Don't Feel My AgeWhen I was 21 my mother told me she was in her 50s before she stopped thinking of herself as a girl.
I don't feel my age, and I don't look it most days either (this is a chronic problem, although less of a problem per se the older I get). I started having a problem with feeling my age around the mid-20s, and I felt 24ish for a long time, then 28ish, then I was stuck on 29 for a few years. It's only very recently that I've managed to persuade myself that it's okay to feel 30something, but can't seem to get past 32/33.
I don't know how old I'll have to be before I finally feel "mature" enough to say woman and not girl.
fatcow 36-40, F 3 Responses 0 Jan 21, 2008