20 agonising, hilarious struggles of #GrowingUpWithGlasses 5 years ago

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.

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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.

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6 ) Seriously, it's awful.

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7 ) "Yeah, thanks, I KNOW"

8 ) When will someone invent windshield-wipers for lenses?

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9 ) So impractical. 

10 ) Oh God, the scratches and marks!

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11 ) HELL.

12 ) Worst nightmare.

13 ) Help...me

14 ) The divisive prescription competition. 

15 ) The panic.

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.