I Hate People's Condescending Attitudes About My Age

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    So What?

    yes I'm 17. does that make much of a difference? should peoples opinions of me be altered because of the years I have under my belt? I can truly say that I have experienced much in my short lifetime giving me the knowledge I need to survive.. many people thing I am arrogant...
    sindayla sindayla
    18-21, F
    May 9, 2009

    I'm Nineteen, Not Stupid.

    I really, really cannot stand people who act surprised when I know things that they wouldn't expect someone of my age to know.  It doesn't matter that I wasn't alive during certain musical groups' peaks, I can still appreciate their music and wear their t-shirts and...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 4, 2009

    Its What I Have to Offer.

    perhaps I am younger then most, but this doesn't make me any less capable then the rest. I am young, but I have experianced much in my short life time that allows me to understand things in a different way. I don't like that people are judgmental of teenagers, I...
    cindy17 cindy17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2009

    They Just Do..

    Everyone, including family members, co-workers, friends, they all talk to me like I'm a child that doesn't know anything. I'm going to be 21 this year, and yet I know nothing? I just feel like everyones ***** because of their condescending attitude towards me as a person and my...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09
    22-25, F
    Feb 21, 2012

    Just Like Everyone Else....

    I really dont understand why people show attitude according to a person's age.... They say I dont understand... Im playing games.... Im too young... ....so what?....it matters what people have been through, not their age...some look for comfort just like...
    ConLocura ConLocura
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2009

    I Look Younger Then My Age

    I love it when people think that I'm younger then my age. I had nurse one time that thought that i didn't have a drivers license. A lot of peoplethink that I'm not 24 at all. They seem to think that I'm yonger then my age. I guess its a good thing that people think that I'm...
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2010

    I just posted something saying basically you

    can ask me anything and some old guy said what could we possibly want to ask a little baby boy. So, I told him idk maybe what it feels like to be able to get hard lmao.
    texaslng2000 texaslng2000
    16-17, M
    2 Responses May 26, 2014

    Biggest Hypocrites

    I get a lot of family trying to give me advice on things they have no idea on. They have this ideal that because their older than me their "experience" somehow makes them smarter then me. I seriously want to ask them what makes them think I'm as much of an idiot they perceive me...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork
    Nov 22, 2011


    serouisly. im starting to wonder who is the dummer ones here. the adults or the teens. every single person at walmart that is an adult is afriad of teens becuse one. only one teen. took a plastic sqiurt gun with out paying for it. now they act like we will go up to them and push...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero
    18-21, T
    1 Response Oct 29, 2009

    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating

    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
    Dec 2, 2014
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