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How should I choose my first tattoo?


Question: How should I choose my first tattoo?
Answer: Tattoos are very personal and only you can decide what you will be able to live with for the rest of your life. If you want something symbolic, but you don't want everyone asking you personal questions about it, then put it in a place where you can easily hide it. If you don't mind people asking you about it, then that's not an issue. If you want it to be straight-forward, that is your right. Even if other people don't like it, don't agree with it or whatever - what you wear on your body is your business and no one else's.

The most important thing is that you really think about what you get so that you are sure it is something you will still be happy to look at 10, 20 and even 50 years from now. Tattoos are a very big commitment and I would recommend that you do some soul searching before you go and get any tattoo.

I know this is probably a lot more vague of an answer than you were hoping for, but I really can't tell you what to get. I can only guide you to look in the right direction, and right now that direction is knowing what really represents you as a person and how you can turn that into an appropriate image that can actually become a part of you.

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