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How to be OK with getting old

For some reason the human race really fears getting old. But, if we live long enough, it is inevitable! I think we just need to have a better attitude about becoming senior citizens. When I dare to think about the “far-off” future I imagine myself as either a super nice older person or a really crass older person, usually I see myself as a mix but more often than not I’ve got a dash more of the latter. In my mind, that is one of the perks of old age. Inhibitions are just thrown out the window! Old people are practically invincible in that sense. They get to say whatever they want and it can all be written off as, “Oh, they’re just old!“. Sure, this could be both an advantage and disadvantage, but when little Timmy down the street is bothering old-me I’ve already decided that I’m going to tell him off! If someone doesn’t hold the door for someone, they’re going to get a verbal smack from dear old me. It’s going to …