My fiance wants to pierce my son's ear. My son is 8 months old. I am a bit iffish about the idea. I love boys with pierced ear. My brother had a friend who had his ear pierced at four years old, and it was so cute! . I know most are fine with baby girls having her ears pierced... but boys? What are your opinions?
A baby (boy or girl) should never get their ears pierced. Piercing is a decision that should be made by the person whose body is going to be scarred. It is a big decision and can be very empowering to a young man or lady. Now for the problems a boy would have with having his parents make the decision. It will automatically put a stigma on your son as well as yourself. I know people should not be judgemental but the sheer fact is people are and the children are the worst! If he grows up having to defend himself for being _insert child's insult here_ (a) It is going to make going to school / making friends so much harder then it needs to be (it's hard anyway why add more problems) (b) If he is having a hard time with being singled out that may lead to fights which will lead to a child attempting to rip out those earrings. Finally this would all lead to a negative learning environment possibly leading to a hatred of school
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