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Physical Characteristics

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  1. Describe what you looked like in your adult years. Describe how your physical characteristics changed over these years.

  2. Describe your hair. How did you wear it? Was there a particular style name associated with the way you wore your hair?

  3. What color was your hair? Did you perm or color it? Did you spend a lot of time fixing your hair for work or other events? What did you have to do to it? Did you start to go gray or bald? Did you wear a wig or toupee?

  4. Describe your body. Were you tall or short? Thin or stocky? Muscular or not?

  5. Were you happy with your body, did you wish any part(s) of it could be different? How did you want it to look? Did you do anything to change it? Did you exercise or have surgery?

  6. Did you have difficulties maintaining your weight? Did you feel you were too small or too big? Did you do anything to change your weight?

  7. Describe your face. What did your eyes, nose, and other facial features look like? Did you wear glasses? If yes, how did you feel about wearing them? Did you start getting wrinkles at this point in time?

  8. Did you wear dentures or a hearing aid?

  9. Did you have any tattoos or ever want to have one? Where were they? What did they look like?

  10. Was there a particular body part that was your favorite? Your eyes or legs for example? Do you feel other people favored that part also?

  11. At this time in your life if you could have changed your physical characteristics in any way, what would you have done? Why?

  12. Did you feel happy with the way you looked? Was your appearance important to you

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