I Look Older Than I Really Am

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    I have an older sister who's 23

    and I am 16, everyone always asks if we're twins because I guess we look so much alike.. but when we tell them we're not that we're actually seven years apart, they assume I'm the older one lol.
    Jewie Jewie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    Some guy tried to flirt with me

    and even bought me a drink because he thought I was over 21 lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    This is true and I've been mistaken

    for a parent it's very awkward
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2015

    I hate that . My sister is 8years older

    than me and they will card her before they card me
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2014

    Not actually 18 I'm 15,

    just wanted to see the 18+ things hahahah
    maddieissokewl maddieissokewl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2015
    xElliotx xElliotx
    18-21, M
    Jul 27, 2014

    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 thinning and receding. My envious golden blond color is now drab mousy brown. My muscular physique is now skinny. While I am no...
    blondtommy29 blondtommy29
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2011

    I am told I look 40 or older,

    but I'm 29 years old. Balding runs in the family, and I refuse to shave the mustache.. I have been hit on by older women, many times even though I am happily engaged to my very lovely @StandingFirm.
    katanazero katanazero
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2015

    I'm a 12 year old mistakened

    for a 16-17 y/o. I'm nearly 2 metres in height and I look older than everyone in my class level. It would seem an advantage; but I dread it, honestly. I'm "The odd one out" my height and difference makes me so noticeable. I wouldn't mind being able to shrink.
    LisaIsBest LisaIsBest
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    I'm always being told

    that I look so much older than I am and it's rather scary. Personally I think I look my age rather than looking older. For example today, I was walking round Brighton and I got 3 men either asking me for my number or inviting me into the bars in the lanes. I just politely...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Feb 21, 2015
    lorengray lorengray
    13-15, F
    Mar 15

    get told it a lot, being able to buy alcohol

    without being ID'd definitely has it's bonuses though lol
    camb1zzle camb1zzle
    18-21, M
    Oct 18, 2015

    I'm 18 and since I was 12

    even people have said I looked 16 and so on the number increasing with my age but it was never my age. As of now most people that first meet me in person or see a photo assume mid 20s I even had someone say I looked 30 wtf! I don't know if this is a bad thing or not I hope I don...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321
    18-21, M
    Mar 30, 2015

    everyone says that I look older

    than I am. I'm 16, but everyone mistakes me for 20-22 all the time.
    emgal emgal
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

    Sometimes, people confused

    and think that i and my mom are sister ...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 2, 2015

    Everyone thinks I'm in like mid 20's

    but I'm only 17 lol it's a blessing and a curse 😩
    annax0 annax0
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

    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 in the hot sun,so i look all rough and tough,with muscular body and even though i am 21, i look like a 23-24 yr old guy and sometimes...
    vdrancer vdrancer
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2014

    I'm 16 on Sunday. People seem to have mixed

    opinions on this matter...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    Lol. I'm 13 but people have told me

    that I look 16 or older πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸ‘ŒπŸ™…
    Lollipopgoddess Lollipopgoddess
    13-15, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2014

    Im 15 but everyone thinks im like 18-20.

    At school they thoughy they assigned me the wrong classed .-.
    Kittenfire Kittenfire
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2014

    How old do you guys think I look?

    People say I look a lot older then 13
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Apparently enough to get into casino lol.

    ... Try the bars next haha....
    Trappad Trappad
    18-21, M
    Jun 13, 2015
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Jan 7, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jan 4

    i am about.13-15. dont wanna specify

    for safety reasons lol but i have a very mature body and i dont think its normal... i am always mistaken for 18-24 years old. i dont mind the attention but sometimes it gets really creepy and i feel really uncomfortable...
    Fample Fample
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    When I was 13, I went to a restaurant with my

    11 year old cousin and someone thought I was my cousin's mom.............................. ?
    simplyOCD simplyOCD
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

    I started driving at 16

    and helped around by dropping off my siblings at school whenever my parents had to go to work. At 18, I was already working at a pharmacy while still in college and was constantly hit on my men older than my father's age. The question in regards if whether I was married or not...
    tiffanyandasaltshaker tiffanyandasaltshaker
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 24

    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 giving me 'looks' that make me feel uncomfortable.
    bricheer bricheer
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

    Im 14, and I'm always told I'm a realist,

    but I honestly just see the truth in everything. Everyone says I look 17-18. I have friends in their 20s who've graduated from my school, and it's not weird at all. Like, they're not pedos or anything. They're great. I have the body of an 18 year old, and my mind isn't far...
    fayeinanightmare fayeinanightmare
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2014

    People of always thought me

    and my twin brother older than we actually look LOL I guess that's a good thing we rarely got carded for movies back in the day and was able to sneak into rated R movies when we were only 14 or so
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 2, 2015
    Iamalostcause Iamalostcause
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    How old do I look? I've been mistaken from ages

    11-20. I want to know how old do you think I look?
    kittykattt6918 kittykattt6918
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    "Girl, just give me 5 minutes

    and I'll make that hair even curlier." < that was a pick up line I guy used on me when I was at the mall earlier today and he thought I was at least 23, he was 29.
    MariexOkay MariexOkay
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2015

    I'm 15 and people mistake me

    for mid twenties
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    I hear that a lot, I'm only 16,

    aka a minor. So if you way older men could leave me alone thanks πŸ‘Œ
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    Nobody cards me when I buy lotto tickets,

    I'm 18 which is the legal age to buy lotto tickets, but I look like I'm 25. It's so weird lol
    LibertyCityPD LibertyCityPD
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 22

    People tell me I look 18

    and I seriously do not know how to convince someone that I'm seriously 14. I'm 14 so stop telling me my age range on this app isn't right.
    mojodubs mojodubs
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Jan 17

    Well I was walking home from GameStop one day

    and these guys come up to me and asked me to take their money and buy them some alcohol. I'm 16, 6ft tall with an awesome beard, but I'm commonly mistaken for a man with an awesome beard
    flyxguydom flyxguydom
    16-17, M
    Sep 13, 2015

    I'm 15. I get told I look anywhere from 18-21

    years old. Only older teen guys notice me / hit on meπŸ’© they just wanna **** anyways πŸ˜…
    loladdicted loladdicted
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    The full beard and mustache doesn't help me

    look any younger. My voice only adds to the effect. There has even been college students who believed I was older than them!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 25, 2015

    Do I've just been to my local shop to get some

    cold and relief tablets and I'm 16 so i think I can legally buy them but with ID so I get to the check out to not have ID checked so I ask the register Edson why he didn't check my ID and he said " because you're like 20".... Well erm ok then...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    How old do you think I Am?

    If this didn't have the age label on my profile .. So I got offered a beer by many older men before cuz people say I look way older than I really am
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 19, 2015

    I feel like I look like an old women

    and im only 18 people will say it too
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2015
    Aniceguy2talkto Aniceguy2talkto
    16-17, M
    Sep 17, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Oct 20, 2007

    do i really look older

    than 15? i feel like people dont talk to me because they think im like 18 or something 
    ilovepie12345 ilovepie12345
    16-17, M
    Aug 20, 2015

    People say I look like I'm about 20.

    That makes it even more difficult to adk out ladies my age.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 26, 2015

    There was this one time

    when I used to go to weekend school, this teacher said I looked about 15 or 16 when I was only 13 at the time...I was flaming mad. But now I see it as a compliment. Even though I'm only 15 and people think I'm about 16-18.
    UnknownnQueenn UnknownnQueenn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2015
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