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Older Than your Father

Im 10 years older than my father when he died. So strange; he us still perpetual older than me. Who us older than their parents. How do you feel about that?
fun4us2b · M
I often think about how my father was when he was my age. He retired when he was 55...I'm 64 and still working...and will keep working as I think stopping is not a good plan for me.

My dad is still kicking at 97 !!
JimboSaturn · 51-55, M
it is my dad was young to me but at time he is my dad. I like to fanzise he is proud of me of course
RuyLopez · 56-60, M
@JimboSaturn He is. You out lived him. That’s a step in being a son.
JimboSaturn · 51-55, M
@RuyLopez Thank you are aGentkenen
ArtieKat · M
I'm now 9 years older than my mother was when she died aged 61. I think my sisters also breathed a sigh of relief, like me, when they both passed that milestone.

I regularly watch old music clips from when I was about 11 or 12, and groups like the Beatles were about 10 years older than me: through my eyes they always look older than I am - even now lol
Piper · 61-69, F
I am 6 years older than my mother was when she died. I was 33, and she was 61. The only way I feel about it, really, is what an [b]alone[/b] feeling it is to be the only one in the world left, of the little nuclear family that was part of me.
Degbeme · 70-79, M
I`m 5 years older than what my father was when he passed away. My mother passed at 86 and my brother at 75.
RuyLopez · 56-60, M
My father passed just after his 60th birthday so I am pretty close.
DragonFruit · 61-69, M
I’m 68 years old....older than my father, and older than any other male ever on that side of my bloodline (my maternal grandfather was the oldest male in my entire bloodline....he died at age 76).
It feels strange (but good) to have lived this long and still be in relatively good health.
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Livingwell · 61-69, M
My dad passed in 1986 at the age of 48. Heart attack. I lived in fear that I would follow his footsteps. Yet here I am. I feel like I'm a better person and have accomplished more. My kids are grown and I see my grandkids regularly. I hope he sees how far I have come.
SunshineGirl · 36-40, F
In 8 years time I will be older than my dad when he died. It will feel sad, but we have taken completely different paths in our lives and his demise was to some extent self-induced.
Spica · 31-35, F
This thought has never occurred to me. My dad passed in his 60s. Time stopped for him. I think if I get to be his age someday, nothing will change. His dear memory is timeless.
DrWatson · 70-79, M
My parents died in their 90's, so it will be a while for me.

But I do expect to live longer than my grandparents did, and it will be odd when I turn 79.
Milkshake · F
its weird to think that my mom had a kid already in highschool
HannahSky · F
Not there yet. Must be a weird feeling.
RedBaron · M
I’m as old as my father was 24 years before he died at 87.

But I am 5 years older than my grandfather was and 7 years older than my grandmother was when I was born.
DeWayfarer · 61-69, M
Got at least seven more years before my father passed away at 70 plus some. I doubt I will be much longer after that. It does seem like I have my father's genes, more so than my mother's, as predominant in many ways. Mom passed away at 81 however.

My father's side all the males passed away rather young. Grandfather of a brain tumor at thirty something. Hoping I have some of my grandmother's genes. She passed away in her 90s. Sadly I never met her, so I don't know. She actually was a smoker, according to my father.
I'm 20 years older than my dad when he died.
My father is the only person left from his original family and his generation of it. His parents, brothers, aunts, uncles and cousins are all gone. He has two nephews, a niece, and their children. I’m pretty sure I’m not going to live as long as Pop (91 now), or as long as my mother did (she passed at age 89). I’m okay with that.
melissa001 · 51-55, F
I am the same age when my Mom died. I can't help think about how lucky she was.
JimboSaturn · 51-55, M
you sound healthly
Azlotto · M
I hope not yet...My Dad is 79 years old. Today he tested positive for covid and the flu.

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