7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Tattoo Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend's Name
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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Tattoo Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend's Name

You'll regret it.

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Tattoo Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend's Name
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1. Mama said "No".

99.9% of parents will advise their children against this idea... as they should.

2. Non-Erasable.

Tattoos are forever, relationships are not!

3. Though...

You could get laser removal treatments for this tattoo or even a cover-up, but that's extra money and you could be stuck with a nasty scar, a faded version of your current name tattoo afterwards, or end up with an even worse tattoo in attempts to cover up.

4. Look into the future.

You "love" them now, but what if a year from now, you resent them? You'll forever regret it.

5. You'll always be stuck with the memory of this person.

It'll be a constant reminder even if things don't last.

6. Your future husband/ wife might not be accepting of this tattoo.

That's could definitely be a deal breaker for your future loves.

7. This may be the smartest reason not to get one.

If your boyfriend/ girlfriend isn't willing to get your name tattooed onto their skin, you shouldn't either.

If you really feel like you must get something to symbolize your love with your boyfriend/ girlfriend you could get a matching tattoo. That's what I have. Yes, we're broken up now, almost a year later, but I do not regret my tattoo.

On my wrist is a crown, on his forearm is a crown. If you didn't know us, you wouldn't know that these tattoos had any connection. Yes, the memory factor is still there, but I believe if I had tattooed his name onto my skin, I would probably hate him even more, every time I looked at it.

You could also be simple and just get matching clothing or matching jewelry. There is nothing permanent about those, but they still have some meaning behind it.

So if you're considering getting your boyfriend or girlfriend's name tattooed onto your skin (something permanent) think about the relationship itself, think about your future, feelings, talking with your parents, but the end result should be you not going through with it.

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