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2020.08.06 15:30

Thoughts about Turning Thirty

Today is my thirtieth birthday

. It is a big milestone, so I have been giving it a lot of thought recently.

This is the first time I have been dreading a birthday. Younger ages are exciting: Learning to drive at sixteen, becoming an adult at eighteen, drinking alcohol at twenty-one. But I feel anxiety about turning thirty. My biggest worry is that people will see me differently because I’m not in my twenties anymore. At twenty-nine, you are still in a group with twenty years olds. At thirty, you are suddenly in a group with thirty-nine year olds.

It is a little hard to believe that I am this old. Last year, I was a teen summer camp instructor and realized that I was twice as old as some of the kids.

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  • Linda 2020.08.06 15:31

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    Happy birthday 🎁🎂🎈🎊
  • Jenny 2020.08.06 15:32

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    Happy birthday to you☺
  • David B. 2020.08.06 15:32

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    Part 2: When I was fifteen it felt like being a baby was ancient history. Now, fifteen more years have passed in the blink of an eye. I am in good health. My mind is the sharpest it has ever been and my body is functioning. I am skinny, but not as fit as I would like to be. I am in a stable financial situation, although still relying somewhat on my parents. Being in my thirties will have some benefits. The older I get the more comfortable I am with myself. My social skills are better. I am better at having adult friends. Many of the people I work with are older than me. I get along with them and can learn a lot from them about life. People have more respect for me now than when I was younger. My appearance and personality are better. I dress in a more mature way. I have better relationships with women. Speaking of women, I know a lot of my female friends are terrified of thirty.
  • Lena 2020.08.06 15:33

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    happy birthday, from a thirty eight years old😁
  • Lew 2020.08.06 15:34

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    สุขสันต์วันเกิด
  • David B. 2020.08.06 15:34

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    Part 3: They have a lot of pressure to get married and to have children, and are worried about their looks. I have been thinking about my goals. I have so many great friends and language partners from around the world. I want to make English learning content that can reach as many people as possible. Improving your English could help you pass an exam, get into a better college, or get a better job. This gives me passion and a purpose that will guide my actions for this new decade. I am optimistic about the future. I have a lot of opportunities and I am hopeful that if I work hard then I will succeed. Thank you all for the birthday wishes! If you could choose to stay at one age for the rest of your life, what age would you choose and why? Leave your answer in the comments below. Please like this video and subscribe for more English listening content. This is David B. Thanks for listening.
  • Javier 2020.08.06 15:34

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    Happy birthday!!!💥💥💥🎁🎁🎁🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂
  • 依一丹 2020.08.06 15:35

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    三十而立~😊 Everything will go well !!!
  • Génesis 2020.08.06 15:35

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    Que bueno que estés bien contigo mismo. Bendiciones, Felices 30!!
  • AB 2020.08.06 15:37

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    Happy birthday to you 🎶🎵🎂🎉☀🙏
  • Wendy 2020.08.06 15:39

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    🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹happy birthday
  • Allie 2020.08.06 15:39

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    Welcome to Thirties 🍾
  • Mieeeeee 2020.08.06 15:42

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    首先感谢您分享你的感悟。你的话真的发人深思,我感觉当我三十岁的时候我又会怎样呢?我也不年轻了,时间如梭飞逝,我感觉是时候抓紧每分每秒了,我有很多的事情没能尝试,也有很多的事情中途放弃。总之祝贺您步入三十岁的殿堂,希望您在接下来的时间里会实现更多目标,遇到更多好的朋友。
  • zohreh 2020.08.06 15:46

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    Happy your birthday. However you seem to experience the midlife crisis. Dont compare your age with younger people. It is dissaponting.
  • Allison 2020.08.06 16:00

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    I've been thinking about the same thing recently. Being 30 is really a milestone, suddenly I feel all excuses are deprived from me. There is no one but yourself to be blamed if anything goes wrong. Turning 30, you are supposed to play a reliable role in your family and society, which is depressing when you are not ready at all.
  • Aama 2020.08.06 16:06

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    Happy birth day to you 😄😄😄
  • ᗩᖇᑕᕼITEᑕT EᑎG 2020.08.06 16:22

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    H.B.D to you
  • pan 2020.08.06 16:41

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    Wow!! You are dringing alcohol are twenty-one.really?? I'm 15 yers old.but i'm never drinking alcohol.
  • Jane 2020.08.06 16:52

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    You know the true forever youth lies in the attitude towards life ,not ages.
  • David B. 2020.08.06 17:15

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    @pan The age for drinking alcohol in the USA is 21. Actually I don’t drink alcohol but many people go to a bar for their 21st birthday to have their first legal drink of alcohol.
  • DaNa 2020.08.06 17:26

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    Age is only a number. Lol Who care? Anyway Happy birthday to you. 😉😉
  • Jorge Lopez 2020.08.06 18:27

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    Happy birthday!
  • konnie 2020.08.06 22:20

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    好的文章需要全文背诵👍👍👍
  • ผึ้ง 2020.08.06 23:46

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    @David B. Do people go for their first legal drink of alcohol with their parents?
  • David B. 2020.08.06 23:59

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    @ผึ้ง Yeah usually family and friends
  • cora 2020.08.07 07:58

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    😂😂

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