19 Intense Feelings Only People Who Grew Up With Braces Will Understand

By Haadia Paracha | 22 Feb, 2019

If you’re here, we’re guessing you were part of the pack of brothers (and sisters, of course) that dealt with the pain and betrayal of braces. Because of a twisted Divine joke, you were blessed with an unfortunate smile – twisty teeth, jaws not aligned, vampire fangs (like me) and you had to eventually pick your poison.  Well, you’re not alone.

Here are all the feelings every Pakistani who grew up with braces will understand:

 

This morbid and gag-worthy moment:

The worst 45 second of your life.

 

Somebody convinced you this was a good idea at least once.

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When you first get braces and you’re like, “you know what, this isn’t so bad”

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Only to find out the very next day that the pain is UNBEARABLE.

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When your ortho didn’t cut off enough wire from the sides.

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JUST GONNA STAND THERE AND WATCH ME BURN.

 

And instead of gum like every normal teenager, you used to carry around WAX

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Food would get stuck in there all the damn time

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Going to five different medical stores for this orthodontic specialty toothbrush:

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And there was a rather long list of all the things your doctor told you to “perhayz karein” from. Which meant:

NO CHALLI EVER

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Or ganderi

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Biting into a crunchy, juicy apple like, ever.

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DEEZ NUTS.

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Or always having to pass saying hello to this important member of the family:

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Being that idiot who eats a burger with a knife and fork.

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Getting your braces tightened and dying a little inside.

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This spawn of the devil:

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Death by rubber band: An Autobiography.

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Not being able to give a teethy smile for pictures and end up looking like a creep. 

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But when you do…

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Well, at least at the end of the day, the result was

A  M  A  Z  I  N  G

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Cover image via: puresmilesortho.com

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