If your child was bullied for their looks, would you go along with or offer cosmetic surgery?
It could be prominent ears, nose, no jaw line, whatever the case that caused your child to be bullied. Would you build your child up from within, enhance the external, or do a combination of both for your child that was under the age of 18?
Wow, is this a serious question?
If it is...Before you take a knife to your child, consider teaching them the following life lesson:
People's opinions are like @$$holes. Everyone has one. Are you going to go down there and take a whiff of that? Probably not. If you do, keep in mind, ''if you go around sniffing people's butts all the time, its no wonder you always have 's**t' bothering you.''
I don't know why some people would do it, but people are. I am a young lady who's never been pregnant or married but have read how parents do this to their kids. Bullies will joke about the fact that the kid had surgery & find other topics as wel
No, this is not the solution. We must teach our kids is what matters is character rather than look. EVERYONE BLACK, WHITE, SHORT, LONG, ARAB ,NON ARABS are equal in status. The best one is the one who fears his lord most. The knowledge and the character will make the difference.
I think at the end of the day the only person who should make such a decision should be the child themself.
In society it shouldn't matter what our physical appearance is, people of all ages should be accepted for what they are not what they look like. Unfortunately society is not like that and physical appearance is more important than the inner spark of life that makes us all unique. Therefore, if anyone - child or adult - does have some form of physical problem, it can be a lonely and torturous life for them having to cope with bullying and other forms of abuse due to their physical appearance. However, there are many brave people in this world who have this problem and soldier on despite the ignoramuses in our society. So, it should be the child's decision whether or not they feel surgery would help them to cope better with life or if they feel they are strong enough and confident enough to stay with what nature gave them.
Putting anyone under such an ordeal (cosmetic surgery) has many consequences, the first one being unable to accept his/her appearance; an appearance inherited from the parents, grandparents and the entire family tree. The bullies are the problematic ones; usually of an abusive background or neglected or even made fun of by his/her own problematic family.
If the problem (bullying) is so bad that it comes to the point where the parent must think about putting his child under such a process, then the school ought to take a serious look at its ineffective community. It's better to change schools and consult a psychotherapist on how to build the child's strengths from the inside out.
A good way to start is to find famous people with similar faults; people who are looked up to world wide. One of them was Mother Theresa; very ugly yet one of the most beautiful people the world has ever known.
A cousin of mine had a similar problem with her nose; another cousin of hers kept making her feel inferior about her nose (it was perfectly fine), to the point where my cousin had surgery (I think she was 19). Did anything change? Not a single thing. My cousin still felt inferior because she did not appreciate herself; a problem which stemmed from her own mother.
by Steven Escareno 7 years ago
In a recent video on yahoo, a couple of parents pay to have plastic surgery done on their daughter, to avoid having her get bullied at school about her ears. By the way, she's only 7 years old too. Personally, I don't even have an opinion on this, as I can understand the logic. ...
by Derrick Bennett 6 years ago
Why would someone change their physical appearance?
by Cecilia 8 years ago
A person's face is a map of his or her mind. Appearances are accurate measures of what a person does habitually and who that person is. If so, racial features show the different mental habits and propensities of a person.example:Thin lips, conservative, reservedThick lips, expressive and sensualBig...
by Dennis L. Page 3 years ago
Does physical appearance play a role in who you would vote for?Naturally, there are several factors in our decision making process when we go to vote. We look at a candidate's voting record, their philosophy on a host of topics and sometimes even who is financially backing them. However, what about...
by Shefali K 4 years ago
Is physical appearance the only thing that matters in this materialistic world??Or there are still people who believe in the nature of the person, the inner beauty.
by Josie Cleoford 6 years ago
Why most boys always look for physical appearance, not in attitude?Physical Or Attitude?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|