People Have Revealed Their Insecurities About Ageing On Reddit And It's Heartwarmingly Profound

'Came to this thread for adults to scare me into moisturizing my skin ... now having an existential crisis'

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It's Friday, people! So let's chat about death. No better time, eh? We're all scared of the inevitable end. It's the uncertainty. It's absolutely terrifying. That and we've got a zillion things to fit in before our time is up, yet we all spent half an hour in a Beyonce-baby-shaped whole this morning.

Maybe we're all secretly dying (sorry) to talk about it more? After all, it's one of the few universally shared experiences and we're all scared sh*tless.

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Which may explain why Reddit user Skintownlad's post: 'What part ageing do you wish someone had warned you about?' has blown up in a mere 19 hours. The thread has been flooded with over ten thousand replies, responses and endearingly honest outpourings about getting older.

We start off with some solid, old-fashioned advice from the suitably named In_the_heat:

Lots of posts were equally concerned with health:

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Same, tbh:

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Also same:

And again:

But then the conversation swerves from grey hair woes and hangover jokes into real-life adult problems.

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Lots of people are quite rightly concerned about their ageing parents.

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And then this happens:

Intense stuff, granted. But it's not all doom and gloom, lots of useful advice appears now and again:

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If you're feeling overwhelmed, Reddit user tddup has got a comforting perspective on the whole thing:

But, also, it's all a bit too real. We're inclined to agree with Prettyfloralbo0nnet:

This is just a snippet, read all the posts here.

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