When It’s Okay to Do Plastic Surgery


We all desire to feel good in life. We want to feel good on the inside, and on the outside. We all strive for the same ultimate goal in life, which I believe to be happiness. Many times people succumb to desiring quick, and instant gratification, which will lead them nowhere. It’s important that we don’t settle for short-term light, and long-term darkness.


We should always try our best to improve ourselves from within, and then if we’re unhappy about our appearance and how we look on the outside, improve that as well. However, it’s important to prioritize our feelings on the inside. Having said that, when it comes to loving yourself, and truly accepting all of you, then sometimes we need to make the appropriate adjustments or changes in our appearance so that we’ll feel truly happy with ourselves.


People don’t necessarily have a low self-esteem, simply because they desire to make changes. Many times, people simply want to add to their beauty, or enhance certain features that they already think are attractive. This is when things like plastic surgery can be abused, overdone, and people tend to become addicted to it as well. Having said that, there are times when having plastic surgery can be a great benefit to someone’s health or even provide a certain amount of confidence in themselves. In situations as such, I feel that it’s more than okay to make changes, as long as you do some research first.


It’s important to be cautious when making any permanent changes in life. And unless a particular change is going to create a stably happy feeling from within, you should think twice about doing something as drastic as a surgery. Some of us have certain characteristics in how we look that we view as imperfections. Whether or not some people view your imperfections as beautiful, you have to ultimately be happy and like the way you look. Despite whether someone else views your imperfections as beautiful, you have to like the way you look, and feel happy.


No one can create happiness for you, or try to take over and control your emotions, forcing you to be happy. Sure, we can all try to make our loved ones happy, but what it will keep boiling down to is how a person views themselves. This is why it’s so imperative to know your self-worth, and a great self-esteem. Confidence is one of the sexiest qualities that a person can acquire. If we don’t love ourselves truly and deeply, no one else will either. It’s important to value yourself, believe in yourself, and know how amazing you are. We should all accept ourselves for how we look, how we act, for our past, and for our present state.


If someone has an issue in which they’re unhappy, like a gynecomastia problem for example, then they can do some research, and find out if there are any natural ways to change the way that they look. But even if it comes down to doing a surgery, they should still do a lot of research. It’s important to research anything when it comes to making a permanent change in your appearance. Finding the best and most suitable doctor takes a little time and effort on your part.


One thing that will make finding a particular type of doctor or surgeon who will meet your specific needs is to search for one in a place that there are many to choose from. There’s always Google, or even Bing, etc., but when it comes to finding many doctors in one place, you should try looking within your community or a website that will provide many different options for you. As well, you should ask around, and see if anyone else has the same type of issues or concerns that you have.


It’s imperative to make sure that you’re doing surgery or making any permanent changes for the right reasons. You should never change for someone else. Your partner should be your biggest fan. If you have a partner in life, they should definitely love you so much that they support your decision, even if they don’t necessarily agree with it. It’s always good to have a backbone, some family support, or at least some type of support system when it comes to making any permanent changes in your appearance.


The whole point in life is to be happy, and we should all do what makes us happy. If it’s going to make you truly happy, and not just for a day, a week, a few months, or even a couple of years, but the type of change that will create more peace and acceptance within yourself for ideally a lifetime, then there’s nothing wrong with making a permanent change. Just remember to think things through, and love yourself on the inside first and foremost.

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Anne Cohen

Founder, Owner, Writer, and Editor at Anne Cohen Writes
Anne Cohen is a lifestyle and relationship blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Her blogs are Anne Cohen and Anne Cohen Writes. She contributes to various publications including The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and many more. She's passionate about love, writing, chess, and more than anything, her two kids.
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