Originally Posted by Mr_BFA
Oh and I was saying that after some of the things that he's done, Jonas is finding it hard to look at himself in a positive light. Not being able to look himself int he eye and reassure himself that everything is OK.
Yep, I got that. It's just that the particular turn of phrase made me imagine his eyeballs straining to look at each other
I suggest fiddling with it a bit, probably with some allusion to mirrors. Or however else he has to face himself and see what he has become!