All of this may be the reason why about 40 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies [source: Dreisbach].
Another telling figure -- some pun intended -- is that around 91 percent of all cosmetic procedures are performed on women [source: Brown].
In real, living, breathing life, having an awkward moment with someone is something we try to avoid.
That water-cooler small talk, that unbearable silence in the lift or meeting your other half's parents for the first time - all painful to experience. Sure, we'll squirm in our seats and maybe we'll even watch through our sweaty fingers but at least we're not in the situation.
“On my way leaving a class last semester I saw this smoking hot girl, I mean amazing, a girl way out of my league, just sitting by herself.
Now normally I would just keep walking but that day I told myself, ‘Andrew you can do it, go make it happen.’ So I walked up to her introduced myself and just started talking and she was digging it. I’ll bring the movie.’ I’m sure she saw my pride crumble right in front of her.” -–Andrew Billups, Buffalo State University “For my first date after a disastrous break-up, I let my best friends pick out my wardrobe, which turned out to be the worst mistake of my life.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of men undergoing procedures is increasing as baby boomers age, but overwhelmingly, women seek liposuction, nose jobs, face lifts and filler injections more, and more often [source: Brown].
Since blushing is a way that your body shows unconscious thoughts and feelings, by acknowledging your blushing there’s no longer any psychological reason for it to go on.I ended up hooking up with a guy outside and had to physically push him away so that I could throw up all over the lawn, accidentally getting some on his shoes. If you’re embarrassed do you crawl under a rock and hide or laugh about it?Most of the time these things are harmless and aren’t even noticed.But then there are those times when it is totally noticeable.