07/10/2013 07:14 pm ET

I Covered Up The Tattoo Of My Ex's Initials, But I Still Don't Regret Having Gotten It In The First Place


I steeled myself in advance for the pain I thought was sure to come. My tattoo, on my left wrist, was a red heart outline with my then-husband’s initials in the middle in black. With our divorce imminent, there was no way I could live the rest of my life with that man’s initials on my body, so I decided to keep the red heart outline and fill it in with black ink. 

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