You know you look younger than your Age when...

Have you noticed how most people feel happy when people think they are younger than their age? I have to admit, it makes me feel good. People always find it hard to guess my age, not surprising as I am 21 years old, every year.

Anyway, here is a small test for you to know, when you actually look younger than your age. It’s not just people guessing your age. It’s also when…

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Example, you are in UK and when you buy a bottle of wine, the cashier asks if you are over 18 before accepting payment. Even better if she asks for ID....

If you are a Doctor, wearing your white coat, with stethoscope around your neck and stand in front of your new patient - who gives you a good look and still asks “where is the Doctor?”

You are a mother and have a grown up daughter, but people ask you if she is your sister. (See Celeb Photo below).


Mother and Daughter - Goldie Hawn & Kate Hudson

Aging...

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” ~ Author Unknown

“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.” ~ Bob Hope


People compliment you that your skin looks as smooth as a babies skin.

You are rolling on the floor playing with a 4 or 5 year old kid and afterwards they innocently ask you:

“will you be my friend?” ٩(•̮̮̃•̃)۶


Kids think you are a "Big Kid"

”Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.” ~ Jennifer Yane


”First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down.” ~ Leo Rosenberg

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icciev 4 years ago from Kuwait

very amazing and funny, the best part that I liked when the kids will ask you to be their friends, thanks Elena and voted up


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sweetie1 4 years ago from India

This is very nice hub, really liked it and i am sure as i grow older i would have same feelings to be taken as younger than i am


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Dave Mathews 4 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

Lady_E: So long as looking younger is natural, and not because of some cream or cosmetic or some cosmetic surgery, but simply natural, than looking younger is great. The other ways are lies.


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Gypsy Willow 4 years ago from Lake Tahoe Nevada USA , Wales UK and Taupo New Zealand

I think once you reach a certain age, one has to rely on personality to remain attractive.


coffeesnob 4 years ago

Lady_E

This was enjoyable. I have always said if you want to look younger hang out with people who are older. :)

God bless you

CS


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Robwrite 4 years ago from Bay Ridge Brooklyn NY

I've had little kids ask me to be their friend.

Nice hub.

Rob


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 4 years ago

Lady E, This is Marvelous & Refreshing! I think that we should try to be our best at whatever age we are! Life is too short... In The eyes of GOD we are ALL children! WONDERFUL HUB! Thank you for sharing, in HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings!


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I like this Elena. That old cliché, " Life begins at fifty " is not true and who ever said it has a mental problem..HaHa..Cheers


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

@icciev - Thanks for being the first to comment. I am glad you enjoyed it. Best Wishes.

@Sweetie - Good to see you again. I'm glad you stopped by to share your comments.

@Dave Matthews - Very good point raised. No cheating nature. lol.

@Gypsy - So True. Very wise words. Thanks so much.

@Coffeesnob - Lol. I like your style. I better start hanging out with some 80year olds. Cheers.


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Maria Cecilia 4 years ago from Philippines

This is pretty interesting,how we love to be told we look younger than our age but you are right with this reality, time will come that great look will slowly vanish... but then we still need to take care of ourselves


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

@Robwrite - I think you are so young at heart. Thanks.

@DeBorrah - Lovely to see you again. So that means God sees nobody as "old" but just as his Children. That's so cool. Also, amazing how people in the old days (in Bible) lived up to 400, 500 years and then there was Uncle Methuselah..... Best Wishes.

@Ruby .... oh ROFL (Rolling on the floor laughing) I think they are mental too. Life begins at 70 in my books.

Thanks. Take care...

@Maria Hi Maria... Mmmmh, lets hope the great looks slowly start to vanish about 80years old.....

Thanks so much for stopping.


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wavegirl22 4 years ago from New York, NY

my favorite is when "You are rolling on the floor playing with a 4 or 5 year old kid and afterwards they innocently ask you: will you be my friend"

Is there anything better than that! Great Hub...made me smile!


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bangingbeauty 4 years ago

Interesting article, everyone wants to look younger than their age :) cheers, BB


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

** Hi Wavegirl (Shari). Thanks. Glad you enjoyed it. Take Care.

** BangingBeauty - Yes, we all do.... Thanks for stopping.


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Royalmark 4 years ago from Lagos, Nigeria

Lolz. Although money makes one look younger than his/her age especially if you spend it on maintaining yourself, someone people have it naturally.

Pretty entertaining.


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ripplemaker 4 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

Yes it does feel good to be mistaken for a younger woman... :) :) :) thumbs up for a feel good hub!


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dinkan53 4 years ago from India

”First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down. I like that quote, simple but interesting hub.

"What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things"


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

@Royal Mark - Very True -Some Celebs will spend thousands of Dollars a month on their looks and will still not be able to bring that youth back. Aging gracefully is the best. Glad you stopped by.

@RippleMaker Ha ha... Thanks for stopping, young lady.

@dinkan53 Thanks so much for those wise words. Cheers.


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Harvey Stelman 4 years ago from Illinois

Lady, For me it's getting hit on by ladies in their 20's and 30'. Even 40's surprises me. Hell, I'm 62! This is a recent pic. Am I bragging, nah. H


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Lol @ Harvey

Well if they are hitting on you - it means you don't look a day over 21 years old.

Nope. You are not bragging. :)


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Hello, hello, 4 years ago from London, UK

Brilliantly written and cute. I enjoyed reading it.


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks, Hello Hello.

I'm glad you enjoyed it.


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Harvey Stelman 4 years ago from Illinois

Lady, Thanks for being kind. Did I mention, I'm also in a wheelchair.That what blows me away! H


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prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

Very inspiring and I love this hub so much. I agree with many hubbers here about most of us want to look younger than our age. Thanks for share with us. Rated up!

Prasetio


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks Prasetio

Glad you stopped by.

Best wishes. :)


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floating mind 4 years ago from Chicago, Illinois

Hi Lady_E.

I'm not over the hill ... and thank god I'm not under the hill either. I've been told that I look good for my age. For me, that's good enough. Nice hub. And yes ... I'm still smiling from your last hub I read about, "Stress Relief 2: Loosen up with Laughter."


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Hi Floating mind...

It's good to see you again. I smiled at the words "under the hill and over the hill". Anyway, as long as you feel good about yourself - that's what counts.

Thanks for visiting my other Hubs.

Best Wishes. :)


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

People are always shocked when they find out I'm 31. Even with a beard I keep getting mistaken for someone in their mid 20's. I view this as a compliment!


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Nice one PDXKaraokeGuy.

Good to know. Glad you stopped by. :)


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

Indeed. Thanks for writing


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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

Great hub. Love reading your hubs they are full of useful information. Voted up!


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks Caroline.

I appreciate you stopping by.

Best Wishes.


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divacratus 3 years ago from India

I look younger than my age, or that's what people tell me. There are times when I wished that I could look my age, because well.. then that would make people younger than me to stop treating me like a kid! It gets annoying sometimes but yeah I can't help grinning when people say I look really young. Good hub. Just had to check it out when I saw the title. Voted up.


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Lady_E 3 years ago from London, UK Author

@Divacratus - So true. Looking younger is nice but sometimes you don't get the respect you should have. I remember having to cover a teacher for a College Class of teens. I was smartly dressed in a suit and stood in front of the classroom....yet a few of the teens cheekily said "Where is the Teacher?" lol.... but we got through the Lesson. It would be lovely when you turn 50 though, You'd be looking 40. Thanks for sharing and voting.

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