20 Signs You Have Significantly Older Parents Than Everyone Else Your Age

It seemed normal at first, but as you got older you started to notice some things. Like: “My parents are old!”

1. You were probably a accident child.

As Hannah Montana would say, “Everybody makes mistakes, Everybody has those days”
Your parents mistake just happened to last for the next 18 years.

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2. Because you were an accident you got nicknames like: “Oops” “Uh-oh” and “Surprise.”

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Your Aunts and Uncles thought it was hilarious… You not so much.

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3. There is a large age gap between you and your siblings.

And by large I mean, your siblings kids are closer to your age.

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4. There were multiple occasions where strangers mistook your siblings for your parents.

And when it did happen you couldn’t make eye contact with your siblings for hours afterwards.

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5. And there are times people think your parents are your grandparents.

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6. You got your siblings hand-me-downs from a generation ago.

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7. Other people’s parents were like:

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Meanwhile at your house:

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8. Your countertops got more and more cluttered.

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9. Your house was asleep by 9 p.m.

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10. There are tennis balls hanging from the ceiling of your garage.

Like every other grandparent in the United States

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11. Your food is constantly expiring.

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Do they buy it expired? Do they just not check the date? We will never know.

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12. Other’s family vacations:

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Your family vacations:

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13. Sometimes they try to use your “lingo.”

Lots of Love!
“Are we slices together now?”

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14. Memory loss is something you deal with on a daily basis.

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15. You know all the theme songs to their TV shows.


Like MASH, Banaza, CSI, NCIS, Bones, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy.

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16. Sometime your house smells like mothballs.

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Or worse. like cabbage. Why does it smell like cabbage?

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17. At grocery stores they traveled in style

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18. But you get front row parking!

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19. And Senior Discounts on EVERYTHING.

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20. Plus you get away with everything because they stopped caring one kid ago.

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All in all, you wouldn’t trade them for the world.

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