30 Character Building Stages Of Getting Glasses For The First Time

The denial, the anguish, the ultimate acceptance.

1. Learning you will be getting them

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2. Immediately being overwhelmed with visions of looking like this:

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3. Questioning the doctor’s authority - this guy doesn’t know what he’s saying!

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4. After all, you’ve done fine without them all these years! JUST FINE.

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5. Parents are less than sympathetic, of course

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6. Could you bring yourself to try lenses?

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7. Ok no, maybe glasses could look cool

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8. Really cool. Maybe even…HIPSTER?!

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9. You brace yourself to show them off for the first time

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10. Friends are slightly taken aback

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11. But hide it well

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12. Family members positively piss themselves with glee

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13. Some kind of “Alright there, Four-Eyes!” comment is inevitably thrown about

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14. They’ll all pay

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15. You refuse to acknowledge that you need them all the time

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16. But without them everyday tasks become mammoth obstacles

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17. They slip down all the live-long day

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18. Drinking any kind of hot beverage is near on impossible

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19. On rainy days you just stumble around blindly

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20. They’re not the greatest aphrodisiacs

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21. Even actually putting them on can be tricky

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22. But it doesn’t even matter because you can see SO DAMN CLEARLYYYYY!

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23. Oh god. Too clearly. Why did no-one tell you this was what you looked like?!

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24. Everything is so…HD

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25. Although there’s a small hope - when your prescription goes up again you can go back to looking like a pretty hazy blur for a month

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26. And you get to look intellectual for job interviews

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27. Not to mention whipping them off to really stress a point

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28. You can definitely embrace these bad boys

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29. You can make them your thing

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30. Add a quick look of contempt and….nailed it.

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