Tattoo or Tat-Don't?
Why You Should Consider NOT Getting a Tattoo
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Finally, people who get tattoos often have tattoo regret years later, wishing they had never decided to get them in the first place. As people age, their bodies change, and their tattoos will change as well. “Tattoos can stretch if a person gains weight” (pg. 78). This would distort the image, and make it look less attractive than it did in the beginning. Most importantly, people’s attitudes and tastes change as they age. “What may have seemed ‘cool’ at eighteen may look silly or not reflect someone’s life style years later” (pg. 79). A person who got a butterfly tattooed on her ankle at the age of twenty might look a little ridiculous with the same tattoo at the age of sixty. Many people do not fully think through the fact that tattoos are forever (with the exception of expensive laser surgery, which many people cannot afford).