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Born In The Wrong Generation

GalaxyDreamer90

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I was born in 1990 and am 31 which would make me a millennial, however I feel as though I dont fit in with my own generation. Maybe part of it is because unlike most my age I'm not married or have kids yet. Instead I find I get along best with either baby boomers or those that are slightly younger than me in fact my best friend is about 6 years younger than me and is 25. Any idea why I don't seem to fit in with my own generation. I'm sure the reason I get along with baby boomers is because my parents are also baby boomers, but not entirely sure why I tend to get along with those slightly younger than me other than I'm not married or have kids yet.
 

There and back again

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Here I am feeling like I don't belong at all, as for the generations I used to look up to and get along with the boomer generation but over the last few years that really soured especially with the men so I am just Done with them. As for my own generation I am very unhappy with their values in so many areas and have become fairly jaded with the generations of today in general with maybe the exception of those from WW2 era as they seam to be more rounded. I am more of an old world person that prefers a slower more comfortable pace of living rather than the endless cycle of work and consumption that is the norm these days.
 

There and back again

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This is partly why pray everyday to incarnate to some other world and never come back here again. Had I known in some prior life I would have never come back saving myself from so much vs just ending as damage goods.
 

Ocean

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I have always hoped that this is my last life here, I don’t want to come back


I thought just the same way when I was a child and teenager. I wanted to make this life my last incarnation – although I liked a lot of modern stuff we had as kids back then and although I had a lot of fun and good times, too. I also felt like I was kind of an “old soul” and most of my schoolmates seemed too shallow and immature to me. I thought the same about most adults, though. Too shallow and immature. It really depended on the person. However, there were always at least some people my own age I could connect to the one way or another and have fun with, and I had one best friend who was much like me.

I still find it hard to make deep friendships, not just some shallow ones. But my attitude towards life and future incarnations has changed over the years.

Here is a similar thread with many replies that might be interesting:

https://www.reincarnationforum.com/threads/feeling-like-an-extremely-old-soul-and-out-of-place.9440/
 

GalaxyDreamer90

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It's not so much that I want this to be my last incarnation. There is something though I don't know what that I kind of like about life. I just would rather in the next life live on another world myself. One that is much more advanced than this world both technologically and mentally. Now I'm suddenly wanting to find out more about my future life.
 

There and back again

Senior Member
Sure would be nice to go somewhere next time around that isn't a cultural and spiritual black hole unlike current society anyway I am not done with life just done with this place. Don't really connect with the people in this world these days though it wasn't for lack of effort it was just being different.
 

GalaxyDreamer90

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Yeah same here. I would rather be different than be like everyone else anyway even if it means being alone. Since I moved out on my own I've gotten to enjoy being alone again. Unfortunately others don't understand how I can like being so alone. It's just when I'm alone I can be as emotional as I want without others judging me as mental also I feel safer when I'm alone.
 

There and back again

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Yeah same here. I would rather be different than be like everyone else anyway even if it means being alone. Since I moved out on my own I've gotten to enjoy being alone again. Unfortunately others don't understand how I can like being so alone. It's just when I'm alone I can be as emotional as I want without others judging me as mental also I feel safer when I'm alone.

That is the comfort and the freedom that comes with solitude without some emotionless cement block to judge such emotions as being irrational or worse as weakness never mind little miss toxic positivity to go positive vibes only ect.
 

GalaxyDreamer90

Senior Member
Finally someone who agrees with me that we shouldn't always be happy. I find happiness kind of boring anyway. If only my doctor could understand that I don't always want to be happy instead of forcing me on meds that numb my emotions.
 

Polaris8

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I was born in 1990 and am 31 which would make me a millennial, however I feel as though I dont fit in with my own generation. Maybe part of it is because unlike most my age I'm not married or have kids yet. Instead I find I get along best with either baby boomers or those that are slightly younger than me in fact my best friend is about 6 years younger than me and is 25. Any idea why I don't seem to fit in with my own generation. I'm sure the reason I get along with baby boomers is because my parents are also baby boomers, but not entirely sure why I tend to get along with those slightly younger than me other than I'm not married or have kids yet.
GalaxyDreamer90,

Well my friend your not alone. When I was a child in elementary school I didn't get along with children my own age. I thought that for the most part they were gruel and in mature. I seem to get along better with older children or adults. As I grew older I always seemed like the odd one in the group. It was not until many years later as a young adult did I discover I was what they term an old soul. The link below explains it better than I can. Basically we are all at different stages of soul evolution in term of consciousness within soul awareness. At present most of humanity is at a late young soul stage. And it has been this way for over 2000 years. However globally we are shifting from late young to early mature soul stage of development. Which is why the earth is going through so much change in such a short amount of time.

Anyway those that step to a different beat of the drum on a individual level seem to feel out of place compared to those around them. It is as if they don't fit in this time period. However the opposite is actual true. You are here because as a individual soul you are part of a much bigger process in helping and aiding the group soul stage of evolution on this planet. As there are pockets of old and mature souls around the world. So don't feel alone. You are a very important part of the grander scheme of life. Just stay true to who you are inwardly. As everyone is exactly where they need to be in the eternal moment of the now.

https://www.michaelteachings.com/soul_ages.html

Peace and love always....

Polaris
 

There and back again

Senior Member
GalaxyDreamer90,

Well my friend your not alone. When I was a child in elementary school I didn't get along with children my own age. I thought that for the most part they were gruel and in mature. I seem to get along better with older children or adults. As I grew older I always seemed like the odd one in the group. It was not until many years later as a young adult did I discover I was what they term an old soul. The link below explains it better than I can. Basically we are all at different stages of soul evolution in term of consciousness within soul awareness. At present most of humanity is at a late young soul stage. And it has been this way for over 2000 years. However globally we are shifting from late young to early mature soul stage of development. Which is why the earth is going through so much change in such a short amount of time.

Anyway those that step to a different beat of the drum on a individual level seem to feel out of place compared to those around them. It is as if they don't fit in this time period. However the opposite is actual true. You are here because as a individual soul you are part of a much bigger process in helping and aiding the group soul stage of evolution on this planet. As there are pockets of old and mature souls around the world. So don't feel alone. You are a very important part of the grander scheme of life. Just stay true to who you are inwardly. As everyone is exactly where they need to be in the eternal moment of the now.

https://www.michaelteachings.com/soul_ages.html

Peace and love always....

Polaris

Read through that article and noticed that the writer is biased looking down on those preferring quieter living over city living calling such "young soul areas". Safe to assume the writer hasn't been to places like Chicago or LA where things have gotten to be fairly dystopian in recent years. Same goes for Philadelphia particularly along Kensington ave.
 

GalaxyDreamer90

Senior Member
Not entirely sure about being an old soul. Not even entirely sure what to believe these days. As for people who prefer small towns over cities I tend to be more of a city person than a small town person. I grew up in a small town where everyone was the same and hated it and was glad when I eventually got the chance to move to the city. Here in my country the city is much more diverse than your rural areas so in the city you are more likely to find someone who gets you somewhat compared to your small towns where everyone is the same and if your the odd one out they think something is wrong with you. Still I can kind of see how people can prefer small towns over cities. In your small towns there are less people but there is a draw back to that and that is that everyone knows everybody so it's easy to get a bad reputation in a small town especially if you're the odd one out. In the city however not everybody knows everybody and also everyone is doing their own thing that they could care less what you do. This is just my opinion though having lived in a small town where everyone hated me then moving away to the city.
 

Polaris8

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Read through that article and noticed that the writer is biased looking down on those preferring quieter living over city living calling such "young soul areas". Safe to assume the writer hasn't been to places like Chicago or LA where things have gotten to be fairly dystopian in recent years. Same goes for Philadelphia particularly along Kensington ave.

GalaxyDreamer,

Large cities in general tend to draw a mixture of young, mature and old souls. As these places on the physical plane draw more complex experiences due to exposer to various cultures, technologies, and raped social changes and awareness within them. However there can be and are small pockets of baby and infant souls within these areas as well however in general souls at this level of soul evolution find it very challenging and hard to live there.

Infant souls in general have a harder time coping with general survival and for the most part end up homeless due to various factors within their live. Simply because they are still learning soul lessons about basic survival on the physical plane. Which is why you will find them mostly in isolated primitives' societies on the planet like in The Amazon jungles, parts of Africa and other isolated parts of the world that are generally cut off from modern civilizations. The Baby soul Age is like the typical teenage know-it-all stage. In their simple understanding, they think their elders who speak of complex issues are irrational and crazy. In their lack of understanding they cannot comprehend what their parents mean, so they dismiss it as unreasonable or arbitrary. This is very similar to the way Baby souls regard the perceptions of older souls. Which is why our prison system is full of them. They are still learning about social rules, regulations and how to get along as a group. However many buck the system which is why many find themselves in prison or jail. Remember that we have all been at these earlier stages of soul evolution in our PL. Most of us were at this stage during ancient and medieval times. But then again the group soul consciousness of the planet back then was at a baby, early young soul stage of spiritual development. Now we are in the process of entering the mature soul stage of spiritual awareness as a planet. Some are already there, some are head of the is and others are not. This is what makes the planet as a whole a very dynamic place to reincarnate and experience life here.

So we all must go through these different stages of learning, growing and maturing as soul. Which is why everyone on the planet is coming from different stages of soul consciousness. The whole physical plane is in fact a very large cosmic school for soul in its training, and spiritual development. Which is why we keep comping back.

P.
 
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There and back again

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GalaxyDreamer,

Large cities in general tend to draw a mixture of young, mature and old souls. As these places on the physical plane draw more complex experiences due to exposer to various cultures, technologies, and raped social changes and awareness within them. However there can be and are small pockets of baby and infant souls within these areas as well however in general souls at this level of soul evolution find it very challenging and hard to live there.

Infant souls in general have a harder time copying with general survival and for the most part end up homeless due to various factors within their live. Simply because they are still learning soul lessons about basic survival on the physical plane. Which is why you will find them mostly in isolated primitives' societies on the planet like in The Amazon jungles, parts of Africa and other isolated parts of the world that are generally cut off from modern civilizations. The Baby soul Age is like the typical teenage know-it-all stage. In their simple understanding, they think their elders who speak of complex issues are irrational and crazy. In their lack of understanding they cannot comprehend what their parents mean, so they dismiss it as unreasonable or arbitrary. This is very similar to the way Baby souls regard the perceptions of older souls. Which is why our prison system is full of them. They are still learning about social rules, regulations and how to get along as a group. However many buck the system which is why many find themselves in prison or jail. Remember that we have all been at these earlier stages of soul evolution in our PL. Most of us were at this stage during ancient and medieval times. But then again the group soul consciousness of the planet back then was at a baby, early young soul stage of spiritual development. Now we are in the process of entering the mature soul stage of spiritual awareness as a planet. Some are already there, some are head of the is and others are not. This is what makes the planet as a whole a very dynamic place to reincarnate and experience life here.

So we all must go through these different stages of learning, growing and maturing as soul. Which is why everyone on the planet is coming from different stages of soul consciousness. The whole physical plane is in fact a very large cosmic school for soul in its training, and spiritual development. Which is why we keep comping back.

P.

This is very easy to say coming from an relatively easy life and probably fairly privileged vs what large swath of the population is having to live with. As for city living I've had my share both in this life and in my last so I leave it to those who like it. Love and light lives of sweet delight never a day where there be any trouble, unwellness, or unease of mind for all is well even when the world has gone to hell for one does not know of pain nor of any human suffering for everyday is one of endless bliss.

For me in that past life it was this.

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CodeNevermind

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I knew a lot of people my "age" who would frequently talk about being born in the wrong generation, but it amounted to not liking today's music or fashion. Which is perfectly fair, I agree with them- but today's styles of music and fashion trends aren't going to appeal to everyone, not even for today's "youth", even if the bulk majority enjoy it or are fine with it. It's certainly normal to prefer something from an era long-gone. Outsiders have always existed in society. I think it is also common for many children to feel more comfortable and understood when talking to adults rather than children their own age, and those children will likely grow up feeling like outsiders too, and many things could contribute to this- from childhood trauma, being on the autism spectrum, or simply having an unusual upbringing. Astrological aspects could surely contribute to it, too.

But I think it becomes strange when you routinely forget that the USSR no longer exists, that Hong Kong is no longer a British colony, and that the WTC towers went down during your "lifetime", even when you're well-versed in world events and history! I'm not "shocked" when I find these things out, it feels more like continuously forgetting an acquaintance's name and having to correct yourself over and over. But your "peers" have no trouble remembering, because it's the only reality they know. Though I wouldn't say I've been "born in the wrong generation". I'm alive again as a different person in a new generation, I'm supposed to be here, but it feels foreign and strange and hard to get used to; this isn't my true "generation of origin". I can get along well with people from any generation, but I admit there's a stronger feeling of kinship I feel with boomers and early Gen Xers than, say, generations older or younger than that. Doesn't make me any smarter than anyone...just means it feels more natural for me to listen to cassettes than use online music streaming services.

Young souls and old souls can be found anywhere and everywhere, inhabiting all parts of the world and in bodies of varying ages...you will be able to tell the difference, because one will try to listen, learn, understand, and observe- and the other will simply talk over you, act before thinking, routinely make the same mistakes, and fail to understand consequences. There are many young souls in powerful positions in society, and they may cause many problems for others, and there are many old souls who have their wisdom ignored, because they are poor, or not in an influential position.
 

s.kincaides

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I was born in 1990 and am 31 which would make me a millennial, however I feel as though I dont fit in with my own generation. Maybe part of it is because unlike most my age I'm not married or have kids yet. Instead I find I get along best with either baby boomers or those that are slightly younger than me in fact my best friend is about 6 years younger than me and is 25. Any idea why I don't seem to fit in with my own generation. I'm sure the reason I get along with baby boomers is because my parents are also baby boomers, but not entirely sure why I tend to get along with those slightly younger than me other than I'm not married or have kids yet.

Maybe you had strong ties to your past life. For me I was a flower child in the 70's and died as a teenager. In this life when I saw Woodstock on a documentary when I was about 18 I knew I had been there and experienced that.
 

s.kincaides

New Member
This is partly why pray everyday to incarnate to some other world and never come back here again. Had I known in some prior life I would have never come back saving myself from so much vs just ending as damage goods.
That's funny you say that. My sister says the same thing. Thats why she doesn't like past lives because that means she has to come back. My guess is that imprint of what you are saying will stick on you throughout no matter where you "go" unless you learn that lesson in one of your lives and release it.
 

There and back again

Senior Member
That's funny you say that. My sister says the same thing. Thats why she doesn't like past lives because that means she has to come back. My guess is that imprint of what you are saying will stick on you throughout no matter where you "go" unless you learn that lesson in one of your lives and release it.

To say this world is a school is fairly dangerous that it leads less experienced souls on to think that life in this world is fairly easy or at the least not anymore difficult than wherever they last came from while not realizing just how easy it is so really sink to the bottom so to speak ie being stuck here for what some souls has amounted to tens of thousands of years sometimes even longer. Those who say this isn't all that bad or isn't difficult are fairly clueless as normal life for normal people isn't all that easy at all especially for the past two years never mind anyone who has it worse after all Earth is as low as it gets for most souls while I would like to think that at the least other worlds or realms ect are at least in an ok state where the quality of life is decent. As for those who've been on with this Earth project for a fairly long run of lives as well the natives it is getting to be that time where people are going to have opportunities they otherwise may have never had for so long to go somewhere else otherwise continue staying on. "Learn that lesson" is a pretty cruel and invalidating message to say to anyone who isn't living on easy street, God forbid some new ager tells someone with cancer that or someone living out of a cardboard box in an alley ect.
 

Polaris8

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Martia T,

In many ways I was just like you when I was in my late teens. I am an old soul and a baby boomer however life back then was much different than it is today, as many walls and barriers on a social level needed to be broken in order for the group state of consciousness of the world to unfold and the heart center of humanity to open up. And I was very much a part of that having lived thru the Vietnam war, the women's movement and equality, inter racial marriage, gay rights, the aids epidemic to name a few.... From the sound of it, you are either a mature or soul old in spiritual evolution which is why you feel very out of place. The link below can help explain more. I have talked about this in earlier blogs here. (At present most of humanity is at a late young soul stage. And it has been this way for over 2000 years. However globally we are shifting from late young to early mature soul stage of development. Which is why the earth is going through so much change in such a short amount of time.

Anyway, those that walk to a different beat of the drum on an individual level seem to feel out of place compared to those around them. It is as if they don't fit in this time period. However, the opposite is actual true. You are here because as an individual soul you are part of a much bigger process in helping and aiding the group soul stage of evolution on this planet. As there are pockets of old and mature souls around the world. So don't feel alone my dear you are needed more than you will ever know.
You are a very important part of the grander scheme of life. Just stay true to who you are inwardly. As everyone is exactly where they need to be in the eternal moment of the now.)) You also sound like you're an empath which is what I am even though I am male in this life. As I feel everything around me very deeply. However, as soul we have no gender in our pure state of being in higher dimensions. As all life comes from divine love from the source of all that is in the cosmos or what man terms as God. You are right in that the world needs more love in it. Which is which you are here. And don't ever forget that. Hope to hear more from you.

Love and peace always.

Polaris

https://www.michaelteachings.com/soul_ages.html
 

Peace of mind

Senior Member
I was born 10 years later - in 2000 - so I belong to the generation Z. I fully understand and share your feelings, because in my soul I constantly feel that I was born at the wrong time. To be honest, I would rather live in the 1960s - 1980s, it is quite possible that I had an incarnation during those years. In the 21st century, I feel like a stranger, old-fashioned, but most importantly, completely alone. It seems to me that the world is steadily degrading, at least I see signs of this in the decline in the quality of music, literature and simple human communication (in recent years, bullying and insults on the Internet have become so commonplace that they are already perceived as part of life). In addition, with the proliferation of social media, communication between people has become extremely superficial, while for me the most important thing is deep feelings, emotions, sincerity and deep conversations.
In fact, I sincerely do not want to incarnate on Earth anymore. Every day I feel that I am a stranger here, that my true home is in the spirit world. I sincerely cannot imagine what I will do in my future incarnations on Earth (if any), if even now I am not interested in this world. I would really like to find other old souls so that I would not be so lonely, but unfortunately, even among spiritual people I meet mainly those for whom spirituality is only a means of attracting money with the help of the power of thought and the like, and not knowing oneself, God and the development of love for all existence. I intuitively feel that the only purpose of our existence is love, unconditional love, and we incarnate here only in order to show this love to other people, but unfortunately, most forgets about it.
Now I feel that there is less and less love in the world, and this is what makes me very alienated from this world, because I am an emotionally weak and vulnerable person, negative words and actions hurt me much stronger and deeper than other people. However, I still try to forgive everyone and not hold any grudge against anyone. If it is possible, tell me - is there a chance that this is my last incarnation?
Very interesting post, thank you!
 

SeaAndSky

Senior Registered
I was born 10 years later - in 2000 - so I belong to the generation Z. I fully understand and share your feelings, because in my soul I constantly feel that I was born at the wrong time. To be honest, I would rather live in the 1960s - 1980s, it is quite possible that I had an incarnation during those years. In the 21st century, I feel like a stranger, old-fashioned, but most importantly, completely alone. It seems to me that the world is steadily degrading, at least I see signs of this in the decline in the quality of music, literature and simple human communication (in recent years, bullying and insults on the Internet have become so commonplace that they are already perceived as part of life). In addition, with the proliferation of social media, communication between people has become extremely superficial, while for me the most important thing is deep feelings, emotions, sincerity and deep conversations.
In fact, I sincerely do not want to incarnate on Earth anymore. Every day I feel that I am a stranger here, that my true home is in the spirit world. I sincerely cannot imagine what I will do in my future incarnations on Earth (if any), if even now I am not interested in this world. I would really like to find other old souls so that I would not be so lonely, but unfortunately, even among spiritual people I meet mainly those for whom spirituality is only a means of attracting money with the help of the power of thought and the like, and not knowing oneself, God and the development of love for all existence. I intuitively feel that the only purpose of our existence is love, unconditional love, and we incarnate here only in order to show this love to other people, but unfortunately, most forgets about it.
Now I feel that there is less and less love in the world, and this is what makes me very alienated from this world, because I am an emotionally weak and vulnerable person, negative words and actions hurt me much stronger and deeper than other people. However, I still try to forgive everyone and not hold any grudge against anyone. If it is possible, tell me - is there a chance that this is my last incarnation?

Hi Maria,

I am almost 70 and have lived long enough to see the decay of Western Civilization first hand. For every new technology developed, it seems to become more crass and debased. Yet this is not the fault of technology. Likewise, I do not blame the young and the immature of all ages. The fault lies in those at the top of the "influence pyramid"--the ones who should seek to elevate and inspire civilizations rather than to debase and degrade. This is not to say these have ever been saints or never been wrong, merely that in the past most at least seemed to try to point towards the highest and best even when they themselves were not what they pointed towards. Now I find that the opposite is often true. It seems that most of those who have historically been the ones to carry civilization forward wallow in the gutter and invite all to join them there. The young are the most easily influenced and are also the future. Thus, generation by generation we dive lower and lower. So it goes. Publicly elevated and celebrated decadence and vice always seem to precede the collapse of civilizations. I might also say cruelty, but cruelty never seems to leave completely--just take on new guises and objects. I suspect we will never be free of it until a different age of this world arrives.

I too have felt the need and desire to leave and had the feeling that I just didn't belong here. Then I began to think that this may be exactly where I am supposed to be at a time like this, and where I need to return if God wills. Where will the world be if people like you leave Maria? People like you have an understanding that things are not right. People like you are desperately needed now and for the foreseeable future. Remember also that those who mourn shall be comforted. We are definitely not wrong-headed to mourn the wrongs we find in ourselves and in the world around us. This is pronounced by Christ to be a state of blessing. But we also need to treat it as such and use that insight wisely to seek to heal the wrongness both inside and outside of ourselves. Who else can be counted on to do this but those who see the wrongness that needs to be dealt with? The content will not stir themselves to do this--only people like you. You may be free to leave, but there is much work to be done here, and you are needed. God's will is paramount, but this is also something to consider.

Cordially,
S&S
 

melon04

Senior Member
I was born in 1990 and am 31 which would make me a millennial, however I feel as though I dont fit in with my own generation. Maybe part of it is because unlike most my age I'm not married or have kids yet. Instead I find I get along best with either baby boomers or those that are slightly younger than me in fact my best friend is about 6 years younger than me and is 25. Any idea why I don't seem to fit in with my own generation. I'm sure the reason I get along with baby boomers is because my parents are also baby boomers, but not entirely sure why I tend to get along with those slightly younger than me other than I'm not married or have kids yet.
I can kind of relate to this actually. I was born in 2004 so I am Generation Z; however I do not fit in with others my age (or anybody really, my interests are too different). Also I personally find it way easier to socialize with people who are older than me.
 

There and back again

Senior Member
What passes for relationships for those under 40 is perhaps by far one of the darkest issues that many who are in their teens, twenties, and thirties are having to face in the digital age. Really does feel like not only being in the wrong generation but the wrong planet or universe.

Only watch if one is of a strong temperament otherwise skip.

 

Emma66

Once a Marine, always a Marine
I also think that I'm born a little too late. I don't know if it is connected to my last past life(maybe yes) but the more I learn about the late 50ties, early 60ties the more I'm sure it was the good time for me.
All my life I thought I was living in the wrong place at the wrong time. It is not because it was always better before but I don't like how the world works these days.
 

Mimic

Active Member
Part of me wonders if these feelings are based in nostalgia or loneliness (missing members of your soul group who aren't currently with you, perhaps).

I have spent most of my life feeling extremely out of place. In time. In space... but I have also had some other experiences which affirmed I am where I need to be right now. Even if it's not always comfortable for me. I do find the digital age sad in many ways. I am almost 33. When I started university smartphones weren't as widely used and I found everything different. Like strangers would want to have long conversations with me on buses. Now? Everyone is wired in.

It's harder in many ways. It's not an easy time to live in.
 
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