I looked in the mirror today, and I didn’t recognize the person staring back
Not in that “coming-of-age” or “I’ve-grown-so-much” way that is very common for people my age.
But in a way I couldn’t exactly explain.
It was kind of like meeting a friend’s sibling.
The face seems familiar, because you’ve seen their almost-copy for so long, but it’s still foreign and not really familiar at all.