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Would you allow your 12 yr old to get tattoos.

The reason I'm asking because I'm curios...I allowed my daughter to get hers after she graduated from high school...

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mrs.MOM34

Asked by mrs.MOM34 at 10:06 PM on Apr. 16, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • No. I do not have a need for one, so why would he have a need for one?
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:09 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Absolutely not. What does a 12 year old know about what they want? The would end up with a My Little Pony, or Transformer (OK I don't know what 12 yr olds are into) or something like that, they will grow to regret it. Also, is that even legal I wonder?
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:11 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Uh, no. Not legal here in any case.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:12 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • No way, they are way too young and immature at that age to get something so permanent.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 10:13 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • of course not
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:16 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Sorry for my language but Hell No if a parent allows that lock them up too young for a tattoo
    Shaketa123

    Answer by Shaketa123 at 10:19 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • No. Why the hell would any parent even allow that?
    anime_mom619

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 10:21 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Hell no, though I did see a toddler getting a tattoo on YouTube.
    hatagaj

    Answer by hatagaj at 10:22 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • No. First of all, a child isn't old enough to know what he or she will want as an adult, and tats should be considered permanent. Besides that, the skin isn't even close to finished growing and stretching, so a tat that looks good on a 12-year-old will look distorted and terrible on an adult. I might consider allowing a small set of initials or something like that in a spot covered by clothing if a parent or sibling, or someone else very important, was lost and the child wanted a memory. But it would have to be extremely out-of-the-ordinary circumstances.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 10:24 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • why are you asking?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 10:32 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

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