Misconceptions Of Tattoo

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Tattoo’s and Their Misconceptions Tattoo’s are often perceived as something unprofessional and as a negative thing to have. The reality is tattoo’s are much more than just ink on skin. They are works of art with a meaning that may be deeper than the eye can see. Many people have tattoo’s these days and with a rising rate of a tattooed population, it is safe to say that tattoo’s are a growing trend. Tattoo’s show a sense of uniqueness, individuality, and are a truly beautiful work of art. Not only are they unique, but they often hold a deep meaning for the person who got tattooed. Furthermore, a tattoo doesn’t change who you are on the inside or your ability to do different activities. It’s a great thing to express yourself and show who you…show more content…
Which is why often, tattoo’s are more than just ink or appealing little pictures that decorate one’s skin. Countless people get tattoo’s with a deeper meaning behind their external appearance. Sure, they can be a beautiful thing to look at and admire but it has a deeper purpose for the person who got the tattoo. For example, personally, I don’t have a tattoo myself. My boyfriend, Jared, on the other hand, has almost his whole left arm covered. He even has some on his hand and fingers! Most of them, were done as a young teenager, without giving it much of a thought. The majority were done with a heartfelt meaning behind them. His sister’s name on his right wrist, his grandmothers name on his left hand with a watch pointing to the time she passed away and the year she was born and the year she passed away. His grandmother was one of the most important people in the world to him, and losing her at nine was one of the hardest thing’s he could face. The tattoo exhibit’s his unending love for his “Nanny,” as he often called her. “Each of my three tattoos represents a major emotional milestone or epiphany and serves as a bodily reminder of the freedom I felt because of my new experience or bit of knowledge.” This statement was made by Stephanie Dolgoff in her writing, “Tattoo Me Again and Again.” Dolgoff clearly has a meaning for each tattoo she got; each being a well…show more content…
Often many young troubled youth can have them, and many men and women in jail have them. That doesn’t mean that everyone who has them is automatically a horrible criminal. Even the worst of people have reason’s for their tattoos. Some have personal reasons for getting something so permanent put on their skin forever. Tattoos represent their uniqueness, individuality, and express a wonderful work of art. They are more than what meets the eye; they hold a meaning deeper than what the eye can see. Last, but not least, tattoos do not restrain people from performing their job duties, or performing their daily activities. It certainly doesn’t change the person they are on the inside. Tattoo’s are an appealing work of art that although often misconceived, they are more positive and important than one may believe them to
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