My you are defensive about your age. Hey, it is the way of the world. Appearance is actually important to get results unless youare already established and well known, particularly when you are dealing with strangers. We were all young once and it took along time for me to get credibility. Chill out and quit taking it personal. hate the world, not the messenger.
I planted some bird seed. A bird came up. Now I don't know what to feed it.