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    I Dont Look My Age

    age is only time that gets added to your timeyou can allways look young if you eat healthy foodlove is a part of it
    wessel wessel 51-55, M Feb 15, 2011

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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 carded. The one thing that drives me crazy the most with my appearance is that I get treated like a child, and people think they...
    TwoStep2RedHeads TwoStep2RedHeads 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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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 anyone guessing my age has been off by up to 10 years .. although there was one time this woman I was talking to at the gym of...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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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.
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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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 grown into my face. I have huge eyes and a round face, and it makes me look alot younger than i actually am. When i go to buy Cigarettes...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2014

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    I'm only 16 and these people think

    that I'm an adult pretending to be a teen. Man, these dumba$$es don't realize that it's puberty. I know that I look older than my age because of my facial hair, but damn, why being judgmental about it? It's not a big deal...
    RappingAboutMyLife RappingAboutMyLife 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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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's a nice compliment but never works out lol. it has to be in the gene's bcus i really don't have a daily regiment of any kind.
    gypsylu gypsylu 56-60, F Mar 14, 2013

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    I don't look my age cuz I skin ppls faces n

    wear em as masks for halloween
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Jan 30

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    I'm 28 years old and people think I'm 16 ,

    ,, I guess i should take that as a compliment,,, but sometimes it gets annoying,,,
    sactownbarbie sactownbarbie 26-30 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I'm 21 ( almost 22) and i look 16-17 ,

    everybody is always surprised by the way i talk and how mature i can be sometimes and it's annoying , everybody just expects me not to be as grown as i am just by the way i look .....
    Dezsire Dezsire 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm 14 and in 8th grade

    and I'm really small for my age. When most people meet me they think I'm 10 or 11 and in 5th or 6th grade, and treat me that way...and that makes me act that way too because it's what people expect.
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2014

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    I'm 30...yay... but people always assume I'm

    early to mid 20s. think young to be young!
    crushatl82 crushatl82 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I am 17 years old and people always think I'm

    like 13. It gets so annoying always be mistaken for 13. It's such a big difference.
    kaylar626 kaylar626 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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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 look 12 but I think they're exaggerating a little. I'm glad I don't look my age I kind of don't want to grow up either...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    I've been told I look like a short 16 year old

    when in reality I'm only twelve
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    For as long as I can remember,

    I really struggle with being my age. Not that I don't act my age but I don't look it. My circle of friends's ages ranges from 21 the youngest to 30 the oldest. I can't communicate with anyone my age or older. Most of the time I keep to myself and be a mentoring figure with my...
    ursula5376 ursula5376 36-40, F 4 Responses May 14, 2014

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    I guess I look like I'm 14?

    Or at least that's the general consensus...which is weird because in person people usually think I'm older than I actually am....hahaha
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    I am in my 30's, but people always ask me what

    year I am studying in university... that was at least 10 years ago! -_-
    StephanieDolphin StephanieDolphin 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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    I seem to look much younger

    than I really am. Most people meeting me for the first time think I'm like 16 or 17. Even a few of my friends have been surprised when I've told them my age. I just turned 23 a couple weeks ago.
    ZeroShadow ZeroShadow 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2014

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    I have terrible baby face.

    If it werent for my height people would probably think i was 12 or 11
    Marshey Marshey 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    I know I look my age,

    but last year when I had just turned seventeen, I was mistaken for a fourteen year old and a nineteen year old in the same day. Haha maybe women should ask me my age before they try any funny stuff, or perhaps they shouldn't try anything in the first place.
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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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 guys my age. Thats when I was like 18 up to about 28. Cause I felt that I was beiing treated a little different, as...
    Gaspar1111 Gaspar1111 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 12, 2010

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    Blessing Or A Curse?

    From the age of 16 to 19 I use to ride the bus for half fare (child's ticket) into town but still manage to enter the clubs without being I.D'd. The first time I was asked to prove my age was on my 19th birthday. The drinking age in the UK is 18. I gave the bouncer my driving...
    Bleed Bleed 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    ashleythis ashleythis 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    I am 30 but people usually think im 18-21.

    I use to hate it but the higher the number gets the more I appreciate it :)
    ShayChampagne ShayChampagne 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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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 driver's license?" Sometimes they want to see it. I'm 37 and Filipino. The funny thing is that when I order an alcoholic...
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

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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 genes or DNA it didn't bother me in the past but now I am starting to second guess everything on my life but turns out that I am not...
    caffinelover13 caffinelover13 22-25 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    so apparently i don't look my age my family

    always says i look young but a girl i kind of know said i look 23 an I'm 23 any feedback?
    OisinAlbanWinters OisinAlbanWinters 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I'm 15 and I get mistaken

    for being 18 or older!
    PassionateIndifference PassionateIndifference 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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    It feels good to see surprise on the faces of

    those who ask me if I am 16 or 18 - I consider it a blessing to look younger than I really do (it runs in my family, too)!
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2014

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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, talked to my mom and found out I had just graduated college.  She later came up to me and said, "Oh my God, I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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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 month lol. But I definitely do not look 14 at all. I don't know how that happened. I'm glad I don't look my age...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men as they are polite, respectful, generous, kind, intelligent, sensitive, caring, affectionate, and understanding. Many younger women would like to...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2014

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    I'm 13, but have always been told

    since I was little that I look and act a lot older. People usually guess me to be around 15 to 18.
    ducksoftheuniverse ducksoftheuniverse 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I will be 19 in like a month

    and a half and everytime someone discovers I am only 18, they completely over react like "Oh my gosh ! I thought you were atleast 12 or 14" lol it's funny but 12? Come on ! give me a little slack. A 12 year old shouldn't have as many piercings and tattoos as I do. sheesh
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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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 I looked 16. I was also mistaken to be my father's mistress with an illegitimate child (my baby brother) when I was around 13 (this was...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F Oct 15, 2012

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    thought I was the only one am 23

    but look younger than my age. I hate it when people ask me how old I am.
    npkpop npkpop 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    guys. I'm 14!!!!!!!!!

    !!! not 25 or something.
    ashleympressler ashleympressler 13-15, F 5 Responses May 16, 2014

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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 looking young, it's a bit of a problem. Yesterday I went into a drugstore and asked one of the cosmetics staff about how to look older. She said she...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2014

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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 excellent skin and a young looking face. My parents both look at least 10 years younger than they actually are, must be the European...
    missjjdn missjjdn 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Looking Young

    Most people don't believe that I'm in my late 30s. But in the last 4 years my life has made a 180 degree turn and I am an entirely different person than I used to be. Before I never dressed up, seldom wore makeup, and basically did nothing to make myself look good. But several...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    I am 26 but many people always mistaken

    and thought that i am 19 or 20 years old.. I once went to a hospital and the nurse treated me like i was a 12 year old kid he even used baby voice to talk to me treating me like im a baby but then when he checked my ID he realised that i am a 24 years old (back then) lol it was...
    cinderellyy cinderellyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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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 used to say things to my dad like, "Oh, you have your daughter with you today?" He would get so mad! I must...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    cartoonfan4ever cartoonfan4ever 18-21, M 13 Responses Jan 30

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    I was told a coworker

    that I look 18, when I am 22.
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I'm 24 but get mistaken

    for 15, all the time! Not always good because people will treat me like a child when I'm an ADULT!!! I only look young!!!
    happycupcake happycupcake 22-25, F Jan 31

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    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    People usually think I'm more

    than 10 yeas younger than I am. Hope that lasts!
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F Nov 14, 2014

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    I'm young for my 9th grade class

    but some people say I look like a junior.
    nfernandez23 nfernandez23 13-15, M Nov 16, 2014

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    People in my class keep asking

    if I'm a freshman! I always say no I'm the same age as you and they always say ,"o my god I'm sorry you just look so much younger!" Seriously! I know some people find that a compliment but when in highschool being treated like a little kid by those ur own age is pretty insulting...
    eternalmusics2017 eternalmusics2017 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Younger than you think.

    At my job this week a customer kept asking what grade I was in I kept telling him that I am 20 and in college XD It was kind of hard for him to believe Lol.
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Nov 14, 2014

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