Quote Originally Posted by PamelaC View Post
Those are among my favorites (Beauty and the Beast, Phantom of the Opera)!

My MMC's appealing physical appearance is at the crux of his issues though. His looks led to a terrible past event that has left him deeply damaged. So much so that now he has a really hard time tolerating any positive attention or compliments directed toward his appearance.
Would that experience lead him to downplay his looks? Say growing his beard out and being discheveled, though that of course can make him seem more attractive...