that this life has no purpose for me and so I just walk amongst all the important people...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yeah I love to listen about war stories!
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F Sep 15

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    bebes he is not a reel man. too horny? tell him he'z too not horny. Haha!
    thelonerinyourbed thelonerinyourbed 70+, T 1 Response Aug 27

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    Be normal my entire life by parents family friends even doctors not just mentally or physically I just am plain not normal and I don't want to be
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I love being called names! I love being called fatty, chubby, porker, anything that symbolizes my weight. Some people see it as an insult, but I see it as honesty and playfulness.
    GrowingGirl98 GrowingGirl98 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Keep in mind that I was always one of those girls that never understood why women stay in abusive relationships. I was a broken child. Acted out, drugs, sex basically whatever I...
    mmememe mmememe 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I can’t tell if I am dreaming or not. One moment I am in a room full of people. The next I feel my body being moved around on a bed and the blurred images and voices are back. I...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    i was staying the weekend with my ( unbiological ) sister. my parents give her permission if i was ever bad that she could spanked me. i never thought she would but she did . she...
    ladybearcrazygirl ladybearcrazygirl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I'm only 15, but still.. I'm thinking a lot and I'm scared 2 grow up. I'm scared that I will miss too much, lose my mom, being alone, growing old. I have said to myself, I need to...
    radbabe radbabe 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It started when I was 5 years old. My grandpa would always have me go into his room so that he could touch and violate me. He'd pay me money, and give me gifts just so I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31

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    There was a night when she told me to leave. Simple and clean. I was ready. Shoes tied, sweatshirt on. I left calmly. The streets offered me safety from her, a safety no one else...
    SkySeasoning SkySeasoning 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I was invited up to alaska to visit my oldest brothers wife to help her cope while he was in Afghanistan, many of our family had been to stay with her and I was asked this time...
    feelmyfury21 feelmyfury21 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    "Big girl stuff" is what he called it. Come into my room and tell me if he didnt believe I liked it he would hurt me. I was ******* 7 years old. I told my mum when I was 7 and she...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I don't know about sexy, but why worry about getting older it's not as if you can slam the breaks on and stop it. My recommendation grow old disgracefully and have fun.
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Long lasting Power Since only a small amount of money is needed, one bottle could easily last you 3 months or even more. When you use the merchandise liberally, then it's going to...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    My mom sometimes used the hairbrusch but more often the carpet beater. First time I was 4-5yo when she found out that me and my friend had played with matches. She was so mad at...
    dlbenny dlbenny 18-21, M Aug 31

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    It may be the cardigan I sometimes wear or the habit of tea-drinking in the late afternoons or perhaps a quaint turn-of-phrase inherited from older relatives; it is a recurring...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I am NOT growing old gracefully. Things still happen, fun times and good memories, but the morning after, looking in the mirror??? Damn...wth happened?
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    Actually I wasn't but that lie was told online by Missing Child agencies for a decade. In truth I left the United States with my mother and her husband as a baby and was domeciled...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    When I was almost 14 my Mom dressed me as Little Bo Peep for an Easter Parade. I won the prize! My mom was an outstanding seamstress and rarely used patterns. She could create a...
    patty1650 patty1650 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Welp.. Here goes nothing At the time I was only in the 4th grade.. My mothers brothers and sisters only had boys.. So I was pretty much the only girl (at the time) me and my 2...
    ThebeautBird ThebeautBird 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    I was in love with an older woman and didn't realise it. Yes, that sounds like a dumb statement but it is entirely true and it was mutual. I was just too young and perhaps too na...
    Foreigntraveller Foreigntraveller 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Dark grey with red purple and pale Everyone i loved i would always fail The cold made me scared, the heat made me angry Make me, make me, make me, make me I shouted at the sky, i...
    ericramone ericramone 31-35, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I was around 4 years old, my biological parents began to abuse me for no reason. They called me a devil's child and use to torture and starve me. I remembered they use to tie...
    Lucas14 Lucas14 18-21, M Sep 6

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    When I was around 4 years old, my biological parents began to abuse me for no reason. They called me a devil's child and use to torture and starve me. I remembered they use to tie...
    Lucas14 Lucas14 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Most of my life I've based huge decisions on what other people (be it my parents, teachers, etc) told me to do or what society expected me to do. I was too spineless and afraid...
    Sundip2014 Sundip2014 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    On 9/11 i was only two years old.i don't remember what happened but it was my birthday. My parents never told me what happened so i thought someone could explain everything.
    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 12

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    So I was told to join this by my doctor, guess I'm "depressed", well um I'm 15 and I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepatitis when I was 2. I go to high school and it...
    labella1214 labella1214 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have always been told that my voice is calming and relaxes people. I was a preschool teacher for a couple years and was told that makes sense because I have the perfect voice for...
    ToBeYours ToBeYours 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I am dealing with a panic disorder with agoraphobia, depression and seizures and was currently discharged from the military. I developed all of this when I was admitted in a...
    Liddoturrboo Liddoturrboo 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    And that's what this is. A new start. Before people used to only message me because they would read old experiences about when I was depressed. People change. I know I have
    oxoAlbertaoxo oxoAlbertaoxo 13-15, F Aug 27

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    When I was only three years old my most favorite dog go killed by my dad on purpose just because I wouldn't let him touch me or have sex with me it was horrible
    coco29sweetdaddy coco29sweetdaddy 46-50 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Yes, I have been told this. Many times. There were many situations when I communicated with people for longer period over the phone only. And my nickname was "The Voice" - like...
    QuietMentor QuietMentor 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I went to a small private school. My class only had about 20 kids and 8 of them were guys. I remember I was in the sixth grade and I had a new kid in my class. He was nice and...
    Justanothergirl2000 Justanothergirl2000 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    im a girl that dates older guys at 15 i was dating 20 year olds and 18 and 17. now im in love with a older guy
    karlybaby karlybaby 16-17, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im in the 8th grade Im 13 years old.. Im different from all others.. I thought people stopped bullying me till last year... I was wrong.. People make fun of me for what i like, for...
    SkilletFan01 SkilletFan01 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hilarious the subjects one can come acroSs on here!Anyway ,i too was told so.I like singing iwhile i am havin my bath,but things chnage onc one gets out:D
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F Aug 26

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    "You are mine"...I was told that... just as a loving thing...and I melted...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    her top was draping open and she was wearing a lacy bra. I could see her complete t*t including her pink n*pple. she kept her head turned away from me mostly so I was able to stare...
    XmedicNow XmedicNow 46-50, M Aug 25

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    I went to aall-boy boarding school in the 60's aged 7,the use of the cane was rife.There were atleast 6 or 7 boys waiting outside the Headmasters office every morning,to receive...
    gazzaboy11 gazzaboy11 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    More creepy **** from yours truly. A man I met online got into my room and violated me. I felt strange, and wanted to hear my ex-boyfriend's voice. When I called, he thought I...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    They didn't have just normal "I've Been Raped" as an option. But I was. I was 9-11 years old and it was scary. It was my cousins friend. I was staying at their house in the city...
    bellsmarrie bellsmarrie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12