You've been handed the kids' menus when you enter a restaurant.You've been ID'd buying a scratch card.You've been ID'd at the bar even though the bouncer had already checked your ID outside.People "awww" at you.People constantly feel the need to be your chaperone.People constantly ruffle your hair.People are shocked when you mention a '90s reference.You still get scared when you buy something which has an age restriction (even though you're older than the said age restriction).You've been compared to Theodore from Alvin and the Chipmunks.Door to door sales people have asked if your parents are home (even though you live alone).You've been charged a child ticket for the movies.You've gotten away with pretending to be younger than you actually are.You've tried "dressing older" but people still see you as an 11-year-old.The only compliments you get are "you look cute!".You think that cute is more of an insult.People don't take you seriously when you get angry.You've been told that you're lucky that you look young.You've also been told that you'll look good when you're 50.You've bought clothes from the kids' section recently.People have asked you what skincare products you use.People are gobsmacked when you tell them how old you are.People then ask what year you were born just to confirm whether you're right.If you have a sibling, people automatically assume that you're the younger sibling.You worry about looking like your other half's younger sibling.Younger people have mistaken you as one of them.People have told you that you have big eyes.You've worn a lot of make up to look older.People younger than you don't believe you when you tell them you're older than them.
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