When Do We Stop Being Young? Here Is The Moment Of Realization

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How do we tell if we’re young? Is it simply the way we feel at heart? Is it the way others look at us? For most of us, it wasn’t a gradual process of realization. Instead, it was a defining moment that forced us to take a hard look at ourselves and think “wow, I must be really getting old.”

In age, there is wisdom and experience, but there is also a sense of loss. Time is precious, where on its line do you fall?

An Appreciation For The Small Things In Life

older woman looking off to the side in fedora hat

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“When I opened a new pack of sponges for dishwashing and became all excited to use a fresh sponge.” – tuxedo_cat_commander / Reddit

As we get older we stop expecting the newest toy under the Christmas tree because we understand the value of the work it takes to get that toy. Instead, we value practicality. We can see the bigger picture, so we learn to appreciate the small things along the way.