Ever since I was a kid I've had problems with my teeth, and when I was around 8 or 9 I wore braces due to that I was biting wrong. We got that fixed but my teeth were still crooked. We talked to the dentist but they said since it doesn't affect how I'm biting they won't fix it. Basically it was a beauty fix and nothing else. So we let it be for the time.
Last year I started to rethink this. A lot of people were pushing me to go and get it fixed. But wearing braces that everyone could see when I was 20 years old wasn't really something I wanted to do. Being a girl in today's society was enough already, but I knew the result would be worth it in the end. So we went forward with it.
One of the best desicsion I've made, really really happy with it turned out. And it didn't take as long as they thought it would. Which I didn't mind at all. But now I longer have butterfly teeth as my stepmom called them. And I'm happy about it, even thou I never was really that bothered with how my teeth looked, it was just a part of me. Something that made me me. But I am happy I did stratighten my teeth. All the pain was worth it.
I also got a new perspective to look on things. Wearing braces didn't change how my friend treated me or how a stranger did. It was all my own insecurities that I made up in my head that people would treat me different or look at me differently . We always expect the worst and prepare us for the bad things, but we are never ready for the good things that can come. Happy this situation made me feel better about myself, lift my self esteem and to feel comfortable in my own skin!