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Old 09-05-2015, 10:03 PM
 
Location: Canada
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I cant believe Im 21 years old already, it felt like i was still 16 years young just yesterday? Time is going by way too fast but i didnt think it would go by this fast. Ever since i turned 21 i have had this deep concern about myself about how much older im getting, im feeling older than i have ever felt in my life, i dont know if its because i left high school about two years ago and now i feel like life is just racing towards the end too quickly. I need your opinions about age 21, is it too old? I feel like i cant do anything this age anymore like i did in my late teens, i feel very nostalgic about the past, i feel like im peaking in appearance and looks and aging fast to the point where i look like im 30 already.

the difference between 16 and 21 is 5 years not that bad, but I still feel so old since im not a teen anymore and now im an adult.
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Old 09-05-2015, 10:08 PM
 
Location: The Great West
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1. Not a Relationships question.

2. Is 21 too old for...what? Getting away with acting like a kid? Then yes, it is. Perhaps you are mourning your childhood. I am here to tell you that adulthood is much cooler overall. I vastly enjoyed being 21 over being 16 (I am 24 now).

3. I get the anxiety about getting older. But there isn't really anything to do about it. Being in your 20s can be a really great time. Look forward, not back.

4. Don't expect a lot of big empathy on CD, where it seems 50% of posters are age 50+ (not an attempted insult, just an observation).
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Old 09-05-2015, 10:31 PM
 
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Yes. 21 is too old.
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Old 09-05-2015, 10:58 PM
 
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Sign up for life-term insurance. At this age, you've got the patience to read the terms.
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Old 09-06-2015, 05:43 AM
 
Location: Brentwood, Tennessee
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im feeling older than i have ever felt in my life, ...

Because you ARE older than you've ever been in your life.

Find some volunteer work that you enjoy, think about other people, and stop focusing so much on whether or not your looks have "peaked."
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:16 AM
 
Location: Where rhotic consonants are either absent or intrusive
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Don't worry. By 30 you'll realize just how damn young 21 is.
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:32 AM
 
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At least now you can legally drown your sorrows about being "old."
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:34 AM
 
Location: Utica, NY
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Don't worry. By 30 you'll realize just how damn young 21 is.
I'll jump off a bridge before that happens
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:38 AM
 
Location: NNJ
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At 20 you are in your physical prime... Don't take it for granted.

Those of us well past our prime are reading this and thinking....
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:58 AM
 
Location: BK All Day
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I personally think the older you get, the more fun life is. I didn't really like being under 25/26. And now I am starting to think 28/29 are the best years. I just turned 29 last week! It's great.
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