On the left, I’m unshowered and unshaven, with my glasses. On the right, showered, shaved and no glasses. How old am I?
It’s been a long time since anyone commented that I look really young, but—prior to being twenty-four—this was a very common occurrence. I always got ID’d at bars. But then I got glasses and slowly those comments faded away. In fact, I’ve had several people think I was significantly older.
I thought the days of having a baby face were behind me, but last week I posted a picture on Instagram after getting out of the shower to show how long my hair is getting. To my surprise, I had at least eight different people (through various channels) comment on how young I look.
Am I having a Clark Kent/Superman moment here? Except instead of turning into a superhero, I turn into a teenager. Do the glasses add 10-15 years? If so, I need to fix my broken, defective eyes, chuck out the glasses and start hanging out around high schools. Sup