Spanela's Blog

For a very long time, like any kid I yearned to grow old and be finally considered an adult, but when I reached my 20’s my body and face were still stuck in puberty, I would always get people asking how old I am and when I tell them they would want me to prove it by showing my ID, it was the same case when I would go clubbing. This always bothered me and made me feel disrespected somehow.

I always let it be known that I’m old, I wanted that fact to be acknowledged up until recently, I happened to ‘make nice’ with a slightly older woman and afterwards she called me a ‘Ben 10’, which is a term that is used nowadays for younger men that date or ‘make nice’ with older women. Strangely enough being called a Ben 10 didn’t bother me as much. And then…

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