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Wearing a bathing suit...

I have some stretch marks on my legs. Do you think they're as obvious as I think they are? Or are the worse than they appear b/c they're on my body. Do you think other people notice them? Or am I being insecure. I don't think they're that bad. Other people tell me they're not that bad.


Asked by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Jun. 9, 2013 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (10)
  • I guess it depends on how dark they are and how many/ size of the area
    hard to say without a pic

    I do agree though that we are hardest on ourselves

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 4:17 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Most people don't even notice other people's flaws, honestly. Unless it's something super glaring like a horribly botched tattoo, most people won't. We're always so hard on ourselves.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:56 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Do you think they're as obvious as I think they are?

    Was there supposed to be a picture?

    Answer by feralxat at 12:56 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Wear a wet suit, then they won't see any of your stretch marks.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 1:05 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Gosh Louise2.

    Most people won't even notice you at all let alone your stretch marks.

    I get it though as I am super self conscious.

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 2:42 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • I think you are being insecure. Whatever you are doing that requires a bathing suit, just have fun. You'll be surprised at how little anybody is going to notice you. I'm probably a train wreck on one but I don't care. It's not like anyone at a waterpark or beach is going to stop what they are doing, laugh, point, and take pictures of me and make memes out of them. Just relax and have fun.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 1:16 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • swim shorts

    i wear them at the pool and a tankini top. my ass is too flabby for a regular bathing suit. they probably aren't as bad as we think but its nice to be comfortable at the pool and not worry about everyone thinking you look hideous. 


    Answer by tnm786 at 3:12 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • If you think they look bad, when you are looking in a mirror. Find something else to wear.

    Answer by louise2 at 2:28 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Honestly, nobody's probably looking that closely. And if someone is and has a problem with your stretch marks, it's that person's problem, not yours. Wear what you want.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:36 PM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • You are a bit insecure, I take care of my body, maybe this will make a difference in how you see yourself, care less how others see you...I am 63 and still wear a bikini well....

    Answer by older at 4:25 PM on Jun. 9, 2013