We really only have 13 years

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksiesilk Classic Group

We are only free to do as we choose for a short period of time.

Think about it.

The happiest years of most of our lives are between the onset of puberty and about 25.

Yes it is true that these years can see most of us " lost in space" .

The safety nett is in most cases there to " break our fall".

Serious relationships start to " mature" in our mid twenties for most of us.

Instead of having one rolling dice to contend with for Numero Uno we have a number of dice in play.

These belong to our partner and their friends and both families.

Imagine the mathematical reality of just ONE rolling dice V six or eight.

The endless possibilities of others' problems all intertwined with our own make for a problematical future.

I don't see more than the odd smiling face in the over twenty fives.

 

 


Submitted: September 09, 2022

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Amy F. Turner

I find that each moment of significance builds upon another to bring me to this very moment where with the some of my experiences are some of the best. While not everything is sunshine and rainbows and certainly more responsibility tempers freedom, I am happier more than I have ever been realizing that I am made for this moment and enjoy it as it comes for nothing is promised tomorrow and you can't live in the past. It is simply a fine photo to remember but not strive to return to. I much prefer living in the now. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with this one. :)

Sun, September 11th, 2022 11:50am

sweet lemon

Yes it is all food for thought
Thanks for reading and replying Amy

Mon, September 12th, 2022 3:08am

Matt Triewly

Life is for the young, the attractive and the talented. In my case though I've only ever been young. However, I've had a lot of good times and even now I still often enjoy life but to be honest I hate being old and I spend a lot of time dwelling in the past.

Mon, September 12th, 2022 10:23am

sweet lemon

MT The past is who we are
It is ok to reflect on it when we get old
Thanks for reading and replying

Mon, September 12th, 2022 1:44pm

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