I totally agree with the above poster. I let guys know from the get go.My pws covers my entire face, though i always wear makeup. if the guy has an issue with it when he hardly knows me, he's far too interested in physical aspects for me!
ps. my boyfriend of 4 years found this forum for me while searching on the internet so he himself could learn more. you can find support like that!
That is awesome!
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I Finally told my boyfriend last night about my PWS that covers the front on my left leg. It took me 4 months to tell him. I built it us so much. I am 32 and have alwayw been very insucre about it. When I was a child at school my mother use to send me in shorts and skits all the time. The kids use to torment me daily. Saying I had a dirty reash and I it was deacease. It really took a toll on my self asteem early on. The man I am dating is my best friend. We had been friends for a few years befor we ever go together. I love and respect this man like not other. He has been a big part of mine and my sons life. I was so afreaid it would turn him off. I feel like such a weight has been lifted. My close friend always tell me to get over it. I am trying. This forum is deffinitly helping. Just knowing there are more people out there. Feelling the same way.
i actually met my boyfriend because of my PWS. it was a conversation starter! mine is my full left arm and has become darker as i've gotten older, but we've been together about 7 years, and it has never been a concern.
i was definitely conscious of it more as a kid, but it's part of me, something that most others don't have, and aside from the awkward stares, i don't think of it much.
Yes there is a point, me and a lot of other people are reading them, just like you are reading other people's posts. I find it pleasant and beneficial. The fact that most of us are just too lazy to reply to every post doesn't mean anything.
I have birthmarks all over my body im already 22 years old. my left arm and neck got brown birthmarks while my tummy, at my back and my lower limbs got red to dark red birthmarks.. im really insecure because of this. hi can anyone help me? i am really struggling because of my whole body birthmarks. people judge me as if i am unlucky if i am with them. I always cry because of my condition.. hope someone can help me.
Maria Angeles, I understand 100 percent. It was out of control when born but you can be in control now. Each day is a gift but sometimes I don't want to get out of bed completely. We've all been knocked down but you have to keep getting up. I've read Kat Von D has a product out for tattoos and might work for you. I believe it is top of the line. I use Dermablend cover cream and think it does ok. I think of it as just wearing sunscreen daily. Never give up hope because that's the one thing stronger than fear. Contact me if you have questions or need someone to talk with.
Hi, I have never been on a thread like this but thought I would see if anyone has any advice. I have a port wine stain on my chin and lived with it uncovered for 20 years. I was a happy funny kid but as I grew older the stares and questions got to me little by little. I started using dermablend but as 30 year old guy I get stares from it. People have a subconscious tick to rub their face. I have the best family and friends who don't care. Strangers and women I try to date can't get past it. I accept I'm a little different but I have a lot to offer someone if they could just give it a chance. I am consumed with not sticking out but at the same I have to have fun and a sense of humor about it. Life is too short for it to bother and consume me but it has. I've tried pulse lasers over 10 times but the bruising was too much and didn't help. I'm just wondering if anyone is in the same boat and might have some ideas- new technology? Pill to help? Home remedies? Berka website? Ha I Consider myself a fun educated guy who doesn't take himself seriously but it just gets old after a while. Still awake? Have a good one!
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