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My parents are older than most parents. I just want to know if anyone else has the same problem?

They are 53 and 55 and I am 13.

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My parents were much older than yours.

You're not going to believe this but Dad was born in 1884. He was 52 when I was born in 1937. Mum was 40. And I have a younger brother.

So your parents aren't really all that old, are they?

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Seriously, I always forget how old you are till you bring up things like this!!!
I mean goodness Ford had only stopped making the model-T 10 years before you were born!!!


(.......flying away swiftly before he hits me....)
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And I'm still *sob* driving one...
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Bwahahahaha!!!!
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Ha,ha!!!
At least you wouldn't have Automatic Gearshift issues !
Happy Easter both of you.. Or Happy whatever.
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Hoppy Spring to you witt!!!
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And to you, Witte. May the Easter Bunny leave eggs all over your place.
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Gad, Lord Plum, you've certainly outdone me this time! My parents were quite young...
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But my father was only a labourer, Sir John. Yours was a butcher.
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The Sydney Sun-Herald ran a feature on Dad just after he died.
You've heard people called a "son of a gun"? Well, I'm the son of a pull through. It's a bit lengthy to explain here, but he worked in a navy yard on Clark Island in Sydney Harbour and once or twice a year they tied a rope around him, put him on a hessian sack, and pulled him through the barrels to clean them.

True story. If I think of it I might post it on FB when I get a chance. It was a different way to earn a living.

The article said that he'd retired but he had cancer and died before it was published.
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Soooo...he was a human bristle brush???
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He was certainly a bristle brush. To assume he was human might be taking it a step too far because then you'd have to assume that I am human.
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Oh I would never say such a thing about you OzMan ;0)
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Interesting parentage, Duffy. Glad you survived so well.
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I know some other people who have parents like that.

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That is not uncommon. Lots of people have kids when in their forties. My mom was much younger when I was born, and I think I suffered (for lack of a better way to put it) from her inexperience.

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The same "problem"? Lol. Why is it a problem?

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Your lucky they have more patience at that age

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That's so true! My mom had me at age 20.... She wasn't that patient. I think that's a bit young, personally.
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I would consider you very lucky. I personally know kids your age with parents older than yours and they're great with it. no problems. Be happy.

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You should be happy your parents are well and happy:)

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Why is that a problem? That was the same for my parents.

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You are very lucky to be in that situation. I experienced almost the same thing. They have more wisdom and life experience than most of your friends parents. I found it interesting because they were not afraid of life as I look back now. They suggested advice but not command ,When I failed they picked me and asked if I learned anything. Enjoy their companionship as long as you can. Life is short.

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Older parents often have more financial stability too. ;) Things could be worse.

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I'm 17 and my mother is 52

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How is that a problem exactly I don't see what's wrong with that?

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she's trying to say ; they're old enough to be her grandparents .
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its not really a problem they're just more careful because they're older and been around the block if that's what you mean by problem. but I have a friend who is 14 and her dad in his 70s

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it's normal. my parents are 35 and I'm 13, and I'm cool with it cuz most people at my school have parents that go to 40-60'

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Having older parents is a blessing not a problem. My mother had me when she was 40. You wouldn't be able to ask this question had they decided not to have you or me and being able for us to interact, right?

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That was me at that age. It's not really a problem. Teen parent is problem. Mature and responsible people having a kid, not a problem. Be glad.

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What matter is the fact that you have a set of parents who love you - and who are still together to raise you with love. Please, treasure the time you have with your parents. Your parents are a "goldmine" in respects to knowledge and wisdom.

They are your parents - one that should be honored -Ephesians:1-3 "Children, be obedient to YOUR parents in union with [the] Lord, for this is righteous: ?“Honor your father and [your] mother”; which is the first command with a promise: ?“That it may go well with you and you may endure a long time on the earth.”

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parents are cool ; no matter how old they are.

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... I'm 15 and my mom is 43. My dad is 44 and his mom is 60. All families are different. I know a lot of people with older parents. It doesn't really matter if your parents had you at 20 or 40, they're still your parents and they still love you.

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