I always think being attractive seems great but then one of my attractive friends will tell me an anecdote about something traumatising that happened to them and it'll be the kind of thing that can only happen because someone is attractive and then I'm like, ok cool being good looking is Really Sad Actually

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@nuala Similarly I read that if we all went to a market where we could trade our troubles for anyone else's, everyone would be happy to go home with their own.

I've noticed myself remembering that when I'm jealous of people for many reasons, including attractiveness, and it seems to hold up quite well.

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