Glasses are a pretty cool accessory to have, but when you have to wear them all the time because you have no choice, they can become a serious pain. So from everyday tasks to the most inconvenient times, here are 31 struggles only people who wear glasses will understand.
1. All of your friends will call you chashmish, chasmatoo and/or four eyes
2. They will always try to see how blind you are without your glasses on…
3. And think it’s funny when they ask, ‘how many fingers am I holding up?’
4. And this is how your family reacts the first time you decide to wear lenses
5. Everyone asks you, “kitne power ka hai?”
6. Wearing sunglasses is not a good idea
7. People assume that you are a nerd. ALWAYS.
8. OR – they assume that you wear glasses just to showoff. REALLY?! Make up your mind, guys!
9. Every time you need to read something you need to zoom in and out… which can be embarrassing.
10. Your glasses fog up when you have tea or step out of a cold car
11. And then you have to constantly clean your glasses
12. And you can’t clean them too hard or too quick because they’ll get scratches on them
13. All your childhood photographs quickly become the bane of your existence
14. And people insist ‘beta gajar khaya karo issy nazar tez hoti hai’
15. But you still can’t see anything without your glasses
16. You are scared of water-based activities because you are convinced you will mistake a shark for a life-guard!
17. And you’re scared of going to amusement park because you’re worried your glasses will fall off when you go on a ride
18. Rain is your worst enemy
19. These imprints left on your nose…
20. The difficulty in managing both your hijab and your glasses! At the end of the day you are left with a pounding headache…
21. You feel helpless without your glasses
22. And the struggle is real when you lose your specs and can’t find them… ’cause you don’t have your specs!!
23. Then you struggle to find the right frame for your face
24. And they break!
25. It’s hard to fit your 3D glasses on the top of your regular glasses or find 3D clip-ons
26. The never ending clash between your makeup and your glasses.
27. Kissing is complicated
28. And opticians always cost tons of money
29. But, you love it when people tell you look gorgeous with your glasses
30. Even when they follow it with jokes like this:
31. You still believe: