(Closed) I cannot decide on a tattoo…

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@peachbaby4008:  Not trying to be rude here, but if you’re not sure what you want, maybe you should take some more time to decide before you have it permanently inked to your body. Laser removal is really painful and expensive.

I’d just get the mom’s handwriting tattoo and then get the other one when you’re sure what you want. Regrets suck!

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@peachbaby4008:  I would wait a little longer on the 2nd one if you’re not sure. But that’s just me. Maybe get them to do the outline with the stencil or markers to see which you like? anyways tattoos are forever so like I said, I would wait until you’re 100% sure about which one YOU want. 

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I love both those flowers but I wouldn’t get a swirl design.   Everyone has those kind of tats.   I would wait until you know for sure and then you can Come up with something unique to you.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

i agree with PP. Get the one with your mom’s handwriting. Wait on the other one until you know for sure what you want. I waited 18 years to get my first tattoo because it took that long for me to be fully sure I wouldn’t regret it.

And I’m going to put it out there – tramp stamp. Not the best idea ever

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Wait until you know what you want.  Ink is seriouse business and should mean something.

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

I agree with PP’s. All too often we make a hastly decision because we think we want it, but later regret it.

I should know, I had a dragonfly on my wrist that I’m not too happy with, I got it touched up but it’s still not something I want there anymore.

If you aren’t sure what you want, wait it out and see if you still want that.

I’ve been thinking about a tattoo, in almost flesh colored pink [light pink], that says “just breathe”, it’s what fi tells me when I’m flipping out over little things [my job or what not]. It’s seriously the only thing that calms me down.

I’ve been waiting on the tattoo for 4 years now, to see if I still want it.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper

Don’t get anything permanently inked on yourself unless you are 100% sure you want it there. 

Post # 10
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Bumble bee

I agree with the other posters who said to just get the one with your mother’s handwriting (beautiful idea by the way!), if you’re not 100% sure on the other one, wait it out and think about it more before committing yourself to being permanently inked.

I have two tattoos. The first one was one I got when I was 18 and I didn’t really think about it… I don’t regret getting it but I wish I had thought about it more. I just went with what was trendy. My second one took me 4 years to really decide on what I wanted and I absolutely love it! I’ve had it for almost 5 years now.

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

If you’re having questions .. i’d wait.  I have a tattoo, and I’m glad I waited for two years to get it.  I went back and forth and back and forth and all over the map on what I wanted.  I love your mom’s handwriting one.  I would just caution, because I don’t know what kind of job you have/will have about putting it on your wrist.  You should get something that means something to you.  A friend of my older c ousins, who has tats and now has a grandkid said ” Seriously think about explaining that tattoo in the future to kids” 

As it is my tat is on my upper thigh and my niece, when she was little, did that mom thing where she licked her hand and tried to wipe it off.   She really rubbed hard and was like … oh no this isn’t coming off … you used perminate marker and now you won’t be able to wear a bathing suit to the beach.  lol… just something to think about

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

@givemecouture:  Agreed, except that I have nine tattoos, six of which I could do without (although some of those issues are due to quality and not what they are).

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I agree with the other PP’s. Wait on that 2nd one. I have one tattoo that I spent 4-5 years thinking about before I got it. I still love it, even if Fiance, who I met after I got it, isn’t the biggest fan of it. 

It’s two hearts, one representing my grandfather and the other representing my Great Grandma. Both who had large impacts on my life and passed away far too soon. 

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