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feeling depressed and old

October 3 2011 at 9:54 PM
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I am 45. If I am successful, I will be 46. Is that too old? Just feel really out of place with everyone I know who is done already. Probably some of them are looking forward to sending their kids off to college in the next few years. And there I will be with a toddler. I imagine what it will be like in kindergarten on back to school night as a 50 year old. All the other mothers will be in their 30's. I started in my mid 30's but it just didn't work for me. I tried all types of treatments including immune and nothing worked. I live in the suburbs and everyone pretty much has their kids in their 30's. I know that in the cities, you see a lot of older parents, but here in the suburbs, you don't see much of it at all. I feel really out of place.

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  1. empathize - minniet on Oct 3
  3. 46 is not old :) (pg ment) - THK on Oct 3
  5. Discomfort and awkwardness (children ment.) - PAH on Oct 3
  7. I like this saying - Pict on Oct 3
  9. Just visiting my old yellow board....(child ment/ pg ment) - Hope2009 on Oct 4
  11. I feel this way at times too - BBG on Oct 4
  13. Honestly - it works. - diaphanta on Oct 4
  15. I was 44 when DD was born. - thesameboat on Oct 4
  17. You will grow through this. As you go through this process - Kacee on Oct 4
    1. What a great message - Seymo on Oct 4
    2. Love this post Kacee - demomone on Oct 4
    3. Beautiful sentiment, Kacee - Christine on Oct 4
    4. Beautiful sentiment, Kacee - Christine on Oct 4
    5. Kacee, you are a wise and amazing woman - Jen on Oct 4
  18. Hear that, and I admit, go through spells (kids ment'd). - Maggie in VA on Oct 4
  20. thank you everyone .... - original anon poster on Oct 4
    1. No, this group and one that has since migrated to a private FB group from (success) - BlessedThistle on Oct 4
    2. Support Group - Calm on Oct 4
    3. Resolve meetings. (child and pg ment) - Raindrops1 on Oct 4
      1. I attended local Resolve meetings (failure and success mentioned) - Obie on Oct 5
  21. I'm 54 and pregnant! - I believe on Oct 5
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