Age and experience can be confusing to those who’ve lived one path and only one path.
To them, it’s a question of authenticity; “well, which experience is uniquely you?” while to you, it is a question of authenticity because the variety of experiences is the true nature of life.
Had enough time to go around the block several times and have lived through numerous events? Your life is more than a film with thirty-second montages. Prominent events loom over shadowed valleys. You tend to focus on the prominences and avoid talking about the valleys. But in quiet moments, the valleys draw forth the muses you sing and write about.
For some, the consumption of others’ life experiences is as close to excitement as they’ll come. So “What’s on Netflicks tonight, Honey?”