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Old 01-13-2009, 11:11 AM   #1
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Sometime last year around October I found a single gray hair. Now I have 4 and i'm 3 months away from my 24th birthday. I know there is nothing I can do, but seeing myself age like that and being reminded of it every morning I look in the mirror is making me kind of depressed. I'm not like omg im gonna die tomorrow depressed, but also this feeling of im not gonna live forever is pissing me of. I dont think about it all the time, but sometimes its upsetting.

I know people have worse then a few grays, some even lose their hair, but how the hell does one just get over it and go on. I mean really get over it, like forget about it entirely and accept whats dealt.

The only thing, I guess ,I can look forward to is eventually looking like Raiden.
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I know the feeling. Turning twenty-five this year makes me think at least a third of my life is over and I have nothing to show for it.
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I know the feeling. Turning twenty-five this year makes me think at least a third of my life is over and I have nothing to show for it.
I had this same exact thought two nights ago.
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I started pretty early and have quite a bit now. I look at it this way, I rather be gray with a full head of hair than be balding. I never really stressed over it and just accepted it. It's still nice to have the stylist ask me if I want her to thin the top. I'm in my early 40's.
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Its not stress. Im the most stress free person I know.
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Its not stress. Im the most stress free person I know.
I wouldn't mind going bald or graying. I shave my head anyway it would save me the time.
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but how the hell does one just get over it and go on. I mean really get over it, like forget about it entirely and accept whats dealt.
By keeping in mind that George Clooney, Sean Connery, Ralph Fiennes, and Daniel Craig all have a few gray hairs, and they are (from what I understand from the magazine covers at the supermarket) the sexiest men in the known universe.
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I am going bald...started shaving my head - and I swear on everything holy...almost every woman I meet says shaved heads are sexy. Bald FTW!
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I started going bald at 18, I am 25 now and more bald than most men in their mid 30s. I just keep it short though and it looks alright. Does not seem to affect how the ladies see me or anything.
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I started getting gray hairs before I was 13. Out of all the things that come with aging this is not a big deal.
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It looks distinguished on a guy to have a little gray.
Girls will think of you as being better prepared to support them, lol.
Given the choice I'd rather have a little gray than be a pimple-faced kid.
Welcome to adulthood. And recognize that your time here is short.
Feel better or worse now?
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i dont have many gray hairs (full head of hair though!) but where it bugs me is in my beard. they just stand out there.
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but seeing myself age like that and being reminded of it every morning I look in the mirror is making me kind of depressed. I'm not like omg im gonna die tomorrow depressed, but also this feeling of im not gonna live forever is pissing me of. I dont think about it all the time, but sometimes its upsetting.
OH NO! Mid-life crisis! You should get yourself a miata to feel young again.
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i dont have many gray hairs (full head of hair though!) but where it bugs me is in my beard. they just stand out there.



I've got a full on brindle beard going right now, **** I'm only 32 LOL.
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Feeling depressed now? Its just the first sign of little Sam never standing at attention again. Generally you have 5 years after the first gray then its E.D. time
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You poor old bastards...
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Don't feel so bad, Sam. I'm 20 and I've already lost at least half of my hair. First noticed the balding beginning when I was 16. Gray is better than balding. And just a couple years ago I had a mane of hair that went down to my shoulders. Oh well. Can't do **** about it, so I just don't worry...well, sometimes I think it'll hurt my chances w/women my age, but this hasn't happened yet.
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get over it, I started going bald in high school. Who cares about a few gray hairs. Some people have naturally gray hair anyways
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