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Im 22, but people think I'm 13 watch

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    As the title says, I frequently get mistaken for being around 13 or 14 or at best 15 years old despite turning 22 last month. I look back at my old photos and since 16 my face has become less ugly but I still look like a young teenager. It's nothing to do with how I dress or style my hair and a beard doesn't really help. I'm pretty sure I act my age, but of course, what girl wants to go out with someone who looks like a young teenager!

    Does anyone else look much younger than their actual age, or have any advice?
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    How short are you?
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    Dont worry, it will all be good when you are age 30 and look 20
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Does anyone else look much younger than their actual age, or have any advice?
    no and no. sorry
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    As the title says, I frequently get mistaken for being around 13 or 14 or at best 15 years old despite turning 22 last month. I look back at my old photos and since 16 my face has become less ugly but I still look like a young teenager. It's nothing to do with how I dress or style my hair and a beard doesn't really help. I'm pretty sure I act my age, but of course, what girl wants to go out with someone who looks like a young teenager!

    Does anyone else look much younger than their actual age, or have any advice?
    Lmao OP I have the same problem, I'm always getting told I look 16-18 when I'm 22. One guy even told me I look 12 lol.

    Still, it helps a lot when picking up guys younger than you are
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    I know dat feel. Well, similar
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    I'm pretty sure many people can relate to that as nowadays we don't look the age that we actually are, like in your case I'm 15 yet people claim I look 19/20 ish , and because of this they claim I need to pay things such as adults tickets to get the bus or similar things.
    There's not a lot of advice for this other than trying to look your age and keep your ID with you for proof x
    Alsoooo my mum claims that the food we eat affects this sort of stuff, all the artificials and fast foods we eat which apparently affect us but to what extent she's correct, I don't know 😂
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    I remember when I was 16 I got mistaken as a 13 yr old :facepalm:Smh this is why I hate being short
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    (Original post by 1secondsofvamps)
    I remember when I was 16 I got mistaken as a 13 yr old :facepalm:Smh this is why I hate being short
    From a distance, you look asian (I assume you are...) so that isn't particularly surprising.
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    I have the opposite problem.. I've had to carry ID for buses since I was 12 because apparently I looked over 16 although looking older has some benefits I guess..
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    I'm 18 and sometimes I get ID'd for 15 rated films at the cinema .. I still get away with getting child tickets for pretty much anything as well. I think that's mainly to do with my height though.
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    A lot of people would be happy to go out with someone who looks young. Yeah sure it's annoying when you're an adult and people make assumptions and give you hassle when going out or whatever, but who wants to look old lol. Embrace your youthfulness before you're 40 and crying over how you wish you looked young.
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    (Original post by fr0sr_)
    From a distance, you look asian (I assume you are...) so that isn't particularly surprising.
    Yeah I am
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    Same I'm 17 but I look 12. People give me crawp about it all the time but when I'm around 40 I'll be laughing at them.
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    How short are you?
    5 foot 10 so not really short :/. It's the face lol.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    5 foot 10 so not really short :/. It's the face lol.
    I'm 16 and have baby face but i look older because I'M really tall for a girl I'm 179.5cm 5ft11
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    I'm 16 and people say I'm 9 :cry2: :lol:
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    Take it as a compliment i imagine it's better than a 13 year old getting mistaken for a 40 year old..
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    I have the same problem - I'm 16 (17 in 3 days) but people think I'm 12/13. The annoying thing is when I hear people discussing my age and what year I'm in whilst I'm wearing 6th Form clothes or my leavers jacket, it's pretty obvious:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: And then there was someone in my tutor group who thought I was in year 8 instead of year 12, she must be absolutely stupid because I've been there much longer than she has.....
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    Congratulations! People would pay good money to look young again, consider yourself blessed
 
 
 
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