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I Am to Young Looking For My Age

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    It's So Awkward

    I look like I'm about fourteen or fifteen. I was a senior in a sophomore class in high school (result of poor scheduling) and everyone thought I was a freshman. I had to show them my driver's license to convince them. Oh well, this one guy told me that I'd be "such a MILF", so...
    abigail12 abigail12 18-21 Jul 15, 2011

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    Young Mommy

    Well I am 25 years old a mother to two kids and a wife.I always get told I look any where from 16 to 22 but the 22 is very rare.I hate it because I want the respect an adult deserves.I always get carded and girls and old people always give me dirty looks thinking that I am just a...
    sammypooh01 sammypooh01 21-25, F Oct 12, 2007

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    Get Asked For Id All the Time ...

    Get asked for ID all the time and I'm 25!!
    ClurBearT ClurBearT 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2007

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    Yes I Do Look Way Young !

     I am a 27 year old guy and have girls about 15 or 16 that flirt with me. Its hilarious and my older sister noticed it on a trip to Gatlinburg Tennesee last year.  She heard these junior high girls talking about how they liked me and I just kind of rolled my eyes like...
    Franklinboy27 Franklinboy27 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Yes, I Still Get Carded (i'...

    Yes, I still get carded (I'm 25 remember) to get video games with a MA rating, CDs with a parental advisory label...you have to be 16 to get those, c'mon.
    mandarose524 mandarose524 26-30, F 1 Response May 5, 2007

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    I Can't Stand Looking This Young Anymore...

    I just turned 26 years old today and I'm 5 feet tall, but when people look at me, they see a 15 year old little girl and being short doesn't help either. I guess its in my DNA/genes or something. This really annoys me, because I am a licensed practical nurse and I work in a...
    cyberangel99 cyberangel99 26-30, F 5 Responses May 14, 2011

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    ++im 19 and look 15 and im sick of it.

    i cant grow facial hair and im tall (6'2) and skinny. it has really affected my life. i am very self concious and i have a low self esteem. i have even been with a woman because im too afraid to try in case im made a fool of. i am tired of being treated like a child. its so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    Still Get Carded At 40+

    I have always look much younger than I am. It was annoying in my 20s, but now at 41 I don't mind so much. I get carded about half the time depending on what I am wearing. My thick light blond hair is probably what does it. That and a good complexion. I have even been...
    blondtommy29 blondtommy29 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    I'm A 28 Year Old Guy!

    but the funny thing is that I work with my brother at his pool store and everyone that comes in thinks that I am his son my brother is 37 years old and he hates when people call me his son. Personally, it is funny to me, but I love being mistaken for being in my teens.
    nels192001 nels192001 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Too Real

    omg I saw this group whilst browsing and this is so real for me. People have always made fun of me because I'm 19 but I look 12. Its probably the main thing I'm self conscious about because I'm always asked for my id in public places. I overhear boys talking about me saying...
    brokenangel92 brokenangel92 18-21, F Feb 29, 2012

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    All My Life...

    I have been pretty much a baby face-I don't know if is my face or my body that brings my age down. (I have been pretty small ever since I was born). When I was 19, someone told me they could not believe I was in college. At 22, someone told me I looked 17. This mostly happens...
    silver222 silver222 22-25, F Aug 1, 2011

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    To an extent...people usually ...

    To an extent...people usually think I'm a bit younger than I am.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F Jan 12, 2007

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    Im 22 Almost 23 and People ...

    Im 22 almost 23 and people think Im  like 16 I love it!!
    krista19 krista19 21-25, F Aug 10, 2008

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    Life On Pause.

    I'm 26 not that anyone ever believes me. I recently found a picture of myself when i was 13 holding my baby cousin. I still look exactly the same. I showed my mum the picture and she laughed, i didn't see the funny side to it. I'm so sick of everyone treating me like a little...
    ArtPro ArtPro 26-30, F Dec 29, 2012

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    Too Young to Be Taken Seriously

    I'm 21 but because I am just over 5 foot and have a youthful face people think i'm 13-17 years old.  I constantly get ID'd and feel I get overlooked by men my age because they think I'm too young.  I didn't even want a big 21st birthday party because I never like...
    rosewoods rosewoods 18-21 2 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    People Mistake Me For Much You...

    People mistake me for much younger than I am.  This has always been the case.  No matter what I wear or the amount of makeup I put on, the general public sees me as no older than a teenager.  I get carded everywhere.  The high school bus stop and the public...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2007

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    I Hold My Youth...so Far.....

    A lot of people are blown away when they find out how old I am, considering what I look like..... I am going on 41 ( Oct 29th), I am 5 ft 7...120 lbs, very curvy and slender, young looking in the face...so far..getting away with it, can't believe it my self, being my weight as...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Oct 6, 2010

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    Thank God!

    I know that this isn't something that men usually think about, but I am so glad to look younger than my age. I feel like it's important in my situation. My wife left me, and I'm 34. Honestly, 34 isn't a relationship death-sentence for a man. I don't mean that as a...
    starless starless 31-35, M Oct 6, 2010

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    I'm 20 years old, 5"1'

    and I'm so sick and tired of people telling me I have a baby face, that I look like I'm 14. I'm TWENTY YEARS OLD I'm a grown woman. I hate looking like a child, I'm so sick of it. Will I ever grow out of this "baby face" ?!
    JerseyRoyaltyx0 JerseyRoyaltyx0 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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    Looking Young For My Age

    Wow I realise that are lots of people both male and female in the same boat. I am 27 years old male but look like 16 I guess. Only about 5,7 and 140 lbs with a baby face. I get so sick of the same comments enjoy looking young why it lasts..Enjoy what??? not being taken seriously...
    bhazzzed bhazzzed 26-30 Nov 26, 2012

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    Constantly!

    I am rapidly approaching 34 years old.  People consistently guess I'm in my 20s...and not just the ones trying to suck up!Last summer I got carded buying booze...twice!  (I only did it 3 times!)  One of those times the checker looked at my ID for ages like she was trying to...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    It Can Be Annoying.

    I am 23 and and most people think I am a teenager around 14-16. Sometimes I have been mistaken for 12 as well. I remember working and a lady almost went to the manger because she thought they hired an underage worker, she thought I was 12. I had to keep convincing her I was 23...
    LunaBell87 LunaBell87 22-25 1 Response Jul 18, 2011

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    Trust Me.

    Everyone says it's a good thing. "...You'll look younger when you're old!" Having a 'baby-face' and being short is nothing to be jealous of. Trust me. It's difficult to be taken seriously. I cannot be annoyed or frustrated in public without a friend either going "Awww...
    TimeDragonClock TimeDragonClock 18-21, F Jul 14, 2011

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    Looking 45 At 65

    Until I was 35 I  was routinely carded. "You don't look it" is the standard response I always get from anyone who asks my age, including doctors.I can easily take 15 to 20 years off my true age and be believed.The ultimate proof is in the people who are attracted to me...
    DorianNotgrey DorianNotgrey 61-65 2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Looking Young

    i am getting on a bit now but have always looked young for my age it might have something to do with being small as well i use to be able to get half price on transport got me and a friend home by boat and rail halfprice fare because they thought we were younger than what we were...
    claracluck claracluck 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2007

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    Always Looked Older

    When I was 14, my 8 year old sister, another 14 year old and I went ice skating.  When they had paid for their passes, I got to the window and the lady goes, "Are you going skating with them too, Mom?"  My sister and friend busted out laughing and started...
    Chanteuse1984 Chanteuse1984 26-30, F Jun 13, 2007

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    Sometimes I Get Complements Ca...

    Sometimes I get complements cause I look younger than I am but I don't let that go to my head cause most of these comments come from people who don't see me first thing in the morning lol!
    chooselife chooselife 36-40, F Jan 11, 2007

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    28, But My Face Hasn't Changed Since I Was 12

    I am a 28-year-old married woman who is constantly being mistaken for someone much younger. I almost always get ID'd for alcohol, sometimes very rudely by people who make their minds up that I am underage before seeing my ID. I get treated like a child by strangers, I have been...
    ShellLou ShellLou 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9, 2010

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    22 and I Look 14

    I'm a 22 and about to graduate from College. I've said this before, but if i had a dollar for ever blank stare, odd look, stupid question, or downright insult I've gotten in bars/ clubs Bill Gates would be my butler. . I went to see a rated R movie with my ex, and they made me...
    Omney Omney 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Just The Other Day

    A woman told me she thought I was 24. Ten years younger than I am. Hehe, when I was younger it made me mad, but now it makes me feel pretty good!
    starless starless 31-35, M Oct 11, 2010

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    Incredibly Baby Faced Didn't Think Tere Were Many Like Me

    Anyway I'm 18 now but of course I look like a 13 year old this is really irritating as I'm single. It really does hurt when you go out with a chick have incredebly good conversations and try to go push a little bit further only to find out later she couldn't get over you baby...
    HpG1994 HpG1994 18-21 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    A Young Looking Mom

    Ever since I was a teenager people always assumed I was younger than I really was. In over 15 years that hasn't changed. Some may think this is great, don't get me wrong, it is if your going out for a night of fun. However, it also has it's drawbacks. As you get older, you...
    alevic alevic 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Eternal Youth Gene

    Mom, my sister and I all look younger than we are. Mom barely managed to look fourteen for her senior picture retake and she was eighteen (the first time around she looked ten). She still looks pretty dang young for someone in her sixties who had three daughters. Now, I just...
    vickis vickis 18-21 2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Too Young Looking?

    I am 20 and without makeup, I look 15! I am 5ft, 100 lb and being very petite doesn't help. I was always the short kid and the young looking one. When I was 17 and in high school, I really liked this one guy I met the previous year. He was 20 and thought I looked way too young...
    JuniperBerry JuniperBerry 19-21, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    28 And Look 16

    i am 28 and look 16. I get the blank stares, the stupid questions and still get treated like a kid. The you look so good for your age. you're lying and so forth. It's very hard to meet people. I have gotten kicked out of places and humiliated , insulted yada yada. Now i know im...
    itziebitz itziebitz 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2010

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    18

    I look 15 maybe. And I'm rather short so it doesn't help the cause. The only thing that makes me look a little older I suppose is the fact I have a huge *** and kinda larger beeeeeewbs xD But ehhhh >.> I still look little. I have really chubby cheeks and a babehh face -.-
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    Too Young? Might As Well Make It Work For You

    Im 39 im not sure how old i look by my girlfriend is 21 i get carded everytime i buy anything, smokes, alcoho,l etc. people always give me a double take when they see my ID usually a "no way" or "holy ****" accompany's it. maybe ill write a diet plan book lol
    c4rson c4rson 36-40 Mar 5, 2011

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    The Ups & Downs Of Getting Mature Look

    Is it because of my young face? My small body posture? Or both? I'm not sure.Some people see me as young as middle high school girl. In fact I'm almost 28.Even when I'm talking on the phone, strangers or far relatives often misinterpret me as a child. I am often being...
    mechakucha mechakucha 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2011

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    To Every Gift There Is A Curse

    Im 30 yrs old  but I always get card at the store or clubs. My size has alot to do with it too. I'm 5'3'' and round 120lbs. It ****** me off cus I hate when ppl think that I'm not experienced or wise becuase I look like I'm 21 yrs old. I believe I didn't get a job that...
    roland2010 roland2010 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2010

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    I Look Really Old For My Age A...

    I look really old for my age actually. good now. not so good when im 40!
    custardcreamxo custardcreamxo 16-18, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2007

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    31 And Looking In My Teens

            I am 31 and I look 14 or 15 or around there to many people.  When I was in high school, other students said I looked "12 or 13".  My looking young is extreme now.  Actually, on a website for guessing the age ...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2010

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    Looking Around..

    I'll graduate this year, so I belong to the oldest students in my school. However, I believe that I look younger than most of the other students. The reason for this is probably not my face or something, it is because I don't wear make up. And every little girl is just wearing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 5, 2008

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    I Know What It's Like.

    I'm the oldest and I'm 19 and often people think my 15 year old sister is older than me! It's annoying and then even she says it all the time. I DON'T EVEN LOOK THATTT YOUNG, not drastically. But idk, people don't expect me to be 19 they say I look like 15 or 16 it's so annoying...
    ctw213 ctw213 18-21, F Apr 19, 2011

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    YES! ...

    YES! and its really starting to get on my last nerve!  I went to see Saw three and they wouldn't even let me in.  First I had to show two forms of ID at the window and once I got to the door to go in I had to show both IDs again.  Don't even get me started on...
    uncommonlysweet uncommonlysweet 26-30, F 4 Responses May 3, 2007

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    I'm 17 and a senior in highschool.

    Everyone who I meet thinks I'm a freshman of sophomore :P I personally know one of the teachers from outside of school, and I walked into his room once for something. He introduced me to his (sophomore) class and said "Class, this is Lexi. For any of you that don't know her, she...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    I Really Hate It

    You know why i hate it despite people say its a good thing is because people don't take me seriously when i go out and they laugh at me when I take authority. People always ask to see an ID and a man once told me that I look like Im 14 years old and couldn't believe i was 18...
    iLikeBBQchicken iLikeBBQchicken 18-21, F Sep 25, 2011

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