18 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Look Really Innocent

Nobody ever expects you to swear.

1. You’re frequently mistaken for being younger than you are.

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2. Because you look so innocent, people feel confident telling you gossip because you obviously wouldn’t tell anyone.

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3. No matter how old you are, everyone will assume you’ve never done anything remotely sexual in your life.

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4. So if you say anything about sex, people are completely shocked .

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5. People your own age will go “aww” at you pretty often.

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6. Trying to look angry and be taken seriously about it can be really, really difficult.

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7. Someone has probably told you they want to “put you in their pocket”.

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8. Or apologised for swearing around you.

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9. So nobody expects it when you come out with a swear word.

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10. You’ve been labelled “the innocent one” in your friendship group.

When you're the innocent friend and you try and tell one of your hoe stories. 🙄

— Aitana Celeste 🦄 (@aitanaceleste97)

11. Whenever you make a real effort to look less innocent, you end up looking like a kid playing dress-up.

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12. People sometimes assume you’re a little bit naive about life and so can be kind of patronising.

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13. The only compliment you ever really get is “you’re cute”.

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And you can never be sure if they mean cute as in attractive or cute like a baby lamb.

14. And so many people have squished your face.

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Or at the very least they’ve tried.

15. You appreciate that trying to be sexy when you look so innocent feels awkward AF.

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16. You’re just assumed to be a nice person.

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17. Which means nobody would suspect any of the bitchy or mean stuff you ever think.

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18. And though you hate looking innocent sometimes, you definitely know how to use it to get out of trouble.

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Little old me? Do something wrong? Never.

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Jasmin Nahar is a junior staff writer at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
 
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