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I Don't Look My Age

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    It's In My Genes - My mother always looked younger than she actually was. I remember going places with her when I was a teenager and having people mistake her for my sister. They...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    Not Taken Seriously As A Professional And Not Able To Make Friends Like Myself - I will be 30 very soon and no one ever guesses my age correctly. People do double takes and...
    AG2011 AG2011 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    Family Couldn't Tell - I went to Michigan and one of my mom's cousins had talked to me earlier in the day, before she talked to my mom.  Apparently, she went back downstairs...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Send A Welcome Basket! - i think your smokin hot i would love 4 u to suck my **** and i wished i new how to use this site
    cocksuckerswanted cocksuckerswanted 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    I'm 55 I Wonder Why Anybody That Is 25 And Older Looks Older Than Me? - Yes!  I'm 55 years old.  But people who are 25 years old and older, seem to look older than me...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2010

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    Young Outside, Old Inside - I've always looked younger than I'm suppose to be, many times my age is mistaken, I easily won the age guessing games at theme parks, and I always get...
    TwoStep2RedHeads TwoStep2RedHeads 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    I Look Too Young - I am almost 34 and everyone thinks that I am a teenager. It doesn't help that I am soft spoken and small-chested. I get raised eyebrows and snide remarks...
    Purplecandy Purplecandy 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    I Look My Age...when My Age Was About 10 Years Ago - I have decided it is my chubby cheeks and big eyes and full mouth that have made me look younger. I always here that my...
    AlwaysSmiling AlwaysSmiling 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2010

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    I look alot younger than i actually am and people would think hey, thats a good thing. But i am 18 and i look like a sophomore in high school. I'm short and i look like i haven't...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    People think I'm 20 sometimes. I start talking to them and they ask me how old I am and I tell them and apparently they think I'm several years older than I actually am. It's...
    RunYouCleverBoyAndRememberMe RunYouCleverBoyAndRememberMe 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    I have people tell me that I look like I'm in my early or late 20s. When I tell them my age, they say, "No way. You are joking with me." I ask them, "Would you like to see my...
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm Always Much Older Or Younger.... - Lol. It's true! I was was told that I looked to be 26 when I was 21...and these were by females. When males looked upon me, I was told that...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F Oct 15, 2012

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    I Don't Think I Look My Age And I'm A Guy - Maybe I'm just fooling myself! I was carded up until I was 29 years old. Then I felt like I sort of stayed the same for a long time...
    Peregrin Peregrin 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 20, 2010

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    I'll be 21 in the next couple day. If I've just shaved people often think Im around 17. Its a familial problem I'll be happy for in the futurecc
    Bscott34 Bscott34 18-21, M Feb 27

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    Old Enough Baby - I love how the older I get, the younger I look.  From now on, when men ask me, ``How old are you``, I am just going to wink and say, ``Old enough baby!``  LOL
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    This Really Used To Bug Me But Now I Love It. - I'm 26 years old, and sometimes i hate that, I wanted to get to 21, once i got passed that I wasnt best pleased. for a long time i...
    jossiemariable jossiemariable 26-30, F Feb 1, 2011

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    Sick Of Looking So Young... - I am 25 but most people say I look 16-18. I am slim and often described as tiny so maybe that is it but it drives me insane. It causes me a LOT of...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    Look As Old As I Feel Sometimes - ...I have been told I am more mature and wiser than my older siblings... ...I am 29 still later this year I will turn 30... I guess it is kinda...
    HTH83 HTH83 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    I Look Younger ! - I have a younger sister and everyone keeps asking us who is older. Not fair. >_>
    watermellonsmile watermellonsmile 16-17, F Jun 5, 2011

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    I Haven't For Years - The women in my family age gracefully. I am no exception. People constantly think I am younger than I actually am. I'm not complaining at all. I find it quite...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2010

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     Yes, According to Me ... -  Yes, according to me - no, according to others...it's all relative
    bobbyjean bobbyjean 51-55 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    Younger Men Always Hit On Me - i am going to be 55 on may/5.when i tell people im 54 they ddon't believe it.i am single and when i go out,i always get younger men hitting on me.it...
    gypsylu gypsylu 51-55, F Mar 14, 2013

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    Attraction - I don't look my age and it really annoys me. I have acne too and am unable to grow a beard. I only end up shaving once a week or so and even then, the growth is...
    ricardoferns ricardoferns 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2011

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    I actually get told I look younger in most cases but I'm okay with that. Someone thought I was married with kids once & that was interesting.
    warrioreo warrioreo 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I Don't Like Not Being Taken Seriously - I have a job that is heavily accounting oriented. I am responsible for, among other things, tracking costs. Every month I have to follow up...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    It's Weird... - I'm 37 but a lot of people think I'm still in HS or college. Since I'm adopted, I have no idea if it runs in the family.
    Julietta821 Julietta821 36-40 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    Usually this would be considered a good thing, since youth is much sought after. But when a woman gets treated like a child or teenager everywhere she goes, on account of...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'm 15!!! Not 13, in person I'm small but stop assuming I'm 13 because my age says 13-15. I'm 15. Bye.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    My Age - I don't look my age...I look older now, every since I got depressed and let myself really go!  :(  I hope and wish, once I shed the pounds, I will look at least my age...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 1, 2011

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    Look Younger, Feel Older..fair Trade! - Few things make me feel better than when I see people that I went to school with that I don't recognize even though they know me instantly...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    People say that I look 21!!! I'm like what the hell I'm 18 for crying out load!! Get it right people
    guitarfreak67 guitarfreak67 18-21, M Feb 2

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    Too Young. - Its actually quite funny. Untill not to long ago I still had to show my ID at bars and so on, im into my 30ts now, and when younger I always wanted to look like the...
    Gaspar1111 Gaspar1111 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 12, 2010

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    People Never Guess My Age - I'm 27 but most people when they meet me for the first time assume I'm much younger. Most commonly I get told that I look between 21 and 23. I have...
    missjjdn missjjdn 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    About 10 Years Younger - I've always looked young for my age plus I keep myself in good shape, exercising and not spending too much time out in the sun.  Through the years...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Not Sure What Age I Look Like - My sister told me that I don't have an age lol. xDShe says my eyes (which seem to reflect the wisdom I have learned in life) with my glasses on...
    RemnantAngel RemnantAngel 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Guess Not -  Guys always ask me how old I am. They think I'm a freshman or something but I'm a senior in high school. I guess I still look like a 14 year old instead of a 17...
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    People have been mistaking me for an adult since I was thirteen. It gets awkward sometimes.
    ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes ThatOneGirlWithTheBlueEyes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Younger - Everyone says I look young for my age. I just turned 31 less than a month ago, but most people think I'm in my early 20's. I even got mistaken for a 14 year old last...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    Moisturize - I just turned 40 July 8. Unlike most women I have not been depressed about it. I think a big factor in it is I do not look my age. Most people think I am at least 5...
    strawberry1969 strawberry1969 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2009

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    I Felt Like A Million Bucks - I opened my Face book page and there is a message from a former neighbor. "Are you the Dee that lived next door to me on So and So Street? I wasn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    I Don't Think I Was Born In 1987 - I am 25 years old but I don't look my age lately I have been thinking that I wasn't born on October 24th 1987 or there is something wrong with my...
    caffinelover13 caffinelover13 22-25 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    Almost 20, But "Look 14 At the Most!" - I don't think I look so young. But at the same time I don't feel like I'm an adult either. I understand I look young for my age. Okay, I get...
    lilmissjohnson lilmissjohnson 18-21 2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    Younger Than I Look - I kind of don't look my age not that I am complaining I just turn 19 a few months ago and people still think I'm either 14 or 15 a few of my friends said I...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    I don't bother hiding anymore I love me and I love how I look. I still can't help but cry sometimes from the ridicule though.
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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago