old soul

An Old Soul finds disinterest in activities of their own age group. They feel as though they need not to participate, because they have in fact experienced this before. Therefore, an Old Soul will most likely be quite independent, often a wanderlust, because he or she will feel bounded to experience their unknown. Often to be confused with loneliness, but in fact not. Because this Old Soul has the love of thousands of beings and lifetimes before.
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Love yourself for not all others will love you.

But you are love in the flesh.

Always,

Si.

I’m an old soul. I love differently than most, think deeper than most, & find beauty in the simplest things life has to offer – but you’d never know. I rarely let anybody in close enough to discover this because I feel only a select few can really vibe with & respect it. Are you one of the lucky ones?

“Old souls” out there, you know who you are. And it’s likely you’ve known since you were quite young, when your parents told you just how unique your outlook on life was compared to the majority of your peers. You know what it’s like to be thought of as strange and a little too quiet, and alienated for those differences.

But it’s okay, because luckily, there are many perks associated with having wisdom beyond your years: A maturity that will serve you well throughout life, an acute awareness of what you do (and do not) enjoy, a beautiful sense of how to approach the world with an open mind, and a strong will that keeps you grounded in your own convictions.

As with every dominant trait that sets some of us apart from others, there are (frequent) times when this type of existence just feels like a downright struggle. We reached out to HuffPost Lifestyle’s Facebook community to find out the hardest parts of being an “old soul” in a young body. 

Here are 21 things they had to share.