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scarlet_owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-05 04:11 PM
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12. Though I would never consider it myself, I respect the rights of
Edited on Thu Apr-14-05 04:15 PM by scarlet_owl
others to do so. The way I see it, I don't need to have my body cut into and re-shaped just so I can fit into society's standards of beauty. My self-esteem does not hinge on wheather my nose is perfect or my breasts are perky. But I do understand that for some people it is very important to them, and I respect it if that's their thing. On edit: as a culture, we need to let young people (especially girls) know that it's okay not to look like what they see on television or in magazines.
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  -what is your opinion of cosmetic surgery ? JI7  Apr-08-05 10:36 AM   #0 
  - Cosmetic Surgery  Crisco   Apr-08-05 12:59 PM   #1 
  - Same here!  Longhorn   Apr-08-05 01:40 PM   #2 
  - i've had two friends have breast reduction  AZDemDist6   Apr-10-05 09:36 AM   #3 
     - Yes, Exactly!  Crisco   Apr-10-05 01:09 PM   #4 
        - The "before" pictures?  XemaSab   Apr-24-08 02:42 AM   #26 
  - My best friend had breast-reduction surgery  Habibi   Apr-10-05 04:42 PM   #5 
  - there are worse things than going through life "looking up" LOL n/t  AZDemDist6   Apr-10-05 04:50 PM   #6 
  - No problem with it; in fact, I've considered it.  Pool Hall Ace   Apr-10-05 06:49 PM   #7 
  - While I doubt I would ever have it  XanaDUer   Apr-11-05 11:32 PM   #8 
  - I guess I feel about the same as you do.  Bunny   Apr-13-05 11:04 AM   #9 
  - I've had LASIK and didn't even think of it as cosmetic surgery  Longhorn   Apr-13-05 02:55 PM   #10 
     - Just about everyone I know who has had Lasik really likes it.  Bunny   Apr-13-05 06:47 PM   #11 
  - Though I would never consider it myself, I respect the rights of  scarlet_owl   Apr-14-05 04:11 PM   #12 
  - If money were no object and the results would be fabulous!  saracat   Apr-16-05 01:59 AM   #13 
  - I wouldn't mind getting a boob job.  Maine-ah   Apr-18-05 06:10 PM   #14 
  - I had a nose job at 19 so obviously  wakemeupwhenitsover   Apr-18-05 07:06 PM   #15 
  - I've had a tummy tuck.  Perragrande   Jun-26-07 02:28 AM   #16 
  - I'm all for cosmetic surgery to a point., I'm against multiple  LiberalinNC   Jun-26-07 04:33 PM   #17 
  - I would love to get rid of my jowls.  Blue in Portland   Jun-27-07 01:46 AM   #18 
  - Same here.  OnionPatch   Aug-21-07 09:16 AM   #24 
  - Some of the patients I care for as a nurse are cosmetic surgical patients.  SarahBelle   Jun-29-07 12:30 PM   #19 
  - What's your experience with breast reduction patients?  Longhorn   Jun-29-07 12:44 PM   #20 
     - Everyone is different, but...  SarahBelle   Jun-29-07 11:43 PM   #21 
  - Don't care for any of it. nt  NotGivingUp   Jul-02-07 09:04 PM   #22 
  - 2 thumbs down.  Katherine Brengle   Jul-17-07 04:06 PM   #23 
  - I think if you're truly homely, cosmetic surgery can go a LONG ways  XemaSab   Apr-24-08 02:39 AM   #25 
  - Why not, if something really bothers you?  OnionPatch   Sep-06-08 12:01 PM   #27 
 

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