Man wants to legally reduce age to boost dating prospects

Emile Ratelband 69 previously converted to Buddhism- because he could

You can change your gender. "Why can't I decide my own age?" he said.

In an unprecedented case in the Netherlands, Ratelband told a tribunal that he wants to shift his birth date two decades later to March 11, 1969.

They argued that if Ratelband's age was to be reduced, what would be the status of his early years then?

He said he is discriminated against because of his age, and that he encounters problems in society on a daily basis.

Ratelband, whose website describes him as a personal development entrepreneur, told De Telegraaf he is a "young god" and said a change to his legal age would help him live life with gusto.

'When I'm 69, I am limited.

A Dutch pensioner is attempting to legally lower his age in an attempt to bolster his success in finding dates on Tinder. After all, Ratelband says, "When I'm on Tinder and say I'm 69, I don't get an answer. If I'm 49, then I can buy a new house, drive a different auto", he said, according to a translation by The Guardian.

The judge working on Ratelband's lawsuit reportedly expressed sympathy for his case, opining that not so long ago the idea of sex change had been unthinkable.

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Ratelband, a single father, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) he had also tried to stop collecting his pension, and compared his bid to change his age to those who identify as transgender.

"I feel much younger than my real age", he added, "as do a lot of people".

The pensioner also said he would renounce his pension if he switched his birth date.

The BBC reported a court will rule on the matter within a month.

As the Cut points out, "luxurious" might be a euphemism - in a translation by CNN, Ratelband says, "When I'm 49 with [this face], then I'm rammed".

The life coach, who specialises in "self awareness" training, said he felt discriminated against because of his advanced years. If I'm 49, then I can buy a new house, drive a different auto.

Mr Ratelband is a media personality and motivational speaker, who is a trainer in neurolinguistic programming.

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