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I Am Getting a Tattoo

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Symbolic Offerings.

    For so long I didn't understand tattoos being more than just simply artwork on a body.  However I have come to understand through my sisters and others how meaningful and symbolic a tattoo can be.  My tattoo won't be simply a work of art.  It will be a reminder...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Im getting a Miku tatto it will have

    01 Volcoloid Yes im obssesed with it
    HazelRoseWolfe HazelRoseWolfe 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    Next Saturday!!!

    My fiance and I are getting our first tattoos together this saturday.. he has kept a prayer called "angel of god" in his wallet the entire three years we've been together because he says I am his guardian angel and he wants to put the prayer over his heart. This is the prayer he...
    LittleLover10 LittleLover10 18-21, F Jan 2, 2013

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    2 Years

    It's been 2 years that I've had this image of a tattoo in my head but I dont know how to draw or to explain exactly how I want he tat designed to an artist and everytime I go out it bothers the **** out of me for not having it on my arm
    calvinhamilton calvinhamilton 26-30, M Apr 7, 2013

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    Two Actually

    One of the tattoo's I'll be getting is the date of my mom's death. It holds a lot of importance for me and I want to remember it forever so what better way than a permanent reminder? The other one I'm getting is kind of silly. It's the Kanji for my old nickname, with the corner...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180 18-21, F Apr 27, 2012

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    It's final! I've made my decision!

    I'm getting a song lyric! The chorus from the song Holy Mountain by senses fail!! I'm excited! :)
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M Sep 30, 2014

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    My First One, Probably Not My Last.

    Tomorrow I'm booked in to get my first tattoo, I'm 44 years old and have decided its time. I went overseas a couple of times last year and thought about getting one then, my wife got one while we were in Bali, she now has 2 and she has always wanted me to get one. I have thought...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Finally Doing It!

    I am getting a new tattoo today. Upper thigh and hip. Very excited.
    Klynn69 Klynn69 41-45, F Oct 28, 2013

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    The day I am cancer free.

    Currently researching artists in the Atlanta and Houston area. Me siting to kick cancer's arse!
    Steadfastgreen Steadfastgreen 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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    Getting one for my army buddy

    who died in combat
    Cookingmonster360 Cookingmonster360 31-35, M Jan 12

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    Nesting Dolls

    Russian nesting dolls, or matryoshka, have always been an item I have been incredibly attracted to. I remember the shelves full of them in my grandmother's house, absolutely covered in dust until I took them down to play with them. As I grew older, I still loved those dolls. On...
    maowtroshka maowtroshka 18-21, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Can Wait For Mine

    When I turn 18, my best friend and I are getting tattooed. We won't match, but we'll get them together. I want a peace sign on my left foot, just like Christofer Drew's. That's all - a simple, black peace sign. no butterflies or rainbows. He has inspired me through the years...
    pristinewinterwinds pristinewinterwinds 16-17, F Jan 8, 2013

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    Actually Two So Far

    On Tuesday i am going to get a lime green ribbon with the number six on it in honor of my mother who beat cancers butt then when i semester is over and if i have good enough grades i get my butterfly that i have been wanting for a while..... I am so excited especially since i...
    midnight424 midnight424 16-17, F Oct 27, 2013

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    My Dad

    After thinking this over, I have decided that I am going to get a tattoo in memory of my father. He used to travel all the time, going to different places whenever he wanted to, and he would send me postcards while he was there. At the end of all of them he would write "DAD...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    My First Tattoo Is A Week Away

    I have been thinking about a special memory tattoo of two lost pets that were very special to me. The first was a 9 wk old lab puppy who had a brain disorder and passed away. his name was pheniox which became very fitting since he passed on at a early age. His official name was...
    lovemylabpnut lovemylabpnut 31-35, F May 30, 2012

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    MeganDawnn MeganDawnn 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    I'm getting my first tattoo tomorrow!

    I'm so excited yet terrified!! I know it's going to hurt but I hope it doesn't hurt that much.
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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    A Simple Way To Remember

    After loosing my baby, my best friend and I decided to get a tattoo together. We have an appointment to go in and get it together this weekend. Like me, my best friend experienced two losses this year, both of her grandmothers. I had lost my baby, and my other best friend. We...
    Alannamarie Alannamarie 13-15, F Nov 19, 2012

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    My First Tat

    im excited im getting my first tattoo tonite at 5 an american flag that says made in the usa.my daughter is insisting on paying for it so what the heck.im already planning for my second one,a rattlesnake that says dont tread on me. wish me luck!
    whodatdere whodatdere 51-55, M Aug 3, 2013

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    Matching Tattoos

    A very close friend just asked if I'd get matching tattoos with them but I'm going to need help with placement. I already have tattoos on my breast, shoulder and butt. They don't have any. I want to say yes but I don't know where.
    dmtart dmtart 36-40, F Feb 25, 2013

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    How My Tattoo Gave Me Protection

    I've had tattoo's for 21 years and last year got the bug again but was having such a bad year also and my last tattoo that I got was on my chest and is a spiritual tattoo and has an element of protection involved with the story of it. Well my life changed so much since and I was...
    Anandadas Anandadas 41-45, M Jun 22, 2010

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    I Want To Get One

    I want to get a tattoo, but I can't afford it. I drew it myself. It is in memory of my brother who died way to early
    Hotmomma26 Hotmomma26 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Tattoos!

    OMG I cant wait!
    TwilightPrincess87 TwilightPrincess87 22-25, F Mar 26, 2010

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    In Memoriam

    My childhood best friend died last year. She was an artist practically from the womb... She'd done professional designs for Burning Man and Cirque du Soleil in her various incarnations, and was a tattoo artist for the last six years of her life. She had drawn me out a stylized...
    msdamgoode msdamgoode 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Cant Wait!!!!

    I can't wait to get my tattoo! I'm going to get one for my 18 th birthday I'm going to get it on my shoulder. I want it to be like some kind of Celtic symbol. Like Celtic cross or something. I think that would he nice
    yoite77 yoite77 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    Epic Snowboarding Sleeve Tattoo

    Hey all. I'm really wanting to get a wicked snowboarding big mountain theme sleeve. I want it near photo realistic. Anyone got one similar or know artists known for this kind of tatt?
    Experiencethis13 Experiencethis13 26-30, M Jan 31, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    My wife, and daughters all love the sensation of the tattoo needles entering and colouring their flesh. Yes, every part of their body. They often reach a climax from it! Our...
    Petronious07 Petronious07 70+, M Mar 8

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    >- the image above is a rough picture of how the tattoo would look like, a horse/ bird tattoo but more of a sketch/ watercolour style for the tattooI am extremely excited because I...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I have 5 tattoos and can not wait to get more!!! I want my shoulder blades, arms, ribs, thighs, and feet done!! Bought my boyfriend a tattoos chief so hopefully soon!!
    AmythestTrees AmythestTrees 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    Tattoos can be the sexiest thing on someone's body, or the ugliest! I love all my tattoos tho!!
    AmythestTrees AmythestTrees 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Anyone got a tattoo inbox if have
    VioletSalmon VioletSalmon 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    Think I want another tattoo but I want a Cute guy to do it...
    Brightandbeautiful Brightandbeautiful 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I just got a new tattoo and I already hate it. I hate the way it looks next to my other one. And I am obsessing over how I wish the color could be different.
    hjdavis hjdavis 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I like tattoos. I feel like they are an expression of who you are and what makes you, you. For me tattoos have to be really thought out. Because the pain of removing a tattoo is...
    foreverrebel87 foreverrebel87 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have 3 on each ear, planning on getting more, and I also have my tongue, nose and belly button. I don't have any tattoos yet but I plan on getting one when I'm 16. It all started...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really like the watercolor tattoo style and I am thinking of getting a Yin Yang tattoo so I want to know other peoples opinions on this tattoo and I know I know everyone tells me...
    Leo2015 Leo2015 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I love tattooed women. I like thinking about them getting covered in tattoos. I like everything about it. I'd love to meet a women and get her covered in tattoos. pm me if you want...
    diamondsueder diamondsueder 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    i was four months old when i got my first tattoo i know it's crazy but i come from Egyptian Coptic roots so it like a ritual thing to mark ourselves and our children the tattoo is...
    nina1195 nina1195 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want the tattoos that are on my cover image but my problem is I want them reversed so when I have my hand facing me it's not upside down most people do it the other way around so...
    Leo2015 Leo2015 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I currently have 9, getting more soon. majority of my friends have lots of tattoos. Love when girls have tattoos.
    drpepper1984 drpepper1984 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Looking forward to getting my very first one this week, and I've picked out a design and color scheme that speaks to my Native American side. I've wanted tattoos for years but a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 2

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    It's hard because those around me judge me for wanting to permanently mark my body. My life revolves around church because my parents are so involved and many Christians believe it...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    What are your thoughts about getting a tattoo of something that reminds you of your spouse?
    poojibp poojibp 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm getting a new tattoo its a cross and says only the strong survive
    nicksartain6 nicksartain6 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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