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I Feel Like I Stopped Aging

I turned 20 this year and now I've become more aware than ever about how young I look. I've noticed little comments here and there before. People would confuse me as being the younger brother of my younger sister, I would get carded occasionally for R-Rated movies. Lately, I've been finding myself in situations where its become annoying/oddly funny.

A few weeks ago I decided to buy a lottery ticket for the first time and the cashier lady kept asking if my driver's license was a fake. She did eventually give me my lotto ticket, but I don't think she was convinced that I was old enough to buy one.

I applied for a credit card and the associate I was working with looked confused. She then proceeded to tell me that I was too young to be getting one. When I told her my age, she started laughing and said that she thought I was fourteen.

Whenever I'm with my friends at certain restaurants, the waiter/waitress will initially offer us some wine... that is until she looks at me and then asks how old all of us are.

The general consensus when I ask is that I look between 16 to 18. Usually don't care about it until someone points it out. I guess for now I'm going to have to grow out my hair and maybe a beard, maybe that will do the trick. Is there any real positives to looking young when you're a male?

GreenLantern GreenLantern 18-21 2 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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Stopped ageing? But you ARE extremely young, you haven't STARTED ageing properly yet ;-) Write the same when you are 51, and then we will talk :-D

Well after reading those two comments, I guess slowly aging doesn't sound so bad after all.