21 Struggles Girls Who Wear Glasses Know
Start writing a post
Lifestyle

21 Struggles Girls Who Wear Glasses Know

Eyelashes. All the eyelashes.

330
21 Struggles Girls Who Wear Glasses Know
Carla Angel Petts

Wearing glasses is a difficult life that so many people live each year. Luckily, we can see. Unluckily, there are several downsides to wearing glasses.

1. Laying down while wearing glasses

You try watching television while laying down. It's not easy, and it's not fun.

2. Rain

Why don't they make windshield wipers for your glasses?

3. When they get dirty

Spoiler alert. They are ALWAYS dirty.

4. Having to clean them

You never have the right cloth, and your shirt is never the right material.

5. Doing your makeup

I have been known to sit in the sink to be able to see my makeup as I do it.

6. Then your glasses then cover it

Why did I just put on three different eyeshadows only to have them covered by my glasses?

7. "Why don't you just wear contacts?"

Because I got one stuck to the bottom of my eyeball and had to go to the doctor to get it removed. Okay? Let me live my life.

8. Sunglasses

How am I supposed to wear two pairs of glasses? Huh?

9. Formal events

Sometimes you just don't want to be wearing glasses.

10. Adjusting them

Whether you push them up by the side or by the center, they always end up just slightly wrong.

11. Eyelashes

Eyelashes and glasses are just an all around problem. Eyelashes get on your lens and then you can just barely see it. If you push your glasses up too far, your glasses hit them. It's never fun.

12. Friends trying them on

"Wow, you're like really blind!" No. They're just for looks. Now can you give them back?

13. 3D movies

The lenses never match up with each other, making you uncomfortable for the next hour and a half.

14. Temperature changes

Oh, you just wanted to check on that thing in the oven? Nope. You can't see it.

15. Makeup gets everywhere

You mean you wanted your foundation to stay on your nose and not the inside of your glasses? Too bad.

16. The glare

Heaven forbid you want to take a selfie while your computer is open in front of you. Need to use the front flash? Try again.

17. Losing them

How am I supposed to find my glasses without my glasses?

18. When your prescription changes

So now I have this useless pair of glasses that I will only use when trying to find my current pair.

19. "Here let me put them on for you!"

No. They go under the hair. Down, straighten them out, then push them on. By the sides. Not the... just let me do it.

20. Put them on top of your head.

Good idea! They sit there so nicely. Until you go to take them off and they are tangled in every hair on your head.

21. Hugs

Please don't hug me so tightly my face presses into my glasses. Now they're dirty again.


Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Politics

What If The U.N. Actually United The Nations?

This is me taking a break from being cynical and imagining how the world could be one day.

129
Unsplash

By now, people are probably sick of hearing me talk about myself, so I’m changing it up this week. In keeping with the subject of my J-Term class, I’m asking myself a political what-if question. What if we could create a sovereign global government firmly grounded in justice that could actually adjudicate Earth’s many disparate nation-states into one unified world government?

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

100 Things I'd Rather Do Than Study

Procrastination Nation, unite.

713
Panda Whale
Here are 100 things I'd rather to than study. I know the semester just started, but

    1. Watch a movie
    2. Take a nap
    3. Have a dance party
    4. Eat ice cream
    5. Bake a cake
    6. Cry just a little bit
    7. Knit a blanket
    8. Learn to ride a bike
    9. Build a crib
    10. Watch a hockey game
    11. Watch any game
    12. Play with my hair
    13. Dye my hair
    14. Go grocery shopping
    15. Learn to crochet
    16. Do 50 jumping jacks
    17. Drive cross country
    18. Take a bubble bath
    19. Squeeze lemons for lemonade
    20. Sell the lemonade
    21. Make heart-shaped ice cubes
    22. Moisturize my knees
    23. Paint my nails
    24. Find the cure for cancer
    25. Run a marathon
    26. Just kidding, run down the hall
    27. Squat my bodyweight
    28. Eat my bodyweight in French fries
    29. Hibernate until Christmas
    30. Cuddle my body pillow (unless you have a boo)
    31. Think about all the work I’m not doing
    32. Wash my bed sheets
    33. Vacuum my apartment
    34. Play mini golf
    35. Go swimming
    36. Tan in this Texas heat
    37. Sing like I’m about to win American Idol
    38. Blow up balloons
    39. Pop the balloons
    40. Make lists
    41. Write an Odyssey article
    42. Pet a puppy
    43. Adopt a puppy
    44. Pay my rent
    45. Order a pizza
    46. Start a garden
    47. Cook a turkey
    48. Find new music
    49. Clean my waffle iron
    50. Learn to make jam
    51. Jam to music
    52. Play scrabble
    53. Volunteer anywhere
    54. Celebrate a birthday
    55. Watch a makeup tutorial I’ll never use
    56. Go through old pictures on my phone
    57. Make a playlist
    58. Take a shower
    59. Clean my room
    60. Curl my hair
    61. Climb a rock wall
    62. Get a massage
    63. Play with Snapchat filters
    64. Roast a chicken
    65. Go fishing
    66. Chug some Snapple
    67. Ride in a cart around Walmart
    68. Count the days until the semester is over
    69. Overthink about my future
    70. Think of my future baby’s names
    71. Pin everything on Pinterest
    72. Text anybody
    73. Pray about life
    74. Watch a sunset
    75. Watch a sunrise
    76. Have a picnic
    77. Read a book (that’s not for school)
    78. Go to a bakery
    79. Snuggle a bunny
    80. Clean my apartment
    81. Wash my dishes
    82. Rearrange my furniture
    83. Physically run away from my problems
    84. Make some meatballs
    85. Learn to make bread
    86. Google myself
    87. Ride a Ferris wheel
    88. Get stuck on a Ferris wheel (that way, it’s not my fault I’m not studying)
    89. Wash my car
    90. Get on a plane to Neverland
    91. Find Narnia in my closet
    92. Jump on a trampoline
    93. Learn to ice skate
    94. Go rollerblading
    95. Ride a rollercoaster
    96. Carve a pumpkin
    97. Restore water in a third world country
    98. FaceTime my family
    99. Hug my mom
    100. Tell my friends I love them
    Featured

    The Basics Of The United Nations

    As the General Assembly convenes, here is the United Nations 101

    1459
    WikiMedia

    For an organization that literally unites the nations, it amazes me how little is taught about the United Nations in schools, or at least where I went to school. It wasn't until I went to college and got a higher education that I learned the basics of the United Nations. I believe that every American should know at least the basics of what the United Nations does, especially since our country is one of the 5 permanent members. So here are the main "organs" of the United Nations.

    Keep Reading... Show less
    Student Life

    Wine Wednesdays!

    How to get through the best Hump Day get together.

    3502

    What would Wine Wednesdays be without wine? Grab a bottle of red and a bottle of white so that you have some variety. If you feel like splurging, get a bottle of Rosé too.

    Keep Reading... Show less
    schoolforthedogs.com

    Every day of the week is unique, to say the least. Although they don't have to get up for work or go to class on a Monday, dogs truly relate to the struggle we face every day. Here are the days of the week as told by the cutest pups around:

    Keep Reading... Show less

    Subscribe to Our Newsletter

    Facebook Comments