Women Who Never Want to be Bald in Public

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Women Who Never Want to be Bald in Public

A group for those who are too "wigged-out" by the idea of personally walking around bald, but support those who do.

Location: New York
Members: 68
Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2018

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Acceptance

Started by Ally. Last reply by Ally Oct 22, 2018. 2 Replies

I’ve seen so many doctors over the years and so many tests and different opinions. Most just shrug their shoulders and say they have no idea. Undefined Alopecia is the last diagnosis I had five years…Continue

meetings& Support

Started by Dolores Jones. Last reply by nedra Sep 20, 2018. 1 Reply

Hi all, I never want to be seen without my wig.as I continue to lose all my hair due to stress. Every day I struggle. Does this group have a support meeting? I Would love to receive more info on…Continue

Going out without my wig

Started by Tee. Last reply by OnlyChild1213 Apr 1, 2017. 1 Reply

I have accepted my hair loss but I don't think I will ever go out in the world without my wig. I tell people I have hair loss but I will not let anyone see it. My husband of 19 years have not seen it…Continue

Have we not accepted our hair loss because we wear hair?

Started by LilyBell*Murphy'sLawLuvsMe. Last reply by Patricia May 13, 2016. 16 Replies

Do you feel that you need to accept this whole hair loss issue? I don't. I will never accept it. If acceptance is defined by wanting to go out without my hair - then I definitely know I will never…Continue

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Comment by Struggling_hard on April 29, 2016 at 3:48am

I can never go out without a wig. I don't have that confidence.

I have so many strong women who upload pictures without wearing a wig but I can never be that. Even looking at the mirror breaks me. 

Comment by Dollhead on April 15, 2016 at 3:31pm

Hi, everybody! I just found this group. I have had alopecia for 43 years, and have worn a wig the whole time. I've never gone without a wig, and I can't see myself without hair on. It's simply not how I see myself.

Comment by Lexi on February 7, 2014 at 10:03pm

Women should not be bald.  It just isn't acceptable in society.  Even a bad wig would look better.  Sorry, just my opinion.  My head has dents in it.  Bald would never be pretty even remotely. 

Comment by Serene on August 26, 2013 at 11:48pm

I don't really think I will ever except my hair loss but I am just now excepting wearing a wig. For me losing my hair was like losing a limb. I know its sounds awful but when it first started coming out I swore up and down that I would kill myself it I ever had to wear a wig. It was my darkest hour but here I am 4 years later happily married and living my life again and I do believe that my wigs have given me the confidence I needed to climb out of my dark place. I am pretty sure my husband will never ever see me without hair and its not because I think he would freak out its because I would freak out. My method of copeing is making my wig part of me, treating it like its my real hair and almost convinceing myself that it is. Sounds strange but it works for me.

Comment by Miss Peaches on July 28, 2013 at 9:14am

Im not ready to go without my wig yet....Maybe one day...

Comment by Debs on November 6, 2012 at 7:10am

Hi Everyone, decided about 2 hours ago I need to go into wearing wigs now. Had appointment with my derm 2 days ago. He gave me a steroid lotion. Used it last night but I don't hope out much hope, even if it stops any more hair going I already can't style my hair nicely. I have bought wigs, headbands, bandanas this past few months and looked in mirror this morning and have had enough of every day being a bad hair day. Have now put a headband on at home so I don't have to see my hairline when I walk past a mirror, I look more like the old me again. Will wear my wig to work and a head band at gym. I don't like the way I look with this condition and I think my wigs look pretty so what the heck. Love to you all.

Comment by Nicole on July 23, 2012 at 3:24pm

Hi Cindie. I know exactly how you feel. Society can be so cruel at times. You continue doing what makes you feel good and makes you happy. I choose not to go bald because 1) I have a peanut shaped head, 2) I love hair, & 3) bald is not an hair do for me.

Comment by Cindie on July 20, 2012 at 11:25pm

I look good, bald, or so I have been told (by one person). I have the perfect head shape, yet I KNOW I will not go out in public bald....I just can't handle the judgements or comments.

Comment by patricia on April 9, 2012 at 8:13pm

I'm so glad i'm not alone, but if i moved abroad I think I would take a chance and show the true me!

Comment by mmmm on November 2, 2011 at 11:06pm
I feeli like that I lost my hair and something I loved to do which was fixing and curling my hair. I don't know if I can ever accept this. I still cry everyday over my hair loss..
 

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