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I Have Glasses

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    I need to when I"m at the computer and to drive at nite. I am blind at nite. I can't ever see signs even with them on until I'm pretty much right there. Not a good thing but I...
    simplylilacs simplylilacs 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I've had glasses since I was 2. I found out my mom kept most of the pairs I've owned over the years. How sweet
    morgan413 morgan413 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I Wear Glasses - Yes I wear glasses.A lot of people think that wearing glasses is uncool and a sign of nerdiness,but still I dont want to give them up.I started wearing glasses...
    Macrajat Macrajat 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I have glasses only reading ones though. I hate the ones with the nose pads they drive me nuts!
    MinecraftWolfie MinecraftWolfie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm kind of lying...I have glasses but I wear contacts basically 95% of the time.
    Rebecca12K Rebecca12K 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It's annoying having glasses because I am nearly blind! Literally. They are always in the way, and they always get dirty or foggy. If I don't have my glasses I am screwed and I won...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    It Is Scary But - It is scary being so dependent on glasses PoeticRejection, but I never seem to lose that amazing buzz I get each morning when I grope for...
    Katriona Katriona 16-18, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2007

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    I started getting bad eyesight in second grade but i didn't get my first pair until i was 9. I hated wearing them, i used to squint which probably made my eyesight worse. Anyways...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    So in elementary if you had glasses it meant you were smart. I was the only one at my table who didnt have glasses and I felt left out & stupid. So one night I prayed to god to...
    SweetLuvvv SweetLuvvv 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I'm blind as a bat! I probably should get corrective surgery for it.
    Flux151 Flux151 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Rite Of Passage - I finally got around to having my eyes examined last week. My vision is changing and I thought all they had to do was tweak my prescription. I have trouble...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    I keep forgetting i have them! Go yo rub my eye, only to find there's a lens in the way!
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Jan 21

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    Never without them unless they're broken. I might get contacts for the first time to go horseback riding. It's like living with a tiny box around your eyes, pretty odd at first.
    MNightlySnow MNightlySnow 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I got glasses about 3 years ago but for the last 2 years I've mostly been wearing contacts. I think contacts are better because I get peripheral vision, and I can wear sunglasses...
    Lunarlight Lunarlight 18-21, F Feb 19

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    They make you look smarter and enhances your appearance. I could easily swap my glasses for contacts, but I would feel so naked without glasses.
    Paul1538 Paul1538 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    And HATE IT when people put them on and say, "wow you ARE blind" Jesus 😒😒😒😒
    Aleppppppp Aleppppppp 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Finally Gave In - I was supposed to have glasses at 11-12 but I refused to wear them at school or in public. Only wore them at home watching tv etc. I couldnt stand having...
    untethered90 untethered90 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Yes to glasses or no? I don't know if they look cute on me or not.
    Bri124 Bri124 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 11

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    And pirate facial hair (: Arrrrrr.
    colourmegeek colourmegeek 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I too but wear contacts most of the time . When in school I used to be bullied for it lol
    AlinaLR AlinaLR 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    They were expensive but I only need them for reading.I barely wear them though.As I hate reading.However I can still wear them to see writing from a distance or just to see details...
    xxsadisticbitchxx xxsadisticbitchxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Got mine a few days ago, slowly getting used to them now!
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I got my first glasses when I was 11. I thought that it was the worst thing happened to me. It was a big suprise to me, too, when I weren't able to see the E's properly. I hated my...
    MillaMagia MillaMagia 36-40, T Feb 15

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    I faked them out for a long time in grade school by memorizing the letters on the eye tests while waiting for my turn. They finally caught me in about seventh grade. I gave them a...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    And yes I use them to see. Without them I can't even see 12 inches infront of me.... I uses to hate glasses, mom always got the cheap ugly ones for me since my eyes were...
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    They'Re Not Bad - My eyesight isn't all that great but it isn't terrible either like some of my friends who can see gigantic bold letters from a few feet away. I wear contacts...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    I am thankful for wearing glasses. I can't count how many times my glasses have saved my eyesight. Frying bacon and the grease splatters. It landed on my glasses and not in my eye...
    livinfree1968 livinfree1968 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    i don't wear them that often ,, cuz they make me look smart ,,, which is something i am NOT XDi searched sooo hard for a pink/black glasses and i fainally found those :3...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I usually wear contacts but I losted them so I hav 2 wear my old glasses that I kept just in case. Since I stopped wearing glasses 4 awhile it feels weird wearing them again n I...
    Midnightdreamer246 Midnightdreamer246 13-15, F Feb 14

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    Glasses - I dont yet need glasses and last eye test suggests I wont need to but I just wanted to assure the ladies who do have to wear them that there are plenty of guys out there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    I love my glasses! And yes, I'm a feminist,but I have no problem being called a naughty librarian.;)
    SunnyAndJoyful SunnyAndJoyful 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Hey everyone. This ones abit of a mood dampener. When I was 17 I was diagnosed with an eye condition, called keratoconus. Before I was 17 I had perfect vision, since then my vision...
    bluescholarschesk bluescholarschesk 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I began wearing glasses in grade 4. At first, it was only necessary when I was looking at the blackboard. But time progressed and my vision only worsened. So today, I'm either...
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I have big nerd glasses not because I'm a "hipster" it's because I have very bad eye sight
    Noodles9000 Noodles9000 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Ive had glasses since I was 10 months old. I have had 3 eye surgeries and I was blind in my left eye when I was born. Glasses are part of who I am.
    artgirl96 artgirl96 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I Like Mine. - I remember when I was a kid, I used to beg my mom for glasses.  I could tell my vision wasn't the best. She finally buckled and we went through the fun fun trip...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response May 31, 2007

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    I Hate Wearing Glasses! - I have to wear glasses because I can't see anything up close but I totally hate them! They make me look like a total dweeb no matter what I wear or how I...
    hannapg13 hannapg13 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    I lost one lense, before I lost the whole set :(
    donnjb donnjb 26-30, M Feb 3

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    So, I'm officially glassified. Got me a pair this past week. My vision is good its just since I work in an environment where I tend to look at a bright screen for 8+ hours it takes...
    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    But I Hate It. - I have pretty purple glasses now but I still don't like that I do. I would love to have laser eye surgery. I hate how in movies when the plain girl turns into the...
    omgseriously omgseriously 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    They Say That Men Don't Make Passes At Women Who Wear Glasses - I can tell you that is absolutely not true.  A  survey found 45% of men found women who wear glasses...
    Hannah777 Hannah777 36-40, F 36 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Just went and got mine, i think its fair to say, i look odd. Actually, i look like a duck having a seizure after its face has been trod on by a bear.
    Ryan005 Ryan005 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I have glasses because I like seeing the world in a different point of view.
    Hidden4eternity Hidden4eternity 13-15, F Jan 28

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    I've worn glasses since I was 6! I have considered getting the surgery, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't like how I look without my cute glasses.
    KristenL83 KristenL83 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    I love wearing glasses. They're a lot more fun than they used to be. I push them up my nose when I'm nervous and I like to wear them loose so that they're always coming down my...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    My eye doctor actually told me that I didn't need glasses. I just got them because the rest of my family did and I wanted us to look... cohesive, LOL. But from wearing them so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Just got glasses. Still have some getting use to
    lynn1497 lynn1497 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I have had glasses or should I say needed vision correction for a very long time. I started out with glasses and it wasn't too bad, broke quite a few and then went into metal...
    Rederig Rederig 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Not Everybody Will Approve Of This - I started wearing glasses at the age of 12. I had perfect eyesight then. One day I tried on a classmate's glasses in front of the mirror. We...
    caytlyn caytlyn 18-21 11 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I like having glasses, but I don't like how bad my eyesight is without them. When I was in school, I liked playing rugby, but it was a real struggle as I couldn't tell where the...
    oxcycler89 oxcycler89 22-25, M Jan 27

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    I do , because my vision is really horrible.
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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