It’s different here. Nor is this a jab at the choices that people are capable of making out of their own free will. It’s an acknowledgment that some norms aren’t norms for everyone. I mean, duh, but when faced with the reality of it, there’s still an Aha! Moment.
“I was aware I was moving to a country where looks mattered. It was just how much looks mattered that was a shock for me.” By Ripul Sharma September 13, 2011, was first time I considered moving to a country