16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Wearing glasses in Ghana is almost considered as a sign of extra knowledge and wisdom.

Your friends and colleagues would start referring to you as a nerd, but in a good way. Because in Ghana, only true nerds wear spectacles. At YEN, we believe there are some specific issues that you face when you are wearing glasses in Ghana.

Here are 9 of such reactions;

1. When someone asks if your glasses are real.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

So you want to continue being foolish.

2. When one of your friends ask to try them on.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

…then they pass them to all your other friends. #GlassesNotArtwork

3. Then they all proceed to put their gross, greasy fingers all over the lenses.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Ugh!

4. And then they remind you how bad your vision is.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Yes, I know. That’s exactly why I’m wearing glasses.

5. When someone calls you 'four eyes', like you've not heard that before.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

How original.

6. When they say "You're so pretty without your glasses!! You should keep them off!".

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

But you know I can’t see?!

7. When someone whose eyesight is perfectly okay wears glasses.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

So rude!

8. Then people call those ones fashionable.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

You people disgust me!

9. When your friends try to test your eyesight without your glasses.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

I’m not blind please. Just visually impaired.

10. When everyone assumes that glasses = nerd.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

I am not my glasses.

11. When you go to the doctor and your eyesight has got worse.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Fix this, Lord!

12. When people ask you if you sleep with your glasses.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Yes, I read in my sleep too.

13. Whenever someone asks if you’ve considered getting contacts.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Yeah, because putting things in your eyes is no biggie.

14. That one time you tried to wear contacts.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Never again.

15. When you forget your glasses at home, and the entire day is a blurry mess.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Well. There goes my productivity today.

16. When your glasses actually break.

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

16 things every Ghanaian wearing glasses has to endure daily

Leave me alone to die. There goes my productivity FOREVER.

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