Being “Cool For My Age” is the Best I Can Hope For Now

When you get to middle-age and realise you’ve missed the boat

Jae L
5 min readApr 22, 2024

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Photo by Amy Hirschi on Unsplash

Cool is an elusive concept and one that I’m not sure I’ve ever held firmly in my grasp.

It always felt like something that I could aspire to if I chose. Provided I didn’t try too hard, of course. I took it for granted that the option was there.

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Jae L

Queer, neurodivergent and in the business of defying expectations. Doing my best to answer the questions I keep asking myself. diverge999@gmail.com