Posts Tagged ‘Self Image’

It’s Frustrating, But I Get It

November 11, 2022

When talking with someone considering any sort of cosmetic procedure (especially surgical), I’ve noticed there’s a direct correlation between how much I think they don’t need to change anything, and how little they believe me.

What It Looks Like When Two People Who Truly HATE How They Look In Pictures Correspond

November 3, 2022

Person 1: I look so terrible in this picture.

Person 2: You look fine! Now if you want to see a terrible picture, check this out.

Person 1: That’s a great picture of you!

Both Together: (thinking) Why can’t this person see the obvious?

I’m Still Finding That Kind Of Jarring

January 18, 2021

Yesterday I was in a zoom meeting and I was struck by the juxtaposition of my image on the screen (i.e., the image of a person you might expect to hear saying something like, “No, Mister Kent, I expect you to die.”) and my voice as child (that I’d heard earlier that day thanks to my mother finding some old tapes) saying, “Ah shure doo miss ya daaddy!”