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I Look Older Than I Really Am

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    I'm 15 yet people think I'm 18
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    So Young Yet So Old - within the past maybe 3 months I've been asked if I'm 16, 18, 21, and 23. I'm only 15...
    cinnibonbon cinnibonbon 16-17, F Jul 20, 2013

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    Guess how Old I am. The majority say 16 Very few guess as old as 19 How old do U look to you?
    TiAmoRhino TiAmoRhino 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I've Always Been Mistaken For Being Older Than I Really Am. - When I was only 14 I was being mistaken as 16 or 17. Now that I'm 17 most people in town think I'm a college student...
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    Apparently I Look Older - Ever since I started high school everyone seems to think I'm older, like when I went I best buy like 5 workers asked what college i go to. And the first...
    katd1234 katd1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    People Always Mistook My Age - I'm 18,but people think I'm...22? Maybe I'm more matured for my age. Another reason may be because my sis and I look similar,and she's 6 years older...
    ellen183 ellen183 22-25, F Oct 7, 2010

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    I'Ve Been Told I Look About Thirty-Eight. - I don't think it's true, and it's very insulting! I look no older than thirty-seven, thank you.Really, though, I need to do something...
    ThePlisken ThePlisken 18-21, M Apr 23, 2013

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    Probably Not For Long - When I was a mid-teenager people would always guess me to be 4-8 years older than I really was. Of course you love that when you're that young. I'd have...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2008

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    Everyone... - Everyone always thinks I'm older than I am, and sometimes that's a real pain. I know I should be happy about that at my age, but it's weird, especially with guys...
    bricheer bricheer 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Always Looked 3-4 Years Younger But Not Anymore - People always though i looked younger by 3-4 years. It made me feel good to know I looked younger until one day at the airport...
    noursh noursh 26-30, F Sep 8, 2012

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    May Look, But Don't Feel -   I have always been mistaken for being older. Even when I was 17, I actually got into bars and bought beer with no I.D. check.  Most everyone...
    Ericaboo Ericaboo 46-50, M May 4, 2008

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    Not Really Sure..... - I have been told by a few people on here that I look older than I actually am, look at my picture and have a guess at how old I actually am, and no my age on...
    CharlieKos CharlieKos 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    I'm Just 13! - Many older guys specifically (17-20+) hit on me thinking I'm their age until they talk to me and realize I'm just 13... Do I really look old? Though most of the old...
    Jacklol Jacklol 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2012

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    My Age Is Always Guesses Wrong - Currently i'm a few day's off my 18th bday, and for the past three year's i've had people telling me i look atleast 19 (Sometime's as high as 30...
    guthrix guthrix 18-21, M Feb 12, 2011

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    Which Surprises Me. - When I was fourteen, I went with my older brother to his orientation for college. The people thought I was the one beginning college in the fall. I spend a...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 19, 2008

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    I Look Older Than I Am? - I don't really think so, but people often tell me that. Actually I have no idea what is the reason I've never been extra tall so maybe it happens because...
    SharWartard SharWartard 16-17, F Nov 12, 2010

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    They Say I Am Mature For My Age - I think it is true. They say they see some calmness in me that comes with years. Makes me wonder...if I live to be 70 or 80, how will I look then...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Nov 23, 2012

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    Confused? So Am I... - For the most part of my life I've been quite tall for my age. Recently I've stopped growing so now everyone towers over my but I remember a time when I was...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2007

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    A few women have told me this. I'm thinking that's not a good thing....
    squarenuts squarenuts 31-35, M Jan 13

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    Look Older Than I Am - Im 13, and most people think im like 15,16,17. even my cousins think im older than i am! its funny . i have had older guys trying to talk to me. alot of guys...
    Mimei Mimei 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Older - This is the price to pay when we stop taking care of ourselves.  I have gotten old.  Damn me.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2011

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    It's Just The Way I Am - I was a tall child and my puberty started early, so I guess I've always been looking older than I am. Few good examples are the fact that I've carried my...
    IdontKnowEther IdontKnowEther 22-25, M Sep 19, 2010

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    Having a combination of both acting and looking older than I am has allowed me to enjoy a variety of things most people my age aren’t allowed to do. I also have a fake I.D. so...
    melale melale 16-17, F Feb 3

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    Older Than My Age... - I quite look a bit older than my age. Well, I didn't realized that until lately. I was having a conversation with one of the staff, then she said, "Ma'am...
    Malikhain Malikhain 22-25 4 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    I constantly run into people who assume i am older. Today i was mistaken for a college student. I am tall for my age and I am definitely not skinny (or fat for that matter) so i...
    TheUnknownSinner TheUnknownSinner 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Fedup Of Looking Older!!!!! - i dont understand y ppl think that i look older than my age....can anyone tell me....
    rocker19 rocker19 18-21 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    Always Looked Older. - Ever since I was in grade school I could pass for an older youth, how I found this out was when my mom and I went for a movie and I paid for the tickets, now...
    JarredRay JarredRay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    I used to look more like my age back when I was 11. At that age, I looked like I was 9! I started to "develop" when I was around age 12. I was still kind of short (5'2") and I was...
    VegetarianVampire VegetarianVampire 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I'm always told i look somewhere between 17 and 22...
    Kittenfire Kittenfire 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I Look How Much Older??!! - At 23 I looked about 17 with my luxurious jaw-dropping golden blond hair and fair complexion. At 34 all that has changed. My luxurious hair is now...
    blondtommy29 blondtommy29 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    It's a Good Thing Too - I babysit two girls, ages 4 and six, and ladies at the park compliment me on my "beautiful children". Over the years I managed to skip three...
    germanlbs germanlbs 16-17, F Jun 25, 2008

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    Guys my age look like they are 18-19 and some of them dont even have a hint of facial hair,they look all fair and pretty and so lean, while i have spent my teen years playing out...
    vdrancer vdrancer 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm 15 and people mistake me for mid twenties
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm 15 and ppl think I'm in my early 20's
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Omg! - I was shopping with my OLDER sister, she's 24, I'm 21, and she came out of the dressing room to ask me what I thought of an outfit she had tried on, this lady asked me if...
    TheGoldenFinn TheGoldenFinn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    No-one Believes Me When I.... - ....say how old I am. I normally get about 5 years older I once got 10 years, but I had not slept for 48 hours and I was a little messed up. - RDW...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F Oct 20, 2007

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    People Confuse My Age Quite Often - Since I was guesses about my age have overshot by up to 15 years, and these days it isn't as cool as it used to be. I always thought it was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 11, 2012

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    xinwu xinwu 16-17, M Mar 27

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    Im 15, but some say i either look 12 or like 20. Lmfao
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I may look like I'm twelve, hence my baby cheeks face and short height, but I'm actually a 97 kid. Do the math. Asian problems forever. I would rather look younger than older; as I...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My brother is two years older than me and I have grown up around older guys so I'm very used to being around them. I usually date guys older than me.
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F Mar 29

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    No harm looking younger than you are. You get all the benefit when you are older, but you have to stay young in mind not just your body
    hughmark hughmark 56-60, M Mar 20

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    Well, I don't do it on purpose. But people are saying I act, think and talk older than my age.
    DreamerX01 DreamerX01 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 23

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    A lot people says my voice sounds like a 15 year old girl ,and sometime they said I look younger than I am because of my face it's small chubby chin, and I don't really like how...
    Linh222 Linh222 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I often look like I'm 17, 18, or even 19. That's because I never done any kind of drugs, or even smoked a cigarette. I've never even drank heavily. I eat right, drink plenty of...
    SamHarris SamHarris 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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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...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I met him when I was 29 and he was 42. Hmm, that math doesn't work out because he's 13 yrs old than I. Anyway, we met about 32 yrs ago and the age difference didn't seem so bad...
    Mwms2190 Mwms2190 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I don't intentionally do it but it appears that when I talk to people I get along better with older people more so than ones my age. I swear in the past week I've had about 4...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Now I'm one year older. Walking on two feet, realizing that my heart is colder.
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F Mar 30

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    My friends boyfriend has this friend. My friend and her boyfriend set me and his friend up. I was fine with this cause I didn't think it would I anywhere. We started texting and he...
    DalekLuvr DalekLuvr 13-15, F Mar 18

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    Im mature for my age and I think being with someone older will last longer
    summerRose02 summerRose02 16-17, F Mar 29