11 Women on Learning to Make Peace With Their Stretch Marks

stretch marksI was once watching an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians that featured Kim freaking out about the prospect of a pregnant Kourtney getting a teeny-tiny stretch mark. I couldn't help but think that Kim would have a total meltdown if she ever faced stretch marks like mine.


Like a lot of women I know, I got my first stretch marks during puberty and then some additional stripes with each pregnancy. If I'm being honest, they aren't my favorite part of my body. I'm working on feeling at peace about them, though, especially since they aren't going anywhere.

I'm not the only one trying to be at peace with my tiger stripes. Read on for more real talk from other women who've figured out how to love themselves, scars and all.


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