Today two things happened- one large and significant, and one small and trivial: however both contributed to an immense feeling of FEELING OLD :P
This morning we welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the family :) I now have 2 nephews and 2 nieces directly and many more too numerous to mention. I am an AUNTY so many times over!
Eeek, I feel old.
Furthermore...a passing comment from a friend on my short hair:
"Your hair suits your age"
...so we're only 6 years apart, but surely that doesn't make me too old for long hair to suit either??!
Hmmm, at my age my mother already had 2 toddlers! Sometimes, I feel a bit like that Coldplay song "Talk" cos the lyrics mention "going nowhere much too fast".
I guess that is the seed which starts the whole quarterlife crisis thing- because we have so many expectations of what people should be doing and what they should have achieved by certain ages, when we don't fit into these social conventions then it's easy to feel a bit...crisis-y!
Urgh, I hate feeling old, I know, it's so irrational but I guess it's all relative(you feel it more as a mature age student amongst high school freshies for sure!).
Even so, I definitely cannot relate to 75% of people my immediate age. Maybe I should make a concerted effort to try and understand them better by making myself go out and interact with more of them- maybe they can teach me how to be my own age?!
In any case there's that saying: "you're only as old as you feel."
Well I feel at least 60. And my joints crack and ache too :p LOL
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