I Sometimes Forget How Old I Am

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    Very Seldom

    I very seldom can remember my age!  It would be easier to just say I sometimes remember how old I am, but not very often.  If I go by what seems like my age, well that's easy, I feel the same as I have since around thirty. Well actually it was my thirty second birthday...
    darknight darknight
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Oct 10, 2008

    Slips My Mind

    Whenever people ask me how old I am they give me this weird look because it takes me a minute to remember. For some reason I always go to say 19. I don't do anything for my birthday (another thing I forget all the time) so the years just kind of slip by without me noticing.
    L96Arctic L96Arctic
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 12, 2012

    Other Times I'm Very Aware

    I like to think I am a mature chap, always have been, even in my fledgling years, and it is undoubtedly a good thing. However, it's also good not to get too weighed up in cynicism, have the capacity to remain excited, keep that sense of wonderment, even a sense of the playful...
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2012

    Ehehee.....

    When people ask me about personal information, like age or last name, I usually know it's coming. And those times, when I KNOW what I'll be asked to answer - those are the times I seem to forget it all. "How old are you?" *mind goes blank* Eerr.....I'm.....*calculates birth...
    peanlo peanlo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

    Yes I Do Forget Really How Old I Am.

    I know the year of my birthday, but since I have been claiming every year since passed the 30's I have been claiming I am 29 every year.lol Oh well, I am 29 in my heart and dont have to be an old fart or even a bittered jealous woman on the net.
    shelleyneeds shelleyneeds
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Nov 4, 2013

    Uhhhhhhhhh

    I guess the problem is that emotionally I'm much younger and physically I'm a bit older than my chronological age. So when someone asks my age, I flounder to remember how long I've walked this earth!
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2012

    Don't Feel Like 20

    a certain someone whose once been special for me told me that i don't act like a lady in 20... and i'm aware of it and i really don't want to push myself to act as feminine as a 20 year old woman should.... i just don't get it.... i know that is not the measure of how mature a...
    wasted13 wasted13
    18-21, F
    May 30, 2011

    i am 34. it boggles my mind.

    i sure as **** done act 34. i act at least ten years younger. espcially now that i came out. im back to drinking more and smoking (gasp!). im chasing tail like all the time. my sex drive is still like when 21 ,just now its been unleased, raarrrr! ( but WAY more choosey now...
    knowlearn knowlearn
    36-40, M
    Mar 3, 2015

    And i'm not even that old.

    i just turned 32 last month and it's not even important anymore. Before I know it I'll be 42 and i don't think i would have accomplished anything worthwhile and my daughter will be in her early 20s. I feel like a failure. I feel like she is the best thing to ever happen to me...
    lonelyraven83 lonelyraven83
    31-35, F
    Mar 8, 2015

    I Still Say I'm 17

    Even though I turned 18 last November... I just forget. It takes me about a year to realise and by then, of course - I'm another year older.
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 9, 2008

    People Always Think Im Older Or Younger

    People always either think im 21 or 22 or else lik 14 or 15 so even i get confused sumtimed cx
    Elldots Elldots
    18-21, F
    Jan 2, 2013

    I Am Not Dead. I Can Still Look. Cant I? Lol

    When I was young, I wanted to be older and when I am older, I forget how old I am Today I went to the supermarket to choose some festive biscuits for my staff. I got the cart and I bumped into a man. He looked at me and I stared. He stared and I stared again. He smiled. I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    I still feel like im 10

    or somethin ... And when my Bday comes i'll be like * omg im 15 ! I should start acting like one v_v * Lol
    DanielXav DanielXav
    18-21, M
    Dec 17, 2013

    Hm

    Yes, I do, retardedly so. One time at a deposition. Everyone laughed at me. It was in legal papers for everyone to see. It was written up as: Lawyer: How old are you? Me: Uh.. te-elev-THIRTEEN. (laughs) ... Bastards. >:(
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    Aug 11, 2008

    Hi

    Hello my dear, How are you overthere in your country? i hope that all is well with you, My name is mendy i know that you may be suprise how i get you i got your profile today when i was browsing looking for honest partner,then i feel to drop this few line to you , and i will...
    mendy300 mendy300
    18-21
    May 18, 2012

    How Old Am I?? ...

    HI! MY NAME IS ARCHIE. MENTALLY I ALWAYS THINK I'M 24 (THOUGH AT TIMES I LIKE BEING SILLY & ACTING AS A CHILD. IT'S MUCH MORE FUN BEING A CHILD [WITHOUT BEING ABUSED].) WHEN I GO TO THE DR's, OR ANYWHERE THEY ASK ME MY AGE, I'M ALWAYS STUMPT, UNABLE TO REMEMBER MY ACTUAL AGE, SO...
    LITTLEBOYINSIDE LITTLEBOYINSIDE
    41-45, M
    Apr 5, 2012

    I'm 17?

    I look like I'm 20. I act like I'm 30 My joints hurt like I'm 80...   How old am I again?
    TiPoupon TiPoupon
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

    Does anyone ever wake up one morning

    and not realize their actual age for a moment or two? I've woken up thinking I was still 18 and then reality hits me that WOW, I'm actually 24! Where did all that time go to so fast? But the fun part is I get carded a lot. I know it annoys some people when they get asked for ID...
    SockDrawer SockDrawer
    26-30
    May 14, 2014

    Number My Butt

    i am 31 and have no idea what my mental age is. i feel a lot younger than i am. which is good i guess. but sometimes you just want to be a grown up and deal with the things that you are faced with. so how do you grow up in the first place? age definitely isn't what they make out...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2008

    I'm How Old?

    25 seems like yesterday.  I can't remember turning 30, 35, and 40.  Now I'm 43 and younger than ever.  I have the experience of past mistakes and the confidence that comes with age.  Life is just beginning. I have to do the math to remember how old I am. ...
    goddessone goddessone
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Feb 12, 2008

    I Don't Feel Old....

    I have never felt old, even though some people have called me "old man" because I have grey hair & a grey beard. I still behave like I'm 25, but not with 25 year old kids. When it comes to women, I prefer women in my age group who still act young - I like to refer to them as...
    chillsdavis chillsdavis
    56-60, M
    Jan 23, 2012

    Resignation - not sure who author is

        I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult.   I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year old again.   I want to go to McDonald’s and think it is a four star restaurant.   I want to sail sticks across a...
    omgamg omgamg
    56-60, F
    Nov 12, 2011

    Because ?

    because i still like 90s dance music.. the old trance stuff etcand sometimes with clothes.. i sometimes pick out and buy clothes..only to see some lets just say " younger women wearing the same "ok back to the clothes store for a refund ..exchange lol!
    starlitz starlitz
    41-45, F
    Sep 11, 2011

    My Age

    My age,Sometimes,Slips my mind,As I fool around,Act the goat,Great fun,Trouble is,Don't act my age!
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    May 12, 2012

    my boss forgets how old I am lol he said you

    need to go up that ladder and fix something I looked at him and said I'm 52
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 15, 2015

    But this guy reminded me how old I am.

    Apparently I'm too old.
    katariffik katariffik
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    I Am... Wait... How Old Am I?

    It's the most weird and embarrassing thing! When people ask my age, I hesitate most times and have to think! When I age an year, I always forget that I had a birthday. So since November, people have asked me, "How old are you?" And I say, "Um... twenty-sev...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 15, 2009

    I'm Only A Child

    Being 20 has it's highs and it's lows, but when you were in care, it makes these somewhat harder in some circumstances. I still feel like I am a 13 year old stuck in this body that has grown up before me; my domestic skills purely for survival. It's like those adverts, when you...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo
    22-25, F
    11 Responses May 3, 2011

    It's a crying shame when my son

    who is 20 has same interest as I do. Then he reminds me....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 24

    This is me all the time!

    Sometimes I feel like I'm stuck at 15 because that's when my whole world was shaken up.. but then after being through so much I feel like I'm well into my 40s. People have ALWAYS thought I was way older than my actual age both by looking at me and talking to me. I guess that...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2015

    Hold On...

    Sometimes, when I'm asked how old I am, I just freeze and quickly add up the years in hope of remembering. It comes to me eventually, after hard mathematical sums in my head. Yesterday I was asked and I said, hold on. Then I walked into this shop hid for a while then came out...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2007

    It started recently..

    .not sure what it mean though!😊
    Roz2014 Roz2014
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    Have2dothemath

    I rarely think about the actual number. Some days I just feel young and some days a little older. Keeping a child like (not childish) outlook is key. I still ride the shopping cart around in the grocery store like a skateboard. I do get the odd look or two but hey...you gotta...
    bassplayer bassplayer
    46-50, M
    14 Responses Mar 13, 2008

    In Shape, Looking Good and Old Enough to Do Somersaults . . .

    Or not.  I do Pilates and Yoga several times a week, sometimes I can manage some awkward poses and have really built up some flexibility and core strength in the last 7 months.  But yesterday afternoon I was playing with the kids and told my daughter(who's 9) that...
    piscesgal piscesgal
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    When I'm online. I start talking

    and totally lose myself, chattering away like a teenager (not the sullen kind). Of course it's not real. I don't know all the abbreviations that kids raised with cell phones use and I do have a little more perspective. But it feels good. Sadly, I never seem to forget when I...
    mickitg mickitg
    46-50, T
    Aug 9, 2015

    I Sometimes Feel Too Young.

    I think sometimes when I feel inferior or too shy to speak up, I have to remember that I am old enough for people to take me seriously. Sometimes, I feel like I am 10 rather then 17. I am not even 13. I am almost legal, so shouldn't I feel older?
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2007

    That's Pretty Funny

    I know it sounds stupid, but I actually do sometimes forget how old I am. Lol. I have to go back and count the years and remember just how old I really am. Isn't it a little early in life for me to be slipping into senility?
    lacedup77 lacedup77
    26-30, M
    Jun 15, 2012

    Occassionally I do forget.

    However, I'm quickly reminded when I hear some of the slang of these younger generations. My least fav right now being Bae. Ugggg, I can't stand this word! Call me crazy but am I the only one who finds it amusing that this same word is the Danish word for 'poop'? Ha, yea that is...
    girlfaith girlfaith
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2015

    Always Forget

    I always forget how old i am! I guess that's not really important to me. I just live for the day and hope that i have a good day.
    Tigger1 Tigger1
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2008

    Heck I Still Don't Know How Old I Am!

    I started lying about my age after 29 & have since forgotten my real age. My 20-something coworkers have asked me how old I am & I answer "I'll tell ya when you're older than me." I didn't realize that I had forgotten until I went to a doctors appointment &...
    MakingBabyCoutts MakingBabyCoutts
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 26, 2008

    My calender tells me I'm in my thirties,

    my body tells me I'm in my 80s, but my mind and heart still act like I'm 18 with a fake ID with some serious hook ups...
    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs
    36-40, M
    Jan 31

    Can't Believe This.....

    I turn 55 next week! It's not the age so much as just the "concept" of turning 55!! I don't know, for sure, what 55 is supposed to feel like but I don't hink that's how I feel. Okay, so now I'll qualify for the cheaper coffee at McDonalds..... I'm not having a mid...
    chickenguy chickenguy
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2009

    How To Remember The Important Things In My Life!

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    TheTrevorPonder TheTrevorPonder
    26-30, M
    Oct 14, 2012

    I do sometimes forget ,

    but I'm usually reminded the following morning when I try to get outa bed, My wife has no problem tell me though, , " you hurtin" yep. Yourrrrrree 50
    say81 say81
    51-55, M
    Feb 12, 2014

    Today I checked here is what my computer said.

    .. You are 17843 days old. Which is 2549 weeks and 0 days. That's 48 years and 311 days, including 12 leap years*, or 48 years, 44 weeks and 3 days. In other words, that's 586.26 months. Therefore, you are 48.85 years old. You were born on a Tuesday, your last birthday was a...
    JennaR JennaR
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2014

    What's My Age Again?

     I'm 22 but i still watch cartoons{ Spongebob }and love it. Sometimes i watch this show for tweens in disney {iCarly} and enjoy it. mostly because it reminds me of my relationship w/ my best friends and he don't try to look and act sexy. Spongebob, well i like him because...
    andreinac13 andreinac13
    22-25, F
    Sep 21, 2008

    Never Forget

    but my body keeps yelling at me to knock it off i am to old to ride cafe style
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Jan 27, 2012

    Me Old?

    - no, I don´t forget. But my age is only a number. 78 is a number, not much more. The line from birth to this moment is really not a metric line, subdivided by years. It is not a ruler with even distances between the marks. The moment of life begins in eternity before now, we...
    aryamanstefan aryamanstefan
    70+, T
    1 Response May 12, 2011
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