Acne is also life stories, ambitious journeys, myths and facts
I don't show him that I'm sad
He says the acne is the first thing people see. Always. And he feels judged as an unhealthy person every time he meets new people. I don't know how to help him and apparently the doctors don't know either.
It is a complicated period of any one’s life and something like acne does not make it any less complicated for neither the teenager or their parents.
My acne journey - from acne patient to acne treatment advocate
“There is no single disease which causes more psychic trauma, more maladjustment between parent and children, more insecurity and feelings of inferiority and greater sums of psychic suffering than does acne vulgaris”