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I Have Glasses

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    Indeed I have glasses

    as you could see. Actually I dont like my face without them. I found this experience a funny one so I joined.
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M May 24

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    I Have Glasses I Do, For Now- Updated I always

    wanted to wear glasses but had absolutely perfect vision. Every time I got tested my vision was 20/15. No glasses. All through elementary school, junior high, sports physicals, college physical, and grad school physical- always 20/15. Something magical happened in grad school...
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Some people say that I look very different with

    & without glasses. I am considering contacts but have not yet made a decision. What do y'all thnk? (Also, take a look at my other experience to look at a picture where I am not wearing glasses.)
    ssaini9999 ssaini9999 18-21, F 8 Responses May 24

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    Ugh I now have to wear glasses!

    I'm okay with the glasses alone but now my face looks sooo childlike it's actually making girls question if I'm of age (over here I am)
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 3

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    My glasses have a cat-eyed frame like in the

    50's and are red. They have Swarovski crystals on the sides. I'm a bit tired of them.
    Ribisome Ribisome 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 2

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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 both thought that I looked good with glasses. Hers were too strong for me to wear longer than five minutes but she gave me her old pair...
    caytlyn caytlyn 18-21 11 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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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 more intelligent and sexier than those who don't.  But yes, it does get in the way of kissing.
    Hannah777 Hannah777 36-40, F 36 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Because of my inherited poor eye site,

    I have to wear either contacts or glasses. I usually opt for the former. But sometimes I wear my big ol hipster glasses.
    livelively22 livelively22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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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 something in my face. At 13 I tried contacts but I couldn't make it work, so I just decided to be half blind for a few years...
    untethered90 untethered90 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 21, 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 constantly getting worse with each visit. I got to wear contacts for quite a few years, wore them religiously, now that I'm out of...
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Idk I like my glasses

    but I can't decide which look better glasses or no glasses? In the pic that's how I look with glasses
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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 nose. When I used to sell glasses my district manager hated that!!! The best part is when my boyfriend takes them off when...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Important Update: Gone to the optician!

    I resulted nearsighted!!! Yes!!!! I had a perfect eyesight but wearing my friends' beautiful prescription glasses I have compromised it! I'm so happy! Now I'm enslaved to glasses! Fantastic!
    Dreamingperm Dreamingperm 22-25, T 3 Responses May 15

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    I had them since I was in Grade 5.

    Sometimes it is just irritating because you get those marks on your nose, and sometimes the heaviness of the glass makes me dizzy. However, I can say I can't live without my glasses. I have an HD image when I have glasses, lol. Every 6 months I go to the Optometrist to check on...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I have to wear them all the time

    because I'm short sighted. I forgot them yesterday and went out with my mum and couldn't see anyone's faces if they weren't near me. It was really ****. I'm honestly really blind.
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 3 Responses May 29

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    If you're going to turn glasses into a trend,

    sure. That's what everyone is doing nowadays, turning everything into a trend. But don't tell me i'm just following the trend or whatever. I've been wearing glasses way before it became "hip" or cool or whatever. I've been wearing glasses most of my life because i kind of have...
    experiencedyetunprepared experiencedyetunprepared 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Okay. It should be I had glasses.

    Hahahaha. I just got my very first pair of glasses a few months ago because I've been getting gnarly headaches staring at the monitor trying to do my homework. I lost them a week ago. Cannot find them anywhere. My eyes are killin me. Hehehe.
    Drechavo Drechavo 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I hated having glasses

    for years. When I finally got contacts, styles changed and glasses are now a popular fashion accessory. I went right out and bought new, brand name, frames and I'm rocking the 4 eyes look again!
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 5 Responses Apr 29

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    I love having glasses tbh,

    I feel like they make me look better :)
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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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 mine and slip them. I can't expain why but I feel so special. Like you my eyes keep getting worse and I...
    Katriona Katriona 16-18, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2007

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    -10.50 they are so thick no cute lil glasses

    for me they have to be thick hipster glasses.
    jtrain jtrain 31-35, M Jun 18

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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 when I was 13 years old.At first it was a shock to me that my eyesite was weak and I had to start wearing glasses to see...
    Macrajat Macrajat 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I have glasses I have wear them

    since I was a little kid at first when I started wearing them I HATED IT but after years of wearing them I rarely realize I am wearing glasses I have gotten so use to it unless I look in the mirror... Sometimes I have worn them in the shower without realizing it, then I notice...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Just got them a couple of months ago.

    I hope they make me look smarter and not too nerdy. I've been told I do look smarter. Nerd is in right now, so could be a good thing.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jun 27

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    I need to get my eyes tested again.

    .. I'm getting blinder each year because my glasses just aren't helping me see aswell as they're suppose to. 😬
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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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 give me glasses, so I could look cool & smart. Literally 3 weeks later I had to get glasses because I couldn't see far away. & ever since then I...
    SweetLuvvv SweetLuvvv 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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 because I exercise a lot and glasses would interfere but I also have a spare set of glasses. I love my glasses. I really...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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    Putting on your glasses

    after cleaning them is one of the BEST feelings. I can see clearly now, the rain has gone!
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23

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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 seeing far distances so thats why I wear glasses. Never had a problem seeing close up... until now. Doc tells me that...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    Going on with my friends' glasses!

    I can feel no more pain and confusion wearing them! But now I can't see well without them and I must wear them for a correct vision! Oh yes, that's wonderful, I'm de-correcting in order to wear them forever!
    Dreamingperm Dreamingperm 22-25, T May 12

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    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response May 24

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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 glasses so much that I didn't wear them in public until I was 15. In school, I used to sit in the first row and still...
    MillaMagia MillaMagia 36-40, T 1 Response Feb 15

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    I have been wearing glasses

    since I was young. I have always had trouble with my eyesight so I am thankful to have a pair, I do not know what I would do without them!
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I wear it everyday. Sometimes I do wear contact

    lens but rarely. Glasses makes me look a bit older, but without glasses, i'm looking younger and people think i'm still going to high school lol that's weird :|
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 22-25, F May 30

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    Been wearing them since grade school,

    don't think it's gonna end any time soon...I think I look cute in them anyway ✌️
    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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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 ha deteriorated rapidly. It's not normal bad vision such as long/short sighted. (Google images keratoconus vision if u want to see what my vision...
    bluescholarschesk bluescholarschesk 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I would really like to have my prescription

    frames like these I really love all the curvy shapes :)
    waddlergirl waddlergirl 51-55, T May 12

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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 3 Responses Mar 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 who find women that wear glasses even more attractive than those who dont.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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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. Doing yard work and the weed eater sends debris flying and my glasses protected my eyes. Painting walls and ceilings and the paint...
    livinfree1968 livinfree1968 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 19

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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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    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 a toll on your vision. At first you don't realize it but after you get off the screen everything becomes hazed, blurred and hard...
    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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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, it then just became part of my life. i wear them everyday, all day, never really thinking much of it. people would comment on how the different...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Attention all you glasses wearers!

    I just wanted to let you know that www.zennioptical.com is having a sale that lasts until 7/7/14. Yesterday I bought 3 pairs of glasses for $130. I'm super psyched. So I thought I would share the love with all my fellow glasses wearers. I've gotten glasses from them before and...
    K3022 K3022 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I started wearing glasses a few years ago

    and my first pair i wore these little wire glasses and had my hair swept to the side people picked on me because i was a nerd and i was really fat.But i emotionally started to change from bullying, i started to exercise a lot and fiscally trained myself in weapon fighting.I...
    Nyanbi Nyanbi 13-15, M Jun 7

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    Here is the picture (where I'm not wearing

    glasses) in reference to my previous post :)
    ssaini9999 ssaini9999 18-21, F 9 Responses May 24

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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 good run, I am so blind that I can't see the big E on the eye test,   I wear contacts a lot of the time though.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    alddbd alddbd 31-35, F Jun 6

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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 of getting them.   I almost regretted getting them, since my eyes are extremely oversensitive. I wore...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response May 31, 2007

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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 often, I noticed they do make my sight sharper ;-)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 14

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    It's like my sophistication level went up 2x

    when I started wearing glasses
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    Ever since I was a young boy I've had really

    bad eyesight and wore glasses since the age of around 7. I have tried contact lenses but I couldn't get along with them, so I'll be a glasses wearer the rest of my life. But I look better with glasses than without. So that suits me fine.
    Curiousboy007 Curiousboy007 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Really bad eyesight here.

    -12.00 in both eyes. When I go to get glasses, I never get them in an hour, more like 2 weeks (and $400).
    sinkem sinkem 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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