I Wish I Was Young Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 120 People

    Reliving My Younger Years

    I know I am not THAT old, yet I am starting to understand why senior citizens talk so much about the "Good ole days." Having a teenage daughter seems to inspire me to bring out more of my own stories lately. In retrospective, I had a wonderful childhood and an easy life compared...
    emptyheart emptyheart
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2010

    Youth Is Fleeting!

    I can recall quite clearly the yearning to be grown up as a child. It is incredible how many sentiments like this one have flipped from one binary opposite to the other in my lifetime. I am not very old, really, as I will be 30 this year, however it feels as though time is...
    eatenpie eatenpie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2012

    Im Pushed One Way And Left Behind In Other Ways

    I am one big jumble of paradoxes really... there are aspects of me that had to grow up fast but there were other parts of me that were forcefully stagnated  I felt controlled either way and dominated by a power that was extremely fascism more than Hitlers fascism and a power...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Feb 24, 2012

    No Way I Would Want To Live Again With The Pain

    first the pain of the abuse and the rape at the hands of others and in gods name i would not really want to go thought again but even that i never want to live with the pain of losing they wife i loved so much ever again at the age of 19 after only 5 years as man and wife and 7...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Feb 13, 2012

    If I was young again,

    I would definitely learn to dance because I am starting to learn in my early 20s. I know that's not so bad, but if I did start sooner, I would have more experience and time to practice. I know it's never too late and I'm still young. I never thought I would become a dancer in my...
    JK7452 JK7452
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    Grew up in the 1960s

    and had it all. Never bored, had loads of friends, hangin' out, laughed and cried. No regrets.
    anneman anneman
    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

    When The Big Issues Weren't So Big After All

    I stopped to make one of my routine pit stops at a Tim Hortons on the way to a friend's house (if you knew me, you would ban me from all long distance road trips...but that is another story in itself) only to find an 8 or 9 year old girl in the washroom who had reached what...
    TwistedVixen TwistedVixen
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

    If Only.............

    If only I could go back in time and learn my lessons more quickly.  I tend to repeat my mistakes over and over again, just to hurt new people.  I seem to have a hard time accepting many of my faults.  I also fail to see unacceptable faults in others.  I am to...
    Subhny48 Subhny48
    May 6, 2009

    there are certain moments

    that i wish i was young again, only because i think i could make a difference. but could i ?
    Florence1995 Florence1995
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2015

    I Hate Looking Old.

    i want to look young again, not be young again.  i want the wisdom of my age (54), and the health and beauty that i had when i was married (16), up to the age of 30.  i was 25 when i had my 5th baby, who was my last.  i remember being slender, sometimes too slender...
    robyn robyn
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

    What Should I Do?

    everyone always tells me about when they were younger they did all these really cool things and how they wish they were young again. the thing is i am only 17 but because i hear people say this so often im starting to wonder what i should being doing with my youth. so it would be...
    ineedsomeonetolisten ineedsomeonetolisten
    1 Response Apr 23, 2011

    Kick The Can

    I've always been a big fan of The Twilight Zone.My all time favorite one is called Kick the can.It's about an old man in a rest home for the elderly.He comes to believe that playing kick the can would make him young again.He finally persuades the others there in the home to play...
    Waymor Waymor
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 19, 2013
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