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How do I tell people about my breast augmentation?

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Breast augmentation is a wonderful way for women to have the bodies they've always dreamed of and gain an amazing surge in confidence.

While you may have been planning to have the procedure for many years, chances are your friends and family members may be in the dark about your desire for breast implants.

Here are a few tips for how to let your loved ones know about this exciting decision!

Only you can decide
If you've recently undergone a breast augmentation, chances are that your physique has transformed in noticeable way. While choosing who you tell about your breast implants is a personal decision that only you can make, there's probably a strong likelihood that the people around you have noticed the differences in your body.

Before you spill the beans, ask yourself whether this highly private information is worth sharing with just anyone. It's your" target="_blank">">your prerogative to choose people whom you share the news with. If you're protective of your privacy, be sure to think long and hard before you take the plunge and consider only letting close friends and relatives know.

Expect questions
It's not everyday that a woman undergoes a breast augmentation procedure, so don't be surprised if your loved ones react to the news by asking" target="_blank">">asking plenty of questions!

From questions about the cost of your procedure to the healing process, those closest to you will probably have a variety of questions to ask over the coming weeks. While curiosity is a natural part of how people learn more about something, if the questions become too invasive, you can always direct your loved ones - especially those who might be considering the procedure for themselves - to your plastic surgeon.

Thank them for their support
While the decision to change your body is highly personal, having the support of friends and family is an important part of the transition to the new you, and being able to speak openly about your breast augmentation with loved ones can make the experience so much more rewarding.

Your relatives and inner circle of friends may be surprised by your decision to undergo the procedure, but once they see how happy you've become as a result of your breast implants, they're sure to offer plenty of support.

By taking a leap of faith and informing those closest to you about your little secret, you may even inspire other friends and relatives to invest in implants, too!

To tell or not to tell: How to handle inquiring minds. Breast Implants Central. Accessed on 1-15-13.

How to handle friends' reactions to your new breast implants. About Plastic Surgery. Accessed on 1-15-13.

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