Dear Advice Diva:
My mother has been pestering me to get my nose done. She always tells me how pretty I am, but that I could be a knock-out if I got a little nip, like she did at my age. (I'm 18.)
I am not sure what her fascination with my looks is, and frankly, I don't really care. How can I keep her off my back?
It may be inconceivable to your mother that you, unlike she, could love your God-given looks without a surgeon's modifications. All too many individuals _ parents, included _ buy into the perfection trap (as defined by fashion mags and celeb worship), and perfectly lovely body parts become suspect. …