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I Don't Have Nor Want a Tattoo

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    Use to Want One - I used to want a tattoo. I was 19 at the time and Tattoo Charlie's was right around the corner from where I lived. I went in one day with the intention of getting...
    RigorMortis RigorMortis 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    I Don't Have Nor Want A Tattoo - Or Piercings either and NEVER WILL!~ I don't mind some tats or piercings on others, though most are extremely grotesque and absolutely horrific...
    KcGoldShine KcGoldShine 36-40 Jul 22, 2011

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    I Am Attracted to Skin - Skin. Amazing. There is so much you can say about it. Imagine sex without skin. It stretches and it shrinks. Largest organ. It keeps all the bad stuff out...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 13 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Not Mine - My grandfather has The Lady Fatima tattoo at the back of his shoulder, 5-7cm. My father has a sign of the cross tattooed to his upper arm.  While I can't understand...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    I Don't Like Them... - I don't like tattoos. For myself, anyway. I don't care what other people do. I find them unattractive, as they mar the natural flawless look of skin (that...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    In His Comment... - ...to Ladyryan's story, "Not Mine," emce said everything I can recall ever wanting to say about tattoos and body piercings. Two things he said in his comment...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    I can't think of anything in the world I want on my body for the rest of my life. Tattoos look dirty and unprofessional to me. I can't take anybody serious when the have both arms...
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My Reasoning - I simply find it unattractive? I am a heterosexual man, and under no circumstances could ever be attracted to another man. Does that make me intolerant? Or, say I...
    Exwalmartian Exwalmartian 26-30, M Jan 15, 2013

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    I Almost Got One, But I Thank God, He Was There To Stop Me! - In the following link you will find all the things that God used, that I may be dissuaded; Just click on link to see...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    No Tat - change my mind too often-don't want anything permanent on my body-if people want tattoos that's fine, i prefer the human body w/o decoration all over it
    krind krind 41-45, F Oct 27, 2012

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    Don't Like the Look - I don't like the look of ink on the skin. I prefer things to look as natural as possible. I also think it's over-done and wouldn't want something put...
    missynegative missynegative 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2008

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    I personally don't see the appeal or have any interest in getting a tattoo. When I was maybe 16 I thought the idea was cool but have since grown out of that phase. I have respect...
    epricey25 epricey25 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Reasons To Consider When Weighing The Pros And Cons, Should I Or Shouldnt I? - Some people get a tattoo to please other people to be socially accepted as part of a group ... Then...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2012

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    More Permanent Than Marriage. - I've never found an image I'd want permanently on my body although I considered it as a teen. Besides, I simply don't find them attractive. Thank...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    No! - I have never wanted a tattoo and I never will!  I have a strong aversion to tattoos.  I don't mind people with tattoos, but I don't think they make you look...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    I don't have parents isn't a choice.
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    Well not that I don't have any, i do have a number of friends I'm close to. It's just that it's really hard for me to get close to someone. I try to be sincerely nice all the time...
    littlederps littlederps 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I have nothing against tattoos, in fact sometimes find them sexy on women, but just have never had any desire to get one.
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    As I have written in other posts, I don't believe in the god of the bible, torah, koran (quran?) or any other book that I have seen. There very well may be a god but the nature of...
    riley7253 riley7253 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I used to be really close to two of my friends last year, and I could tell them everything. I told one of them that I was lesbian and she completely accepted me for who I was. But...
    Randomcityify Randomcityify 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I passed the permit test with no trouble at all. It wasn't until I was ready to take the road test I started to have problems. I've tried to get it five times as of today, but for...
    xxrayxx33 xxrayxx33 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I believe in an almighty god, just not the god depicted in any bible. I believe that all this being wants is for us to love each other and to love he/she/it. I mean just think...
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    screwupforlife screwupforlife 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'll be someone's friends!!! I like talking to people and I don't care who you are I will listen to you and all your problems and be your friends! :)
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It is official...I went to the men's Sunday school class as usual today. All college educated, successful, wealthy and retired. I explained new career isn't working out and needed...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Just because my answers or responses to questions are humorous (though sensible), does not mean I have ADD or ADH- Oh look a butterfly! Lol. Jk. I really don't. =P
    Zaran7 Zaran7 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend is a Virgin and won't have sex with me
    idkifnormal idkifnormal 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    Craving them, though. 18th birthday, of course. It seems to have become a tradition, now. I'm not sure what I want it to be though. I for sure what a tree on my back and an...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I feel like I'm so plain and boring. I'm not outgoing, attractive nor fun. I feel like Im just an another mouth to feed, waste of space, just total useless.
    rsddhj rsddhj 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm in need of money to pay for bills and student loans. I talked to a bunch of people here on EP yesterday, all claiming they wanted to help me, and in the end I still had nothing...
    Ravengoddess Ravengoddess 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I want one that says "she is clothed with strength and dignity, and laughs at the days to come" which is my favorite bible verse ever. It has helped me so much through life.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    People at school make fun of me for not having a dad. They say "What Dad" and "Get a Dad kid" to me. It's very depressing and I want to find my dad so I can show them I do have a...
    Nodad Nodad 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I realize that everyone doesn't deserve forgiveness because I am not looking for sympathy if a person can't admit to me that they messed up I cant forgive that person and why...
    cantfoolthewise cantfoolthewise 31-35 Mar 19

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    When I was 15 I met my first boyfriend. He was shy, nice and attractive and also charmed everyone who met him including me. You would think that I would know better. I was a...
    mik2047 mik2047 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It's hard to say this, but no one has really bothered to get to know me. I'm not looking for attention here, but making a friend wouldn't hurt.
    Zaran7 Zaran7 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel so ugly right now, I can't stop crying!! 😢😔
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I use to have a facebook in 2008 in May 2010 I decided to deactivate for a number of reasons once and for all I have not looked back since and never intend too
    Canuck05 Canuck05 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    It is pretty hard for me to make friends. I am very shy and indecisive. I enjoy staying home often and lazing around and am not a big fan of loud and crowded places like parties...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Omg, they always say women can have sex anytime no matter how ugly they are. I am nowhere near ugly and the last time I had sex, I cannot even remember when!
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    I removed them 2 months ago and have done so ever since - every so often i forget this and think i have all of my hair but then i see myself and....it kind of shocks me each time...
    Kojak100 Kojak100 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm Dakota. I'm 14 and I think I have late puberty. I'm shorter and smaller than most of the boys in my class. I haven't had many changes in my body yet. I have no hair and my...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I really have no interest in cars or driving them, but unfortunately my job will soon require me to do it. Much rather just get a motorcycle.
    Northerner242 Northerner242 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Same here. Never enough for me. I have a high sex drive.
    Neveknow Neveknow 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'd like to have more people to talk to (*_*) I find sometimes people that I can relate to and be comfortable talking to But sometimes my convorsations die out with some..
    DaftPnk DaftPnk 18-21, M Apr 6

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