I'm sorry your family & bf didn't have the reaction you were hoping for. They are used to you with the nose you have now. However, they will also get used to your new nose too. Especially since the removal of the columella and dorsal...
I'm so happy for you having the columella gone! I have similar issues, so I'm excited to see how good it can look. Did your doctor only lift the columella? Or did he have to add a graft to the alar rims to make them lower? Also, and...
Good luck with your consultation. Keep us posted! I gotta tell you though, that your skin is beautiful, and your hair looks super cute, in every style and color!