Depends on reference point. If you’re comparing “you” to the “you” at 15, then 23 is old for 15.
But it’s perfect for 23 and young for 35.
Friend from HS cried intermittently at 24. He felt old, washed up, purposeless. Helped him best I could. Said different things to him, nothing helped for long. He stopped being upset when I hit upon that one [the reference frame – I had to pull in my nerdy Einstein stuff for THIS emotional crisis]. It was the one.
If you’re 23 and trolling 11 yr olds on CoD, you might be old.
If you’re 23 and your date is complaining about cliques in the cafeteria at high school shunning, you might be old.
If you’re 23 and “today’s music is junk”, you might be old.
So there’s a few ways you might be old.
Yeah, I take that “brain only finished at 25″ thing with a grain of salt too. Brain keeps changing through out a person’s lifetime. There’s no ‘finished’.
That’s what the olds always say [they only make it so we’ll hate it]. But if that’s true, explain my 12 yr old nephews FAV SONG last year? Checkmate, atheists!