Are tattoos worth it?
They hurt, they are permanent, and are easily regrettable. Is it worth getting one, or are they pretty pointless?
I am not among the majority, but I think they are pointless. They are permanent, as you said--It is like wearing the same shirt for a lifetime--what if your ideas, likes, dislikes change over time and there it is that tattoo that is there forever despite the fact the person has changed and moved on.
Personally I love my tattoos. They not only remind me of where I was and how I got them, but how I was feeling at the time, my interests, etc. They have a story to tell, and they are a part of me. I would love to get more, but I don't have that kind of expendable income with 4 children.
It depends on the reason behind the tattoo. I have 3, small, black ones. One is a cat on my right wrist, because I love cats dearly and will always love them. On my left wrist is a tribal heart and it symbolizes my new found love for God. The last is on the right side of my neck, behind my ear. It is a dove with a halo that symbolizes my spiritual growth and love for God and Jesus Christ. I value each one and will never regret none of them because they represent things I love and will always love. I also drew them myself and had them put on. I will never put someone else's work permanently on my body.
If you simple get a tattoo without reason, you will end up regretting it. I know quite a few people that have gotten them and regretted them in the same year. To have something without meaning or purpose is pointless.
to me they were. my tats all have a meaning or story behind them so yes they were worth it.
Although they are socially much more acceptable in recent years I would think very carefully about making such a decision. As too are they pointless, there is no definitive answer. I have one that I got many years ago while overseas in the army. From my perspective it isn't pointless but I have no plans for more.
by Sassygals 5 years ago
What is it with so many otherwise sane people marking up their bodies with tattoos? I don't get it.Tattoos are permanent. Years from now you may not want what you want now. What's the deal with that?
by David Stillwell 6 years ago
Tattoos are increasing in popularity. Some people have tattoos simply to have a tattoo, but other people have tattoos that have meaning to them. I am interested hearing from people who have tattoos with meaning and what those meanings may be.
by RealityTalk 5 years ago
What is the attraction of tattoosTattoos seem to be the fad of recent years. Almost everyone "has" to get one. And some people have to cover the body with a multitude of tattoos. Tattoos are not my personal taste. I have none & I have no intent of ever getting...
by nterry34 7 years ago
Do you think its stupid for people to get tattoos of their boyfriend/girlfriends name?Is it a good idea to get a permanent reminder of somebody who may not be a permanent part of your life.
by Annette Thomas 18 months ago
Okay, so I wanna get permanent eye brows. Mine are so light you cannot see them. I have to draw them on. Know anyone who has ever had permanent eyebrows and the results? I would think they would fade, much like tattoos.
by stylezink 4 weeks ago
Fellow tattooed friends: Do your tattoo's itch or become raised at times? I'm talking to those that have had a tattoo for years, not fresh ink. All of my tattoo's itch or become raised, mainly the outlines, I was wondering if anyone has the same issue. Everything I read online is referencing the...
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