Some think they showcase individual styles and personalities, while others argue they're permanent scribbles that will probably be regretted later on in life. Whatever your thoughts on tattoos, we can all agree we wouldn't want to leave something we didn't like lingering on our bodies. Tattoo
romanticization of mental illness on Flickr by Kelsey Weaver. "It’s time to stop romanticizing and glorifying mental illness. Normalizing it only makes things more difficult for people who actually suffer from mental illnesses.This bullshit that being ‘tragic’ and ‘misunderstood’ is not appealing, it’s destructive. Someone isn’t going to come along and think your scars are beautiful and make everything okay for you. You’ve got to make things okay for yourself."
As captured in the Vietnam War's most iconic photo, Kim Phuc was seriously scarred for life by a napalm attack; now 52, she talks about healing and finding peace - watch video here: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/the-girl-in-the-picture