You know what? Aging sucks. You start to get thick around the middle; you have wrinkles you’ve never noticed before; your energy isn’t what it used to be—not to mention your interest in sex. All of a sudden you’re noticing joint pains and stiffness; you’re forgetting things. And—by far the worst thing of all—you increasingly feel irrelevant and invisible. The world worships youth and vitality, and you’re in short supply of both.
At least that’s the party line on what it’s like to “grow old.” But I’m here to debunk that sentiment.