I have just looked at some pictures of myself, taken recently. Oh the horror. I'm not ugly per se, but I have quite a big double chin that really detracts from my face. It sort of elongates my face and I think spoils it. I'm not overweight, and no matter how thin I get, it never goes. My mother has the same, as do all my female relatives on that side. It seems to get bigger with age, judging by them.
My first thought when I saw it (again) was: why don't you get this fixed, for once and for all? I never thought I'd ever feel the need to have plastic surgery, so this was a surprise. I feel so sad at having to go through life with a face that doesn't look like me, if that makes sense.
Have you ever had anything like that done? Would you ever do it? I can see lots of pros and mainly cons, and I don't feel comfortable with the idea of having surgery for non-essential reasons, so I'd like someone to either talk me out of it, or give me an essential reason!
I had plastic surgery on my ears which stuck out really badly and made me feel terrible self conscious. I couldnt have short hair and they just poked out of long hair and looked ridiculous.
I cant imagine having to go through life like that and am really glad I did it.
I think if something makes you feel really unhappy and it is within your power to change it then you should go ahead. I will definitely have my eyes and face done when the time comes (not long I fear) and whilst I am a little scared of the procedure would still go ahead with it.
Of course some people will agree and some will strongly disagree with me but I think it is an immensly personal thing and you should do whatever feels right for you (and certainly dont do it for anyone else). Good luck I hope you reach a decision your happy with.
Why not? I've just booked an appointment to see someone about sun damage on my face (thanks to a childhood in the Tropics) My Christmas present to myself I've decided. Oh, and I'm having some varicose veins seen to at the same time. Quitle looking forward to a night or two in a quiet hospital room over the festive season!
I feel a bit guilty thinking about this so much - and of course I feel a bit fickle for putting so much emphasis on my looks. But I find looking at pictures of myself really depressing. Nobody's got any pictures of me and my son up in their house - plenty of my dh and our son, though.