#LoveLines: More Reasons To Embrace Your Stretch Marks

#LoveYourLines Black woman with stretch marks

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Tiger stripes, elephant skin, lighting strikes – all negative connotations associated with stretch marks. Society has given us 101 reasons to shame our “ love lines,” such as:

  • They are flaws that should be concealed and covered.
  • Men find them unattractive.
  • They are meant to be the source of our insecurity as we stand in front of our mirror.

Meanwhile, about 70% of women have stretch marks. Not to mention, 90% of women like myself earned their “stripes” during the miracle of child birth.

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