Do I have to love my nose? No. Do I have the right to hate it? Also a no. (ClickToTweet!)
When I tell people I want a nose job, the answer is almost always, “but why?! I love your nose, it’s so unique!”
I have wanted to scream that I don’t want a unique nose. I hated that word. I always wanted to yell: “I just want a normal nose! I just want it to be remarkably unremarkable!”
I don’t necessarily hate my nose anymore, but I still want to go under the knife. Am I a terrible person for promoting self-love in the same breath as expressing my desire to have cosmetic surgery? Am I a hypocrite? Absolutely not.
It is possible to love yourself and still feel insecure about some bits and pieces.
This is my body, and it’s my freaking story.
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