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    I fear dying young, loss of bodily functions (legs run over etc) and hair loss.
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    Heh. Ageing doesn't me, to be honest. I'd rather not go bald, though, but it looks a little late to be worrying about that.
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    Sometimes I lay in bed so still and so silently that I'm sure I can feel my life itself slipping through my fingers.

    One night I was sure I saw Death by the wall, but it was only a dark coat.

    Being 26 is rubbish.
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    (Original post by Jfranny)
    only if I go bald
    Maybe it's only because I haven't seen anything to suggest that it might happen to me, but there's a hell of a lot worse things than being bald.
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    Nope, don't care, maybe people will stop being superficial if they stopped caring so much about such things and just lived their life :rolleyes:
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    If you are worried then make sure you amass a lot of wealth then you can live out your golden years in a hugh heffner type lifestyle
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    absolutely petrified. not particularly about looking older, but just about getting older. it's all going far too fast for my liking.
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    (Original post by maxfire)
    Peter pan aint.

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    But I am.

    what happened to the really hot winking guy on your thing?? and who was it?! delightfully shallow comment for you there, sorry in advance
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    I turned 19 in January. I have to admit, entering the last teen year made my balls go up into my stomach. :P
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    I cannot wait, losing control of my bowel's and getting someone else to clean it up is a dream come true. Actaully come to think of it, getting pushed around in a chair, spoon fed, naps and daytime tv! Its just like being a baby again.

    Hopefully i'll get dimentia, then get my family to make things up about my past, i could be a spaceman one day, tv presenter then next, tv presenter the next.

    Sweeeet.
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    (Original post by MrsShifty)
    Sometimes I lay in bed so still and so silently that I'm sure I can feel my life itself slipping through my fingers.

    One night I was sure I saw Death by the wall, but it was only a dark coat.

    Being 26 is rubbish.
    What just happened here.
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    I'm scared.

    I'm 26 and fine wrinkles around the eyes are just appearing and hair slightly receding. There better be some sort of age reversal out in the next ten years!

    But then at least I'm a man, men age much better than women.
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    Yes I am. I remember I couldn't wait to grow up when I was younger. I just wanted to be 16 so bad. Once I turned 16 I loved it so much as you're at that in-between stage. Not yet an adult, but not a child either.
    I actually really began dreading my 17th birthday. Basically, after my 16th birthday I've dreaded every birthday after that. I don't see that there's much we can do about it. We just have to look after ourselves and hope for the best. Although for me it's more then just losing my looks that worries me.
    There are some people who look amazing when they're older though and really have fun lives. I hope that'll be me when I'm older.
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    (Original post by xcurseofcurvesx)
    yes..im 20 and having a mid life crisis right now.
    Same here. I'm 20 too and the thought of not looking fresh, young, well looking 20 basically, petrifies me! Ah well, I'll try to enjoy my youthful looks while I still have them :p:

    I never go into the sun because my skin can't take it anyway as I'm very pale, and I'm considering buying my first anti-wrinkle products already :o: Sigh.. Although I've heard this can actually have the reversed effect..

    Ageing is a good thing for men but not women. Not fair!
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    I'm 26 on Saturday and I'm dreading it.
    I think finding a partner will become even more difficult than it already is.
    The amount of profiles I see online that state "18-25 only" or "don't message me if you're over 25" or similar is very depressing.
    It's not much better in clubs either. Once had a guy say hi to me and after asking my age he immediately ran into the girls' toilets and hid in the cubicle with his fag hag. That said he was probably 15 or something.
    The older you get, the more age plays a factor in your social and dating life.
    26 is when society stops perceiving you as young. Think about it, all travel discounts are for under 26s only, under 26s get more help when unemployed, under 26s get many youth services aimed at them. All of which labelled 16-25.
    So yeah, when you reach 26 the ordering is age > looks > personality rather than looks > personality > age.
    It matters little that I still get IDed at clubs, even before "think 25" became common. They see/hear a big old "26" and run.

    But I suppose most of you people are straight and won't see where I'm coming from.
    It's the social norm for girls to date older guys. Guys tend to prefer younger girls.
    Gay guys prefer younger too, so hitting 26 is like retirement age.
    Even the really old guys don't want you. I saw a 36 year old begging for sex on a forum today, "18-25 only" he said in the thread title.

    Depressing times ahead.
    Some people reassured me on a website that some guys like guys up to 30, a minority.
    So yay I might have another four years if I get lucky searching for a minority in a minority.
    I'm not looking forward to 2014.
    After that I'm left with a choice between searching a minority of a minority of a minority, paying for escorts, posting daily sex threads on the internet, or getting half a dozen cats.
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    Lol...I started freaking out about it when I was ten years old, and have been wearing sunscreen everyday since. Pretty incredible (and pathetic) when I look back on it.

    Now that I'm older I don't care about how I look, but I am afraid of weak bones and other problems. Working in a hospital you learn to fear broken hips, pelvis', and other fun things. Not to mention how crabby old people tend to be.
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    (Original post by Princesschickenbelly)
    I turned 24 today. That's 1 year away from 25 which 5 years away from 30!!! :eek3:
    Happy Damn Birthday ! x
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    Getting older is part of life. I"m 37 and have grey hair, wrinkles etc but I dont let it bother me. Sure I"m now starting to resemble my mother, but hey :p: .
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    Yes, it doesn't help seeing old people in really bad health, I remember having to help one old lady who couldn't bend her arms and couldn't walk very well, so myself and this women had to walk her up to the road to catch a taxi from this shop, it took over five minute when it would usually take a minute to walk the stretch of ground.
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    (Original post by Sephiroth)
    I'm 26 on Saturday and I'm dreading it.
    I think finding a partner will become even more difficult than it already is.
    The amount of profiles I see online that state "18-25 only" or "don't message me if you're over 25" or similar is very depressing.
    It's not much better in clubs either. Once had a guy say hi to me and after asking my age he immediately ran into the girls' toilets and hid in the cubicle with his fag hag. That said he was probably 15 or something.
    The older you get, the more age plays a factor in your social and dating life.
    26 is when society stops perceiving you as young. Think about it, all travel discounts are for under 26s only, under 26s get more help when unemployed, under 26s get many youth services aimed at them. All of which labelled 16-25.
    So yeah, when you reach 26 the ordering is age > looks > personality rather than looks > personality > age.
    It matters little that I still get IDed at clubs, even before "think 25" became common. They see/hear a big old "26" and run.

    But I suppose most of you people are straight and won't see where I'm coming from.
    It's the social norm for girls to date older guys. Guys tend to prefer younger girls.
    Gay guys prefer younger too, so hitting 26 is like retirement age.
    Even the really old guys don't want you. I saw a 36 year old begging for sex on a forum today, "18-25 only" he said in the thread title.

    Depressing times ahead.
    Some people reassured me on a website that some guys like guys up to 30, a minority.
    So yay I might have another four years if I get lucky searching for a minority in a minority.
    I'm not looking forward to 2014.
    After that I'm left with a choice between searching a minority of a minority of a minority, paying for escorts, posting daily sex threads on the internet, or getting half a dozen cats.
    I think most decent gay guys look for someone within 5 years of their own age and similar interests.

    Sure, there are the superficial sluts who are more interested in age and penis size but their relationships are always short term and non-monogamous.

    Fingers crossed you find someone soon - I know the adage is cliched but it is often true - "you meet the special someone when and where you least expect to".

    BTW - you missed in your last sentence "cruising public toilets" as a choice. :rofl:
 
 
 
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