Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rebel Regrets

I'm not much of a rebel, but the few times I've chosen not to listen to my parent's advice, I regretted it.

Remember when wearing feathers in your hair was big last year? Yeah, my mom hated the trend, told me it was disgusting. I tried it anyway.

REGRET. I put a pink feather in my hair and it got nasty and matted within a week from my shampoo. I had to pull the stupid thing out because I was so disgusted by it. Waste of money.

Six Flags? My parents told me not to go, that I would have a miserable time due to my motion sickness (which runs in the family, apparently).

REGRET. I had a pounding headache for days from riding all the rides. I love roller coasters, but I guess I'm not up for them.Waste of money.

And ear piercing. The world's shortest-lived piercing.
My parents brainwashed me, telling me for years how I wouldn't like a cartilage piercing, that it didn't go with my style.

(Sorry for the repeat pic, it's the only one I have of the piercing!)

Well, I didn't listen to them. I got my upper ear pierced. And they were right: I hated it. I think it looks great on some people, but for me it was almost pointless: my hair covered it up. And although it didn't hurt getting it pierced, my ear was so sore afterwards. The earring just felt weird. I don't know if I was mentally uncomfortable with the piercing or physically uncomfortable, but after about a day, I came to the conclusion:

My parents were right. I didn't like the piercing. I took it out as soon as possible so the hole would close up and wouldn't scar. Now you can't even tell that the earring was ever there.

It takes a big person to admit that their parents are always right. It's taken me 20 years to figure that out.

Has anybody ever come to an epiphany like this?


  1. I have done stuff like that too like dying strips of my hair hot pink ahah. Awful decision.

    And just want to let you know that I nominated you for both the Versatile Blogger Awards and Liebster Awards on my blog!

  2. Hey Becky!

    I never wore feathers in my hair BUT I used to love feather earrings! I think they are starting to make a come back now!

    Thanks for the kind words you left on my blog! Don't worry, early next month I will be having another Book-to-Movie E-book Giveaway with more titles! I will let you know as soon as its posted so you can enter :)

    I see you have a button for your blog! In the next week or so I plan to make a "Nifty Blogs" section. I will add your blog button to my list, if that is okay with you. Hopefully that will give you some more traffic on your blog!

    Anyway, thanks and best wishes!

    Mia at The Muses Circle

  3. Oh, I understand this one! I got my navel pierced when I was 18, my mom told me that I would outgrow it and hate it. She was right I look back on it now and think to myself what was I thinking :) The older you get the more you realize how much wisdom your parents have!


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