"He will divorce me, he doesn't believe in those things, he thought I looked good for my age but I have never had the courage to tell him."
Clients have gone to great lengths to hide treatment times, booking in while their spouse is away, telling them the bruise or swelling is from laser treatment for capillaries and paying cash for their treatment, using personal credit cards and never taking a tell tale receipt.
At times, I have even been party to a little creative camaraderie and become somewhat adept at offering suitable ideas for my female clients to excuse various treatments. “Perhaps, tell them you have an allergy or an insect bite or it’s a result of dental work or even that Dr Liew is trialling new skin treatments for dermatitis.”
Shocking but true and after years of wondering why these harmless stories needed to be told, I have finally understood what the husbands at home fear