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Why do you think some women do not like to tell their age when asked?

I don't mind when asked. Do you?
Even our weight as well.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:41 AM on Sep. 20, 2010 in Beauty & Style

Answers (12)
  • I don't care personally. I think it's sad really. Society has put women's selfworth in the old and the new.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:42 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I do not have a problem at all..
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 11:43 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • a l ot of people are scared of getting old..
    I'm 21 and 120 lbs, i'm not ashamed
    BradensMom1026

    Answer by BradensMom1026 at 11:43 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I don't have a problem either but since I have a baby face and I tell people how old I am they don't belive me.

    LoriAnn87

    Answer by LoriAnn87 at 11:45 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • Maybe because they feel they look younger and can get away with lying for awhile longer!
    I'm not ashamed of my age,I'm 37
    My weight on the other hand...
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:45 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I don't understand it myself.  I'm 47 and proud of it.  I look good for my age and I feel good for my age and most importantly, I am really enjoying this stage of my life.  

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 11:47 AM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I only have a problem with telling my weight. Everyone that knows me remembers me as a small frame 118 pound girl but two kids later and the damn depo shit. I've gained an extra 25 pounds I can't seem to lose. I tell people on here of coarse but I hate telling people who ask me in person.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:00 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I don't mind saying my age (38) but mind my weight as thats no ones biz but mine & my Doctors! : )
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 5:06 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I definitely don't mind saying my age because everyone thinks I am 10 years younger than I actually am and no one can believe I am older until I tell them I have an 18 & 16 year old. Now as for my weight I didn't used to mind telling anyone when I was normal weight and until I gained a lot of weight. I live in an area where anorexic women with fake breasts are considered normal, not real size women, very sad. If someone did ask i would just reply I don't care to answer or I say "enough." Thankfully really only doctors check/ask my weight. My weight is no ones business but mine and my doctors.
    Congenial

    Answer by Congenial at 3:00 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Age... no prob. I look young for my age... people are more surprised when I tell them.

    Weight... prob. I don't even want to admit my weight to myself. I weigh myself 4 times before I believe the scale....then I avoid it for a while until I think I lost weight. At any time I could really not know what I weigh.
    Niki_sd

    Answer by Niki_sd at 3:24 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

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