You Can’t Act Your Age After 50

Trust me, I’ve tried

Iva Ursano
6 min readMay 16, 2024



Do you remember hearing this when you were 10, 12, 15 maybe 18 years old? “Grow up! Act your age, not your shoe size”.

Ring a bell?

Grow up. I was always so confused by that. I never knew how to act and I certainly didn’t understand ‘act your age’.