20 agonising, hilarious struggles of #GrowingUpWithGlasses
"You need glasses" is the dreaded line that has totally changed the childhoods of many a person.
Okay, yes, you can see clearly for possibly the first time in your life, and that's great. And in theory glasses can be stylish and make you look sophisticated and smart.
But Christ alive, wearing glasses can be a pain in the arse.
The latest entry in the #GrowingUp... series of hashtags on Twitter is #GrowingUpWithGlasses, and it nails all the struggles that spectacles-wearers have endured for their entire lives.
1 ) This absolute hell.
2 ) The biggest panic-induced-lie-for-the-sake-of-giving-an-answer outside of the Confession box.
3 ) GAH!
4 ) THE AIR PUFF!
5 ) The. Worst.
— Sonja (@SonjaMaaai) July 6, 2016
6 ) Seriously, it's awful.
#growingupwithglasses having them fog up near hot foods or gross weather, being asked if you feel smarter, people asking if they can wear it
— caitlin (@caitlinfatsura) July 6, 2016
7 ) "Yeah, thanks, I KNOW"
Them: "Can I try your glasses?"
Them: (with glasses on) "OMG you're so blind!!"
Me: haha :)) thanks :)) friend :))
— dr. gooch (shan) (@theIouvrelorde) July 6, 2016
8 ) When will someone invent windshield-wipers for lenses?
#growingupwithglasses having to walk looking down when it's raining or constantly wiping the water off the lenses
— Allie perez (@alliee_nicolee) July 6, 2016
9 ) So impractical.
10 ) Oh God, the scratches and marks!
11 ) HELL.
— antonio (@antoniodelotero) July 5, 2016
12 ) Worst nightmare.
13 ) Help...me
— Britt (@kindacabello) July 6, 2016
14 ) The divisive prescription competition.
— Steve (@stipkins) July 5, 2016
15 ) The panic.
Waking up in the middle of the night & not knowing if there's a murderer in your room until you reach for your glasses #growingupwithglasses
— MeghanTheeMiniaturePony (@MeghanWMcCarthy) July 5, 2016
16 ) The shades problem.
17 ) Ditto the 3D issue.
But as horrible as glasses can be, they have their upsides...I guess.
18 ) Fair point.
19 ) You can get the chance to be sassy.
20 ) And if you're lucky, you'll discover the amazing freedom that comes with contact lenses.