Afraid Of Getting Older?

 

Photographer Raisa Mikhailova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From art project ‘Gerontophobia’. To see Raisa’s body of work click on any photograph.

 

 

 

 

Gerontophobia – fear of growing old

Fear of aging is one of the modern world’s most common problems. Fear of decrepitude and infirmity, illness and loneliness, rejection of the elderly, the desire to hide your age in any way. At what point does the desire to keep youth go beyond the bounds of the natural, turning into an obsessive horror? According to statistics, gerontophobia usually affects people over thirty…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See also:

Art Of Healing

By Raisa Mikhailova

 

 

 

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