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I Am Older Than I Look

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    Some Say That of Me....

    .... but I'm a bloke, and I don't think looking younger than your years is as important to us. 
    TrueLife TrueLife 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2007

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    But I Don't Need to Be Reminded...

    I know people usually think it a compliment, but... When you card me for cigarettes and I give you my license, don't apologize When you find out that I have a 14 year old, don't ask me if I was 12 when I had her - I was young, but not that young - it's insulting When you...
    zacem zacem 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2008

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    All The Time

    People who don't know me assume, from my baby face & young appearance, that I'm 13. Despite that I'm around 5'5. But when i tell them i'm 16 they look so surprised. I remembered meeting people who worked at my school mistaking me for a Freshman. lol.
    ConcealedChivalrousHeart ConcealedChivalrousHeart 18-21, F Sep 11, 2010

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    I'm 17 and I Already Ha...

    I'm 17 and I already have wrinkles under my eyes. I always look tired and a bit worn out. Maybe the actual experiences of my life haven't been as bad as some, but Bipolar Disorder makes everyday feel like a Holocaust.
    SomethingHidden SomethingHidden 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    I Needed To Write This

    to finish my "getting started"
    kingtobii kingtobii 18-21, M Sep 19, 2012

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    People that don't know me from school always

    get my age wrong. They guess as young as sixth grade. I am 5"1 and tiny, but I do have features that fit a sixteen year old girl. It is really annoying and just rude that people tell me they thought I was so young. If people knew how it felt they wouldn't say it. I still get...
    variel variel 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2014

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    I Am Not A Kid!

    I am short and petite. I have been wearing size 1 & 3 pants and extra small/ small shirts for years! People saying I look 12, 15, 16 and like a kid...Omgoodness I am 18 about to turn 19!
    keepdreaming keepdreaming 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Long Time Ago

    W took a 2 week vacation with another couple while still in high school, and we ended up in another state we had found a hotel room and we saw a KFC so we went to get something for dinner and saw a play ground so my wife wanted to go play on the swings and I was pushing her and...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Genetics kinda blessed me

    and f*cked me over. Blessed because I will look young and fresh, even when I'm in my 40s and 50s. F*cked because now, every girl thinks I'm still in high school cause I look young. What they don't know is that I may have the face of a high schooler, but I've got the d*ck of a...
    ViperRizzo ViperRizzo 18-21, M Feb 23

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    Oh You Want I.d....

    I hate it! I'm in my 30s and every damn time I'm out people think I'm 17. It really sucks...and now I'm going to get comments about how I should be grateful. I have my birthdate tattooed on the right side of my stomach, I.D. that. Oh, and also notice the streak of silver in...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    I Have No Quams!

    I have been asked by friends about how I managed to stay looking so young. I have no idea. It could be that I don't wear make-up, not showing much emotion may have had a hand in it, It could be the way I have been able to manage stress. I have no clue. I know it'll probably no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 3, 2012

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    I have always looked at least 10 years younger

    than what I am. It runs in the family. One year my mother walked me to class on the first day of school when I was in middle school, and the teacher told both of us we could have a seat...she thought my mother was a student! I am now 40 years old and working as an actor. I...
    rozangelez rozangelez 41-45, F Jan 15, 2014

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    I'm 43 years young this year.

    .. but I don't look it, unless I grow my beard out... or if you look closely at my ear hairs. LOL I feel old, though... can't breathe well, can't move well.. ya know, the typical old people syndrome.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    Bad Thing Now....great Thing Later....

    I'm nearly 21 and I look like I'm 14.People have often mistaken my mom as my grandmother.....but then again.....someone thought that my dad was her son.....In high school, people must have thought that I probably skipped a few grades because of being super smart or something. The...
    DoctorChurchie DoctorChurchie 22-25, F Jul 25, 2011

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    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    I Am So Sick Of This

    I am 21 and without my beard I look like am 14 this dose not help with the fact I am only 5'6, the dang thing itches when I sleep but its the trade off I have to make, when I am walking around the university with out it I am constantly asked by students and facility if I am lost...
    Webzone Webzone 18-21, M Jan 8, 2012

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    Apparently I Look 12..

    Im 34 years old and I have an 11 year old son. Just for the record im 5 feet tall and roughly 115 lbs. I went to his jr high school the first day so i could get involved in some parent activities.. I didnt really know the exact directions to the room I was supposed to go to so I...
    poeticprincess2003 poeticprincess2003 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    Yes, I am quite young... I am like 15.But I feel like I am quite mature for my age. But my parents think otherwise. I donĀ“t know what to say to that. Maybe they are right, but...
    LivingDeadGirl2000 LivingDeadGirl2000 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    yeah it's always how I've been. I was 15 when I lost my virginity to a 20 year old. since then ive always liked older guys.. and even older than that :/
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 3 Responses Mar 29

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    everyone tells me I act older than my age. I think it's because mom and dad never talked down to us. Plus I'm around adults more than kids because I'm home schooled. Most girls...
    y2kgirl y2kgirl 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 27

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    I don't know what it is about boys my age up until their late teens. Most of them are immature/jealous, and don't act their age. I don't get it? I feel older than my own age, yet I...
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I know this is a dangerous thing to say on the web, but hear me out. I like men that are AT MOST, 8 years older than me. No old grandpas for me. At the moment I have a crush on a...
    XraZorBladezX XraZorBladezX 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I think they bring out the wild in me. Especially when the guy is 9 years older than me. so sexy when he carress his hands all over my body until I'm powerless. Teasing me until...
    Sen22 Sen22 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I feel so much older than I am. I think it is because I had to grow up fast in taking care of my siblings and myself while my dad would beat my mom. I also had to take care of her...
    missminimae missminimae 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    People always say, "What? You're 19? You seem older". But then you've got those people who look at me and ask if I'm a freshman in high school haha
    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I seem to have a thing for guys older that me when I was 13 I dated a guy 5 years older then 14 a guy 4 years older it's a thing haha
    Silver1sil Silver1sil 16-17, F Mar 28

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    I'm 18 and since I was 12 even people have said I looked 16 and so on the number increasing with my age but it was never my age. As of now most people that first meet me in person...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I refuse to date people younger than me. I guess its all a matter of maturity. I want to be able to talk to someone about books and music. I don't want to be with someone who's...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I feel like I look like an old women and im only 18 people will say it too
    jujufruit12345 jujufruit12345 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    It's like everyone my age can only crack the annoying one-second laugh joke or respond to situations in the most inappropriate way. I try to look past their immatureness but...
    safiya999 safiya999 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    How old do I look in this pic?
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 23 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes they're hot sue me I like older guys it's not pedoish it's just I hate people my age with their **** haircuts I would rather have a real man
    anonymususer anonymususer 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I am so very wet right now and need an older man to help me. ;)
    Rebecca214 Rebecca214 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 23

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    when I was 15, I lost my virginity to a 20 year old. I'm 18 now, and since then, I've only preferred older men. I even tried having sex with a guy closer to my age, and it just...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 4 Responses Apr 1

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    i like guys my age too but i like starting to like guys older then me cause they know what their doing and how to do it.
    wsstar wsstar 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I may like older guys, but it doesn't mean I'm going to try charm every one I meet. I value friendship above all
    Kris94 Kris94 18-21, T Apr 7

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    I don't care about getting old. I've been 60 since forever. Besides, what's wrong with getting old? Everybody wants to live forever but at the same time nobody wants get older...
    Airlangga Airlangga 18-21 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm normally only attracted to men in their late 30s and 40s. We just get along better, have more to talk about, there's more spark, etc. but lately I've been having fantasies...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I turned 16 two days ago, I know I am still young but living my life I feel old! My mom acts too young and my brothers drive me insane. Probably does not help that I prefer to stay...
    CryoticLove CryoticLove 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I feel more mature than most people my age. I don't mind though. It makes it easy to talk to adults, which comes in handy.
    CockyLP CockyLP 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Everyone in the world is pretty shallow...me included. We look at someone & immediately judge them whether we mean to or not. If they don't look a certain way, then we don't even...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    "Falling in love" just because you like the way somebody looks is almost shallow in a way. It's like you won't accept somebody if they don't meet up to your expectations for the...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 9

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    is there really any other way to fall in love with someone? one doesn't fall in love with looks that is falling in lust. Noone has ever looked at a woman with curves in all the...
    geekygirl2 geekygirl2 26-30, F 18 Responses Apr 3

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