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Lines Alert! Women Are Showing Off Their Stretch Marks With The Hashtag #LoveYourLines

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Stretch marks are lines we all suffer. Some women are so ashamed to show off their great skin because of a line or two. Well, we cannot kill ourselves. We’ve all got them, so let’s flaunt them. The truth is: you can be any size and have stretch marks. stretch mark 1 iMA

It is something we should be proud of and not shy away from because at the end, the question remains what can we really do about it?stretch mark 2 iMAYou can get them at any age: from puberty, through pregnancy, from weight gain or loss.

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And here is the thing; stretch marks are actually cool battle scars.

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They are a part of your history. Do not be ashamed to tell it. stretch mark 5 iMAThey are a part of your journey.stretch mark 6 iMA

They are a proof that you did something really monumental.

stretch mark 7They are proof that you lived fully.

stretch mark 8And there’s even a hashtag. The #LoveYourLines Instagram hashtag captures the power of women with stretch marks.stretch mark 9All kinds of beautiful women with stretch marks.stretch mark 10But most importantly it makes these women and their lines visiblestretch mark 11

“I like to see my body as a book, the stretch marks tell the story and the scars are the pictures,” wrote this Instagram user.stretch mark 12

“What I thought would signify ugl[iness], actually signifies beauty and life,” reads the caption on this picture. “I earned these marks, and I will always wear them proudly.”stretch mark 13

Showing — and embracing — your stretch marks is a way of fighting back against a culture that airbrushes away women’s imperfections.stretch mark 14

That tells women that they must live up to a stick-thin, blemish-free notion of femininity.

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A culture that tells us we should strive to be physically perfect instead of perfectly happy.stretch mark 16 iMA

But actually? Your stretch marks should be worn with pride.stretch mark 17 iMA

Because, after all, they’re a road map of your wisdom and experience.stretch mark 18 iMA

And besides:

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So, if you are a proud stretch mark owner, say Yaay! Go ahead and say your stretch mark story and #LoveYourLines.

Photo Credit: Instagram

Source: Buzzfeed

 

 

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