Aging

Why Can’t 50 Be the New 50?

You don’t want to be the idiot you were at 21. Embrace change and keep learning.

Maj-le Bridges
5 min readFeb 2, 2023

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Woman looking at herself in the mirror and smiling. Aging and 50 years old is the new 50 years old.
Photo by Caroline Veronez on Unsplash

I’m tired of hearing that “50 is the new 30,” “Orange is the new Black,” or “Ye is the new Kanye.” Why can’t 50 be the new 50, new be the new new, and Kanye just shut up?

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Maj-le Bridges

Gen X-er, recovering lawyer, frustrated writer, Lego enthusiast and serial creative. Medium Top Writer | Published in Start It Up & Age of Awareness.