Acting your age.

Even Maljie won’t mess with Aea 😱

Tallis Steelyard

Acting your age

I don’t know about anybody else, but I am certainly left struggling when somebody tells me to act my age. Given that I have never been this age before, I don’t know how I ought to behave. Thus I am always ‘acting’ my age. If by some means I could discover how I was supposed to behave then I assure you, I would endeavour to do so.

Obviously I could watch others and see how they behave, but frankly they are not me and obviously cannot be expected to act with the wit, elegance and grace that I habitually display. Indeed, between ourselves, I suspect that they too are somewhat adrift, unsure of how to behave. Thus they too are acting, behaving as they feel they ought to behave. Indeed it may be they have been watching me and are taking me as their exemplar. It would be silly for…

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7 comments

  1. No one acts exactly their age. Sometimes we are big babies and the other times we are matured. Yet at other times like grandpas and grandmas. It all depends on the situation and the mood.
    I like being myself- most of the time.

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  2. I wasn’t aware it was a necessity 🙂

    I’m a bit hit ‘n’ miss in this arena. Either too old headed and sensible or utterly childlike.

    In all honestly I’m completely bewildered over how a person of my vintage ought to act.
    Two questions from me:

    1) Why are we acting anyway?
    2) Has anyone the ISBN so that I might order the age appropriate person spec’ online?
    Thanking y’all very gladly 🤪

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