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I Have Been Told I Look Younger

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 456 People

    I Was Told I Was 16 Years Old In The Beginning Of This Year!?

    I knooooow I don't look that young lol. But yeah, there have been several occasions where people thought 22, 21...18!? *shakes head*
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Nice Birthday Present

    It was my 25th birthday. I went to buy wine for the party. They asked my ID. What a nice birthday suprise!
    GreenBow GreenBow 26-30, F Apr 19, 2013

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    True That!

    I am fairly short and petite. There is a neat Russian saying " The small dog always looks like a puppy." :))
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Jul 21, 2010

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    18 Again

    I went to the doctor a few days ago to get my thyroid checked. They got my birthdate wrong. Wehn the nurse came in and we were talking about my meds, I said "I've been taking anti-depressants since I was 18" and she looked right at me and said you are 18.. Huh? they had my birth...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    I Should Have Said Something.

    I was at a snack place in a store when my boyfriend was buying a slushie. He asked for one and the cashier said "What are you? Like 30?" and we both just stared at her like... what? And then she continued and said, "I think it's so funny how like 12 year old boys have men's...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F Mar 21, 2010

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    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    people used to ask me are you in college i

    would tell them ive been out of college for 3 years
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    I Went On Holiday.....

    Dear EP! I have also been told that I look much younger than my actually age and I love to get know that from men especially young men. It´s nice to know, that you are still in game and got the stuff! But the weirdest part is, that older men seems to have the same...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F Nov 5, 2011

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    Mother With 4 Kids!!

    Well My avatar pic was taken about a year ago. I am now 35 years old. I have 4 kids. Some people don't believe it, but it's true. My kids keep me young. I have twin boys who are 11 years, two little girls a 4 year old and a 11 month old. Yep, that's me and it's true. Believe it...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    having a 'kind of a' baby face ,

    and acting immaturely and being short ,, made me look younger than my age , wish is NOT cool by the way -_- , cuz i get treated like a child sometimes XD i wanna get taller :'( Tina <3
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I Get Stopped In The Mall :(

    I'm 17 and I look it for the most part but my boyfriend is a year and four months younger than I am... and looks about two years younger than he is. This doesn't bother me at all, I think he's absolutely adorable, but we do get stopped in the mall since there's the most...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F Oct 26, 2009

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    Maybe It's The Freckles

    I'm in my thirties, but I look a lot younger. I have freckles on my nose and on my cheeks which I have had since I was a kid. Usually when I reveal my age I am met with uplifted eyebrows and explanations of surprise. A coworker asked me recently what my secret was. I told her...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Yes. I have been told I was younger

    than I look. What you think?
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Isn't It Flattering?

    I will be 44 in a few months and most people think I'm around 35. I love it! I eat healthy, exercise, have never smoked or had alcohol and usually drink only water, and never wear make up. I think all of that has something to do with looking young.
    RawRedhead RawRedhead 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2010

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    One Of Robertas Stories

    When we were young we and one other couple bought train passes and we had made a fews tops over that last week and we made a stop in CO and we found a hotel to stay in then we saw a KFC and went to get some food and we saw a park as we all walked over to the park to eat dinner...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 29, 2013

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    :)

    Yeah I have been told that I look younger than I am. It used to insult me but I'd much rather look younger than older.When I was still at uni, and I was about 19 or 20 I went into a book shop and my mum was buying books for my sister who was going into year 10 and the lady at the...
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Jan 13, 2013

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    I Don't Believe It

    I got cigarettes for my roommate the other day at the convenience store, and they carded me. Does that mean I don't look over 18? Then today, when I got some goodies at the bridal shop, she thought I was 20. I said "that's nice of you". I rationalized it though, telling myself...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    I've Been Told Than I Look Younger...

    ..than I really and truly am. I guess that for the better right.
    StephanieManoso StephanieManoso 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    Forever Young

    People can be nice when it's easy. They used to say "you look so young for your age" "you can't possibly be that old". Then...it all stopped. Or that is how I perceived it. But looking back on it now. It seems it happened because I felt unworthy to be young and have compliments...
    Benchstone Benchstone 56-60, F Dec 14, 2012

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    No Really I'm The Big Sister

    When people 'guess' my age they generally guess 3 to 4 years younger then I actually am. which i find strangely entertaining. My sister who is 4 years younger then me is often thought of by acquaintances and coworkers to be older then me. Even people have known us forever...
    FleaMarketeer FleaMarketeer 26-30, F Nov 17, 2011

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    10 Years Younger...

     Apparently i look about 15 at times - i'm 25! i'm always handed under 18 club night leaflets and frequently charities stop me to ask how old i am so they can get me to sign up (if you're under 18 they don't want to know) when i tell them my birthday, they seem pretty...
    jellihejj jellihejj 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2009

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    Can I See Your ID Please

    I get ided all the time - at the liquor store - I quess because I seldom go there so they dont recognize me as a regular , when I buy cigarettes - quitting soon so that will stop or when I order a drink at lunch or dinner. I just casually hand it over and then they just serve me...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    I Dont Look My Age

    Looking young runs in my family. I just turned 48 and people say I look like I'm in my late 20's or early 30's. Indeed it's a compliment, but sometimes I wish I looked older. I feel like I don't fit in with others my age. My mother is 87 and she could pass for mid 60's. My...
    tickleshy tickleshy 46-50, F Jul 18, 2013

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    It's Because I'm Short

    I am 17 years old and a senior, but I'm pretty short. When people I just meet look at me they think 14-15. They seem so surpised when I tell them my real, but the truth is, I kind of enjoy it. I can trick people with my height, lol.
    MusicalLover MusicalLover 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    people always ask me

    if I'm 15 haha no im 19 but thanks!!!
    lilacwines lilacwines 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I hate it I look 8 and plus I'm

    so short only about five foot two gahh I just want to look like the 17 year old I am lol
    avianna102938475 avianna102938475 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Society has long become more open to the idea

    of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you, making older men feel younger in return. Typically, women mature at a faster rate than men do and sometimes a 50 year old man is more compatible...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    Made Me Happy

    I am thirty two now, but back in August while I was still just about thirty one I was asked how old I was by my bff's brother and when he was told how old I was he was really surprised and said "I thought you were about eightteen!" lol. That made me pretty happy, lol. =) ...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Story Of My Life

    To this day, people will ask me if I'm old enough to drive, or to enter a contest that requires you do be at least 18. I'm nearly 25.
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F Dec 4, 2012

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    Look Younger

    It is so true... Usualy younger man aproach me to date and even don't get discourage when i anonce my age 49.You look for maturity and longivity of a relationship not for a one night stand. I go to gym 2-3 times, swim and enjoy and care for my body.It is a vesel and very tresured...
    babebrook babebrook 46-50, F Nov 19, 2010

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    I have been told my voice sounds very kind and nurturing. People have told me its difficult to tell when I'm angry because my voice still sounds very gentle even when I'm upset. It...
    tendersoul22 tendersoul22 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I have been told this as it seems I always bring up sad issues for no apparent reason, even if it wasn't a big deal or even that sad. I do catch myself feeling like I'm purposely...
    lilyranger90 lilyranger90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I have been told :) AKA bad *** movie voice
    WhosChaos WhosChaos 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I have always been told that my voice is calming and relaxes people. I was a preschool teacher for a couple years and was told that makes sense because I have the perfect voice for...
    ToBeYours ToBeYours 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    She is a world famous French actor, she's been in lots of movies here, and in Hollywood. You might know her from Belle de Jour, or The Hunger, or Indochine.I've been told on a few...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I've been told that I kinda look like Liv Tyler and my eyes reminds people of Emma Stones (not the eye colour).
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I hav also been told I hav very nice voice on phones also got many job offers on phone prvsly I use to work in hotel front desk I got a call from other hotel that there rooms r...
    Angel763 Angel763 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been told by multiple people that I am super cute and adorable :)
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 5

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    I've been told that but..... Ha!! it's not true .-. *sigh*
    PrincessAyyoBbyBoo PrincessAyyoBbyBoo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    i have been complimented on my telephone voice many times. ive even had job offers to be a receptionist just because of my telephone voice. when i was a teenager it has gotten many...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    When I go to pick up my son (16 years old) from school, his friends does know who am I. When he told them that is my mom, they thought I am 18 years old. Nice :)
    Sadlyeverafter2 Sadlyeverafter2 41-45, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    My friends told me that i looked like my fave , but i was like hell nah
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 4

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    A customer told me I look like Drew Barrymore.... But all my friends think that I look like Lorde (a not so pasty thin version).
    Southernpanda Southernpanda 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Photo of me beside my look a likes.....Some people here at EP say I kinda look like Miranda Cosgrove who I didn't know till now. I saw this pic of her on google and had one "almost...
    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    This has happened a lot ever since The Weeknd got famous. I had been listening to him for years without actually seeing him so when I did I was like "Wait the hell up! That looks a...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M Aug 23

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    People say that I look like Donald Glover/ Childish Gambino. Somedays I see it. Others, not so much.
    ATouchOfGray ATouchOfGray 18-21, M Aug 3

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    LOL I once got this app on my phone that was some sort of celebrity lookalike thingy. You upload a picture to it and it just matches your face with bare celebs and is knew it was...
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Nicki Minaj lol Her recent looks are way better than before
    JustIndifferent JustIndifferent 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My sister said with curly hair I look like Lana del ray
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Sometimes people will come up to me and just look deeply into my eyes and say they love them. It's actually kind of creepy 90% of the time D:
    blackbirdfly84 blackbirdfly84 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Today at work, a customer I helped said "wow, you have such beautiful eyes." It made my day! My eyes change color based on lighting, but at work one eye looks a little more blue...