I Look Too Young For My Age

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    Apparently I Look Like Im 15

    Im 21 soon to be 22 in a few months...majority of the people i know and some hu are jus random strangers think i luk 14-15 it doesnt really effect me to be honest....its better to look younger then older right? maybe when im 50 il luk 40 lol...theres only the very few hu...
    Kuri786 Kuri786
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

    21 Years Old, But Look About 15-17

    So, I turned 21 July of this past year. Certainly a big occasion. Only problem is that I don't even look close to 21. I was a very late developer and struggled with a lot of self-image issues growing up. When I was 10, I looked about 6, when I was 12, I looked about 8, when I was...
    ThatGuy1991 ThatGuy1991
    22-25, M
    Sep 24, 2012

    Fountain of Youth?

     I still get strangers and new coworkers who think I go to high school. When I tell them I am a college graduate, they don't believe me! I guess I'm 5 years behind my actual age? The only down side I see of this for me is that younger guys think I...
    Azoru Azoru
    5 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    I am 15 but I look like 12.

    I like my class mates but I feel around them as a young kid with adults. They are much bigger and more developed and have gfs and some smoke and I have my childish problems.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    im 19 and look 15 and im sick of it.

    i cant grow facial hair and im tall (6'2) and skinny. it has really affected my life. i am very self concious and i have a low self esteem. i have even been with a woman because im too afraid to try in case im made a fool of. i am tired of being treated like a child. its so...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 18, 2014

    So. I am 15. I am under five foot

    and all my friends are really talk so I look like I am in like sixth grade. Everyone always underestimates me and thinks that because I look young means that I don't get jokes or stuff in class
    slinkykitty123 slinkykitty123
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015
    Suada117 Suada117
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 22

    I'm 21 but people always think I'm in high

    school. Bouncers at shows always stare at my ID for a loooong time and give me looks like "this is probably fake but whatever". Also this guy I've been talking to who is also 21 asked me how old I was and when I told him, he was like "oh what really?? That's good. I was worried...
    kendrameow kendrameow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 21


    So I walk into the pharmacy today and I attempt to purchase my items. The pharmacist asks me if I am over 16, to which I reply "yes way over" and he replies "well you don't look it to be fair!" What?!?! I am 22 years old. Am I over sensitive, is that supposed to be a compliment...
    22BumbleBee22 22BumbleBee22
    26-30, F
    6 Responses May 2, 2013

    It Is A Blessing But Also Can Be A Pain

    I am thirty six years old. I have a womanly figure that I can hide really well even as busty and curvy as I naturally am (figure shape not fat). I look very young in my face, am naturally happy which makes me look younger and I also have a voice of a little girl. I had to get an...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

    People say I look 16

    or 15 but I'm 18. Well I guess that a good as any compliment I could get
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 22

    A Bit Annoying Sometimes...

    Yeah, so I'm 24, but apparently I look a lot younger.  Last year I went to a movie theater with my mom and the cashier asked 'An adult and a child?'  I just smiled and nodded, because child tickets were like $3 cheaper.  I looked at the sign and a child was...
    shygirl14 shygirl14
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2009


    I'm 15 years old and I still get mistaken for a 12 or 13 year old. It's good when I want a free meal or to get into the movies cheaper, but people don't take me seriously. It bothers me to no end that just because I don't look my age, people don't think I really mean what I say...
    Marellie Marellie
    13-15, F
    Jun 26, 2010

    When Am I Going To Look Like An Adult?!

    I'm twenty-one years old and don't look a day over fifteen. I look at girls my age with envy, when am I going to be tall and have a mature looking face? Instead I look like a short pudgy baby faced fifteen year old. I guess when I'm fifty and finally look like I'm at least in...
    talktolabomb talktolabomb
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    Will Look 90 When 100!

    My husbands coworker teased him about marrying a younger woman...we are 10 months apart! Pays to have a baby face.
    lag56 lag56
    56-60, F
    11 Responses Aug 6, 2013

    I'm 51 yrs Old n love my body .

    . After 5 kids.. I am Proud of all my the gift of life i was able To carry and bring into the world .. I wouldnt change a thing about the way my body has change . Im a woman and im Proud !!
    Jacy5064 Jacy5064
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Baby-face Kid

    My son is 15, and he is having lots of trouble making friends right now. He's down about it a lot, and when I try to objectively look at him, I think he's likeable, although a little on the shy side. Mostly I think his problem is that he is still rather short, about 5'3", while...
    juujuubee juujuubee
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

    I am 24 but always have to show my id (legal

    drinking age here is 16 for beer, 18 for liquors). someone once thought my older brother was my dad... but I hope for good genes :)
    ChilePatagonia ChilePatagonia
    22-25, F
    Jan 21

    I look like I'm eight

    but I'm 28 and 4 months old I just look cute and not sexy or lady like I look stupid
    deleted deleted
    Jan 3, 2015

    its funny that most people find it hard to

    believe that am 20 and that my sister looks is 4 years younger than me lol she is even much taller than me am only 5'4.5 too bad I cant do much to add more inches to that
    prettykatey prettykatey
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 20

    im finally catching up though.

    it must be lack of sleep that does it. I was getting carded all through my 30's. many times being asked for 2 forms of ID. Back when I used to smoke, I would even get carded when buying smokes. I remember one time, the guy behind me saw it and tried to give me the big brother...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2015

    people at work are always like "are you sure

    you are not high school anymore" I blame it with my chubby cheeks and I dont really wear make up
    aloisad aloisad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 21

    I Look a Lot Younger Than I Really Am

    Im 19 but i've had loads of people saying how i look only 13/14 years old. It is really frustrating because its not like i can do anything about it. It also affects my social life cos whenever i go for a night out i always get asked for an ID which is emberassing, guys my age...
    compromi compromi
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    I'm 43, and am regularly mistaken

    for 34-36...people used to say "you'll appreciate it when you're older" but now I'm older and it sucks! 35 ish women I'm too old for, and women my age think I'm too young...
    princesskendra princesskendra
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015

    For Sure Do Not Look Like My Age.....lol!!

    Hell no....I certainly do not look my age, for now, ha-ha I look a fww years younger, so it is fun getting away with for now :)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 19, 2010

    Nearly Thirty...where's The Wrinkles?

    I am 29 sometimes this year 2013 I am pushing thirty, and I see all these ladies complaining about wrinkles...I am like in what way is thirty old? Because I don't have wrinkles. My best friend is 28 and has forehead lines already. I feel old, don't get me wrong, but I don't look...
    IrishEyes84 IrishEyes84
    26-30, F
    Jan 17, 2013
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