Life has a way of changing us, not just our personalities, but also our bodies. We bear scars, wrinkles, scrapes and bruises – all of which are proof that we are living our lives and experiencing the world around us.
In a society where people are hypercritical about their bodies and the way they are viewed, it is no wonder we struggle as a society to wear our marks with pride.
Two mothers decided to change all that. After having a conversation on how childbirth changed their bodies, they decided they were going to embrace the change instead of concealing it. So they started @loveyourlines, an Instagram account that encourages women to celebrate their bodies, show their stretch marks, and be proud of what they have accomplished.
Photos are submitted by women around the world, along with a short inspiring story of their personal relationship with the lines on their bodies. They range from stories of pregnancy to stories of overcoming grave illnesses. This was a way to show society the acceptance and resilience they have about their bodies.
To see their inspiring photographs, and read their incredible stories, click here.
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